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3:17 pm - 12/22/2012

NINKI ratings for the week of 24/12~30/12/2012


02 25.60 Takahashi Yu - Bokura no Heisei Rock 'n Roll ②
03 18.80 Whitney Houston - Always Love You ~Best of Whitney Houston
04 16.10 John-Hoon - my story ~Boku no Hanashi~ Japan Special Edition
05 16.00 Shibuya Keiichiro + Azuma Hiroki feat. Hatsune Miku - Initiation
06 15.30 Raphael-Starring Kazuki- - Tenshi no Hinoki Butai
07 15.00 JAM Project - 『Super Robot Wars』 X JAM Project OPENING THEME COMPLETE ALBUM
08 14.70 Twenty One Pilots - Vessel
10 14.00 MIHIRO - green GO light


01 77.30 UVERworld - REVERSI
02 75.90 Kasai Tomomi - Masaka
03 74.10 V6 - ROCK YOUR SOUL
04 52.50 Koda Kumi - Koishikute
05 21.50 Ono Erena - Say!! Ippai
06 19.70 Rita - Prism Time / Cross My Heart
07 17.90 Ishida Yoko - Online Game 『Emil Chronicle Online』 7th Anniversary Song
08 17.10 Allen Kibum - Dream
09 14.60 GLORY HILL - Treasure
10 14.00 Star Flower - White Love

Note 1:

The NINKI ratings are the results of a POLL conducted by Oricon indicating degree of interest/degree of purchase intention in an upcoming release. Although the ratings are never a true reflection of sales, it does give a strong prediction about where the single/album will place in terms of popularity amongst the Japanese public. However, they are NOT an indication of how it will perform in terms of chart positioning and total sales for the week.

Note 2:

According to Oricon's note under the NINKI page, Oricon researches about 870,000 of its members by random sampling of 400 members in their 10s until 40s. 50 men and 50 women are chosen randomly to participate in each age group. (However, some popular artists have had NINKI exceeding 500, so we can only assume that Oricon has extended the polling to around 600/700 people now.)

I hope FMB sell another 100k first week at least since it's gonna be their final album before disbanding. And I would be (pleasantly) surprised if UVER gets no.1 since this is only a re-cut single, though I think it's gonna be Kasai vs V6 in a 2-way battle instead.

According to Oricon ranking page, this week and the week after that (31/12/2012~6/1/2013) are supposed to be combined to make one weekly chart, which means Sandaime J Soul Brothers (album), AKB48 studio recordings collection albums and Golden Bomber (single) should enter the weekly race as well.

Source 1, 2
sakana93 21st-Dec-2012 08:46 am (UTC)
Reversi is released in 3 editions, and the bonus DVD tracklist looks interesting. So, who knows :)
whited_79 21st-Dec-2012 03:08 pm (UTC)
yeah you're right, who knows? :)
supersaiyananf 21st-Dec-2012 07:31 pm (UTC)
Just bought both LE's of Chiyuu's single to support her.♥♥ I hope she does well.
ohprecioustime 21st-Dec-2012 07:39 pm (UTC)
10 14.00 MIHIRO - green GO light

best surprise all week, such a random release from him <3

also go my Queen!
1foxmulder 22nd-Dec-2012 08:01 am (UTC)
I'm here for V6.
"Rock your soul" is awesome.
whited_79 22nd-Dec-2012 02:44 pm (UTC)
err these are not pre-order numbers, this is a poll or survey...I'm pretty sure that fans didn't pre-order only 74 copies, right?
whited_79 23rd-Dec-2012 04:48 am (UTC)
you seem like you're new to Ninki's not probably, it IS a's stated in the website, and you can read the Notes up there for further info...

the numbers are in points, not thousands, example for V6 is 74 points...Oricon sent the survey to random Oricon members like 2/3 weeks before the release date, then maybe asked them questions like, between 0-3, give your indication of interest to buy these upcoming releases, 0 being not interested to buy at all, and 3 being most interested...something like that...

Edited at 2012-12-23 04:53 am (UTC)
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