Rock singer, Yazawa Eikichi, has reached the no.1 spot in the albums chart with his first best album celebrating 40 years in the industry with "ALL TIME BEST ALBUM". It has been 18 years and 10 months since he has topped the chart with an original album, "the Name is..." (July 1994). At 63 years old and 8 months, he is the oldest artist to have topped either singles or albums chart. Previously, the oldest artist to top the singles chart was Akimoto Junko with "Ai no Mama de..." (January 2008) at 61 years and 7 months old, and Oda Kazumasa with "Domo" (April 2011) in the albums chart at 63 years and 7 months old. Yazawa has also renewed his own record of having the most top 10 albums to 51, as well as having the longest interval before achieving another no.1 spot, previously held by Tokunaga Hideaki at 15 years and 10 months of interval. This best album is his first since he debuted as the leader of rock band, Carol in 1972 and went on for a solo debut in 1975. The album includes remastering of his solo debut, "I Love You, OK", his representative hit, "Jikan yo Tomare" (1978), "YES MY LOVE" (1982), and his drama theme song, "Ari yo Saraba" (1994), for a total of 41 songs in 3 CDs overall.
In the singles chart, popular group, KAT-TUN have achieved the top spot with their 21st single, "FACE to Face". This is also their 21st consecutive n0.1 single since debuting with "Real Face" (March 2006). The title track is the theme song for the movie starring member, Kamenashi Kazuya, "Ore Ore" (to be released on the 25th). This is the first time for their movie theme song to top the chart.
Posting the top 30 albums/singles and the top 10 music-DVDs. The second column in the top 10 refers to sales in 2013. New release in bold.
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