September 6th, 2013

SMAP to perform unprecedented 40mins non-stop medley on live broadcast of SMAPxSMAP

In celebration of SMAP's debut anniversary on 9th September, SMAP will be performing a medley of all the 50 singles they have released to date on a special live broadcast of SMAPxSMAP. The medley will be 40 minutes long with no CMs or breaks in-between.

Promotional clip aired during this week's episode, together with a little skit that aired the last time SMAP's anniversary coincided with a SMAPxSMAP broadcast 11 years ago:


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Recochoku's weekly download charts for 08/28~09/3





< Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking >



01 - "Koisuru Fortune Cookie" - AKB48
02 - "Koi Oto to Amazora" - AAA
03 - "GREEN DAYS" - Lead
04 - "Amachan Opening Theme (Long Version)" - Otomo Yoshihide
05 - "Itoshi Kimi e" - GReeeeN
06 - "Shiosai no Memory" - Amano Haruko (Koizumi Kyoko)*
07 - "Melon Juice" - HKT48
08 - "Namidairo" - Nishino Kana
09 - "Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO
10 - "Tacata'" - MAX
*From the morning drama 'Amachan'!

# "Chaku-Uta" are short versions (30~40 seconds) of full songs that often become available before the actual release. They are cheaper and perfect for ringtones.

< Digital Single - Weekly Ranking >



01 - "Koisuru Fortune Cookie" - AKB48
02 - "Kagemusha" - 2CELLOS
03 - "Shiosai no Memory" - Amano Haruko (Koizumi Kyoko)*
04 - "Koi Oto to Amazora" - AAA
05 - "Itoshi Kimi e" - GReeeeN
06 - "Namidairo" - Nishino Kana
07 - "Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO
08 - "Boku ga Shino to Omotta no wa" - Nakashima Mika
09 - "Aitakute..." - SA.RI.NA
10 - "Amachan Opening Theme (Long Version)" - Otomo Yoshihide
*From the morning drama 'Amachan'!

< Music Video - Weekly Ranking >



01 - "Koisuru Fortune Cookie" - AKB48
02 - "Saigo no Door" - AKB48
03 - "WINNER" - Choshinsei
04 - "Tacata'" - MAX
05 - "Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke" - Morning Musume
06 - "Namida no Sei Janai" - AKB48
07 - "Ai No Imi Wo Kangaete Mita" - AKB48 (Undergirls)
08 - "Boku ga Shino to Omotta no wa" - Nakashima Mika
09 - "Ai no Gundan" - Morning Musume
10 - "Follow Me" - E-Girls

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I really thought that Momusu will top this week's chart but seems like the 48 family knows how to fish fans get the public's attention. KFC is now charting RCD for 4 weeks straight.