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2:57 pm - 07/25/2012

Weekly Oricon Chart: Albums/Singles/Music-DVDs

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Popular band, Southern All Stars' Kuwata Keisuke released a special best album last week, "I LOVE YOU -now & forever-" which has topped the albums chart. Starting from his previous best album, "TOP OF THE POPS" (November 2002), then his studio album released last year February, "MUSICMAN", this is his 3rd consecutive time to top the albums chart, for a total of 5 times overall. For this year, he has surpassed Amuro Namie's "Uncontrolled" (released in June) as the highest-selling solo release. The last time a male solo artist surpassed the 400k mark was Hirai Ken with "Ken Hirai 10th Anniversary Complete Single Collection '95-'05 "Utabaka"" (November 2005, sold 928k in the first week), 6 years and 8 months ago. As for himself, "TOP OF THE POPS" sold 961k in the first week, and it was 9 years and 8 months ago.

For singles article, go HERE.

Meanwhile, popular Johnny's duo, KinKi Kids have achieved the no.1 music-DVD and overall DVD simultaneously with "King・KinKi Kids 2011-2012". This makes it the duo's 10th no.1 music-DVD, surpassing the record set by Arashi (with 10 no.1 music-DVDs). Since the first time topping the chart in April 1999, this is the first time for KinKi Kids to get the first place in overall music-DVD placing with 10 no.1 music-DVDs. Arashi are 2nd with 9, while at 3rd place with 8 no.1 music-DVDs are Utada Hikaru, V6, Koda Kumi, Mr.Children, and B'z. KinKi Kids have also topped the music-BD chart with 18,438 copies sold, with DVD+Blu-Ray total of 88,595 copies.

Posting the top 30 albums/singles and the top 10 music-DVDs. The second column in the top 10 refers to sales in 2012. New release in bold.




Oricon Weekly - Albums (16/7/2012~22/7/2012)

*1 431,683 431,683 Kuwata Keisuke - I LOVE YOU -now & forever-
*2 *65,374 *65,374 SEKAI NO OWARI - ENTERTAINMENT

*3 *27,535 443,229 Amuro Namie - Uncontrolled
*4 *24,963 *24,963 MAN WITH A MISSION - MASH UP THE WORLD
*5 *23,855 *80,000 Che’Nelle - Believe
*6 *20,479 *20,479 Lead - NOW OR NEVER
*7 *18,004 *18,004 GILLE - I AM GILLE.
*8 *16,295 *16,295 The Birthday - VISION
*9 *16,143 *16,143 Various Artists - NARUTO GREATEST HITS!!!!!

10 *13,437 157,997 GReeeeN - Utautai ga Uta Utai ni Kite Uta Utae to Iu ga Utautai ga Utaudake Utaikireba Uta Utaukeredemo Utautai Dake Uta Utaikirenai Kara Uta Utawanu!?

11~30:

11 *12,230 Aoki Ryuji - VOICE 199X
12 *10,256 _(Under Bar) - EXIT TUNES PRESENTS Futsubamu ~Futsudamu ni Utattemita~

13 **8,813 PRINCESS PRINCESS – THE REBIRTH BEST ~Saikai~
14 **8,602 Angela Aki – BLUE
15 **8,581 SUPER JUNIOR – VOL.6: SEXY, FREE & SINGLE
16 **7,708 LINKIN PARK - Living Things
17 **6,843 Maroon 5 - Overexposed
18 **6,537 Mr.Children - Mr.Children 2005-2010<macro>
19 **5,763 The Offspring – Days Go By
20 **5,206 Noa - Noa's LOVE
21 **5,181 Various Artists – EXIT TUNES PRESENTS Megurhythm feat. Megurine Luka
22 **5,134 Mr.Children - Mr.Children 2001-2005<micro>
23 **5,098 BENI - COVERS
24 **4,183 Soundtrack – PLAYZONE’12 SONG & DANC’N。 PART II。 Original Soundtrack
25 **4,058 Chris Brown - Fortune
26 **3,897 Rake - WONDERFUL WORLD
27 **3,683 ALI PROJECT – Gansakushi

28 **3,658 Soundtrack - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 2nd A's Original Soundtrack
29 **3,567 Yuzu - YUZU YOU[2006-2011]
30 **3,537 Tokunaga Hideaki - VOCALIST VINTAGE

Oricon Weekly - Singles (16/7/2012~22/7/2012)

*1 244,710 244,710 NEWS - Chankapaana
*2 *85,011 *85,011 French Kiss - Romance Privacy
*3 *29,144 *29,144 Ikimonogakari - Kaze ga Fuite Iru
*4 *14,328 *14,328 Hanazawa Kana - Hatsukoi Note
*5 *14,109 *14,109 IU - You & I (Japanese Version)
*6 *12,835 *12,835 LinQ - Shiawase no Energy / Matsuri no Yoru ~Kimi wo Sukininatta Hi~
*7 *12,206 *12,206 GRANRODEO - RIMFIRE
*8 *11,794 *11,794 Ogura Yui - Raise
*9 *10,564 *10,564 baroque - Mellow Hollow

10 **8,458 160,870 Tohoshinki - ANDROID

11~30:

11 **7,729 Kalafina – moonfesta
12 **6,286 Shoujo Jidai - PAPARAZZI
13 **5,254 Tanimura Shinji - Hajimari no Monogatari / Bansou
14 **5,124 back number – Watagashi

15 **5,068 Ketsumeishi - LOVE LOVE Summer
16 **4,547 D – Danzai no Gunner
17 **4,339 Hikawa Kiyoshi - Sakura
18 **4,147 SCANDAL - Taiyou Scandalous
19 **4,026 Denpa –gumi inc. – Kirakira Tune / Sabotage
20 **3,728 Hoshino Gen – Yume no Soto e
21 **3,631 Akari Akaza (Minami Shiori) – Yuruyuri♪♪Music 01 「Shiawase Gift」
22 **3,524 Yamashita Tomohisa – LOVE CHASE
23 **3,492 eufonius – Paradigm
24 **3,481 flumpool - Because...I am
25 **3,455 Yoshikawa Chinatsu (Ohkubo Rumi) - Yuruyuri♪♪Music 02 「Ano ne! 」
26 **3,421 Itsuki Hiroshi - Yoake no Blues
27 **3,399 Kim Hyun Joong - HEAT
28 **3,312 Chihara Minori - ZONE//ALONE
29 **3,274 Momoiro Clover Z – Otome Senso
30 **3,115 GALNERYUS – HUNTING FOR YOUR DREAM

Oricon Weekly - Music-DVDs (16/7/2012~22/7/2012)

*1 *70,157 *70,157 KinKi Kids - King・KinKi Kids 2011-2012
*2 **6,052 **6,052 DIR EN GREY - TOUR2011 AGE QUOD AGIS Vol.2[U.S. & Japan]

*3 **2,875 682,843 Arashi - ARASHI LIVE TOUR Beautiful World
*4 **1,601 380,033 EXILE - EXILE LIVE TOUR 2011 TOWER OF WISH ~Negai no Tou~
*5 **1,593 139,908 Kis-My-Ft2 - Kis-My-MINT Tour at Tokyo Dome 2012.4.8
*6 **1,265 *57,449 Fukuyama Masaharu - FUKUYAMA MASAHARU WE'RE BROS.TOUR 2011 THE LIVE BANG!!
*7 **1,231 **1,231 Yellow Magic Orchestra - YMONHK
*8 **1,226 *30,090 Momoiro Clover Z - 「Momoiro Christmas 2011 Saitama Super Arena Taikai」 LIVE DVD
*9 **1,089 *12,991 BIGBANG - BIGBANG 1st DOCUMENTARY DVD
10 ***,869 *38,326 Momoiro Clover Z - 4.10 Nakano SunPlaza Taikai Momokuro Haru no Ichidaiji ~Mabushisa no Naka ni Kimi ga Ita~ LIVE DVD




Woohoo Kuwata-san! Also congrats to SEKAI NO OWARI, and to everybody else! :)

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eevaleena 25th-Jul-2012 07:11 am (UTC)
Wow... this week sales is pretty amazing for all singles, album's & DVD's! ^^
itisleezone 25th-Jul-2012 07:41 am (UTC)
Omedetou SEKAI NO OWARI~..!!! Yeeeeeyyy~.. \(^O^)/
rim1789 25th-Jul-2012 07:43 am (UTC)
Still do glad for news. Congrats to Sekai no Owari, Kuwata Keisuke and GILLE
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whited_79 25th-Jul-2012 04:43 pm (UTC)
I need to get down to watch that!
hazel_darlene 25th-Jul-2012 11:02 am (UTC)
lolol Congrats Arashi for never leaving the oricon charts xD
minam_shi 25th-Jul-2012 11:35 am (UTC)
Haha~ I didn't expected to see Playzone's soundtrack :) They are only 24th but I'm proud of these GUYS :)
simuntu 25th-Jul-2012 12:22 pm (UTC)
Congrats KinKi Kids! Awesome concert, i really wish i could see them live before i die xD

Edited at 2012-07-25 12:25 pm (UTC)
whited_79 25th-Jul-2012 04:54 pm (UTC)
XD
yuuri_funkasy 25th-Jul-2012 06:08 pm (UTC)
Same here. xD Let's make a prayer circle xD
dustysock 25th-Jul-2012 12:30 pm (UTC)
KinKi Kids and Dir en grey on top. Yay! 8D
chrismellody 25th-Jul-2012 01:49 pm (UTC)
Shocked at Kalafina :O
whited_79 25th-Jul-2012 04:57 pm (UTC)
yeah, I wonder what happened...:(
shunluv 25th-Jul-2012 02:00 pm (UTC)
yayyy KinKi<3333333
the concert is really amazing<3333

the concert i am really dying to see LIVE at least once in my life is KinKi Kids, Arashi, Tohoshinki and The Gospellers<3
well i can only dream about that but as long as they releasing awesome dvd xD

so glad Android still in top10^_^

and also yayyyyyyyyy for NEWS<3
so proud of the boys^^
so happy for Kuwata Keisuke and also Arashi forever charting lol xD
chokingday 25th-Jul-2012 02:04 pm (UTC)
Lead and Yui are in the top 10s :D Yay~
And well done NEWS and Kinki Kids :D;
alone_tsubasa Weekly Oricon Chart: Albums/Singles/Music-DVDs25th-Jul-2012 04:53 pm (UTC)
DIR EN GREY, D, Kalafina!!!!
yoshino_nara 25th-Jul-2012 05:23 pm (UTC)
KinKi Kids!
I'm in awe watching the concert dvd,a very cool high technology were being used, and futari voices are winning as always ♥
aaaaah,I really want to see it LIVE!
yuuri_funkasy 25th-Jul-2012 06:07 pm (UTC)
♥ I'm so proud that i helped the KinKi achieving this. ♥
King KinKi Kids is amazing. ~ I got my copy today and everything about this concert was done meticulously. You can clearly see all the hard work behind it, it's wonderful. ¤_¤

And i'm so SO SOOOO glad for NewS. Not kidding. They deserve every bit of this.
edneichon 25th-Jul-2012 07:19 pm (UTC)
kinki kids concert its Awsome *O* im so happy x them besides they have another record thanks to this dvd~
happy x shinseiNews as well.
rei176 25th-Jul-2012 08:21 pm (UTC)
aikawarazu NEWS~~~
neen_chan 25th-Jul-2012 08:25 pm (UTC)
GILLE oooooh nice.
kat_desu 25th-Jul-2012 10:35 pm (UTC)
Kuwata-san os awesome!
Congrats to everyone!
phishn37 25th-Jul-2012 10:42 pm (UTC)
Glad to see some people in Japan are checking out GILLE.
poleenc 26th-Jul-2012 12:24 am (UTC)
Awww Angie!!
You should be higher up..
Kokuhaku is lovely!!!! >
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