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The top single for the past week was “Hikaeme I Love You!” (控えめ I love you!) from HKT48, which saw 277,534 copies sold. That’s the best first week result for the group, narrowly continuing their streak of growth.

Fudanjuku was at #2 with “BE HERO” selling 32,248.

Taking #3 in its second week, “Midaretemina” from 2PM had a very good second week – selling 14,374 to pass the gold mark, reaching 109,471.

“Tokyo Victory” by Southern All Stars got #9 with 8,273 sold in its third week, and now boasts a total of 119,386 copies sold.

Right behind was Nogizaka46’s “Natsu no Free & Easy” which now has a twelve-week total of 516,931.

Hikawa Kiyoshi-san’s “Choito Kimagure Watari Dori” took #14, selling 6,206 in week two to bring its total to 59,338.

In its second week, “Omoide Breaker” from Lead sold a solid 5,556 for a running total of 48,783 sold.

At #26, Hey! Say! JUMP’s “Weekender/Ashita e no YELL” added 3,351 to its total, getting it to 207,448 in its fourth week.

AKB48’s “Kokoro no Placard” is still hanging out – taking #28, now with 1,042,729 copies sold in total after five weeks.

“Geragerapo no Uta” from King Cream Soda found itself at #29, which sold 2,894 to boost its twenty-two week total to 116,285.

The album side was thinner than it has been in a while. SHINee got #1 with “I’m Your Boy”, which sold 45,053 copies.

“TRAD” from Takeuchi Mariya-san was at #2 in its third week, still going strong by selling 25,055. Its fresh total is 192,449.

Ariana Grande’s “My Everything” bounced up to #5 by selling 13,165, and its five-week total is 76,253.

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The top single for the past week was . . . EXILE TRIBE’s “THE REVOLUTION” which popped up from #129 to #1 in its fifth week by selling 156,271 copies to boost its total to 483,062. Really? Well, there’s no doubt at this point that we have some crazy manipulation on this one, since this is nothing like a normal sales curve. Even if the single sold just 100k in its first week, it shouldn’t have ended up all the way out of the top 100 in just its fourth week. And just like with that EXILE single a while back, it looks like the net goal is to get in the year-end top 10 by pushing everyone else up to and including Arashi, SKE48, and Nogizaka46 down a step.

If not for the EXILE TRIBE jump, it would have been 2PM’s “Midaretemina” at the top. As it was, it had to settle for #2 with 95,097 copies sold.

Hikawa Kiyoshi-san’s “Choito Kimagure Watari Dori” took #3, selling a solid 53,132.

At #4, “Omoide Breaker” from Lead sold 43,227.

“Sayonara no Mae ni” from AAA saw 25,018 copies sold at #5.

Southern All Stars saw their latest single, “Tokyo Victory”, take #6 in its second week. It sold a very strong 18,468 to boost its total to 111,113.

In its eleventh week, Nogizaka46’s “Natsu no Free & Easy” tacked on 6,598 in sales at #13, bringing its total to 508,856.

Taking #15 in its third week, Hey! Say! JUMP’s “Weekender/Ashita e no Yell” got above 200k, selling 5,528 to reach a total of 204,097 copies sold.

“Highschool Love” from E-girls took #19, selling 4,540 to bring its two week total to 65,586.

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The top single for the past week was, of course, AKB48’s “Labrador Retriever”, which sold 1,662,265 copies. That’s roughly the standard number for an AKB single containing election voting tickets.

At a very, very distant #2, Nishino Kana-san’s “We Don’t Stop” sold 20,779 copies.

TOKIO’s “LOVE, HOLIDAY” took #4, selling 17,074.

Taking #7 in its second week, “King & Queen & Joker” from Sexy Zone sold 10,854 to boost its total to 161,440. That’s a bit on the weak side compared to first week sales, but not bad considering their other recent singles.

At #9, Arashi’s “GUTS!” saw 9,909 copies sold this week to bring its four-week total to 569,077.

Johnny’s WEST’s “Ee ja nai ka” actually gained a few spots in its sixth week, ending up right behind Arashi at #10, selling 9,596 to get its total to 300,542 after five weeks.

That wasn’t the most spectacular rise, though. Nakayama Yuma-kun must have had something going on, because his “High Five” went from #150 to #17 in its eighth week, tacking on 6,234 to its total to finally cross the 50k mark. Its total is now 52,372.

“Mirai to wa?” from SKE48 had a similar rise – giong from #121 to #20 by selling 5,516 so that it could finally cross 500k – it now boasts a ten week total of 502,202 copies sold.

Rounding out the singles, week three of sales for Momoiro Clover Z’s “Naite mo Iin da yo” took it to #30 with 3,707 copies sold and a total of 79,637.

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The top single for the past week was Nogizaka46’s “Kizuitara Kataomoi” (気づいたら片想い), which sold an impressive 457,837 copies in its first week. That beats what the new SKE48 single did after two weeks and continues Nogizaka46’s streak of continually improving their results. Their previous single sold 395k in its first week, and that was already a huge jump.

At #2 was Korean hip-hop group B.A.P with “No Mercy” selling 40,026.

Nakayama Yuma-kun’s “High Five” took #3, seeing 34,377 copies sold. That’s about what I expected to see, though I continue to hope that Yuma-kun can broaden his fanbase in a way all too few soloists manage.

Speaking of famous solo acts, Hirai Ken-san’s collaboration with Amuro Namie-san, “Grotesque”, took #4 by selling 30,064 copies.

Fukuda Kouhei-san has a new single out! And considering his other single is still in the standings after seventy-six weeks, we might be seeing this one – “Tougegoe” (峠越え) –  for a while. It took #6 and sold only 12,855, but a slow start didn’t really stop the other one.

NMB48 took #8 with their “Takane no Ringo” selling an additional 8,904 to bring its two-week total to 415,483.

At #10 in its third week, “Mirai to wa?” from SKE48 sold 7,066 to boost its total to 460,851. They’d better step up their game now that Nogizaka46 has caught up with them. Are they getting equivalent promotion? I don’t really know the internals of the -48 family.

“S.A.K.U.R.A.” from Sandaime J Soul Brothers took #15, now with a two-week total of 113,703.

After five weeks, Kis-My-Ft2’s “Hikari no Signal” finds itself at #19 with its new total at 237,696.

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The top single for the past week was SKE48’s “Mirai to wa?”, which sold 397,974 copies. That’s substantially lower than the 449k that “Sansei Kawaii!” posted in its first week, which was in turn much lower than the group’s previous five singles, which averaged 505k.

Tackey & Tsubasa’s “Boku no Soba ni wa Hoshi ga Aru/ Viva Viva More” saw 43,467 copies sold at #2.

Taking #3, “Hadaka no Hadaka no Hadaka no KISS/Are Kore Shitai!” from Juice=Juice sold 38,293.

In its second week, HKT48’s “Sakura, Minna de Tabeta” got #6, selling 10,273 to bring its total to 287,072. A typical second week for a -48 family group.

At #11, “Hikari no Signal” from Kis-My-Ft2 sold 7,881 in its third week and its total is now 228,115.

Acid Black Cherry’s “Kimi ga Inai, Ano Hi kara . . .” had a very average second week, selling 6,607 at #13 to bring its total to 63,682.

Going from #8 to #18 in its fourth week, “Mae Shika Mukanee” from AKB48 now boasts a total of 1,129,783.

Denpa Gumi’s “Sakura Appare-shon” sold 3,710 at #21, bringing its two-week total to 47,669.

“Love Story” from EXILE TAKAHIRO took #24 in its third week, getting its total to 64,756.

Hikawa Kiyoshi-san’s “Otone Nagare Tsuki” is still in it after eight weeks, taking #25 by selling 2,940. Its new total is 74,691.

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