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Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 25 September. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

Oricon: as of 25/9 (Weekly)
2. Ashita Chikyuu ga Konagona ni Nattemo – Dempagumi.inc
3. Puppy – FTISLAND
4. Aishiteru no ni, Aisenai – AAA
5. Uchuu Dance! – Kotori with Stitch Bird
6. Revolution – Crystal Kay feat. Namie Amuro
7. Otherside/ Ai ga tomarumade ha – SMAP
8. Nazo / Yada! Yada! Yada! ~Sweet Teens ver.~- La PomPon
9. Ai wo Sakebe – Arashi
10. Torisetsu – Nishino Kana

This week’s no. 1 song is ‘All For You’ from GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE, which sold more than 150,000 copies.

They were followed by the latest single from girl group Dempagumi.inc, ‘Ashita Chikyuu ga Konagona ni Nattemo’.

Korean band FTISLAND came in at no. 3 with their Japanese single, ‘Puppy’.

Crystal Kay and Namie Amuro’s exclusive collaborative effort, ‘Revolution’, made the charts at no. 6 this week.

There are several songs from previous weeks still going strong in the Oricon chart, with last week’s no. 1 song, ‘Otherside’ from SMAP, at no. 7. Arashi has been in the charts for two weeks running and is at no. 9 with ‘Ai wo Sakebe’. Solo artistNishino Kana’s ‘Torisetsu’ rounds out the chart at no. 10 this week, having fallen four spots.