Japan News

Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 30 October. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

Oricon: as of 30/10 (Weekly)
1. Kimi Attraction – Hey! Say! JUMP
2. HIGHER – 2PM
3. Super Hero – Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku
4. Kotae shika shiranai tsurai – CLEAR’S
5. THE IDOLM@STER SideM ST@RTING LINE – 06 S.E.M (∞ Possibilities) – S.E.M
6. Light for Knight – Suzuko Mimori
7. THE IDOLM@STER SideM ST@RTING LINE – 05 W(VICTORY BELIEVER) – W
8. AAO – Kis-My-Ft2
9. I’m a believer – SPYAIR
10. Kouun no megami wa sariyukedo warae – BugLug

Boy group Hey! Say! JUMP sold more than 200,000 copies of their new single ‘Kimi Attraction’ to land themselves the no.1 spot this week.

Korean act 2PM came in at no. 2 with their latest Japanese release, ‘HIGHER’.

Girl groups Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku and CLEAR’S were at no. 3 and 4 respectively with ‘Super Hero’ and ‘Kotae shika shiranai tsurai’.

‘∞ Possibilities’ and ‘VICTORY BELIEVER’ from the ST@RTING LINE instalment of THE IDOLM@STER SideM game were at no. 5 and no. 7 respectively.

Last week’s no. 1 song, ‘AAO’ by boy group Kis-My-Ft2 was down to no. 8 this week.