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Hello Asia! brings you the latest overview of the Japanese weekly singles ranking as of 4 December 2015. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.

Oricon: as of 4/12 (Weekly)

1. Shekarashika! – HKT48 feat. Kishidan
2. Koppu no naka no komorebi – Love Crescendo
3. WAO-WAO Powerful day! – Printemps~ Honoka Kousaka, Kotori Minami, Hanayo Koizumi from µ’s~
4. Saigo no hitokoto – BEAST
5. Yakusoku – Lead
6. THE [email protected] CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 07 ([email protected]☆) – CINDERELLA PROJECT
7. FAMILY PARTY (Utakata/Emotions/Kuro to Aka) – Kiryuu/Royz/Kodomo Dragon
8. 「Ensemble Stars!」Unit Song CD Vol. 4 「Akatsuki」(Hyakka Ryouran, Akatsuki Yoru) – Akatsuki, Kiryu Kuro, Kanzaki Souma
9. 「Ensemble Stars!」Unit Song CD Vol. 3 「fine」(Owaranai Sinfonia) – fine, Wataru Hibiki, Yuzuru Fushimi, Tori Himemiya
10. DREAMERS’ PARADISE – DANCE EARTH PARTY feat. Mummy-D(RHYMESTER)

Mega girl group HKT48 have joined forces with rock band Kishidan to take the top spot this week with ‘Shekarashika!’.

SKE48 sub-unit Love Crescendo were at no. 2 with ‘Koppu no naka no komorebi’.

K-pop boy group BEAST made it to no. 4 with their latest Japanese release ‘Saigo no hitokoto’.

There was plenty of game and anime music this week, with ‘WAO-WAO Powerful day!’ from Love Live! group µ’s, ‘[email protected]☆’ from THE [email protected] and two tracks from card-collecting mobile game Ensemble Stars!, ‘Akatsuki’ and ‘Owaranai Sinfonia’.

Popular visual kei groups Kiryuu, Royz and Kodomo Dragon also collaborated for their new song ‘FAMILY PARTY’, which is at no. 7 for this week.