Hello Asia! takes a look at the Japanese weekly singles ranking today as of 9 October. We analyse the biggest ranking chart for Japanese music: Oricon.
Oricon: as of 9/10 (Weekly)
1. Moonlight walker – A.B.C-Z
2. Itoshi no Tekiro / Otoko Bana – Hikawa Kiyoshi
3. THE IDOLM@STER LIVE THE@TER DREAMERS 01 Dreaming! – Mirai Kasuga, Shizuka Mogami, Tsubasa Ibuki
4. Dance Dance Dance – E-girls
5. Uta no☆Prince Sama♪Shining All Star CD2 (Tenku no Miracle Star) – Ittoki Otoya, Hijirikawa Masato, Shinomiya Natsuki, Ichinose Tokiya, Jinguji Ren, Kurusu Syo, Aijima Cecil
6. Let’s Get It On – Super Junior D&E
7. Lonely summer days – PrizmaX
8. Moshimo kore ga koi nara – Fudanjuku
9. Shintarajima – Sakanaction
10. Empty MERMAiD – LiSA
Johnny’s group A.B.C-Z has topped the charts this week with ‘Moonlight walker’. The other boybands that made it into this week’s top 10 were PrizmaX and Fudanjuku at no. 7 and no. 8 respectively.
They were closely followed by enka singer Hikawa Kiyoshi with his single, ‘Itoshi no Tekiro’.
Game and anime OSTs remain popular this week, with THE IDOLM@STER at no. 3 and ‘Tenku no Miracle Star’ from animeUta no Prince-sama at no. 5.
Korean sub-unit Super Junior D&E came in at no. 6 with ‘Let’s Get It On’.