[Oricon Weekly] Akatsuki, Growth, Soma Saito, Matenro and more top this week’s charts

We’re back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.

This article covers the fourth week of June – which includes singles and albums released between 25/06/2018 and 01/07/2018. 

Let’s take a look at the data.

Oricon Weekly Album ranking


NEW ENTRY: Akatsuki “Ensemble Stars! Album series Akatsuki”

Akatsuki‘s first album “Ensemble Stars! Album series Akatsuki” rose to the top spots on Oricon Daily upon release. The album sold a total of 16.062 copies during its first week of sales, earning Akatsuki a solid #9 on this week’s chart.



Buster Bros!!! VS MAD TRIGGER CREW manages to keep its rank since last week, extending their stay on Oricon Weekly for 7 weeks straight. The album sold a bit over 2.500 copies raising the total of copies sold to over 27.000.

Once again, for those that purchased the album, a reminder: don’t forget to cast your votes for the crew you want to go to the finals to face the winner of Fling Posse VS Matenro. Instructions on how to do it come with the battle card included with the album.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.

Oricon Weekly Single ranking



BRBRookies!‘s “GOLDEN ENCORE!” dropped a couple of places since last week. The single, that ranked at #3 in the previous week, now occupies #25 after selling a bit under 4.000 copies. “GOLDEN ENCORE!” currently has over 24.000 copies sold.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.


NEW ENTRY: Growth “Toki no Hazama ni”

Growth‘s “Toki no Hazama ni” jumped to the top 10 spots upon release surprising everyone. The single had a steady week of sales, earning it a comfortable #31 on this Week’s chart.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.


IDOLiSH7 “Nanatsuiro REALiZE”

After a strong debut on Oricon Weekly, IDOLiSH7‘s”Nanatsuiro REALiZE” lost ground. With only a bit over 2.000 copies sold during the past week, “Nanatsuiro REALiZE” dropped over 20 places to #34. The single has a bit over 12.000 copies (cumulative) sold.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.


Matenro “Matenro -onnin rinshou”

Six weeks later and Matenro‘s “Matenro -onnin rinshou” continues on the Daily and Weekly charts. The single jumped from #50 to #44 with a bit over 1.700 copies sold. “Matenro -onnin rinshou” has over 12.000 copies sold (cumulative).

We’ve reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.


Soma Saito “Date”

And after a stellar debut on almost all charts in Japan, Soma Saito‘s “Date” had a massive fall on its second week of sales. The single sold a bit over 1.300 copies in the past week, making the single drop from #7 to #46.  “Date” a bit over 15.000 copies sold (cumulative).

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.

If there aren’t sales figures on the prints we’ve posted it’s because the music label behind that artist doesn’t want to disclose that information. The Oricon charts depicted here only count physical copies. Digital figures are featured on a different chart.

SOURCE: Oricon – Singles / Albums



Author: midorin

The Hand That Feeds HQ founder. Currently based in Macau SAR. Passionate music reviewer that has been writing about Japanese music since 2010. Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" was the catalyst to completely dedicate herself to writing about male seiyuu music.