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September 21, 2011

Charts: EXILE, AAA, TOKIO

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Written by: tokyograph
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EXILE topped the charts this week with their latest single, “Rising Sun / Itsuka Kitto…,” selling almost 202,000 copies. This is their 11th number-one single and their 2nd in a row.

Korean group RAINBOW saw their first Japanese release reach #3, setting a new record for highest chart position for a debut single by a foreign female artist.

  1. EXILERising Sun / Itsuka Kitto… – 201,540
  2. Morning MusumeKono Chikyuu no Heiwa wo Honki de Negatterun da yo! / Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai! – 49,576
  3. RAINBOWA – 24,082
  4. AKB48Flying Get – 23,034
  5. ClariSnexus – 19,478
  6. Fukuyama MasaharuKazoku ni Narou yo / fighting pose – 18,063
  7. YELLOW FRIED CHICKENzTHE END OF THE DAY – 17,612
  8. The Cro-MagnonsNumber One Yarou! – 13,010
  9. Nakashima MikaLOVE IS ECSTASY – 10,399
  10. Sukima SwitchHare Tokidoki Kumori – 9,031

In albums, AAA‘s best collection “#AAABEST” sold 66,000 copies, becoming their first number-one album.

  1. AAA#AAABEST – 66,203
  2. Hamasaki AyumiFIVE – 22,548
  3. Che’Nelle – Love Songs – 14,100
  4. Red Hot Chili Peppers – I’m With You – 12,885
  5. SMAPSMAP AID – 9,020
  6. KREVAGO – 6,857
  7. Lady Gaga – Born This Way – 5,816
  8. KusuoKoi ga Best Desubai – 5,739
  9. Shoujo JidaiGIRLS’ GENERATION – 5,551
  10. Anzen ChitaiAnzen Chitai XII – 5,326

TOKIO‘s latest live DVD “OVER / PLUS” took #1 in the general DVD rankings with sales of 9,121 copies. Although they have previously topped the charts in music DVDs, this is their first time at #1 in the general rankings.

Sources:
Oricon (weekly single ranking)
Oricon (weekly album ranking)
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