AKB48 and DREAMS COME TRUE top the Weekly Oricon Charts! 08/25-08/30

The Oricon physical music sales charts for the week of 08/25-08/30 have been released!

August has just passed so that means Halloween anticipation in Japan is rising and Halloween-themed singles have begun their release cycle! Topping the charts is AKB48’s 41st major single, a disco-inspired “Halloween Night”. The single centered by 7th AKB48 General Election winner Sashihara Rino dominated competition with 1,277,761 units sold in its first week.

Back at its number one position with an additional 22,162 units sold is DREAMS COME TRUE THE BEST! Watashi no Dorikamu, the latest best-of compilation album by legendary pop group DREAMS COME TRUE, who have sold well over 50 million records worldwide since their 1988 debut.

Check out the top 10 of both lists below!

Oricon Weekly Single Charts
RankSongSales
1
New

Halloween Night
AKB48
1,277,761
1st Week
2
New

I LOVE THE WORLD
UVERworld
39,968
1st Week
3
New

THE☆Uchouten Summer!!
Niji no Conquistador
27,616
1st Week
4
New
Bravely You/Yake Ochinai Tsubasa
Lia/Aoi Tada
23,595
1st Week
5
New
Himitsu wo Chodai
Ars Magna
20,760
1st Week
6
New
“Boku no tsukurikata”/Gikaru Yubiwa Daimyoujin
HERO
18,305
1st Week
7
New
Kiete shimatta My Loveu
HISTORY
17,200
1st Week
8
New
Chitose DIVE!!!!!
An Cafe
16,399
1st Week
9
New
Mitashite Amore
predia
15,223
1st Week
10
New
MY ONLY ONE
9nine
13,369
1st Week

Check out more on Oricon’s Weekly chart.

Oricon Weekly Album Charts
RankAlbumSales
1
Up

DREAMS COME TRUE THE BEST! Watashi no Dorikamu
DREAMS COME TRUE
22,162
8th Week
2
New

Hareroku
Hiroshi Kamiya
21,269
1st Week
3
New

DOGMA
the GazettE
18,102
1st Week
4
New
Before the Fall:FINAL FANTASY XIV Original Soundtrack
Masayoshi Soken
14,497
1st Week
5
New
PINK SEASON
Apink
11,130
1st Week
6
New
POWERS OF VOICE
May’n
9,321
1st Week
7
Down
RHINOCEROS
Porno Graffitti
8,853
2nd Week
8
New
10th Anniversary Best RED
Aqua Timez
7,321
1st Week
9
New
10th Anniversary Best BLUE
Aqua Timez
7,186
1st Week
10
New
Ronkabu -J-POP ZOO-
Ron
7,162
1st Week

Check out more on Oricon’s Weekly chart.

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