Oricon Weekly | Soma Saito, Yuma Uchida and more top this week’s charts

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Back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.

This article covers the 1st week of February – which includes singles and albums released between 07/02/2022 and 13/02/2022.

Let’s take a look at the data.

Oricon Weekly Albums Ranking

#4

NEW ENTRY: Lil Happy & FYA’M “aoppella!? 3”

Lil Happy and FYA’M‘s new entry in the aoppella!? franchise “aoppella!? 3” takes an impressive seat at #4 after selling 10,746 copies.


#5

NEW ENTRY: Soma Saito “my beautiful valentine”

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Without any marketing prior to its release – a strategy that was as bold as it was risky – Soma Saito‘s thought-provoking 2nd EP “my beautiful valentine” grabs a spot at #5 with 10,507 copies sold.

Saito continues to write the history books in the music industry for male seiyuu artists.

This is the very 1st time a male seiyuu artist enters Oricon’s Top 10 Albums chart without any publicity behind their music.

A note that, without any marketing behind the CD, 1st-day sales were 7,739 copies (more than enough to enter the top 10 this week); after reviews and magazine features rolled in, he sold an additional 2,300 copies, taking the EP’s sales to 10,507 copies.

This is also Saito’s 7th consecutive CD ranking on Oricon’s Top 10 (all CDs since debut) which is an impressive feat.


#24

RE-ENTRY: MANKAI COMPANY “A3! FULL BLOOMING LP”

After a couple of weeks outside of Oricon’s top 50, MANKAI COMPANY‘s “A3! FULL BLOOMING LP” re-enters the chart at #24 with 1,531 copies sold.

Oricon Weekly Singles Ranking

#4

NEW ENTRY: VARIOUS ARTISTS “Ensemble Stars! !! Shuffle unit song collection vol.2”

Ring a Bell

The Ensemble Stars!! franchise’s 3 new shuffle groups Ring.A.BellGetto Spectacle, and La Mort impressed last week with “Ensemble Stars! !! Shuffle unit song collection vol.2”.

The CD sold 15,256 copies, taking a seat at #4.


#11

NEW ENTRY: Yuma Uchida “Good mood”

Yuma Uchida‘s stellar ballad-driven 9th single “Good mood” sold 7,395 copies, taking a seat at #11.


#14

NEW ENTRY: Café Parade “THE IDOLM@STER SideM GROWING SIGN@L 04 Café Parade”

Café Parade‘s “THE IDOLM@STER SideM GROWING SIGN@L 04 Café Parade” was well received, selling 3,414 copies, enough for a spot at #14.


#23

Ryuseitai “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season2 Ryuseitai”

Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season2 Ryuseitai

Ryuseitai slips on the chart with “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season2 Ryuseitai“. The single drops from #5 to #23 with 1,569 copies sold.


#30

Ryuseitai ✕ Knights “Seishun Emergency” Ensemble Stars!! FUSION UNIT SERIES 06

Ryuseitai and Knights‘ FUSION UNIT SERIES entry “Ensemble Stars!! FUSION UNIT SERIES 06“ slips from #27 to #30 after selling 906 copies in the past week.


#47

UNDEAD “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season2 UNDEAD”

UNDEAD‘s “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season2 UNDEAD” climbs 1 place on the chart, taking a seat at #47 with 468 copies sold.


#50

RE-ENTRY: Akatsuki “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season2 Akatsuki”

Akatsuki’s “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season2 Akatsuki” re-enters the chart at #50 with 367 copies sold.


If there aren’t sales figures on the prints posted, it’s because the music label behind that artist doesn’t want to disclose that information.

It happens often with the Daily rankings. The Oricon charts depicted here only count physical copies. Digital figures are featured on a different chart.


SOURCE: Oricon – Singles / Albums

Vanessa Silva
Vanessa Silvahttps://www.handthatfeedshq.com
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder, content creator, and music reviewer. Basically, the only person managing everything at The Hand That Feeds HQ. Stumbling upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" in 2011 was the start of this journey. If music is thought-provoking or deep, you may find her writing almost essays (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). She's the producer and host of the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).

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