Back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.
This article covers the 1st week of January, including singles and albums released between 01/01/2024 and 07/01/2024.
The Oricon charts, known for their comprehensive coverage of the Japanese music industry, provide valuable insights into the best-selling CDs across various categories. These charts serve as a reliable indicator of popular and successful releases, be it physical singles, albums, EPs, or mini-albums.
The Oricon charts meticulously monitor the performance of both physical and digital releases, allowing music enthusiasts to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and sales figures.
However, the focus of this feature is directed specifically towards physical releases, including singles and albums/EPs/mini-albums.
Let’s take a look at the data.
Oricon Weekly Singles Ranking
C.FIRST “THE IDOLM@STER SideM CIRCLE OF DELIGHT 01 C.FIRST”
C.FIRST‘s “THE IDOLM@STER SideM CIRCLE OF DELIGHT 01 C.FIRST” slips on the chart to #38 after selling 324 copies.
Oricon Weekly Albums Ranking
STARISH “Dramatic Masterpiece Show「NEVER AGAIN NEVERLAND」”
STARISH‘s newest entry in the Dramatic Masterpiece Show “NEVER AGAIN NEVERLAND” slips on the chart to #45 after selling 743 copies.
ALKALOID “TRIP vol.7″
ALKALOID‘s entry in the ALBUM SERIES Trip in the Ensemble Stars!! franchise drops a couple of places on the chart. “TRIP Vol.7” sold 683 copies in the past week.
By highlighting the best-selling CDs every week, the Oricon charts offer a snapshot of the Japanese music scene’s popularity and commercial success.
Lastly, Oricon charts’ commitment to inclusivity extends beyond mainstream genres, encompassing a wide array of musical styles. From pop to rock, hip-hop to jazz, and everything in between, these charts strive to reflect the diverse and ever-evolving tastes of music listeners in Japan.
If there aren’t sales figures on the prints posted, the music label behind that artist doesn’t want to disclose that information.
It often happens with the Daily rankings. The Oricon charts depicted here only count physical copies. Digital figures are featured on a different chart that is not covered here.