Oricon Weekly | from ARGONAVIS, Haruhi Teramitsu and more on this week’s charts

Back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.

This article covers the 2nd week of April, including singles and albums released between 08/04/2024 and 14/04/2024.

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 Albums Ranking



Kimi ga Mita Stage e

from ARGONAVIS franchise’s compilation CD “Kimi ga Mita Stage e“ enters the chart at #24 after selling 2,129 copies. 


Switch “TRIP vol.12”

Switch “TRIP vol.12”

Switch‘s “TRIP Vol. 12” slips from #3 to #38 after selling 972 copies.

The CD has over 11.000 copies sold in two weeks.

Oricon Weekly Albums Ranking


NEW ENTRY: Uncle Bomb “Hitotsumami”

Uncle Bomb “Hitotsumami”

Uncle Bomb appears at #22 after selling 1,241 copies of their first single, “Hitotsumami“.


NEW ENTRY: Haruhi Teramitsu “One Step”

Haruhi One Step cover

KiLLER KiNG’s Haruhi Teramitsu‘s (CV: Taku Yashiro) solo single “One Step” enters the chart at #32. The CD sold 672 copies.


NEW ENTRY: Yuduki Teramitsu “ALMOND”


KiLLER KiNG’s Yuduki Teramitsu (CV: Koutaro Nishiyama) follows closely with his solo single “ALMOND“.

The CD sold 599 copies, enough for a spot at #39.

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.

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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