Oricon Weekly | Soma Saito, Makoto Furukawa and more top this week’s charts

Back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.

This article covers the 3rd week of December – which includes singles and albums released between 21/12/2020 and 27/12/2020.

Let’s take a look at the data.

Oricon Weekly Album Ranking


NEW ENTRY: Soma Saito “in bloom”

Soma Saito "in bloom"

Soma Saito is on a mission with “in bloom“.

After topping iTunes’ charts in Japan, the talented singer-songwriter counts with another CD joining his streak of top 10 releases since debut (all physical releases in his solo career have ranked within top 10 on Oricon’s charts, record that only Saito and fellow seiyuu Hiroshi Kamiya have).

in bloom” rose to #5, counting with 15,304 copies sold.


NEW ENTRY: Makoto Furukawa “from fairytale”

Makoto Furukawa "from fairytale"

Makoto Furukawa‘s stellar jazzy 1st album, “from fairytale” was well received by his fans, taking a comfortable, well deserved seat at #20.

from fairytale” counted with 6,016 copies sold.

Oricon Weekly Single Ranking


NEW ENTRY: crazy:B “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season1 Crazy:B”

Crazy:B ES Idol song season1 crazy:B

crazy:B‘s entry in the ES idol song series, Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season1 Crazy:B, takes a spot at #9 with 11,918 copies sold.


NEW ENTRY: LIP×LIP “LOVE&KISS / Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata”

LIP×LIP “LOVE&KISS / Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata”

LIP×LIP‘s newest single, LOVE&KISS / Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata, takes a spot at #13, counting with 9,382 copies sold.


NEW ENTRY: Wataru Hatano “Never End! Summer!”

Hatano Never End! Summer! limited

Wataru Hatano‘s sleeper single “Never End! Summer!” got a well deserved spot within top 50 of Oricon’s Singles charts. The single sits at #41 with 1,367 copies sold.


NEW ENTRY: UMake “Merry.”

UMake Merry. regular edition cover

UMake grab one of the last seats within Oricon’s Singles chart top 50. “Merry.” sits at #48, counting with 1,026 copies sold.

If there aren’t sales figures on the prints we’ve 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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