Oricon Weekly | Switch, Mamoru Miyano and more top this week’s charts

Back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.

This article covers the 4th week of May – which includes singles and albums released between 24/05/2021 and 30/05/2021.

Let’s take a look at the data.

Oricon Weekly Albums Ranking

#16

NEW ENTRY: Veronica (Momochi) “Magen no Ai”

Momochi Magen no Ai

Dear Vocalist’s bands/frontmen continue to show their cards for the Raving Beats!!! CD series. Veronica, band fronted by Momochi (voiced by Toshiyuki Toyonaga), release their 1st album “Magen no Ai“.

The album sits at #16 with 3,636 copies sold.


#19

FYA’M & Lil Happy “aoppella!?”

aoppella 1st CD

FYA’M’‘s and Lil Happy‘s “Aoppella!?“ slips from #8 to #19, counting with 2,490 copies sold.

In 2 weeks, the mini-album has over 9.000 copies sold.


#25

NEW ENTRY: HOUND ROAR “ROAR”

HOUND ROAR "DIG-ROCK ―dice― Type:HR"

The recently debuted HOUND ROAR, funk-rock band fronted by Toshiyuki Toyonaga and part of the DIG-ROCK franchise, take a seat at #25 with 1,933 copies sold of their debut single “DIG-ROCK – dice – Type:HR“.

Oricon Weekly Singles Ranking

#3

NEW ENTRY: Switch “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season1 Switch”

Switch "Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season1 Switch"

Switch power their way through Oricon’s Weekly Singles chart to seat at #3 with “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song season1 Switch“.

The single counts with 34,038 copies sold, impressive sales numbers that top all other groups’ sales in the Ensemble Stars!! franchise for this ES Idol song CD series.


#15

NEW ENTRY: Mamoru Miyano “Toumei”

Mamoru Miyano "Toumei"

Mamoru Miyano had a solid first week of sales with his new single “Toumei“. The single counted with 6,769 copies sold, more than enough to grab a seat at #15.


#16

NEW ENTRY: Argonavis “JUNCTION/Y”

Argonavis "JUNCTION/Y"

Argonavis’ newest single “JUNCTION/Y” brought the band’s pop-rock sound once again back to the spotlight.

The single got a warm reception by their fans, counting with 4,955 copies sold last week, enough to sit them at #16.


#26

NEW ENTRY: You Haduki “Rin-Ne-Ten-Show”

You Haduki "Rin-Ne-Ten-Show"

Tsukiuta continues its 4th season of character CDs. Procellarum’s You Haduki (CV: Tetsuya Kakihara) released the pop-meets-hip-hop single “Rin-Ne-Ten-Show” and was relatively well received.

The single sold 2,291 copies, earning it a spot at #26.


#34

NEW ENTRY: SOARA “HEART”

ALIVE 「CARDS」 Series Volume 3 SOARA 「HEART」

SOARA resumed the CARDS series for ALIVE’s groups (SOARA and Growth) with “HEART“.

The band’s pop-rock sound got a positive reaction from their fans, selling 1,540 copies, more than enough for a spot at #34.


#45

NEW ENTRY: Haruto Kujikawa “sapphire x morganite”

VAZZROCK sapphire×morganite

ROCK DOWN’s Haruto Kujikawa released his entry in the 3rd season of the bi-color CD series. “sapphire×morganite“ got a lukewarm reception, counting with only 856 copies sold.

The single sits at #45.


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 Silvahttps://www.handthatfeedshq.com
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. Also, the only person managing everything The Hand That Feeds HQ related. In 2011, I stumbled upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus". Since then I have been writing about male seiyuu music. You may find me writing almost essays whenever music is really good (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). I also host the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).

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