[Oricon Weekly] Idolmaster SideM, Wataru Hatano, Mezzo and more on this week’s roundup

New week, new Oricon Weekly roundup. This time around there is not a single male seiyuu/2.5D unit album charting in the top 50 Oricon Weekly hence this weekly summary is going to focus solely on single releases.

This article covers the third week of November – which includes singles/albums released between 20/11/2017 and 26/11/2017.

Let’s take a look at the data.

Oricon Weekly Single ranking

NEW ENTRY: Mezzo “Dear Butterfly”

IDOLiSH7‘s sub-unit, Mezzo enter Oricon Weekly chart after releasing their stunning ballad single “Dear Butterfly“. The single was well received with 9.410 copies sold on its first week of sales, earning them a comfortable #12 on this chart.

We’ve reviewed this release. You can find it HERE.

NEW ENTRY: Wataru Hatano “KING & QUEEN”

Wataru Hatano made his comeback with the jazzy single “KING & QUEEN“. The single is currently being used as the theme song for Dance with Devils Fortuna, movie currently in theatres in Japan.

The single quickly entered top 30 on Oricon Weekly with a total of 3.908 copies. “KING & QUEEN” is currently at #24.

NEW ENTRY: KUROFUNE “Future Voyager/Whole New World”

KUROFUNE, unit part of the Dream Festival franchise, released the single “Future Voyager/Whole New World” and quickly grabbed a solid place on this chart. The single occupies #22 with 4.770 copies sold.

Idolmaster SideM “Reason!!” continues to impress

Regular edition

After topping Oricon Daily and achieving the impressive #2 on last week’s Oricon Weekly rankings, Idolmaster SideM‘s “Reason!!” dropped two places to #4. The single has currently the impressive amount of over 80.000 copies sold in two weeks.

We’ve reviewed this release. You can find it HERE.

Utapri’s “Shining Romance/FORCE LIVE” slips

After an impressive week sat at #3 on Oricon Weekly, Utapri‘s “Shining Romance/FORCE LIVE” slipped on the chart and is now at #20. The single has sold over 50.000 copies in two weeks.

We’ve reviewed this release. You can find it HERE.

SOURCES: Oricon official websitealbums / singles

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. The Oricon charts only count physical copies. Digital figures and ranks might be different.

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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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