[Oricon Weekly] Makoto Furukawa, Matenro, STARISH and more top this week’s charts

We’re back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.

This article covers the first week of July – which includes singles and albums released between 02/07/2018 and 08/07/2018. 

Let’s take a look at the data.

Oricon Weekly Album ranking



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Buster Bros!!! VS MAD TRIGGER CREW is on a 8 week streak featured on Oricon Weekly’s top 50. The album continues to have steady sales numbers, raising the total of copies to over 29.000, with it only dropping one place on Oricon Weekly from #32 to #33.

Once again, for those that purchased the album, a reminder: don’t forget to cast your votes for the crew you want to go to the finals to face the winner of Fling Posse VS Matenro. Instructions on how to do it come with the battle card included with the album.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.


Akatsuki “Ensemble Stars! Album series Akatsuki”

Akatsuki‘s first album “Ensemble Stars! Album series Akatsuki” managed to drop the most places this week’s Oricon chart. The album has a bit under 18.000 copies, with only 1.904 sold in the past week, “Ensemble Stars! Album series Akatsuki” dropped from #9 to #38.

Oricon Weekly Single ranking


NEW ENTRY: Makoto Furukawa “miserable masquerade”

Makoto Furukawa miserable masquerade

Makoto Furukawa made a flashy debut with “miserable masquerade“. The single rose to #7 upon release and kept his chart performance rather steady during its first week of sales, refusing to leave the top 15.

With a bit over 7.500 copies sold, Furukawa got his first top 10 Oricon Rank, with “miserable masquerade” ranking at #9.



In a surprising turn of events, STARISH‘s “ULTRA BLAST” has rejoined Oricon Weekly’s Top 50. The single, certified Gold Record by RIAJ and released in February, sold a bit over 1.600 copies, marking their return at a comfortable #28.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.



BRBRookies!‘s “GOLDEN ENCORE!” continues to lose ground on Oricon Weekly. The single sold a bit over 1.500 copies dropping from #25 to #32. “GOLDEN ENCORE!” currently has a bit over 26.000 copies sold.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.


Matenro “Matenro -onnin rinshou”

Matenro‘s “Matenro -onnin rinshou” continues to raise on the charts 6 weeks after re-entering them. The single jumped from #44 to #38 with a bit over 1.300 copies sold. “Matenro -onnin rinshou” has over 13.000 copies sold (cumulative).

We’ve reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.


IDOLiSH7 “Nanatsuiro REALiZE”

Three weeks later and IDOLiSH7‘s”Nanatsuiro REALiZE” is close to drop from Oricon Weekly’s Top 50. The impressive single only sold a bit over 1.000 copies in the past week, which led to the album dropping from #34 to #50.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.

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 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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