News Bleach, Yu-Gi-Oh, Shugo Chara Singles Rank #2, 8, 9
posted on 2008-12-22 17:10 EST
Porno Graffitti's "Koyoi, Tsuki wa Miesu tomo" theme song for the Bleach: Fade to Black - Kimi no Na o Yobu anime film debuted at #2 on Oricon's weekly chart of the bestselling singles in Japan for December 9-15. It sold 81,907 copies, while the film itself opened at #3 at the Japanese box office. Deen entered the chart at #6 with 13,898 copies of "Eien no Ashita," the theme song for Bandai Namco's Tales of Hearts game.
Alice Nine debuted at #8 with "Cross Game," the ending theme to the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's anime series. The song sold 12,703 copies. Debuting right below at #9 was Shugo Chara Egg! with 12,587 copies of its "Minna no Tamago" opening theme to the Shugo Chara! anime. Tommy heavenly6 (a.k.a. Tomoko Kawase) finished off the top 10 list with her "Papermoon" opening theme for the Soul Eater television anime. It moved 11,838 copies.
Bandai Namco Games' The Idolma@ster SP game scored two spots at #11 and #12 with the "Overmaster" and "Colorful Days" songs sung by the voice actresses of the game. The theme songs opened with 11,644 and 11,445 copies, respectively. Debuting at #14 was Thelma Aoyama's "Daikkirai demo Arigato" theme song of the live-action drama version of the Café Kichijouji de audio drama and manga. It garnered 9,815 in sales.
Chiaki Ishikawa's "Prototype" ending theme for Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Second Season fell from #3 to #15 with 8,217 more copies sold. UVERworld's "Hakanaku mo Towa no Kanashi" opening theme for the same television anime series also dropped from #11 to #19 with 7,144 copies. Kurumi Enomoto fell from #22 to #30 in the third release week of her "Bouken Suisei" ending theme for the Tales of the Abyss television anime. It sold 3,400 copies in the latest weekly survey.
follow-up of Ishikawa, UVERworld's Gundam 00 Singles Rank #3, #11 (Updated)
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