Code Geass, Maaya Sakamoto Albums Debut at #1, #3

posted on 2009-01-20 23:57 EST
Also: Ikimono-gakari, Exile, Alice Nine, Go-onger, Bleach, Ghibli

The Code Geass Complete Best album debuted at #1 with 50,090 copies sold on Oricon's weekly top album chart for January 13-19. Also entering the chart was Maaya Sakamoto's Kazeyomi album with 36,061 copies (within two hundred copies of #2, Mr. Children's Supermarket Fantasy).

Ikimono-gakari's My song Your song album slipped two spots #4 with 35,301 more copies sold. It includes the Cat Street drama theme song "Planetarium," the Naruto Shippūden anime opening song "Bluebird," and the "Kaeritaku Natta yo" theme for the Sunadokei (Sand Chronicles) film. The Exile Ballad Best CD from Exile also dropped from #1 to #5 with 32,850 copies. The new EXILE Generation television series just premiered earlier this month with the Examurai Sengoku anime shorts.

Alice nine returned to the chart at #7 with Vandalize, which includes the Yu Gi Oh 5D's ending theme "Cross Game," and the live-action Aquarian Age film's theme song "Mirror Ball." Engine Sentai Go-onger also entered the chart by moving 7,790 CDs of the Song Grand Prix complete collection. The Bleach Best Tunes album slipped from #11 to #18 with 5,472 more copies. The Studio Ghibli Songs CD fell from #17 to #23 with 4,923 copies.

Source: Oricon

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