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Top-Selling CD Singles in Japan: 2010 (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
AKB48, Kabachitare!, Kaibutsu-kun, Ōoku, Wallflower, Tomohane!, Umizaru, GeGeGe, Angel Beats!, K-ON!!, Dragon Ball Kai, Nintama, Sengoku Basara, Gundam 00, Nanoha, Gintama, Naruto, FMA in top 100

The following chart covers CD single sales from December 14, 2009 to December 12, 2010:

Rank Copies Sold Title Artist Label Release Date
1 954,283 Beginner AKB48 King Records October 27
2 713,275 Heavy Rotation AKB48 King Records August 18
3 698,542 Troublemaker (Tokujō Kabachi!! Kabachitare! theme) Arashi J Storm March 3
4 696,022 Monster (Kaibutsu-kun theme) Arashi J Storm May 19
5 659,959 Ponytail to Shushu AKB48 King Records May 26
8 596,769 Chance no Junban (AKB 1/48 Idol to Ai Shitara… theme) AKB48 King Records December 8
9 591,207 Dear Snow (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers theme) Arashi J Storm October 6
11 439,736 Love yourself ~Kimi ga Kirai na Kimi ga Suki~ (Yamato Nadeshiko Shichihenge/The Wallflower theme) KAT-TUN J-One Records February 10
12 390,957 Sakura No Shiori AKB48 King Records February 17
16 289,412 Break Out! (Tomehane! Suzuri Kōkō Shodōbu theme) Tohoshinki (TVXQ) Rhythm Zone January 27
27 228,189 Motto Tsuyoku (The Last Message Umizaru theme) Exile Rhythm Zone September 15
30 196,258 Yukai Tsūkai Kaibutsu-kun (Kaibutsu-kun song) Kaibutsu-kun (Tarō Kaibutsu) J Storm July 7
33 165,507 Arigatō (GeGeGe no Nyōbō theme) Ikimono Gakari Epic Records Japan May 5
38 147,479 My Soul, Your Beats!/Brave Song (Angel Beats! themes) Lia/Aoi Tada Visual Art's May 26
39 147,355 Go! Go! Maniac (K-ON!! opening) Ho-kago Tea Time Pony Canyon April 28
47 133,922 No, Thank You! (K-ON!! ending) Ho-kago Tea Time Pony Canyon August 4
48 130,957 Kokoro no Hane (Dragon Ball Kai theme) Team Dragon from AKB48 King Records July 21
50 130,137 Listen!! (K-ON!! ending) Ho-kago Tea Time Pony Canyon April 28
51 129,309 Utauyo!! Miracle (K-ON!! opening) Ho-kago Tea Time Pony Canyon August 4
54 120,516 Yūki 100% (Nintama Rantaro themes) NYC JE April 7
56 118,249 You were…/Ballad (Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure themes) Ayumi Hamasaki Avex Trax December 29
65 99,176 Naked arms/Sword Summit (Sengoku Basara 3/Sengoku Basara Two) T.M. Revolution Epic Records Japan August 11
68 97,039 Qualia (Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer theme) UVERworld Sony Records September 15
73 93,759 Phantom Minds (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 1st theme) Nana Mizuki King Records January 13
76 91,371 Bakuchi Dancer (Gintama: Shinyaku Benizakura-Hen theme) Does KS April 21
79 89,140 if (Naruto Shippūden: The Lost Tower theme) Kana Nishino SER August 4
84 81,405 Crow Song (Angel Beats! song) Girls Dead Monster Visual Art's April 23
85 80,130 Rain (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood opening) SID KS June 2
95 73,335 Go-Han wa Okazu (K-ON!! song) Ho-kago Tea Time Pony Canyon September 8
97 72,062 Silent Bible (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's -The Battle of Aces- opening) Nana Mizuki King Records February 10

Source: Oricon

Update: "Monster's" date and "Love yourself ~Kimi ga Kirai na Kimi ga Suki~'s" information corrected. Thanks, xanithofdragons.

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