Toppin’ The Charts – January (Week Four)

Posted on Feb 02 2011

Another week is here and it’s chalk full of surprises! You’re not going to want to miss this episode as the Japanese charts get a shake up while Korea’s numbers mix & match. Hit that jump for the top ten songs this week.

Holy crap! That’s a lotta new songs on the Japanese side. The only thing I should really explain is that the K-ON!! Character Albums technically have no “single”, thus I chose different songs for all the girls listed. I hope this doesn’t bother anyone, but it certainly adds more variety.

On another note, no AKB48?! Whoot~ However, French Kiss is technically made up of three members from AKB48. Does that count?

I was quite surprised with one certain song on the list which was “Spring Snow”. Is it just me or does this song sound similar to something iconic in the US? There is something about that melody that is familiar, and I have no idea what it is.

As for Korea I’m quite proud of the changes as there were so many. I am getting a little bit tired of “That Man”, but for the most part there are songs such as “What Can I Do” that are keeping it fresh. SeeYa’s “So Nice To Meet You” was very nice chart topper with a interesting tempo. It’s too bad that this is SeeYa’s last single and was adeptly named their disbandment single.

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  • Kibs February 2, 2011 at 2:40 PM


  • Kate February 2, 2011 at 2:48 PM

    NO AKB48!! PARTY- Wait! French Kiss is made up of three of them?? BAAAAAHHHH!! THAT COUNTS, LIKE WE DO FOR THE C.N. BLUE SONG!!

    *rage face*

    • Kanashimi February 2, 2011 at 2:59 PM

      “French Kiss is a Japanese pop trio unit from AKB48 made up of Kashiwagi Yuki, Takajo Aki, Kuramochi Asuka.”


  • Shidohari February 2, 2011 at 2:54 PM

    very good. keep it up kana

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  • EagleEyes February 2, 2011 at 3:28 PM

    Go K-On, defeat those evil doers!

  • Cerulaine February 2, 2011 at 4:07 PM


  • toyNN February 2, 2011 at 5:27 PM

    Yes – French Kiss I think still has to count as AKB48 but…why not have a party anyway?

    K-ON!! image songs I think I’ll pass on those from minor characters (the power of K-ON! otaku).

    Vivid – Dreams..that sounds like an anime OP but I can’t quite place it….

    • Kanashimi February 2, 2011 at 5:30 PM

      Vivid’s song is actually the ending theme to Level-E~

      • toyNN February 2, 2011 at 9:21 PM

        TY Kana – Ahhh knew I heard it somewhere. That’s pretty high for an ED song for a good anime but not one I’d think would get people buying. Good for them.

  • Jubilee February 2, 2011 at 9:55 PM

    I really dig the banner for this weeks. :D

  • Kusari February 3, 2011 at 1:06 AM

    Very nicely put together! The end made me “WTF” with the robot invading our schools! As far as the chart tops go: I’m not much for the drama music but the dance beats more than make up for that as far as I’m concerned! Also really enjoyed “Vivid – Dreams” and “Radwimps – Da Da”

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