The Oricon Chart's Top 50 Albums & Singles of 2009

Oricon 2009 Charts at Gaijin Kanpai! J-pop and J-rock podcast

Not many surprises to be found on this years ranking of the top sold albums and singles in Japan this year. While the album chart has some variety the top 25 singles is a veritable sausage fest.

Top 50 Albums:

01. All the BEST!  1999-2009: Arashi

1,432,781

02. SUPERMARKET FANTASY: Mr.Children

1,251,148

03. Shio, Koshou: GReeeeN

1,000,127

04. Aisubeki Mirai he: EXILE

897,095

05. EXILE BALLAD BEST: EXILE

847,273

06. ayaka's History 2006-2009: Ayaka

786,657

07. DO YOU DREAMS COME TRUE?: DREAMS COME TRUE

668,097

08. REMIOBEST: REMIOROMEN

489,464

09. Box Emotions: Superfly

480,865

10. CALLING Kobukuro

467,52

11. Zankyou: Fukuyama Masaharu

444,418

12. King of Pop – Japan Edition: Michael Jackson

438,901

13. MAGIC: B'z

435,843

14. My song Your song: Ikimonogakari

434,743

15. TRICK: Koda Kumi

391,094

16. NEXT LEVEL: Hamasaki Ayumi

377,872

17. Ima Made no A-men, B-men Desu to!?: GReeeeN

376,424

18. Ring: Kato Miliyah

357,630

19. アルトコロニーの定理 RADWIMPS

331,568

20. ⊿ : Perfume

307,609

21. Michael Jackson – THIS IS IT: Michael Jackson

304,649

22. The Secret Code: Tohoshinki

297,719

23. What's Love?:  JUJU

254,683

24. Shamble: Unicorn

250,771

25. ALL MY BEST: Kuraki Mai

250,247

26. PUZZLE: Kanjani∞

245,128

27. Break the Records -by you & for you-: KAT-TUN

243,305

28. Tsuru no Uta: Tsuruno Takeshi

242,829

29. This Is The One: Utada

242,657

30. Shounannokaze ~JOKER~: Shounannokaze

234,082

31: This is us: Backstreet Boys

230,734

32. BEST A.I.: AI

227,143

33. The E.N.D.: Black Eyed Peas

222,247

34. 21st Century Breakdown: Green Day

219,813

35. GIRL NEXT DOOR: GIRL NEXT DOOR

212,411

36. Ai no Uta 2:  Various Artists

206,498

37. HOCUS POCUS: Kimura Kaera

205,305

38. FURUSATO: Yuzu

202,455

39. Sanmon Gossip: Shiina Ringo

201,742

40. Ne-Yo: The Collection: Ne-Yo

201,082

41. THE GREAT VACATION VOL.1 ~SUPER BEST OF GLAY~: GLAY

194,709

42. The Fame: Lady Gaga

192,482

43. Gintama BEST: Various Artists

186,116

44. LOVE LETTER: Otsuka Ai

179,670

45. THE GREAT VACATION VOL.2~SUPER BEST OF GLAY~: GLAY

179,639

46. debut: Tsujii Nobuyuki

178,224

47. Celebration ~Madonna All-time Best: Madonna

177,194

48. FUNKY MONKEY BABYS 3: FUNKY MONKEY BABYS

173,954

49. J album: KinKi Kids

170,183

50. AwakEVE: UVERworld

162,458

 

Top 50 Singles:

01. Believe/Kumorinochi, Kaisei: Arashi/Yano Kentarou starring Satoshi Ohno

656,676

02. Ashita no Kioku/Crazy Moon ~Kimi・ha・muteki~: Arashi

620,557

03. My Girl: Arashi

513,186

04. Ai no Mama de…: Akimoto Junko

489,138

05. Everything: Arashi

423,004

06. Ichibu to Zenbu/DIVE: B'z

377,516

07. RESCUE: KAT-TUN

377,097

08. Himawari: Yusuke

359,556

09. ONE DROP: KAT-TUN

331,248

10. Kyu☆Jo☆Show !!: Kanjani∞

299,246

11. Koi no ABO: NEWS

285,228

12. THE HURRICANE ~FIREWORKS~: EXILE

279,264

13.Akuma na Koi/NYC: Nakayama Yuma w/B.I.Shadow/NYC boys

277,071

14. THE MONSTER ~Someday~: EXILE

270,513

15. THE GENERATION ~Futatsu no Kuchibiru~: EXILE

269,747

16. Loveless: Yamashita Tomohisa

249,549

17. Tanpopo/Kaizokusen/Sono Kubush: Yusuke

241,305

18. BANDAGE: LANDS

237,314

19. Yowamushi Santa: Shuuchishin

231,122

20. MY LONELY TOWN: B'z

229,866

21. Stand by U: Tohoshinki

225,812

22. RIVER: AKB48

216,527

23. Yakusoku: KinKi Kids

210,510

24. Keshin: Fukuyama Masaharu

206,803

25. Roukyoku Ichidai: Hikawa Kiyoshi

201,653

26. Days/GREEN: Hamasaki Ayumi

190,891

27. Tokimeki no Rumba: Hikawa Kiyoshi

190,743

28. Swan Song: KinKi Kids

184,524

29. R.I.P./Merry Christmas: BUMP OF CHICKEN

183,783

30. Share The World/ We Are!: Tohoshinki

174,508

31. Ayakashi: Domoto Koichi

171,255

32. COLORS~Melody and Harmony~/Shelter: JEJUNG & YUCHUN (from Tohoshinki)

169,564

33. Don't say “lazy”: Sakura Kou Keionbu (Hirasawa Yui (Toyosaki Aki), Akiyama Mio (Hikasa Yoko), Tainaka Ritsu (Sato Satomi), Kotobuki Tsumugi (Kotobuki Minako))

169,388

34. again: YUI

163,634

35. Cagayake!GIRLS:  Sakura Kou Keionbu (Hirasawa Yui (Toyosaki Aki), Akiyama Mio (Hikasa Yoko), Tainaka Ritsu (Sato Satomi), Kotobuki Tsumugi (Kotobuki Minako))

150,458

36. Koyou, Tsuki ga Miezu Tomo: Porno Graffiti

147,947

37. Ichou: Yusuke

147,449

38. Ashita ga Kuru Nara: JUJU with JAY'ED JUJU

146,121

39. Namida SURPRISE!: AKB48

145,503

40. Haruka: GReeeeN

144,608

41. Sotto Kyutto/ SUPERSTAR★:  SMAP

138,182

42. Aki no Miyajima: Mizumori Kaori

134,277

43. Rule/Sparkle: Hamasaki Ayumi

130,816

44. Ayumi: GReeeeN

124,219

45. WILD/Dr.: Amuro Namie

119,352

46. Naite mo Ii Desu ka: Friends & Hexigon All-stars

114,858

47. Ii Wake Maybe: AKB48

113,896

48. Kyouka Suigetsu: The SHIGOTONIN

111,266

49. Bolero/Kiss The Baby Sky/Wasurenai de: Tohoshinki

110,717

50. Sunrise/Sunset ~LOVE is ALL~ Hamasaki Ayumi

110,169