Tokyo Radio Music Chart – May 18, 2013

Gen Hoshino

Gen Hoshino

-J-pop/J-rock chart chosen by Tokyo radio stations in Japan, compiled by SBR-


Sekai no Owari (世界の終わり;End of the World in English, formed in Tokyo in 2007. The band consists of four members: Satoshi Fukase, Saori Fujisaki, Shin’ichi “Nakajin” Nakajima, and DJ Love.
After releasing their first single, “MABOROSHI NO INOCHI” and first album,”EARTH” in  2010, their presence spread faster than anybody could imagine. In 2011, 3 months after their major debut single “INORI”, they performed in Japan’s Budokan to a completely sold-out audience.

#2 化物(Bakemono)/星野源 Gen Hoshino

Gen Hoshino  is an actor/singer/writer. Since 2000, Hoshino leads the instrumental band Sakerock, where he plays marimba and guitar.  As a solo artist, he debuted with his first album Baka no Uta in 2010 and 4 singles became top ten singles.  His second album, Episode, released on 28 September 2011, peaked at #5, while his third album Stranger, released on 1 May 2013, at #2 of Oricon.

#3 Mine / 河西智美 Tomomi Kasai

Tomomi Kasai is a singer, actress, and former member of the idol group AKB48. She had a recurring role on Kamen Rider W as Elizabeth,[alongside group member Tomomi Itano. Together, they make up the sub-unit Queen & Elizabeth. She officially graduated from AKB48 on May 3, 2013 after her final AKB48 theater performance.

#4 sister’s noise/fripSide

fripSide is a Japanese trance and pop duo, originally formed by composer Sat and singer Nao in February 2002. After Nao left the unit, Yoshino Nanjo joined in 2009. “sister’s noise” is a theme song of TV anime “とある科学の超電磁砲”.

#5 インベーダーインベーダー Invader Invader / きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ Kyary PamyuPamyu

Do you need to know more about her?
If so, watch this video produced by my colleagues.

Tokyo Radio Music Chart is complied with multiple music charts published by commercial FM radio stations in Tokyo metro area.


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