Ado’s ’Show’ Logs Second Week Atop Japan Hot 100 as King Gnu’s ‘SPECIALZ’ Rises to No. 2

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Ado’s “Show” holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Japan Hot 100, dated Oct. 4, logging its second week atop the tally.

The Universal Studios Japan Halloween collab continues to rule streaming, increasing by 0.89 percent from the week before (13,438,742 weekly streams). The track also holds at No. 2 for video views, while rising 3-2 (15,517 units) for downloads and 8-7 for radio. “Show” also makes its debut on the karaoke metric at No. 66.

King Gnu‘s “SPECIALZ” continues to edge up the Japan Hot 100, this week rising a notch to No. 2. The opener for the Jujutsu Kaisen Shibuya Incident story arc debuted on the list four weeks ago at No. 4. The track moves up a notch to No. 31 for physical sales, while also improving in other metrics including downloads (9,439 units, No. 4), streaming (10,729,972 streams, No. 2), radio (No. 11), and video (No. 3).

YOASOBI’s “Idol” slips to No. 3 this week, with streaming moving 2-3 (10,313,760 streams), downloads 8-6 (6,586 units), radio 68-24, and video 3-4. The record-holder for most weeks at No. 1 on the Japan Hot 100 (21 weeks) continues to rule karaoke for the 19th week straight.

The duo consisting of producer Ayase and singer ikura have another song in the top 10 this week, as “The Brave” debuts at No. 9. The opener for the anime series Frieren that premiered Sept. 29 hit No. 1 for downloads with 22,086 units. The music video dropped the same day and has racked up over 5.2 million views at the time of publication (No. 7 for video). The hit-making pair’s latest single is also currently at No. 49 for streaming with 2,426,245 streams and No. 51 for radio.

Three songs by female idol groups debut in the top 10 this week. AKB48’s “Idol nanka janakkatara” leads the pack at No. 4, launching with 541,037 CDs to hit No. 1 for sales. Tsubaki Factory’s “Yuuki It’s my Life!” follows at No. 6, coming in at No. 2 for sales (79,078 copies), No. 47 for downloads (1,177 units), and No. 64 for radio. Cho Tokimeki Sendenbu’s “Kawaii Memorial” hits No. 10 with 40,708 copies sold (No. 3 for sales) and comes in at No. 4 for radio.

The Billboard Japan Hot 100 combines physical and digital sales, audio streams, radio airplay, video views and karaoke data.

See the full Billboard Japan Hot 100 chart, tallying the week from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, here. For more on Japanese music and charts, visit Billboard Japan’s English Twitter account

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