Oricon Flashback: Week of 7/10

We’re back with this week’s edition of Oricon Flashback. This is where we look back on what topped Oricon this week 5, 10, 15, and 20 years ago. Think of it as a way to reminisce and learn about the past of Japanese music.

7/7/97

Album:

Kawamoto Makoto – Kawamoto Makoto (first week sales: 585,950)

 

Single:

Hirosue Ryoko – Daisuki! (first week sales: 150,200)

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7/8/02

Album:

Utada Hikaru – DEEP RIVER (second week sales: 550,250 / second consecutive week at #1)

 

Single:

Kuwata Keisuke – Tokyo (first week sales: 255,080)

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7/9/07

Album:

Namie Amuro – PLAY (first week sales: 250,619)

 

Single:

Koda Kumi – FREAKY (first week sales: 108,349)

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7/9/12

Album:

Namie Amuro – Uncontrolled (first week sales: 292,098)

 

Single:

KAT-TUN – TO THE LIMIT (first week sales: 156,351)

 

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Che’Nelle – Believe (third consecutive week at #1)

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Comments

  • So93

    Get Freaky!!

  • HyperMoot .

    Utada’s Deep River and Namie’s Uncontrolled wow, Holy Week !! Btw, from all the brief weekly posts (charts, song reviews etc) this is my fave, brings back memories and keeps you in touch with Jpop history