Oricon Flashback: Week of 7/24

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.

7/21/97

Album:

Aikawa Nanase – paradox (second week sales: 220,280 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

B’z – Calling (first week sales: 506,100)

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7/22/02

Album:

Hajime Chitose – Hai nu Mikaze (first week sales: 301,110)

Single:

Mr.Children – Any (first week sales: 257,670)

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7/23/07

Album:

Arashi – Time (first week sales: 190,870)

Single:

Golden Circle feat. Teraoka Yohito, Yumi Matsutoya, Yuzu – Music (first week sales: 45,085)

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7/23/12

Album:

Namie Amuro – Uncontrolled (third week sales: 44,593 / third consecutive week at #1)

Single:

Tohoshinki – ANDROID (first week sales: 152,412)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Nishino Kana – GO FOR IT!!

  • Comments

    • light

      I love the “Time” concert, it’s so much fun!

    • MJBeatle

      Tohoshinki and Arashi. Android is very catchy. Love So Sweet is also romance-anime like.

    • Kiki

      I love GO FOR IT, what happened to Kana? =(