Oricon Flashback: Week of 9/18

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.

9/15/97

Album:

Nagabuchi Tsuyoshi – Fuzaken ja ne (first week sales: 218,260)

Single:

GLAY – HOWEVER (fifth week sales: 98,860 / fourth non-consecutive week at #1)

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9/16/02

Album:

hitomi – SELF PORTRAIT (first week sales: 342,100)

Single:

Ken Hirai – Ooki na Furudokei (second week sales: 140,990 / second consecutive week at #1)

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9/17/07

Album:

Ketsumeishi – Ketsunopolis 5 (second week sales: 114,009 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

Arashi – Happiness (first week sales: 192,196)

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9/17/12

Album:

Kobukuro – ALL SINGLES BEST 2 (first week sales: 395,457

Single:

Kanjani8 – Aoppana (first week sales: 208,039)

  • Comments

    • WD79

      HOWEVER’s run in that year is just amazing!

    • light

      Happiness, the first Arashi single i’ve listened to thanks to Yamada Taro =)