Oricon Flashback: Week of 10/31

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.

10/28/96

Album:

Ozawa Kenji – Kyutai no Kanaderu Ongaku (first week sales: 207,160)

Single:

PUFFY – Kore ga Watashi no Ikiru Michi (second week sales: 160,040 / second consecutive week at #1)

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10/29/01

Album:

Various Artists – WOMAN 2 (fifth week sales: 64,870 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

HYDE – evergreen (first week sales: 191,120)

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10/30/06

Album:

Kobukuro – ALL SINGLES BEST (fourth week sales: 172,991 / fourth consecutive week at #1)

Single:

Koda Kumi – Yume no Uta / Futari de… (first week sales: 175,643)

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10/31/11

Album:

Tegomass – Tegomass no Mahou (first week sales: 60,504)

Single:

NMB48 – Oh My God! (first week sales: 265,435)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

AKB48 – Kaze wa Fuiteiru (second consecutive week at #1)

  • Comments

    • A

      PUFFY’s looks were ICONIC!!

    • Alva Starr

      Hyde!

    • mi|kshake

      Happy to see Hyde at number 1 with Evergreen – I love that song!