Oricon Flashback: Week of 1/23

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.

1/20/97

Album:

MAX – MAXIMUM (fifth week sales: 115,310 / fourth non-consecutive week at #1)

Single:

ZARD – Don’t you see! (first week sales: 231,570)

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1/21/02

Album:

LOVE PSYCHEDELICO – LOVE PSYCHEDELIC ORCHESTRA (first week sales: 325,060)

Single:

Mr.Children – Kimi ga Suki (third week sales: 305,500 / third consecutive week at #1)

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1/22/07

Album:

Koda Kumi – Black Cherry (fourth week sales: 57,804 / fourth consecutive week at #1)

Single:

Akikawa Masafumi – Sen no Kaze ni Natte (fourteenth week sales: 29,094)

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1/23/12

Album:

EXILE / EXILE ATSUSHI – EXILE JAPAN / Solo (third week sales: 82,634 / third consecutive week at #1)

Single:

KinKi Kids – Kawatta Katachi no Ishi (first week sales: 123,475)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Sonar Pocket – Sekai de Ichiban Suteki na Kimi e.

  • Comments

    • aisasami

      1996 was it! MAX and ZARD!