Oricon Flashback: Week of 2/13

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.

2/10/97

Album:

Inaba Koshi – Magma (first week sales: 627,610)

Single:

Spitz – Scarlet (first week sales: 235,310)

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2/11/02

Album:

hitomi – huma-rhythm (first week sales: 278,260)

Single:

Dragon Ash – Life goes on (second week sales: 165,730 / second consecutive week at #1)

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2/12/07

Album:

GLAY – LOVE IS BEAUTIFUL (first week sales: 150,135)

Single:

V6 – HONEY BEAT / Boku to Bokura no Ashita (first week sales: 100,230)

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2/13/12

Album:

ayaka – The beginning (first week sales: 108,176)

Single:

CNBLUE – Where you are (first week sales: 60,398)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

AKB48 – Give Me Five!

  • Comments

    • WD79

      SAMURAI DRIVE!

    • Christoffer Ekelund

      Where do you get all your sales information from? I’m curious becasue I am a real statistics nerd! :)

      • Generasia and other places.

        • Christoffer Ekelund

          Yeah, Generasia I know of (and also that Wikipedia have some sales numbers). Would it be possible for you to give me links to the other sites?

          And btw… Thank you for these Oricon Flashbacks posts, they’re really interesting :)

    • miroku

      I WANNA MAKE YOU SHINING SMILE

      • HoneyBeat

        TOBINOROU YO HONEY BEAT