Oricon Flashback: Week of 2/20

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.

2/17/97

Album:

Hirose Kohmi – welcome-muzik (first week sales: 136,640)

Single:

Mr.Children – Everything (It’s you) (first week sales: 602,140)

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2/18/02

Album:

Tommy february6 – Tommy february6 (first week sales: 190,050)

Single:

Arashi – a Day in Our Life (first week sales: 226,480)

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2/19/07

Album:

Kimura Kaela – Scratch (first week sales: 198,727)

Single:

ENDLICHERI☆ENDLICHERI – Sora ga Naku Kara (first week sales: 95,788)

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2/20/12

Album:

L’Arc~en~Ciel – BUTTERFLY (first week sales: 170,855)

Single:

NMB48 – Junjou U-19 (first week sales: 329,438)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

AKB48 – Give Me Five! (second consecutive week at #1)

  • Comments

    • maguro part deux

      Ah Beat Crusaders, those guys were so wacky.

    • Alva Starr

      L’arc makes me sad. I’ve had enough Vamps. Take a break already, damn.

    • light

      I love A day in our life!