Oricon Flashback: Week of 4/17

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.

4/14/97

Album:

JUDY AND MARY – THE POWER SOURCE (second week sales: 332,240 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

V6 – Honki ga Ippai (first week sales: 227,460)

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4/15/02

Album:

Ketsumeishi – Ketsunopolis 2 (first week sales: 251,390)

Single:

Utada Hikaru – Hikari (third week sales: 64,290 / third consecutive week at #1)

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4/16/07

Album:

YUI – CAN’T BUY MY LOVE (first week sales: 290,640)

Single:

GLAY – Kodou (first week sales: 67,408)

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4/16/12

Album:

Yusuke – Ano.. Namida ga Arukara Ai ga Arundesukedo. (first week sales: 38,945)

Single:

B’z – GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku- (first week sales: 143,402)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Sonar Pocket – Getsu Ka Sui Moku Kin Do Nichi. ~Kimi ni Okuru Uta~

  • Comments

    • Wow

      I was just thinking about Honki ga Ippai a while back. I could not remember which group it was. It was one of the Jpop videos they used to play late at night in my country.