Oricon Flashback: Week of 4/3

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.

3/31/97

Album:

globe – FACES PLACES (second week sales: 486,810 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

PUFFY – Circuit no Musume (second week sales: 148,540 / second consecutive week at #1)

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4/1/02

Album:

Do As Infinity – Do The Best (first week sales: 415,320)

Single:

Utada Hikaru – Hikari (first week sales: 270,370)

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4/2/07

Album:

Mr.Children – HOME (second week sales: 693,038 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

NEWS – Hoshi wo Mezashite (first week sales: 243,608)

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4/2/12

Album:

Acid Black Cherry – 2012 (first week sales: 117,744)

Single:

Kis-My-Ft2 – SHE! HER! HER! (first week sales: 192,937)

 

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Mr.Children – Inori ~Namida No Kidou (third consecutive week at #1)

  • Comments

    • mika

      iconic week in ’97 and ’02