Oricon Flashback: Week of 6/12

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.

6/9/97

Album:

SPEED – Starting Over (second week sales: 358,010 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

Namie Amuro – How to be a Girl (second week sales: 162,340 / second consecutive week at #1)

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6/10/02

Album:

Shiina Ringo – Utaite Myouri ~Sono Ichi~ (first week sales: 145,270)

Single:

Domoto Tsuyoshi – Machi / Dekiai Logic (first week sales: 162,620)

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6/11/07

Album:

Takeuchi Mariya – Denim (second week sales: 76,243 / second consecutive week at #1)

Single:

L’Arc~en~Ciel – SEVENTH HEAVEN (first week sales: 111,969)

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6/11/12

Album:

Jang Geun Suk – Just Crazy (first week sales: 88,009)

Single:

Not yet – Suika BABY (first week sales: 135,513)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

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