Oricon Flashback: Week of 6/5

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.

6/2/97

Album:

SPEED – Starting Over (first week sales: 823,430)

Single:

Namie Amuro – How to be a Girl (first week sales: 328,560)

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6/3/02

Album:

Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – Stompin’ On DOWN BEAT ALLEY (first week sales: 150,120)

Single:

w-inds. – Another Days (first week sales: 100,890)

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6/4/07

Album:

Takeuchi Mariya – Denim (first week sales: 220,765)

Single:

V6 – Jasmine / Rainbow (first week sales: 68,461)

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6/4/12

Album:

Mr.Children – Mr.Children 2005-2010 <macro> (first week sales: 74,455 / third consecutive week at #1)

Single:

AKB48 – Manatsu no Sounds Good! (first week sales: 1,616,795)

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Nishino Kana – Watashitachi (third consecutive week at #1)

  • Comments

    • JSBLove

      Wow it’s been 5 years since Manatsu no Sounds Good was released. I remember loving the song when it was first revealed.