Oricon Flashback: Week of 8/29

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.

8/26/96

Album:

SMAP – SMAP 009 (first week sales: 243,710)

 

Single:

Himuro Kyosuke – SQUALL (first week sales: 166,720)

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8/27/01

Album:

Mariah Carey – Glitter (first week sales: 70,260)

 

Single:

B’z – GOLD (second week sales: 75,230 / second consecutive week at #1)

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8/28/06

Album:

Various Artists – Beautiful Songs ~Kokoro de Kiku Uta~ (thirteenth week sales: 60,034)

 

Single:

Sukima Switch – Guarana (first week sales: 40,523)

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8/29/11

Album:

SMAP – SMAP AID (first week sales: 282,905)

 

Single:

Kanjani8 – Tsubusa ni Koi (first week sales: 152,859)

 

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

AKB48 – Flying Get (second consecutive week at #1)

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  • Comments

    • Ryusei

      Fyling get.. The prime of akb and their best single IMO i still listen to it frequently

    • the groupie who

      Tsubusa ni Koi is an amazing song , one of my fav eito ballads

    • circe154

      Weren’t a lot of people mad about SMAP Aid because they thought the profits were going to the earthquake victims?