Oricon Flashback: Week of 6/17

We’re back with this week’s edition of Oricon Flashback! This is where we look back on what topped the charts this week 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years ago. Think of it as a way to reminisce and learn about the past of Japanese music.

MOROHA, Friends, and Vickeblanka Perform on Premium Melodix! for June 17

This week’s guests were MOROHA, Friends, and Vickeblanka.

MOROHA – Haikei, MC Afro-sama

Friends – i wo Yo

Vickeblanka – Ca Va?

[ALEXANDROS], Superfly, Seiko Oomori, and More Perform on Love music for June 16

This week’s performers were Superfly, [ALEXANDROS], MAN WITH A MISSION, Seiko Oomori, and Mineta Kazunobu. Takeda Shinji was the talk guest.

Superfly – Ambitious

[ALEXANDROS] – Gesshoku Horizon


Seiko Oomori feat. Mineta Kazunobu – Re: Re: Love

Yasumoto Shingo Performs with Kanjani8 on KanJam Kanzennen SHOW for June 16

This week’s guests were zopp, Yasumoto Shingo, Tabo Koichi, Takahashi Shigeo, and Dan Mitsu.

Yasumoto Shingo x Kanjani8 – Rain (Hata Motohiro cover)

Kanon Wakeshima leaves Japan to go live in London

The Japanese cello player revealed in a tweet she would leave Japan to go living in London for 1 year this autumn.

Yonezu Kenshi, aiko, Official HIGE DANdism, and Avicii Top the Billboard Japan Charts for the Week of 6/3 – 6/9

This week, Yonezu Kenshi topped the Hot 100 single chart with his digital single “Umi no Yuurei.”

aiko topped the Hot Albums chart with their new best album “aiko no Uta.”

Official HIGE DANdism topped the Streaming Songs chart for the third consecutive week with their single “Pretender.”

Kenshi also topped the Download Songs chart with “Umi no Yuurei.”

Avicii topped the Download Albums chart with his new album “Tim.”

Yamashita Tomohisa, HYDE, and More Perform on CDTV for June 15

This week’s guests were HYDE, aiko, Yamashita Tomohisa, and Superfly.

HYDE – MAD QUALIA (Japanese version)

aiko – Form / Mirai wo Hiroi ni

Yamashita Tomohisa – CHANGE

Superfly – Ambitious

Little Glee Monster, Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku, and More Perform on Music Fair for June 15

This week’s guests were Sukima Switch, Yamazaki Ikusaburo, Little Glee Monster, and Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku.

Sukima Switch x Yamazaki Ikusaburo x Little Glee Monster – Kanade

Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku – Trendy Girl

Little Glee Monster – Kimi ni Todoku Made

Yamazaki Ikusaburo – Hot Stuff

Sukima Switch – Seishun