Oricon Flashback: Week of 5/22

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.

5/19/97

Album:

Makihara Noriyuki – SMILING ~THE BEST OF NORIYUKI MAKIHARA~ (first week sales: 408,050)

 

Single:

Tomomi Kahala – Hate tell a lie (second week sales: 150,450 / third consecutive week at #1)

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5/20/02

Album:

Mr.Children – IT’S A WONDERFUL WORLD (first week sales: 640,150)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_T-3MhmbHI

 

Single:

Utada Hikaru – SAKURA Drops / Letters (first week sales: 400,390)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlwCZm2MQbQ

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5/21/07

 

Album:

Mr.Children – B-SIDE (first week sales: 281,024)

https://www.youpak.com/watch?v=7X71CjzTijc

 

Album:

B’z – Eien no Tsubasa (first week sales: 152,778)

https://www.youpak.com/watch?v=FDuK6vmIJaM

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5/21/12

Album:

Mr.Children – Mr.Children 2005-2010 <macro> (first week sales: 731,589)

 

Single:

Arashi – Face Down (first week sales: 526,106)

 

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Nishino Kana – Watashitachi

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