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.
Lenny Kravitz – Circus (first week sales: about 140,000)
SMAP – Donna Ii Koto (first week sales: about 220,000)
L’Arc~en~Ciel – REAL (second week sales: 153,710 / second consecutive week at #1)
Morning Musume – I WISH (first week sales: 407,350)
Dragon Ash – Río de Emoción (first week sales: 93,258)
NANA starring MIKA NAKASHIMA – GLAMOROUS SKY (second week sales: 90,709 / second consecutive week at #1)
JUNSU / JEJUNG / YUCHUN – The… (first week sales: 139,708)
Arashi – Løve Rainbow (first week sales: 528,844)
RIAJ Digital Track Chart:
Koda Kumi – Suki de, Suki de, Suki de.