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.

2/12/90

Album:

BUCK-TICK – Aku no Hana (first week sales: 305,250)

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Single:

Kudo Shizuka – Kuchibiru Kara Biyaku (third week sales: 46,250 / second non-consecutive week at #1)

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2/13/95

Album:

Toshinobu Kubota – BUMPIN’ VOYAGE (second week sales: 153,420 / second consecutive week at #1)

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Single:

trf – masquerade (first week sales: 419,430)

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2/14/00

Album:

Namie Amuro – GENIUS 2000 (second week sales: 141,070 / second consecutive week at #1)

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Single:

Southern All Stars – TSUNAMI (second week sales: 350,350 / second consecutive week at #1)


2/14/05

Album:

BoA – BEST OF SOUL (first week sales: 489,067)

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Single:

Toraji Haiji – Fantastipo (second week sales: 68,846 / second consecutive week at #1)

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2/15/10

Album:

Koda Kumi – BEST ~third universe~ & 8th AL “UNIVERSE” (first week sales: 221,88)

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Single / Billboard Hot 100:

aiko – Modorenai Ashita (first week sales: 58,435)

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RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Shota Shimizu x Kato Miliyah – Forever Love (second consecutive week at #1)

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2/9/15

Album:

Sandaime J Soul Brothers – PLANET SEVEN (first week sales: 508,337)

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Single / Billboard Hot 100:

2PM – Guilty Love (first week sales: 98,496)

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