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.

5/21/90

Album:

Oda Kazumasa – Far East Cafe (first week sales: 93,380)

小田 和正「Far East Cafe」歌詞 | mu-mo(ミュゥモ)

Single:

Kudo Shizuka – Senryuu no Shizukuu

8cm】千流の雫/工藤静香 通販 LINEポイント最大0.5%GET | LINE ...

5/22/95

Album:

Kuroyume – feminism (first week sales: 107,920)

Amazon | feminism | 黒夢, 清春, 佐久間正英, 黒夢, 黒夢 | J-POP | 音楽

Single:

Mr.Children – 【es】~Theme of es~ (first week sales: 520,670)

Es) theme of es / sunny rain (remix version) [cd3] [japanese ...

5/22/00

Album:

TUBE – TUBEst III (first week sales: 250,650)

湘南 by TUBE on iTunes

Single:

Masaharu Fukuyama – Sakurazaka (third week sales: 311,350 / third consecutive week at #1)


5/23/05

Album:

Nami Tamaki – Make Progress (first week sales: 92,154)

FUTURE STEP - Nami Tamaki - LETRAS.COM

Single:

Otsuka Ai SMILY / Biidama 110,512

Smily - Ai Otsuka | Shazam

5/24/10

Album:

Tokunaga Hideaki – VOCALIST 4 (fourth week sales: 36,725 / fourth consecutive week at #1)

和田アキ子×徳永英明、FNS歌謡祭で「あの鐘」コラボ - 音楽ナタリー

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Single / Billboard Hot 100:

KAT-TUN – Going! (first week sales: 230,452)

Discography(KAT-TUN) | Johnny's net

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Nishino Kana – Aitakute Aitakute

芸能人のデビュー当時の写真が見たい | ガールズちゃんねる - Girls ...

5/18/15

Album:

Hamada Shogo – Journey Of A Songwriter (second week sales: 24,303 / second consecutive week at #1)

Shogo Hamada* - Journey Of A Songwriter (2015, CD) | Discogs

Single / Billboard Hot 100:

V6 – Timeless (first week sales: 93,402)

V6 - Timeless (J-R-E): shikashitsuji — LiveJournal

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