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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.

7/8/91

Album:

Nagai Mariko – WASHING (first week sales: 205,500)

永井真理子 – Washing (1991, CD) - Discogs

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Single:

Hotei Tomoyasu – BEAT EMOTION (first week sales: 119,860)

Tomoyasu Hotei (布袋寅泰) - Beat Emotion - KKBOX

7/8/96

Album:

Mr.Children – Shinkai (first week sales: 1,536,180)

深海 - Album by Mr.Children | Spotify

Single:

Himuro Kyosuke – STAY (first week sales: 219,640)

Amazon | STAY | 氷室京介, 松井五郎 | J-POP | ミュージック

7/9/01

Album:

aiko – Natsufuku (second week sales: 252,540 / second consecutive week at #1)

99. ボーイフレンド / 보이프렌드 / 가수 aiko / 아이코 / 일본어 고수가 되는 가장 쉽고 빠른 방법 !! / JPOP영상과 번역 보면서 가사 외우기 !!

Single:

Porno Graffitti – Agehachou (first week sales: 175,530

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7/10/06

Album:

B’z – MONSTER (first week sales: 400,616)

Cover Art: B'z

Single:

ENDLICHERI☆ENDLICHERI – The Rainbow Star (first week sales: 111,521)

Endlicheri Endlicheri - The Rainbow Star | 릴리스 | Discogs

7/11/11

Album:

Tokyo Jihen – Daihakken (first week sales: 82,396)

Tokyo Incidents - Denki No Nai Machi -City Without Electricity | Play on Anghami

Single / Billboard Hot 100:

Hey! Say! JUMP – OVER (first week sales: 265,390)

Lyrics Music Of Japan | Japan Lirik Translated English Indonesia: January 2012

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Kara – GO GO Summer! (third consecutive week at #1)

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7/12/16

Album:

Various Artists – THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER Cool jewelries! 003 (first week sales: 52,447)

Aoki Shiki - Iida Yuuko - M・A・O - Ru Thing - Satou Amina - THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls - Hayami Kanade - Ninomiya Asuka - Sagisawa Fumika - Shiomi Syuko - Tachibana

Single / Billboard Hot 100:

GENERATIONS – Namida (first week sales: 93,928)

Mステまでの 準備(^-^)/ | 「娘は数原龍友くん」☆「母はGENERATIONSとFANTA」が 好きな親子の日記

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