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.

8/6/90

Album:

Hikaru GENJI – Cool Summer (first week sales: 155,870)

光GENJI Rabbit Train 歌詞&動画視聴 - 歌ネット

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Single:

THE BLUE HEARTS – Jounetsu no Bara (first week sales: 121,470)

情熱の薔薇 / THE BLUE HEARTS : かじやんのヒット曲&チャートレビュー

8/7/95

Album:

Ohguro Maki – LA.LA.LA. (second week sales: 289,680 / second consecutive week at #1)

Maki Ohguro - La, La, La, - Amazon.com Music

Single:

DREAMS COME TRUE – LOVE LOVE LOVE / Arashi ga Kuru (first week sales: 696,880)

気づけばファン歴10年以上のアーティスト | ガールズちゃんねる ...

8/7/00

Album:

19 – Mugendai (first week sales: 402,170)

Mugendai (無限大) by 19 (Album, J-Pop): Reviews, Ratings, Credits ...

Single:

Petitmoni – Seishun Jidai 1.2.3! / Baisekoo Daiseikou! (first week sales: 268,290)

Seishun Jidai 1.2.3! / Bicycle Daiseikou! | Hello! Project Wiki ...

8/8/05

Album:

SMAP – SAMPLE BANG! (first week sales: 285,236)

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Single:

SMAP – BANG! BANG! Vacance! (first week sales: 235,038)

Smap - Bang! Bang! バカンス! (2005, CD) | Discogs

8/9/10

Album:

Kato Miliyah – HEAVEN (first week sales: 150,804)

HEAVEN” by 加藤 ミリヤ - アルバム情報 | AWA

Single / Billboard Hot 100:

Yamashita Tomohisa – One in a million (first week sales: 161,194)

Yamashita Tomohisa : One in a million [Taiwanese Limited Edition ...

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Nishino Kana – if (second consecutive week at #1)

Yu-kun Official Blog: Kana Nishino - If Lyric & Terjemahan

8/3/15

Album:

DREAMS COME TRUE – DREAMS COME TRUE THE BEST! Watashi no Dorikamu (third week sales: 79,924 / third consecutive week at #1)

ドリカム、ベストアルバムが12週連続トップ5入り | BARKS

Single / Billboard Hot 100:

Nogizaka46 – Taiyou Knock (first week sales: 609,202)

先ヨミ】乃木坂46、生駒里奈がセンターの夏ソングが1位を走る ...

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