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.

5/4/90

Album:

ZIGGY – KOOL KIZZ (first week sales: 82,650)

KOOL KIZZ(リマスター・バージョン) by Ziggy on Spotify

Single:

PRINCESS PRINCESS – OH YEAH! (second week sales: 153,450 / second consecutive week at #1)


5/8/95

Album:

WANDS – PIECE OF MY SOUL (first wek sales: 542,370)

Oricon Flashback: Week of 5/18 | ARAMA! JAPAN

Single:

H Jungle with t – WOW WAR TONIGHT ~Toki ni wa Okose yo Movement (sixth week sales: 166,220 / sixth consecutive week at #1)

H Jungle With T - Wow War Tonight ~時には起こせよムーヴメント ...

5/8/00

Album:

Various Artists – Petit Best ~Ki Ao Aka~ (first week sales: 385,680)

Hello! Project (ハロー!プロジェクト) - Mp3 Download Başlığı

Single:

Masaharu Fukuyama – Sakurazaka (first week sales: 751,620)


5/9/05

Album:

NEWS – touch (first week sales: 164,016)

News - Touch (2005, CD) | Discogs

Single:

Ayumi Hamasaki – STEP you / is this LOVE? (second week sales: 68,977 / second consecutive week at #1)

STEP you | Singer, People, Pop

5/10/10

Album:

Tokunaga Hideaki – VOCALIST 4 (second week sales: 120,333 / second 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:

HO-KAGO TEA TIME – GO! GO! MANIAC (first week sales: 83,400)

Go! Go! Maniac (From "K-ON!!) - EP by Ho-Kago Tea Time on Apple Music

RIAJ Digital Track Chart:

Hilcrhyme – Daijoubu (third non-consecutive week at #1)


5/4/15

Album:

Johnnys’ WEST – Paripipo (first week sales: 81,161)

Discography(ジャニーズWEST) | Johnny's net

Single:

HKT48 – 12 Byou (first week sales: 277,916)

HKT48の「メロンジュース - EP」をApple Musicで

Billboard Hot 100:

BUMP OF CHICKEN – Hello,world!

BUMP OF CHICKEN、ニューシングルのジャケット公開 | OKMusic

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