Oricon Week The Ichiban (1997.06.09)

オリコンウィーク ザ1番
310 yen
released 1997.06.02

The cover features a smiling Kouda Mariko (國府田マリ子) in a full face shot, wearing a yellow jacket over a white t-shirt.

The cover story is a five page interview/picture set of Kouda Mariko. Four full page color pictures of Mariko, and a one page interview.
[I didn't know that "Egao de Aishiteru" was a cover song...]

The music news flash section contains small articles on Kouda Mariko and Shiina Hekiru.

The "Girls Weekly" section is a one page monochrome article on Nagasaki Moe (長崎萠).

Two page interview with Two-Mix (Takayama Minami and Nagano Shiina).

One page interview with Nogami Yukana (野上ゆかな).

Oricon Top 100 singles

39: Hayashibara Megumi's "don't be discouraged/Breeze" (last week #26)
51: Takahashi Yoko's "Tamashi no Rufuran" (last week #32)

The new Miyamura Yuko single debuts at #79

The Sentimental Graffiti albums debuted at #47, #48, and #49 respectively (guess which placed where)

And other scattered bits and pieces here and there...

[information by Joe Petrow]

[Orion Week The Ichiban]

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