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2001 Oricon Top 100 Albums

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Top 100 album sales in Japan 2001 according to Oricon


Rank Artist Album Date Sale Cover
1

Utada Hikaru

Distance

2001.03.28 4,404,000 UH20Distance.jpg
2

Hamasaki Ayumi

A BEST

2001.03.28 4,248,640 Hamasaki Ayumi - A BEST.jpg
3

Southern All Stars

Ballad 3 ~the album of LOVE~

2000.11.22 2,659,000 Ballad 3 ~the album of LOVE~.jpg
4

GLAY

DRIVE-GLAY complete BEST

2000.11.29 2,637,420 DRIVE-GLAY complete BEST.jpg
5

Morning Musume

Best! Morning Musume 1

2001.01.31 2,224,000 Morning Musume - Best 1.jpg
6

Mr.Children

Mr.Children 1992-1995

2001.07.11 1,963,160 Mr.Children 1992-1995.jpg
7

SMAP

Smap Vest

2001.03.23 1,679,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
8

MISIA

MARVELOUS

2001.04.25 1,637,540 MISIA MARVELOUS.jpg
9

LOVE PSYCHEDELICO

THE GREATEST HITS

2001.01.11 1,610,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
10

CHEMISTRY

The Way We Are

2001.11.07 1,543,850 The Way We Are.jpg
11

Mr.Children

Mr.Children 1996-2000

2001.07.11 1,535,120 Mr.Children 1996-2000.jpg
12

Kuraki Mai

PERFECT CRIME

2001.07.04 1,317,170 Kuraki Mai - PERFECT CRIME.jpg
13

The Gospellers

Love Notes

2001.06.06 1,298,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
14

DA PUMP

Da Best of Da Pump

2001.02.28 1,291,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
15

L'Arc~en~Ciel

Clicked Singles Best 13

2001.03.14 1,241,500 Clicked Singles Best 13.jpg
16

Onitsuka Chihiro

Insomnia

2001.03.07 1,231,860 Insomniachi.jpg
17

The Beatles

1

2000.11.13 1,177,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
18

Takeuchi Mariya

BON APPETIT

2001.08.22 1,170,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
19

B'z

ELEVEN

2000.12.06 1,132,180 Bz eleven.jpg
20

Porno Graffitti

foo?

2001.02.28 1,101,860 foo.jpg
21

Hirai Ken

gaining through losing

2001.07.04 1,067,780 KenHirai gainingthroughlosing.jpg
22

Various Artists

THE BEST OF DETECTIVE CONAN

2000.11.29 1,046,560 Tbodc.jpg
23

aiko

Natsufuku

2001.06.20 979,810 Natsufuku regular.jpg
24

JUDY AND MARY

WARP

2001.02.07 886,770 WARPJUDYANDMARY.jpg
25

Fukuyama Masaharu

f

2001.04.25 872,920 f.jpg
26

Every Little Thing

4 FORCE

2001.03.22 847,000 ELT 4Force.jpg
27

Various Artists

MAX BEST

2000.11.22 827,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
28

Dragon Ash

Lily of da valley

2001.03.14 812,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
29

JUDY AND MARY

The Great Escape -COMPLETE BEST-

2001.05.23 770,000 The Great EscapeJUDYANDMARY.jpg
30

hitomi

LOVE LIFE

2000.12.13 766,000 Hitomi ll.jpg
31

Oda Kazumasa

LOOKING BACK 2

2001.05.16 605,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
32

Do As Infinity

DEEP FOREST

2001.09.19 602,000 DEEP FORESTdai.jpg
33

Yaida Hitomi

Candlize

2001.10.31 580,000 CandlizeYaidaHitomi.jpg
34

Backstreet Boys

The Hits: Chapter One

2001.10.24 578,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
35

m-flo

EXPO EXPO

2001.03.28 557,000 expoo.jpg
36

ABBA

SOS: The Best of ABBA

2001.02.07 549,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
37

Various Artists

Together!- Tanpopo putchi mini Yūko -

2001.04.18 538,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
38

Various Artists

image

2000.08.23 531,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
39

KinKi Kids

E album

2001.07.25 523,380 E album.jpg
40

Hamada Shogo

The History of Shogo Hamada ”Since 1975”

2000.11.08 522,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
41

Inoue Yousui

UNITED COVER

2001.05.30 517,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
42

The Gospellers

Soul Serenade

2000.10.12 510,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
43

Various Artists

image 2

2001.04.25 509,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
44

KinKi Kids

D album

2000.12.13 506,200 D album limited.jpg
45

Cocco

Best+Ura Best+Mihappyou Kyokushuu

2001.09.05 494,000 BESTTcocco.jpg
46

THE YELLOW MONKEY

GOLDEN YEARS Singles 1996-2001

2001.06.13 488,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
47

Various Artists

WOMAN 2

2001.09.19 447,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
48

Janet Jackson

All for You

2001.04.16 441,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
49

shela

COLORLESS

2001.05.09 441,000 shela colorless.jpg
50

Aerosmith

Just Push Play

2001.03.07 434,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
51

Hamasaki Ayumi

SUPER EUROBEAT presents ayu-ro mix 2

2001.09.27 434,000 Super Eurobeat Presents Ayu-ro Mix 2.jpg
52

hiro

BRILLIANT

2001.01.31 429,520 Hiro Brilliant CD Cover.jpg
53

LUNA SEA

PERIOD ~THE BEST SELECTION~

2000.12.23 415,620 PERIODLUNASEAALBUM.jpg
54

Matsutoya Yumi

sweet,bitter sweet~YUMING BALLAD BEST

2001.11.14 411,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
55

Bon Jovi

Tokyo Road: Best of Bon Jovi

2001.03.28 401,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
56

Ulfuls

Best da ze!!

2001.04.28 400,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
57

Various Artists

~the most relaxing~ feel 2

2001.04.11 391,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
58

Miki Douzan

Lifetime Respect

2001.07.25 390,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
59

Enya

Themes From Calmi Cuori Appassionati

2001.10.24 381,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
60

Suzuki Ami

FUN for FAN

2001.05.30 379,290 FUN for FAN.jpg
61

ZARD

Toki no Tsubasa

2001.02.15 371,350 Toki no Tsubasa.jpg
62

Enya

A Day Without Rain

2000.11.11 371,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
63

Backstreet Boys

Black & Blue

2000.11.15 369,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
64

Do As Infinity

NEW WORLD

2001.02.21 353,660 DAI NewWorld.jpg
65

Various Artists

Love Rights

2001.04.18 346,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
66

SMAP

pamS

2001.08.08 343,000 Pams.jpg
67

V6

Very best

2001.01.01 340,910 Very best.jpg
68

Takeuchi Mariya

SOUVENIR ~Mariya Takeuchi Live

2000.11.22 334,600 Wiki sorry.jpg
69

Amuro Namie

break the rules

2000.12.20 334,520 break the rules.jpg
70

ARASHI

ARASHI No.1 ~Arashi wa Arashi wo Yobu~

2001.01.24 323,030 ARASHI No.1 ~Arashi wa Arashi wo Yobu~.jpg
71

Shogo Hamada

SAVE OUR SHIP

2001.08.22 322,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
72

Hamasaki Ayumi

ayu-mi-x III Version Non-Stop Mega Mix

2001.02.28 314,040 Ayu-mi-x III Non-Stop Mega Mix Version.jpg
73

Hirai Ken

THE CHANGING SAME

2000.06.21 309,000 KenHirai THECHANGINGSAME.jpg
74

Aiuchi Rina

Be Happy

2001.01.24 306,540 Be Happy.jpg
75

the brilliant green

Los Angeles

2001.01.01 304,000 the brilliant green - Los Angeles.jpg
76

Various Artists

Music of the Millennium

2000.11.29 303,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
77

Hamasaki Ayumi

Duty

2000.09.27 300,870 AyumiHamasaki-Duty.jpg
78

Yaen

Tesshū

2001.03.14 299,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
79

Hamasaki Ayumi

Cyber TRANCE presents ayu trance

2001.09.27 297,000 Cyber Trance Presents Ayu Trance.jpg
80

BRAHMAN

A FORLORN HOPE

2001.06.27 296,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
81

19

up to you

2001.09.27 283,000 up to you.jpg
82

RIZE

ROOKEY

2000.11.22 281,000 ROOKEYRIZECOVER.jpg
83

Various Artists

~the most relaxing~ feel

2000.03.23 270,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
84

MONGOL800

Message

2001.09.16 269,000 Message.jpg
85

RIP SLYME

FIVE

2001.07.25 267,000 RIPSLYMEFIVE.jpg
86

bird

MINDTRAVEL

2000.11.22 265,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
87

Koyanagi Yuki

my all..

2001.05.30 264,000 My All (album).jpg
88

Mariah Carey

Glitter

2001.08.18 261,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
89

Yuzu

Kajiki ~Futari no Big (Egg) Show Hen~

2001.07.18 258,950 Kajiki ~Futari no Big (Egg) Show Hen~.jpg
90

Jamiroquai

A Funk Odyssey

2001.08.29 255,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
91

Yamazaki Masayoshi

transition

2001.06.27 253,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
92

Yaida Hitomi

Daiya-monde

2000.10.25 237,000 Daiyamonde.jpg
93

Nagabuchi Tsuyoshi

Sora

2001.06.27 234,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
94

Cocco

Sangrose

2001.04.18 225,000 Sangrosecocco.jpg
95

Fukuyama Masaharu

fukuyama masaharu acoustic live best selection "Live Fukuyamania"

2001.06.27 223,880 Live Fukuyamania.jpg
96

Suga Shikao

Sugarless

2001.10.03 223,690 Suga Shikao - Sugarless.jpg
97

Superstars

Best Classic 100

2001.06.20 223,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
98

Matsutoya Yumi

acacia

2001.06.06 219,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
99

Destiny's Child

Survivor

2001.04.25 215,000 Wiki sorry.jpg
100

GACKT

Rebirth

2001.04.25 214,000 GACKT - Rebirth.jpg