2. GLAY Winter, Again
3. Ayumi Hamasaki A-- Monochrome...
4. Ryuichi Sakamoto Ura BTTB--Energy Flow
5. Hikaru Utada Automatic
6. Hikaru Utada Addicted to You
7. Morning Musume Love Machine
8. GLAY BE WITH YOU
9. L'Arc-en-Ciel Heaven's Drive
10. Kinki Kids Flower
I remember the year distinctly being one in which a Japanese-American, one-third of YMO and a group of young girls who hadn't supposed to have been successful a few years back went over the top with their hits. And yet, they were all topped by a trio of tiny rice dumplings.