was the most prominent musical magazine of Japan, when it comes to "Western Pop". Original publication ran from 1951 to 1998. Generalist in the begining, it specialized and became exclusively dedicated to "Western Pop" around 1961.
The monthly publication was filed with news, critics of new records, exclusive interviews (Beatles), printed Japanese hit parades like "At the request of 95 million inhabitants" and "Your hit-parade", the US rankings Cashbox and Billboard.
There was also a page entitled "Who is Number°1 in Tokyo"
. A ranking of 20 or 30 best selling singles of "Western" and "Western Pop" in Tokyo city. The panel was of twenty specialized outlets. At that time and in the 70s, rock and pop records were buy, mainly by the teenagers in the capital or the agglomeration of Tokyo. I have all rankings from 1960 to the first half of 1964 plus a few of 1965.1959 - 1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965