The hit parade. (Blowfish).
According to Infoseek, the most popular key words entered in the Internet search engine between November 2001 and October 2002 were "World Cup." These were followed in descending order by words related to typhoon information, Hikaru Utada (a female pop singer), Universal Studios Japan, stock market quotations, UFJ Bank, McDonald's Japan, traffic condition updates, Uniqlo (a popular chain of casual wear shops) and Muneo Suzuki. The last is the name of a politician from Hokkaido who was arrested and forced to resign from the Diet on corruption charges.