LiSA's Demon Slayer OP Theme Tops Japan's Anime Song Karaoke Ranking in First Half of 2020



Nagoya-based firm XING has introduced the rankings for the most well-liked karaoke songs primarily based on the variety of instances sung in its on-line karaoke service JOYSOUND collection and UGA collection between January 1 and June 20, 2020. JOYSOUND began its service in 1992 and has grow to be one of many main karaoke manufacturers in Japan, providing the karaoke business’s largest lineup of greater than 310,000 songs.


Beating the long-time champion “A Merciless Angel’s Thesis,” which was the most well-liked karaoke music in Japan’s Heisei period (1992-2019), the most well-liked anime/tokusatsu/recreation music within the first half of 2020 was LiSA’s “Gurenge,” the OP theme for the TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.


The music jumped up from final 12 months’s 25th, taking the primary No.1 spot for LiSA. The music additionally ranked second within the total rating, behind solely “Pretender” by Official HIGE DANdism. Due to the good success of the music, LiSA has grow to be the seventh hottest singer within the total artist rating.  


“Gurenge” was digitally launched on April 22, 2019, then its CD single adopted as her 15th single on July 3. It has been already streamed over 100 million instances on subscription providers worldwide and authorized triple platinum by The Recording Business Affiliation of Japan (RIAJ) for surpassing 750,000 downloads. 



JOYSOUND: Anime/Tokusatsu/Recreation Tune Rating High 20 within the First Half of 2020:



1 (25). “Gurenge” by LiSA (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)  



2 (1). “Zankoku na Tenshi no Thesis/A Merciless Angel’s Thesis” (Yoko Takahashi /Neon Genesis Evangelion) 



3 (new). “Yesterday” (Official Hige Dandism / HELLO WORLD) 



4 (2). “Himawari no Yakusoku” (Motohiro Hata /Stand By Me Doraemon)



5 (4). “Sugar Tune to Bitter Step” (UNISON SQUARE GARDEN / Blood Blockade Battlefront)



6 (6). “Let It Go – Ari no Mama de” (Takako Matsu / Frozen Japanese dub version)

7 (new). “Inferno” (Mrs. GREEN APPLR / Fireplace Power)

8 (3). “Peace Signal” (Kenshi Yonezu / My Hero Academia)

9 (7). “Single Mattress” (Sharam Q / D・N・A2)

10 (9). “Contact” (Yoshimi Iwasaki / Contact)


11 (new). “Into The Unkown -Kokoro no mama ni-“ by Takako Matsu feat. Aurora (Frozen 2 Japanese theme music)

12 (10). “God Is aware of…” (Aya Hirano as Haruhi Suzumiya / The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

13 (11). “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari” (Supercell / Bakemonogatari) 

14 (14). “Harunohi” (Aimyon / Crayon Shin-chan Honeymoon Hurricane -The Misplaced Hiroshi)

15 (16). “Sekai ga Owaru Madewa…” (WANDS / Slum Dunk)

16 (18). “Butter-fly” (Koji Wada / Digimon Journey)

17 (13). “unravel” (TK from Ling tosite Sigure / Tokyo Ghoul)

18 (12). “A Complete New World” (Tomoya Nakamura and Haruka Kinoshita / Aladdin Japanese dub version)

19 (15). “Doraemon” (Gen Hoshino / Doraemon the Film 2018 Nobita’s Treasure Island)

20 (5). “Uchiage Hanabi” (DAOKOxKenshi Yonezu / Fireworks, Ought to We See It from the Facet or the Backside?)



Supply: XING press launch