LiSA's Demon Slayer Film Theme Song Tops Japan's Karaoke Annual Ranking of 2021

Yoko Takahashi"s "A Cruel Angel's Thesis" follows in second



Nagoya-based company XING announced the annual rankings for the most popular karaoke songs of the year 2021 today, which were counted by its online karaoke service JOYSOUND (including its sub-brand UGA) between January 1 and November 30, 2021. JOYSOUND started its service in 1992 and has become one of the major karaoke brands in Japan, offering the karaoke industry's largest lineup of more than 329,000 songs. 


According to the data, the most popular anime song in Japanese karaoke this year was LiSA's 17th CD single song "Homura," which was used as the theme song for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train. The song was released from SACRA MUSIC on October 14, 2020, then certificated "platinum" by The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for shipping more than 250,000 copies.


Last year's most popular song in the overall ranking, LiSA's 15th single song "Gurenge" (TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba OP theme) dropped to 14th in the overall ranking and fifth in the anime/tokusatsu/game ranking.





2021 Anime/Tokusatsu/Game Song Ranking Top 20



1 (new).  "Homura" (LiSA / Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train)



2 (2). "Zankoku na Tenshi no Thesis/A Cruel Angel's Thesis" (Yoko Takahashi / Neon Genesis Evangelion



3 (new). "Kaibutsu" (YOASOBI / BEASTERS)



4 (new). "Niji" (Masaki Suda / Stand By me Doraemon 2)



5 (1). "Gurenge" (LiSA / Demon Slayer Kimietsu no Yaiba



6 (-). "Kaikai Kitan" (Eve / JUJUTSU KAISEN)



7 (3). "Himawari no Yakusoku" (Motohiro Hata / Stand By Me Doraemon)



8 (new). "Cry Baby" (Official HIGE DANdism / Tokyo Revengers)



9 (5) "Inferno" (Mrs. GREEN APPLE / Fire Force)



10 (6). "Sugar Song to Bitter Step" (UNISON SQUARE GARDEN / Blood Blockade Battlefront)



11 (8). "Single Bed" (Sharam Q / D・N・A2)

12 (13). "Sekai ga Owaru Madewa..." (WANDS / Slum Dunk)

13 (7). "Peace Sign" (Kenshi Yonezu / My Hero Academia)

14 (10). "God Knows..." (Aya Hirano as Haruhi Suzumiya / The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

15 (4). "Yesterday"  (Official HIGE DANdism / HELLO WORLD)

16 (23). "Hana ni Bourei" (Yorushika / A Whisker Away)

17 (11). "Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari" (Supercell / Bakemonogatari

18 (12). "Touch" (Yoshimi Iwasaki / Touch)

19 (14). "Harunohi" (Aimyon / Crayon Shin-chan Honeymoon Hurricane -The Lost Hiroshi-)

20 (28). "Tamashii no Refrain / Soul's Refrain" (Yoko Takahashi / Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death and Rebirth)



Source: XING press release




Other Top News

Sort by:
Hime banner

Try The NEW CrunchyrollBeta

check it out