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Billboard JAPAN: LiSA’s Demon Slayer OP Becomes Best-Selling Anime Song in H1 2020

Billboard JAPAN has released the sales rankings for the first half of 2020 (November 25, 2019 to May 24, 2020). Highest Ranked Song in its Overall Anime Song Ratings “HOT Animation” is, as expected, “Gurenge”, the OP theme for tv anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba interpreted by LiSA.

The song was released digitally on April 22, 2019, and then her CD single followed as her 15th single on July 3. It has already been streamed over 100 million times on subscription services worldwide and certified. triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for exceeding 750,000 downloads. In addition, his physical CD has sold 100,000 copies and certified gold. The song has consistently topped the “HOT Animation” charts for the past nine weeks.

Message from LiSA:

“A year has passed since the broadcast of the television anime ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba’ and the digital release of ‘Gurenge’. I am very happy that the song has been loved by many people for a long time with the anime. May Gurenge continue to flourish and flourish in the hearts of Tanjiro and other characters who have shown us that they can live strong despite injuries and those who want to be strong. Thank you very much.”

Billboard JAPAN “HOT Animation” top 10 in the first half of 2020:

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

2. “Yesterday” by official Hige Dandism (HI WORLD theme song)

3. “Hell” by Mrs. GREEN APPLE (Fire force PO)

4. “Harunohi” by Aimyon (Crayon Shin-chan Honeymoon Hurricane -The Lost Hiroshi- theme song)

5. “Sora no Aosa wo Shiru Hito yo” by Aimyon (its blue sky theme song)

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

7. “Birthday” by Mr. Children (Doraemon: Nobita’s New Dinosaur theme song)

8. “Uchiage Hanabi” by DAOKO x Kenshi Yonezu (Fireworks theme song)

9. “Ray of light” by J-JUN (Smile on the track ED)

10. “Hana ni Bourei” by Yorushika (A mustache away theme song)

“Gurenge” MV YouTube EDIT ver. :

First Press Limited Edition CD Cover:

Source: Japan billboard