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LiSA’s Demon Slayer Movie Theme Song Tops Japan’s Anime Song Karaoke Chart in H1 2021

On June 21, Nagoya-based company XING announced the ranking of the most popular karaoke songs according to the number of times sung on its online karaoke service “JOYSOUND” series and “UGA2 series between January 1 and January 10. June 2021. JOYSOUND began service in 1992 and has become one of Japan’s leading karaoke brands, offering the largest lineup in the karaoke industry with over 310,000 songs.

The most sung anime theme song in the first half of 2021 was anise singer Lisathe 17th single song from, “Homura” (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train theme song), defeating the longtime champion “The Thesis of a Cruel Angel” in second and his “Gurenge” (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba OP anime TV theme) in fourth. “Gurenge” was the most popular karaoke song of all of 2020.

“Homura” also ranks fourth in the overall karaoke song chart, and LiSA herself ranks second in the overall artist chart, behind only YOASOBI.


JOYSOUND: Anime/Tokusatsu/Game Song Top 20 of the first half of 2021:




1 (new). “Homura” by lisa


(Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train theme song)





2 (2). “Zankoku na Tenshi no Thesis / The Thesis of a Cruel Angel” by Yoko Takahashi


(Neon Genesis Evangelion OP theme)





3 (new). “Niji” by Masaki Suda


(Support me Doraemon 2 theme song)





4 (1). “Gurenge” by lisa


(Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV animation OP theme)





5 (new). “Kaikai Kitan” by Eve


(JUJUTSU KAISEN OP theme)





6 (new). “Kaibutsu” by YOASOBI


(BEASTARS OP theme)





7 (3). “Himawari no Yakusoku” by Motohiro Hata


(Remember me Doraemon theme song)





8 (5). “Hell” by Ms GREEN APPLR


(fire force PO)





9 (new). “Hana ni Bourei” by Yorushika

(At a glance theme song)





10 (6). “Sugar Song to Bitter Step” by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN


(Blood Blockade Battlefront OP theme)



11 (4). “Yesterday” by Official High Dandism (HI WORLD theme song)

12 (10). “Only God knows…” by Aya Hirano as Haruhi Suzumiya (The melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya insert a song)

13 (13). “Sekai ga Owaru Madewa…” by STICKS (slam dunk OP theme)

14 (7). “Peace Sign” by Kenshi Yonezu (my hero academia OP theme)

15 (8). “Single bed” by Sharam Q (D・N・A2 ED theme)

16 (9). “Harunohi” by Aimyon (Pencil Shin-chan Honeymoon Hurricane – The Lost Hiroshi theme song)

17 (12). “To touch” by Yoshimi Iwasaki (To touch OP theme)

18 (11). “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari” by SuperCell (Bakemonogatari OP theme)

19 (14). “unravel” by TK from Ling to the Sigure site (tokyo ghoul PO)

20 (-). “Soul’s Chorus” by Yoko Takahashi (Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death and Rebirth theme song)


Source: XING press release

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