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Theme Song “Stand By Me Doraemon” Tops 2016 Japan Anime Songs Karaoke Chart

Japan’s two largest online karaoke service chains, CONTAIN and JOYSOUND announced this year’s rankings for the most popular songs in each category, both were counted between January 1 and November 30, 2016.

The #1 anime song in both services is “Himawari no Yakusoku” by Motohiro Hata, the theme song for the 2014 3DCG movie Stay close to me Doraemon. And “Zankoku na Tenshi no Thesis” (Neon Genesis Evangelion), the most popular song from 2008 to 2013, still ranks 2nd. Among the songs released in 2016, “Zenzenzense (movie ver.)” (your name.) by RADWIMPS and “Sugar Song to Bitter Step” (Blood Blockade Battlefront) by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN ranked first.

CONTAIN

Anime/Tokusatsu/Game Song Ranking Top 20

1. “Himawari no Yakusoku” (Motohiro Hata/Remember me Doraemon)

2. “Zankoku na Tenshi no thesis” (Yoko Takahashi/Neon Genesis Evangelion)

3. “Zenzenzense (movie version) (RADWIMPS/your name.)

4. “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari” (supercell/Bakemonogatari)

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

6. “Ari no Mamade/Let it go” (Takako Matsu/Frozen)

7. “Single bed” (Sharam Q/D・N・A2)

8. “Butterfly” (Koji Wada/Digimon Adventure)

9. “RPGs” (SEKAI NO OWARI/Crayon Shin-chan: Very tasty! Class B Gourmet Survival!!)

10. “Kokoro-e” (Major Road/Major)

11. “Touch” (Yoshimi Iwasaki/To touch)

12. “Sekai ga Owaru Made wa…” (CHOPES/slam dunk)

13. “detangle” (TK of Ling Tosite Sigure/Tokyo Ghoul)

14. “Tobira Akete/Love is an Open Door” (Sayaka Kanda, Eisuke Tsuda/Frozen)

15. “God knows…” (Aya Hirano/The melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

16. “Sousei no Aquarion” (AKINO/Aquarius)

17. “Sobakasu” (JUDY AND MARY/Rurouni Kenshin)

18. “Hanamaru Pippi wa Yoi Ko dake” (AouP/Osomatsu-san)

19. “Gekkouka” (Janne Da Ark/blackjack)

20. “Leo” (Megumi Nakajima/Border Macros)

JOYSOUND

Anime/Tokusatsu/Game Song Ranking Top 20

1. “Himawari no Yakusoku” (Motohiro Hata/Remember me Doraemon)

2. “Zankoku na Tenshi no thesis” (Yoko Takahashi/Neon Genesis Evangelion)

3. “Sugar Song to Bitter Step” (UNISON SQUARE GARDEN/Blood Blockade Battlefront)

4. “Ari no Mamade/Let it go” (Takako Matsu/Frozen)

5. “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari” (supercell/Bakemonogatari)

6. “Zenzenzense (movie version) (RADWIMPS/your name.)

7. “Leo” (Megumi Nakajima/Border Macros)

8. “RPGs” (SEKAI NO OWARI/Crayon Shin-chan: Very tasty! Class B Gourmet Survival!!)

9. “Hanamaru Pippi wa Yoi Ko dake” (AouP/Osomatsu-san)

10. “Single bed” (Sharam Q/D・N・A2)

11. “Butterfly” (Koji Wada/Digimon Adventure)

12. “Touch” (Yoshimi Iwasaki/To touch)

13. “God knows…” (Aya Hirano/The melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

14. “Sousei no Aquarion” (AKINO/Aquarius)

15. “Kokoro-e” (Major Road/Major)

16. “Sekai ga Owaru Made wa…” (CHOPES/slam dunk)

17. “detangle” (TK of Ling Tosite Sigure/Tokyo Ghoul)

18. “only my railgun” (fripSide/A certain scientific railgun)

19. “Tobira Akete/Love is an Open Door” (Sayaka Kanda, Eisuke Tsuda/Frozen)

20. “Uso” (SID/Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

“Himawari no Yakusoku”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw1nqhvHY48

“Zenzenzense (movie version)”

“Sugar Song to Bitter Step”

Source: CONTAIN, JOYSOUND Press release