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Your Name. Theme is Japan’s Most Popular Karaoke Anime Song

your nameAnime theme songs make for great karaoke fodder, and the new number one sing-along hit in Japan should come as a surprise to no one. According to rankings released by DAM, Japan’s largest online karaoke service, RADWIMPS’ theme song to Makoto Shinkai’s your name. anime film is the new champion.

“Zenzenzense (movie ver.)” took the top spot from last year’s number one hit, Motohiro Hata’s “Himawari no Yakusoku” from Stand By Me, Doraemon. As a result, RADWIMPS has also been named The Most Popular Artist of the year.

This year, “Himawari no Yakusoku” came in second, while evergreen anime karaoke hit “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis” from Neon Genesis Evangelion came in third.

Other songs rounding out the list include:

4. “Sugar Song to Bitter Step” – UNISON SQUARE GARDEN (Blood Blockade Battlefront)
5. “Nandemonaiya (movie ver.)” – RADWIMPS (Your Name.)
6. “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari” – Supercell (Bakemonogatari)
7. “Single Bed” – Sharam (Q/DNA2)
8. “Butter-Fly” – Koji Wada (Digimon Adventure)
9. “Touch” – Yoshimi Iwasaki (Touch)
10. “Kokoro e” – Road of Major (Major)

Source: DAM via Crunchyroll

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