Daiichikosho, a Japanese karaoke company, conducted a karaoke ranking survey that got topped by “Tokyo Revengers” opening theme. The songs that were taken into consideration were the theme songs from the spring 2021 TV anime. The song had to be available on the companies karaoke on-demand service, DAM, from April 1 to June 30, 2021. Over 100 theme/insert/character songs were sung at DAM nationwide, and below, you can see the top 10 ranking:
- 1st place – “Cry Baby” – Official HIGE DANdism (“Tokyo Revengers” opening theme)
- 2nd place – “No.1” DISH// (“My Hero Academia” 5th season 1st cour opening theme)
- 3rd place – “Imperfect” – Masayoshi Oishi (“SSSS.DYNAZENON” opening theme)
- 4th place – “Koko de Iki wo Shite” – eill (“Tokyo Revengers” ending theme)
- 5th place – “Shake & Shake” – Sumika (“Pretty Boy Detective Club” opening theme)
- 6th place – “Taiga yo Tomo ni Naite Kure” – Franchouchou
- 7th place – “TOMORROW” – BiSH (“Kingdom” 3rd season opening theme)
- 8th place – “ZEAL of proud” – Roselia (“CARDFIGHT VANGUARD overDress” opening theme)
- 9th place – “Soul Salvation” – Megumi Hayashibara (“Shaman King” opening theme)
- 10th place – “Ashiato” – the peggies (“My Hero Academia” 5th season 1st cour ending theme)
As you can see, “Tokyo Revengers” opening theme, “Crybaby”, is topping the TV anime karaoke chart, while the series’ ending is sitting in 4th place.
What is Tokyo Revengers
Ken Wakui is the author of “Tokyo Revengers”, a manga that started serializing in Weekly Shonen Magazine on March 1, 2017. Kodansha USA is publishing the manga in English since October 16, 2018, and you can buy volumes 1-20 on their website. The manga also has a currently-airing, as of the writing of this article, anime adaptation that you can watch on Crunchyroll. What’s more, “Tokyo Revengers” manga entered its final arc on June 2, 2021.
In case you don’t know what “Tokyo Revengers” is about, you can read Kodansha Comics’ synopsis below:
Watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his girlfriend from way back in middle school, Hinata Tachibana, has died. The only girlfriend he ever had was just killed by a villainous group known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. He lives in a crappy apartment with thin walls, and his six-years-younger boss treats him like an idiot. Plus, he’s a complete and total virgin…
At the height of his rock-bottom life, he suddenly time-leaps twelve years back to his middle school days!! To save Hinata, and change the life he spent running away, hopeless part-timer Takemichi must aim for the top of Kanto’s most sinister delinquent gang!!
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Source: Daiichikosho press release via Crunchyroll