RADWIMPS’ “your name.” Theme Song is The Second Most Watched Japanese MV on YouTube in 2016


Google Japan yesterday announced the top 100 list of the most watched Japanese music videos uploaded on YouTube in 2016. The most watched anime-related MV was “Zenzenzense (movie version),” the theme song for Makoto Shinkai’s mega hit anime film Kimi no Na wa./your name. performed by four-member rock band RADWIMPS. The clip has been viewed 84,563,248 times as of this writing, while the most popular clip, Pikotaro’s “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)” has been played 101,838,134 times

  

“YouTube Rewind Top Trend Japanese Music Video 2016” Top 10

 (some videos are region-locked in some countries)

 

1. “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)” Pikotaro

2. “Zenzenzense (movie version)” RADWIMPS (Kimi no Na wa. theme song)

3. “Perfect Human” (short version) RADIO FISH

4. “Silent Majority”  Keyakizaka 46

5. “Perfect Human” (full version) RADIO FISH

6. “Koi” Gen Hoshino

7. “FLASH” Perfurme (Chihayafuru theme song)

8. “Sukina Hito ga Iru Koto” JY

9. “Feel So Alive” Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE

10. “Tomoyo -Kono saki mo Zutto-” Ketsumeishi

    (Crayon Shin-chan Fast Asleep! Dreaming World Big Assault!theme song)

 


 

Other notable anime/manga-related videos in the top 100:

26. “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen) Ryuk (Death Note) feat.Pikotaro – 21,067,756 viewed

 

 

49. “Boku no Namae wo” (Wolf Girl and Black Prince theme song) back number – 6,552,942

 

  

70. “Yoru wa Nemurerukai?” (Ajin theme song) flumpool – 5,904,198

  

 

Source: YouTube Japan

 



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