Home LAST NEWS Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, One Piece: what are the most watched anime...

Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, One Piece: what are the most watched anime in Japan in 2021?


news culture Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, One Piece: what are the most watched anime in Japan in 2021?

Home of animation and manga, Japan serves as a benchmark when it comes to discerning the best animated works. One Piece, Demon Slayer or Jujutsu… Which ones appealed the most? Can we expect a similar ranking next year? Answers in this article.

Detective Conan in front of One Piece

Demon Slayer, One Piece, Wonder Egg Priority or Jujutsu Kaisen… 2021 was an excellent year, whether for manga or anime. And if everyone has their personal preference concerning such and such a work, it is the GEM analyst (partner of comic book) who carried out a study to find out what anime was the most watched in 2021 in Japan. The ranking, available below, was made based on the number of hours watched by Japanese residents during the year. Here is what it gives:

And in the end, there is nothing surprising in this ranking. Indeed, these are almost the same works that we find in the top manga sold in Japan during the year 2021.. The podium remains unchanged with tokyo revenge in 3rd place, and Demon Slayer who swaps places with Jujutsu Kaisen. In fourth position, it is always the attack of the Titans the last part of which is currently being broadcast. And it is from the fifth place that we observe changes: Detective Conan, cardboard in Japan and whose manga reached the 100th volume on the archipelago. My Hero Academia trades a fifth place (top manga) for a seventh position in the ranking of anime. We also observe a fall of two places for One Piece (seventh manga side, 9th anime).

Big upheavals in 2022?

A priori, the trend for 2022 will be much the same. Demon Slayer should find a new place in the top given the broadcast, at this very moment, of the second season straddling 2021 and 2022. Jujutsu Kaisen, it’s a little more fuzzy: the second season has still not been made official, and MAPPA studios seem to have other projects planned for 2022. Among them, the anime adaptation of chain saw man (7th best-selling manga in Japan) and the anime adaptation of Hell’s Paradise. We can also expect to see landing Spy × Family, cardboard in Japan whose animated adaptation is also scheduled for 2022

It is also 8-bit that we may find in the ranking next year. The studio in charge of Me, when I reincarnated as Slime is responsible for carrying out the adaptation of Blue Lock. The latter is a manga mixing the themes of football and battle royale. Finally, it will also be necessary to monitor the Pierrot studios: behind Kingdom, it is also them who take care of wearing the last bow of Bleach on the small screen in October.

Source: comic book