Spotify, which is used by over 381 million users worldwide, has released its rankings for the most played Japanese artists and songs overseas in 2021.
YOASOBI tops the artist chart, while Eve‘s “Kaikai Kitan” tops the song chart.
There was also a ranking of the foreign countries that listened to anime-related music the most this year. The United States topped that ranking.
See the rest of the rankings below!
Most Played Japanese Artists Overseas
- Sawano Hiroyuki
- Linked Horizon
- Hisaishi Joe
- ONE OK ROCK
- Yonezu Kenshi
Most Played Japanese Songs Overseas
- Eve – Kaikai Kitan
- LiSA – Gurenge
- YOASOBI – Yoru ni Kakeru
- TK from Ling Tosite Sigure – unravel
- Linked Horizon – Shinzo wo Sasageyo!
- Teriyaki Boyz – Tokyo Drift (Fast & Furious)
- Vickeblanka – Black Catcher
- KANA-BOON – Silhouette
- Ikimonogakari – Blue Bird
- YOASOBI – Kaibutsu
Countries That Listened to Anime-related Music the Most
- United States
- The Philippines
- United Kingdom