Youtube has started their annual “Youtube Rewind” series highlighting the year’s most popular videos. This year, Youtube Japan has uploaded a special playlist highlighting the most popular music related videos. Naturally private, unlisted, and deleted videos were not included. Any views from outside of Japan also weren’t included.
Japan wasn’t able to let go of Frozen this year, the animated Disney blockbuster capitalized all top 5 positions. The Japanese version of “Let It Go” took the #1 spot with over 80 million views. The first non-Frozen related video belongs to SEKAI NO OWARI‘s “Snow Magic Factory” pv, SEKAI NO OWARI was also able to grab the #7 position with the their pv for “Hono to Mori no Carnival”. Sandaime J Soul Brothers and even more Frozen rounded out the top 10.
The entire playlist, consisting of 50 videos can be seen here.