Oshi no Ko’s cheesy opening song has a pretty scary ‘destructive power’ when it has won the first place of the top 100 songs on Youtube.
In recent times, the name Oshi no Ko has been widely known by fans thanks to the appearance of the anime series. And in addition to the breathtaking details or moments when the author reveals the truth about the showbiz world, Oshi no Ko’s fame and status is also bolstered by his opening song. A song so catchy that it suddenly became number one on YouTube’s global top 100 song chart.
According to the news from the Twitter page “ANIME NEWS AND UPDATES”, from June 30 to July 6 of 2023, Oshi no Ko’s song “Idol” has increased to 41.9 million views on Youtube. Another interesting fact is that the song performed by the duo YOASOBI has been on the top of Oricon for 13 consecutive weeks.
Not only Youtube or Oricon, but Idol also won the Champion position of the Music Top 100: Global chart from the “big” in the technology industry, Apple. In addition to high positions in technology platforms, the opening song of Oshi no Ko also set a memorable milestone at the US Billboard. These can be mentioned as: The first Japanese song entered the Global Excl. US or No. 7 of the US Billboard’s Global 200.
Since debut, the opening song of Oshi no Ko can be considered to have attracted all netizens and become famous overnight. It can be said that this success comes from the fact that the YOASOBI couple excelled by using an extreme beat to describe an extremely cute Japanese idol.
Not only the music, but even the lyrics make many listeners have to praise a word, “top”. Because the song “Idol” not only clearly describes the nature of the idol industry in Japan, but the lyrics also have countless layers of overlapping meanings, such as:
“Uso ka hontou ka shirienai”, this lyrics if meFans learn Japanese and also watch Oshi no Ko then surely people would write that it could both be interpreted as “fans loved Ai so much that she fell for her lies” and “Who fell for Hikaru’s lies”.
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Although the Japanese language is still not there, Game8Z can still dance to the song Idol. And that’s the magic of this song. Therefore, Game8Z considers the recent success of this song to be completely deserved.
Will when Oshi no Ko Entering the second anime season, will the opening song still burn like this? MeFans, please follow Game8Z to be able to update the answer when season 2 comes out in 2024.