Top 10 most watched anime last week (From April 29 to May 7). The rankings are compiled by Anime Corner.
Spy x Family (12.82%) (No change)
It’s no surprise that Spy x Family is still the name that dominates the top 10 most watched anime rankings last week. At the same time, this is also the 4th week in a row that the film holds the top 1 position with overwhelming votes compared to many other works. Currently, Spy x Family is still a hot topic discussed by the anime community all the time as well as the film has successfully satisfied even the most demanding audience.
Spy x Family follows “Twilight” a spy assigned to carry out Operation Strix. To carry out this mission, he needs to get married and have a child to help him reach his target: Donovan Desmond. He adopts Anya, a girl with psychic abilities, and marries Yor, an assassin, however, they are all hiding their identities from each other.
To accomplish her goal, “Twilight” needs to get Anya enrolled in the prestigious Eden Academy and give her a chance to get close to Damian Desmond, the target’s son. Anya will need to become an Imperial Scholar by earning 8 Stella Stars, but the real challenge for Twilight is to make sure she doesn’t get 8 Tonitrus Bolts for banishment!
Ya Boy Kongming! (7.76%) (+2)
Ya Boy Kongming! succeeded in taking Kaguya-sama’s place and taking the top 2 spot on the leaderboard. Thanks to the novel and humorous plot, the film also received a lot of attention from the audience. More specifically, when the film was underestimated before its release because many viewers considered that the inclusion of the character Zhuge Liang was associated with the image “on literary information, under the geographical wall” to become a “players” who like to party are somewhat distorting history. But after the film was released, the objections gradually disappeared and were replaced by the praise of many fans for the work.
The famous military strategist Zhuge Liang – Khong Minh was dying after the battle in the Wuzhang Plain. On his hospital bed, he wished for his next life in a peaceful place, without bloodshed. He was reincarnated (in his youth) in modern Japan, appearing in the middle of a Halloween costume party in Tokyo’s club district. Partygoers (in Japanese, “Paripi”, short for ‘party’ in English) of Shibuya lured him to a nightclub, where he met Eiko Tsukimi, a singer. ambitious, and his second life begins.
Date A Live IV (7.32%) (No change)
As a “veteran” name in the top 3 of the most watched anime chart of the week, Date A Live IV is currently still standing at 3rd place with 7.32% of the votes. Although there was a slight decline this week, it was still not enough for Date A Live IV to drop out of the top 3.
Thirty years ago, a strange phenomenon called a “space quake” devastated the center of Eurasia, killing more than 150 million people. After that, spacequakes appeared with a lower frequency. Itsuka Shido, an ordinary high school student, meets a mysterious girl at the center of an airquake. Later, he learned that the cause of space quakes was the appearance of “Spirits”. He also learns that his sister (Itsuka Kotori) is the commander of the airship Fraxinus, belonging to Ratatoskr, and is required to use her mysterious power to seal the powers of the spirits, to prevent them not become a danger to mankind. However, there is a downside: in order to seal the spirit’s power, Shido is forced to make the Spirit fall in love with him and make the spirit kiss him.
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic- (6.13%) (-2)
It used to be a movie that ranked 2nd in a row for many weeks in a row, but this week Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic- had to sadly cede the position to Ya Boy Kongming!. Will the film soon return and regain its original position or will this be the time to mark the long slide of the whole film?
Kaguya sama: Love is war is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Akasaka Aka. The series is published in English by Viz Media. Two spinoff manga launched in 2018, and two television anime series produced by A-1 Pictures premiered from January 2019 to March 2019. Season 2 premiered in April 2020.
In the Student Council of Shuuchiin Academy’s high school, President Shirogane Miyuki and Vice President Shinomiya Kaguya looked like a perfect couple. Kaguya is the daughter of a wealthy chaebol family, and Miyuki is a popular student for always being at the top of her school’s achievements. Although they like each other, they are too proud to confess their feelings because they both think that whoever confesses first will lose. The story is about their plans to get the other person to confess that they like the other.
A Couple of Cuckoos (4.28%) (+2)
Nagi Umino is a 17-year-old second-year high school student who knows that he is not the biological child of the family that raised him. On his way to his first meeting with his biological family, he meets Erika Amano, an internet celebrity trying to get out of an arranged marriage. Later, Nagi and Erika discover that their parents accidentally swapped the two after they were born and are now aiming to bring them into a marriage. To facilitate this, they had to live in a house owned by Erika’s family.
Love After World Domination (4.27%) (-1)
In the public eye, Fudou Aikawa and Desumi Magahara are sworn enemies. Fudou, also known as Red Gelato, is the leader of the heroic detachment of Gelato 5, whose mission is to bring peace to the world. On the other hand, Desumi is the henchman leader of Gecko, an evil organization seeking to rule the world. However, despite these differences, their relationship is extremely special. When they don’t appear to overwhelm each other, Desumi and Fudou continue to pursue a forbidden love. Dating, baking sweets, and seeing each other regularly despite busy schedules, two inexperienced couples pave the way for a unique relationship. Even though their lives are far apart, Fudou and Desumi remain unstoppable with a romance that seems to have no chance of succeeding.
Summer Time Rendering (4.17%) (-1)
After the death of her parents, Shinpei Ajiro grew up with two Kofune sisters, Ushio and Mio. In adulthood, Shinpei lived in Tokyo, until he heard the shocking news that Ushio had passed away from drowning. He returns to the isolated island town, but becomes suspicious when he notices that Ushio’s body has marks around her neck, hinting that she was strangled. Shinpei is then haunted by Ushio’s ghost and is helped by Mio, from which Shinpei tries to find answers to what really happened to Ushio and rescue the island’s inhabitants from doom.
The Demon Girl Next Door 2 (3.98%) (+14)
One day, Yuuko Yoshida aka Mistress Shadow Yuuko, an ancient demon who has awakened from hibernation, she is tasked with defeating the witch of the Light clan, a magical girl inherited by Lilith’s ancestor. Yuuko met the girl Momo Chiyoda through her classmate Anri Sada and challenged her to a duel, but Yuuko quickly lost due to lack of strength.
Since then, Yuuko has struggled with competing with Momo and sometimes has to borrow her help. However, Yuuko also weakens Momo by taking away her powers and the two must work together to protect the peace of Tama city.
Tomodachi Game (3.69%) (+1)
Katagiri Yuichi believes that friends are more important than money, but he also understands the difficulty of being in need. He worked hard to save money for a high school picnic, as he promised his four best friends that they would all go together. However, after collecting enough money, the entire class fund was stolen! Suspicion fell on Yuichi’s two friends, Sawaragi Shiho and Shibe Makoto. Soon after, all five are kidnapped, and find themselves awake in a strange room, with a cartoon character. It seems that one of the 5 people pushed them into the “friendship game” in order to get some money back. But who are they, and why are they in debt? Did someone steal class money to pay for this game? Katagiri and his close friends are forced to win the game. Will it test their friendship, or destroy their trust?
The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody (3.26%) (-1)
As the most powerful being of all time, Demon King Varvatos considered his life boring. After thinking about it and he came to the decision to reincarnate, he actively adjusted his magic power to be absolutely average. But there’s no way he could have known that everyone in the modern world is pathetically weak, which means he’ll be overpowering every grain of rice once again! Reincarnated as Ard, he is pursued by a number of women, the royal family begs to become the next emperor and is insisted on killing by a former henchman? But Ard has a great drive and he won’t stop for anything to achieve his ultimate goal!
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