Do you want to know what was the most trending Anime for Japanese people?


Keep reading!


This post is based on data from several Anime Japanese Rankings like AniKore, Abema TV, etc.


This is NOT my opinion, is based on quantitative data.


Let’s start.



In case you missed it, here’s Part 1, which focuses on popular Anime right now in Japan.


Winter 2020


During January-March, the most popular anime in Japan were:


  1. Haikyu!! TO THE TOP
  2. A Certain Scientific Railgun T
  3. Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
  4. BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense
  5. Darwin’s Game


If you like Haikyu!! you need to watch the video below!




Spring 2020


During April-June, the trending anime in Japan were:


  1. Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector (movie)
  2. Kaguya-sama
  3. My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
  4. Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition
  5. BNA


Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector (movie)



Summer 2020


During July-September, the trending anime in Japan were:


  1. Rent-a-girlfriend
  2. Deca-Dence
  3. Re:Zero
  4. Peter Grill


Complete ranking here:



We interviewed Deca-Dence’s Director Yuzuru Tachikawa and we asked him about Season 2. Check it out:



Fall 2020


During October-December, the most famous anime in Japan were:


  1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train
  2. Mahouka (The Irregular at Magic High School)
  3. Wandering Witch
  4. Jujutsu Kaisen
  5. Akuma Drive


We interviewed Shiraishi-sensei, the mastermind behind Wandering Witch don’t forget to check out the interview.






And one more thing, before you ask Noblesse, Tower Of God and God of High School were not popular at all in Japan. All of them are a “Crunchyroll original.” The author is not NOT Japanese. Many people don’t consider it anime and I think they might be right.


Will you consider it “Anime”? Let me know in the comments below.



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