Demon Slayer Opening Theme ‘Gurenge’ by LiSA Breaks 300,000 Downloads & 6 Million YouTube Views

25.September.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

LiSA’s newest single Gurenge is used as the opening theme for the ongoing hit anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. The song was dropped digitally on April 22 and dominated the Japanese digital music charts upon its release. Its number downloads only grew in the following days, allowing it to get pushed up to No. 1 on the iTunes Japan Weekly Song rankings, as well as sitting at No. 1 for two weeks on Oricon’s Weekly Digital Single charts.

The song broke 300,000 downloads on September 22, 2019, making it the most downloaded track of 2019 from a female artist in Japan.

The song’s music video was LiSA’s fastest to hit 5 million views on YouTube, and just 4 months after its release, it has gained over 6 million views.

Demon Slayer is also approaching its anticipated climax. The anime’s ending theme from the edge by FictionJunction feat. LiSA is also enjoying rave reviews from fans. If you’ve yet to enter the world of Demon Slayer, then what are you waiting for?

 

©Koyoharu Gotouge / Shueisha・Aniplex・ufotable

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