Ado Makes Japanese Music Chart History With Uta and One Piece Film:Red
One Piece Movie: Red not only topped the box office charts in Japan, the film’s music has taken over the Oricon charts, Japan’s leading music sales tracker, making music history in the meantime. Oricon reported this morning that for the first time, Teen as Uta has all three digital tracker charts for three weeks and is also the first artist in Oricon history to have five songs in the Top 5 streaming charts, which he’s been doing over the past two weeks.
“New Genesis” has topped the weekly digital singles (single song) chart for the past four weeks and marks the second time a female solo artist has topped the charts for a month after LiSA’s “Homura,” the song theme of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train did it for 13 weeks late 2020/early 2021.
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The album “Uta no Uta ONE PIECE FILM RED” topped the weekly digital album chart for the past three weeks, which includes “New Genesis” as well as Ado like Uta’s other songs.
“New Genesis” is also the most streamed song of the week, topping the weekly streaming chart with 18,246,491 plays over the past week and 106,916,252 plays overall. It’s its 12th week at number one and it’s the 4th fastest song in Japanese history to reach 100 million plays.
On the weekly streaming charts, “I’m Invincible” came in at number two, with “Backlight” at number three, “Fleeting Lullaby” at number four, and finally “Tot Musica” at number five. It’s the second time an artist has topped the top five after Ado did it last week and the first time all songs in the top five have reached over 10 million streams during the week. last. Ado previously held the record for the top four songs reaching 10 million plays last week.
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One Piece Movie: Red opened in Japanese theaters on August 6. Crunchyroll, which will be release the film internationally across the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand this fall, describes the maritime musical adventure as such:
Uta, the most beloved singer in the world. Renowned for concealing her own identity during her performances, her voice has come to be described as “otherworldly”. Now, for the very first time, Uta will reveal herself to the world in a live concert. As the room fills with all kinds of Uta fans – excited pirates, the navy watching closely, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who have simply come to enjoy his sonic performance – the voice the whole world has been waiting for. is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is Shanks’ daughter.
The A play TV anime is also still going strong, with over 1,000 episodes of the series streaming right here on Crunchyroll, with new episodes dropping as they air in Japan.
Daryl Harding is Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan called TheDoctorDazza, tweets about @DoctorDazzaand posts photos of his travels on Instagram.