Have you wondered ever which anime or manga are currently popular in Japan? Or which anime Japanese people are watching during this season? Or what manga series are popular there?

If yes, then keep reading cause in this blog I will show you four rankings which will show the most popular anime and manga titles in Japan this month. For this we will be using quantitative data from some of Japan’s biggest distributers and publishers. So let’s begin:

Top 20 Most Popular Anime in Japan this Month

NicoVideo

Nicovideo is basically the Japanese YouTube. It is the biggest vidio-sharing platform in Japan where most of the seasonal anime are streamed.

Every day they update their ranking of most watched anime during a season based on the number of views and comments.

So Here are the 20 Most Watched Spring 2020 Anime:

Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Season 2 key visual
Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Season 2 key visual

1. Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Season 2

2. My next life as a Villainess

3. Princess connect! Re: Dive

4. Kakushigoto

5. Gal to Kyouryuu

6. A certain scientific Railgun T

7. The 8th Son? Are you kidding me?

8. Sakura Wars Taisen The Animation

9. Wave, Listen to me!

10. Gleipnir

11. Disturb with my fingers

12. Tamayomi

13. Tsugu Tsugumomo

14. Ascendence of a Bookworm

15. Shadowverse

16. Houkago Teibou Nisshi

17. Shachou, Battle no Jikan desu!

18. Bungou to Alchemist

19. Sing “Yesterday” for me

20. Yu-Gi-oh Sevens!

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D- Anime Store

Owned by NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s largest mobile operator, d-Anime Store is a popular Japanese anime streaming website with more than 3400+ titles in their catalog.

They also have their own anime ranking where they rank the most watched anime on weekly basis. The following list is based on ranking between June 22, 2020 to June 28, 2020.

Most Popular Anime this week (June 22, 2020 – June 28, 2020) are:

The 8th Son? Are you kidding me?

1. Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Season 2

2. The 8th son are you kidding me?

3. My next life as a Villainess

4. Gleipnir

5. Plunderer

6. Princess Connect! Re: dive

7. Ascendence of a Bookworm

8. Shachou, Battle no Jikan desu!

9. Ahiru no Sora

10. Kakushigoto

11. Tower of God

12. Sing “Yesterday” for me

13. Fruits Basket Season 2

14. Demon Slayer

15. Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle

16. Rebuild of Evangelion 1.0

17. Bleach

18. Tsugu Tsugumomo

19. A3

20. Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Season 1

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Top 20 Most Popular Manga in Japan this week

ALU

ALU is a popular website in Japan to read and buy manga online. They have their own ranking system where they rank 100 hottest manga that their users are reading on the website at the moment. Here are the top 20 titles from the list. (Note that the rankings are updated every day and are influenced by new chapter release)

Top 20 Hottest manga everyone is reading right now in Japan

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1. Edens Zero

2. Jujutsu Kaisen

3. Chainsaw Man

4. World Trigger

5. Fairy Tail 100 Years Quest

6. Act- Age

7. Spy X Family

8. Kaguya-Sama: Love is War

9. Attack on Titan

10. Haikyu

11. My Hero Academia

12. Fairy tail

13. Demon Slayer

14. Black clover

15. One Piece

16. Dr. Stone

17. Blue Period

18. Undead Unlock

19. Golden Kamuy

20. Kingdom

Chainsaw Man
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Mangazenkan

Mangazenken is also a popular site in Japan to buy manga online. They have their own ranking based on top-selling manga volumes.

The top-selling digital manga volume in Japan during this June are:

Top 20 Most Popular Anime and Manga in Japan in June 2020

1. Kimetsu no Yaiba: Demon Slayer Vol. 20

2. One Piece Vol. 96

3. Kimetsu no Yaiba Vol 1-19 ( spots 3-26 are taken by Demon Slayer)

4. Haikyu! Vol. 43

5. Ajin Vol. 16

6. Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 41

7. Spy X Family Vol. 4

8. Grand Blue Vol. 3

9. World’s End Harem Vol. 11

10. Kingdom Vol. 11

11. Grand Blue Vol. 2

12. Grand Blue Vol. 1

13. Fire Force Vol. 23

14. Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 2

15. Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 3

16. Tokyo Revengers Vol. 1

17. Yamada-kun and the seven witches Vol. 3

18. Days Vol. 38

19. Yamada-Kun and the seven witches Vol. 2

20. Seven Deadly Sine Vol. 1

Top 20 Most Popular Anime and Manga in Japan in June 2020

Which anime was your favourite this spring? Did your favorite manga made it into the list. Let me know in the comments below.