OSHI NO KO THEME SONG SETS A NEW MILESTONE, SURPASSING ITS PREVIOUS RECORD
In a remarkable feat, the opening theme song of Oshi No Ko, titled IDOL performed by YOASOBI, has achieved an impressive milestone by surpassing 200 million streams in Japan within a span of just nine weeks. This remarkable achievement makes IDOL the fastest song to reach such a significant streaming milestone. Its release on April 12, 2023, also marked another notable accomplishment as it became the quickest song to accumulate 100 million streams in just five weeks.
The popularity of Oshi No Ko’s title track, IDOL, extends beyond the borders of Japan, capturing the attention and admiration of global audiences. The song has dominated both domestic and international charts, garnering immense success. It debuted at the pinnacle of the Japan Hot 100 on the Billboard charts, solidifying its status as a chart-topper. Furthermore, IDOL has etched its name in history by claiming the top spot on the Billboard Global 200 Excl. US singles chart, making it the first Japanese song to achieve this remarkable feat.
OSHI NO KO OPENING THEME ‘IDOL’ SETS RECORD WITH OVER 200 MILLION STREAMS
In just nine weeks, the opening theme song of the immensely popular anime series Oshi No Ko, titled “IDOL” by YOASOBI, has taken the world by storm, shattering numerous records along the way. Surpassing 200 million streams in Japan within this short timeframe, “IDOL” now holds the title for the fastest song to achieve this remarkable milestone, surpassing the previous record of the song “Subtitles,” which took 11 weeks to accomplish the same feat.
Not only did “IDOL” reach the 200 million streams mark in record time, but it also secured the record for the fastest song to reach 100 million streams on both Oricon and Billboard Japan. Remarkably, this milestone was achieved in just five weeks, surpassing the record previously held by the popular song “Butter,” which took six weeks to reach the same milestone. Therefore, “IDOL” currently holds the record for the fastest single to achieve both 100 million and 200 million streams in Japan.
With “IDOL” being their 14th single to surpass the 100 million streams mark, YOASOBI has now surpassed the pop rock band Official HIGE DANdism as the superduo with the most songs achieving this remarkable milestone, as recognized by Billboard Japan. Additionally, YOASOBI shares the top spot with Official HIGE DANdism for having the most songs with over 200 million streams.
On a global scale, “IDOL” has etched its name in history by claiming the number one position on the Billboard Global 200 Excl. US singles chart, making it the first Japanese song to achieve this remarkable feat. In Japan, the song made its debut on April 19, 2023, immediately reaching the number one spot on Billboard Japan’s streaming song chart. Undoubtedly, the overwhelming popularity of “IDOL” has elevated the anticipation and excitement surrounding Oshi No Ko, suggesting that more records will be broken in the future.
ABOUT OSHI NO KO
Oshi No Ko follows the captivating tale of Ai Hoshino, a sixteen-year-old idol, who unexpectedly arrives at the rural gynecologist clinic of Gorou Amemiya while carrying twins and already twenty weeks into her pregnancy. Despite his astonishment at Ai’s sudden appearance, Amemiya, a devoted fan of hers, pledges to ensure a safe delivery for her babies.
Tragically, on the night of the childbirth, Amemiya falls victim to a deranged fan of Ai’s who callously pushes him off a cliff, leading to his untimely demise. However, a miraculous twist of fate occurs as Amemiya reincarnates as Aquamarine Hoshino, Ai’s son, while her twin sister embodies the spirit of Sarina Tendoji, a former patient of Amemiya’s who was also an ardent supporter of Ai.
Fast forward four years, and another devastating event unfolds as Ai falls victim to a heinous crime, prompting Aquamarine to suspect that the same culprit may be responsible for both murders. Determined to unravel this mysterious web of deceit, Aquamarine makes the bold decision to enter the entertainment industry, driven by the desire to uncover the identity of the accomplice who aided the killer in committing these atrocious acts.
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