Aimer‘s latest music video, “Zankyo Sanka”, the opening theme for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Entertainment District Arc, was streamed a total of 90,896,379 times since its release until Feb 20, 2022.
The song has been #1 on Oricon‘s weekly streaming list for the sixth time since its digital release on Dec 6, 2022. Between Feb 14, 2022, and Feb 20, 2022, it was streamed 10,060,949 times; standing at the top of the chart for 3 consecutive weeks.
Aimer is the eighth artist or group in Oricon charts’ history to have more than 10 million streams in a single week. She is only the fourth solo artist to achieve this feat.
Despite many criticisms, the song reclaimed the top spot on Oricon’s weekly digital single chart after two weeks, with 24,877 downloads in the previous week. It marks the song’s sixth week at the top of the charts since its digital release.
Additionally, it is Zankyo Sanka’s 11th week as one of the top three digital singles. As of Feb 20, the song had been downloaded 354,230 times.
The song reached over 1 million streams within less than a day of its debut in December 2021. It quickly rose to No. 1 on 48 domestic and 23 international digital charts.
Aimer’s double side 20th single, “Zankyo Sanka” and “Asa ga Kuru” (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc ED theme), released in Japan on Jan 12, 2022.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 is broadcasted in two course; Fuji TV started airing Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc on Oct 10, 2021, followed by Entertainment District Arc on Sunday, Dec 5, 2021. The latest arc ended on Feb 13, 2022.