Jujutsu Kaisen is still the king of streaming services in Japan, or at least so is the latest data coming from the guys at. were shared GEM partner. as well as in April, March and February, MAPPA's anime is still at the top of most of the charts, and remains the most popular series for ages 16-69.

You can see the final ranking for May 2021 below. that we remind you to be based on aggregate votes obtained through analysis of nine streaming services: Netflix, Prime Video, U-Next, Hulu, Disney +, Docomo Anime Store, dTV, ABEMA Premium and Paravi. The data shown includes all available products, from anime to TV series to documentaries, films and so on.

Top 10 Japanese SVOD May 2021 (Subscription video on demand)

  1. Jujutsu Kaisen
  2. Detective Conan
  3. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  4. Tokyo Avenger
  5. The attack of the giants
  6. My hero academy
  7. Slime life
  8. ONE PIECE
  9. kingdom
  10. Relaxed camp 2

The ranking is very different from a few months ago, and the first thing that catches your eye is that There are no other entertainment products besides anime. In reality, some TV series and reality shows are in the top 3 streaming sites, but the overall votes are still lower than the ten anime in the top 10.

In particular, the Korean television series Vincenzo took first place on Netflix, with Jujutsu Kaisen and Tokyo Revengers completing the podium while The MAPPA series took first place on Prime Video, with Demon Slayer behind him and Detective Conan in third place. Detective Conan in particular triumphed on Hulu and dTV, while Vita da Slime was the most-watched series in the Docomo anime store.

What do you think of that? Did you expect these results? Tell us in the comments! In the meantime, we remind you that the Jujutsu Kaisen fever will linger a long time as MAPPA returns with the first animated feature film this winter.

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