On May 6th GEM Partners posted "Weekly ranking of content in subscription streaming services” corresponding to the fourth week of April 2022 (Survey Period: April 23-29, Survey Recipients: Males and females aged 15-69 residing in Japan), created by the project "GEM Ranking Club“, which provides information on ratings and data on entertainment content.

SPY x FAMILY

This week, for the first time in three weeks, the number one position finally changed its title. The new number one is SPY x FAMILY. Based on a manga serialized for the service Shōnen Jump Plusthe series aired on April 9 on various video distribution services. Looking at the audience breakdown, the male to female ratio was about 5 to 5, and the percentages of viewers were particularly high among those in their 20s and 30s by age group.

In second place is the series Detective Conanwith the cinema release on April 15, Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween, which was a great success. Although views of related works are believed to have increased with the release of the film version, this week it fell down a spot and the number of viewer points fell from 155 points the previous week to 134 points this week.

Third place went to the series kingdomwhich rose from sixth place the previous week, with season four beginning April 10. Shingeki no Kyojin Y Kimetsu no Yaiba They each completed the rest of the first five positions.

Summary for SPY x FAMILY

Known as "Twilight", no job is too high for the agent when it comes to peace. As the master spy of Westalis, Twilight works tirelessly to prevent extremists from unleashing a war with neighboring Ostania. For his latest mission, he must investigate Ostanian politician Donovan Desmond by infiltrating his son's school, the prestigious Eden Academy. The agent is thus faced with the most difficult task of his career: getting married, having children and playing family.

Twilight, or "Loid Forger," quickly adopts humble orphan Anya to play the role of a six-year-old daughter and prospective student at Eden Academy. As a wife, she meets Yor Briar, a absent-minded office worker who needs a fake partner to impress her friends. However, Loid is not the only one with a hidden nature. Yor is actually the deadly assassin "Thorn Princess" and for her, marrying Loid is the perfect cover. Meanwhile, Anya isn't the ordinary girl she seems; she is an Esper, the product of secret experiments that allow her to read minds. Despite discovering her true identity, Anya is thrilled that her new parents are genius secret agents! Of course she would never tell them. That would spoil the fun.

Source: Livedoor News

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