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Frozen's 'Let it Go' Ranks in Top Karaoke AniSongs for 1st Half of 2014

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

Karaoke giant JOYSOUND announced the top 20 anime songs sung by fans for the first half of 2014. Both "Cruel Angel's Thesis" and "Guren no Yamiya" have held their position as #1 and #2 since last year, while other songs moved up in the ranks or are appearing for the first time.

Breaking in at #5 is Frozen's "Let it Go." The theme for the Oscar-winning picture has sold like hotcakes in Japan.

Here's what people are singing their hearts out to in the karaoke bars:

Top 20 Anisongs of 2014—1st Half

Rank Title Singer/Band Anime
1. A Cruel Angel's Thesis Yoko Takahashi Neon Genesis Evangelion
2. Guren no Yumiya Linked Horizon Attack on Titan
3. RPG SEKAI NO OWARI Eiga Crayon Shin-chan: Bakauma—! B-Kyū Gourmet Survival!!
4. Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari supercell Bakemonogatari
5. Let it Go Takako Matsu Frozen
6. Lion May'n and Megumi Nakajima Macross Frontier
7. Uso SID Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
8. God knows... Aya Hirano The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
9. Sousei no Aquarion AKINO Aquarion
10. Butter-Fly Kouji Wada Digimon Adventure
11. only my railgun fripSide A Certain Scientific Railgun
12. Connect ClariS Puella Magi Madoka Magica
13. Single Bed Sharan Q DNA²
14. Maji Love 1000% STARISH Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 1000%
15. Sekai ga Owaru Made wa WANDS Slam Dunk
16. Touch Yoshimi Iwasaki Touch
17. Kokoro e Road of Major Major
18. Melissa Porno Graffiti Fullmetal Alchemist
19. Gekkōka Janne Da Arc Black Jack
20. Sobakasu JUDY AND MARY Rurouni Kenshin

JOYSOUND also ranked top Vocaloid and J-Pop choices. The overall most karaoked song is AKB48's "Koi Suru Fortune Cookie" track which inspired promotional prefecture videos across Japan. Anisongs "Cruel Angel's Thesis" and "Guren no Yumiya" were #4 and #5 in overall rankings, respectively, while "Let it Go" was #21.

Lastly, the most chosen international (not Japanese) track was Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

[Via Yara-On!]

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