LiSA Is 1st Japanese Female Solo Artist to Stream Song Over 300 Million Times
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
LiSA's recent single "Homura," the theme song for the Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime film, has been streamed 300,139,425 times — thus making her the first female solo artist on the Oricon streaming ranking chart to have a song streamed over 300 million times.
The "Homura" single debuted digitally on October 12 of last year before physical copies shipped on October 14, and it ranked at #1 on Oricon's weekly streaming ranking chart for seven consecutive weeks. The song has not yet fallen off the ranking's top 100 in all 53 weeks since its release last year. It was #39 on the most recent weekly chart with 2,201,752 streams.
In addition, LiSA's newest single "Yuke," the theme song for the Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night anime film, debuted at #1 on Oricon's weekly digital single ranking with 17,963 downloads in three days — making it her fifth single to debut at #1 on the chart. She is now tied with Hikaru Utada and back number for #4 on the list of artists with the most singles to rank #1 on Oricon's download chart. LiSA also ties Utada's record as the female solo artist with the most singles to rank #1 on Oricon's download chart.