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Billboard Japan Hot 100 Chart: February 2022 Songs and Artists [review]

Another month over, And the Japan music charts ... suprise ! suprise!

Lets recap on post, the February Billboard Top Chart in Japan. While doing this post, I also check the Global Top 200 Chart to verify if Japan’s music is making an impact on the world.

Are the Japanese billboard leaders conquering the world step by step?

From the first week until the last week and still on the billboard throne, Aimer has been rising in the Global chart until she got to the 62 positions. She has been dropping but in a slow steady rate... that was Last month! Suprise!

This month, Aimer rose to the 37 position on the Global top 200 chart. Just last week she was on its 55 position!

The song that took Aimer to the number one spot - 残響散歌 (Zankyosanka) from TV animation "Kimetsu no Yaiba" Yukaku Hen opening theme that had his climax this month. Record label sign currently with Sacra Music . Sacra Music is a Japanese record label subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan. The record label was established on April 1, 2017, specializing in anison music.

Who is Aimer? what’s her story?

Information from the official website:

" At the age of 15, she suddenly lost her voice due to the overuse of her throat by singing, but a few years later he got a sweet singing voice with his unique husky. She made her major debut in 2011 with the single "Rokutosei no Yoru".

In September 2016, she released her 4th album "daydream", which includes her representative song "Chouchou Musubi", and won the 1st place on the iTunes album chart. In addition, she won the second prize at the CD Shop Awards 2017. In 2019, the 16th single ``I beg you / / March of petals / Sailing ”was released, and recorded the first appearance in the Oricon weekly single ranking for the first time.


Single "night of a million starsMade a major debut. On December 14th, the 2nd single "Re: prayWas released, and the artwork won the silver prize in the music category of the photo competition "PX3", which is said to be the largest in Europe.


4th single "If I don't meet you ~ Summer Snow Winter Flowers ~Recorded a smash hit. The song was selected from the Japanese music released in 2012 by Keisuke Kuwata on TOKYO FM "Keisuke Kuwata's Easy Night Play" (every Saturday from 23:00 to 23:55 JFN 38net) broadcast on December 15th of the same year. It was selected as the 5th place out of 20 famous songs. Continued 1st album "Sleepless Nights』Recorded the 5th place on the Oricon chart for the first time and was nominated for the 2012 CD Shop Awards.


5th single "RE: I AM EPRecorded 6th place on Oricon's first appearance. On November 20th of the same year, her first newly written song by Mao Abe, "words wordsMini album "After DarkReleased.


6th single "StarRingChildRecorded 3rd place on Oricon's first appearance. On June 25th, the 2nd album "Midnight Sun, And a collaboration album with Hiroyuki Sawano SawanoHiroyuki [nZk]: Aimer "UnchildWill be released at the same time, and will be in the TOP 10 at the same time as Oricon. On September 3rd, a mini album "" in collaboration with Yoko Kanno and others.Someone, the sea., And its artwork won the second prize at the Music Jacket Grand Prize 2015.


Performed for two days at Yokohama Arena as a support act for ONE OK ROCK 2015 “35xxxv” JAPAN TOUR. On June 3rd, the 8th single "Brave ShineWas released, and in addition to recording No. 1 on the overall single chart on iTunes, it also won No. 1 in Asian countries such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand. On July 29th, the 3rd album "DAWNReleased.


Both A-side singles "Taka (ONE OK ROCK) and TK (Ling Tosite Sigure) provided and produced songs respectively.insane dream / / usReleased in July. In the following August, the 11th single "RADWIMPS" provided and produced the music by Yojiro Noda (RADWIMPS).BowknotReleased. And on September 21st, the 4th album "daydreamReleased.


First best album on May 3rd"Blanc" "noir"Released at the same time. On August 29thFirst one-man live at Nippon BudokanHeld and mobilized 13,000 people. Live viewing was also held at 26 movie theaters nationwide and in Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. On October 11th, the 13th single "ONE / Hana no Uta / Sixth Star Night Magic Blue ver.Was released and recorded the 2nd place on the Oricon week.


15th single ``Ref: rain / just dazzlingReleased. Next, we held an Asian tour with amazarashi in the form of a Thai van, with 5 performances in 4 Asian cities in Shanghai, Taipei, Singapore, and Tokyo. In September, the theme song for the movie "Kasane"Black Bird Released.


16th single ``I beg you / / March of petals / Sailing ”was released, and recorded the first appearance in the Oricon weekly single ranking for the first time. 5th album on April 10th"Sun Dance" "Penny Rain"Released at the same time and recorded the 1st place in Billboard Japan "Hot Albums". On May 5th, the theme song for the Japanese TV drama "Your Turn to Kill" Aimer "STAND-ALONEReleased as a digital single. In August, the ending theme "Vinland Saga" for the TV anime "Vinland Saga"TorchesReleased the 17th single.


18th single in total "Spring goes/ marie ”was released and recorded the first appearance in the Oricon weekly digital single ranking. On September 9th, the 19th single "SPARK-AGAINReleased.


Released the 6th album "Walpurgis" on April 14 and achieved his first three crowns on Billboard Japan Hot Albums, Download Albums, and Top Albums Sales. "

And that's not all !

Following the [Queen] Aimer on Japan Billboard position 2 , Yuuri ( with "Betelgeuse") still marks his presence on the Global Chart at the 190 Position. You guess it ! 10 position to get kicked from the the Global TOP 200, making Aimer being isolated and Fighting the worlds music points.

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