Most-Watched Anime of 2022 in Japan Right Now; Spy x Family on Top Again

SPY x FAMILY has now been the Most-Watched Anime on Japanese Streaming Services for twelve consecutive weeks. See the full list featuring One Piece, Kingdom, and Overlord.

We have seen plenty of surprise hits this year so far, with Ya Boy Kongming and Ranking of Kings being two of the biggest anime on Japanese streaming services this year. Another anime that has caught us by surprise this year is the latest Netflix release, Uncle from Another World, which is the Most-Watched New Release from Summer Anime Season right now.

Most Watched Anime July 2022: Uncle from Another World Netflix

Uncle from Another World is a hilarious comedic spin on the Isekai genre with a perfect dose of nostalgia going for it. If you haven’t seen it yet, it is definitely worth checking out just for its SEGA references. And if you are a JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure fan, then you must know that the main character is voiced by Takehito Koyasu, the voice of Dio.

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SPY x FAMILY has been the Most-Watched Anime on Japanese Streaming for twelve consecutive weeks now.


SPY x FAMILY is currently the Most-Watched Anime and TV Show on Japanese Streaming and VOD Services. The anime has been on top for the last twelve weeks and has been leading amongst both the male and female demographics by a large margin.Spy x Family: Most-Watched Anime in Japan 2022

The demographic breakdown further confirms that SPY x FAMILY continues to be the Most-Watched TV Show on Streaming right now amongst teenagers and adults of every single age demographic, ranging from people in their 20s to the elderly audience of 60 years and older.

SPY x FAMILY has caught the eye of everyone, even the casual anime fans. The hype surrounding this series has been insane, with the anime quickly becoming one of the biggest new anime to have come out in recent years. The series has been insanely popular not just in Japan but also globally.

Detective Conan and Kingdom continues to be consistent as they take the next two spot on the list respectively. The Kingdom anime continues to be immensely popular among both the younger and older audiences in Japan as we move into the latter half of the fourth season of the beloved seinen manga.

Meanwhile, One Piece has gone down to the fourth spot on the list.

Dr. Stone has entered the Top 10 following the release of the hour long special episode, Dr. Stone: Ryusui, which bridges the second and the upcoming third season. Season 4 of Overlord also premiered this month, and is the only other anime from the summer anime season on the overall list right now.




Meanwhile, in the teenage demographic, LIDENFILMS’ Call of the Night is the Third Most-Watched Anime in Japanese Streaming and VOD services, while Classroom of the Elite is in the fifth spot following the release of the second season earlier this month.

Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie still remains in the Top 10 among teenagers while the evergreen Haikyuu!! and Gintama continue to outperform most of the new seasonal anime. You can see the complete list below.


Top 10 Most-Watched Anime on Japanese SVOD Services Right Now (July 2022):

  2. Detective Conan
  3. Kingdom
  4. One Piece
  5. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  6. Uncle from Another World
  7. Neon Genesis Evangelion
  8. Dr. Stone
  9. Overlord
  10. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.

Top 10 Most-Watched Anime on Japanese SVOD Services Among Teenagers Right Now:

  2. Detective Conan
  3. Call of the Night
  4. One Piece
  5. Classroom of the Elite
  6. Haikyuu!!
  7. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  8. Gintama
  9. Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie
  10. Dr. Stone.

Source: GEM Partners.

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GEM Partners is a Japanese marketing firm that is centred around the entertainment industry and gathers data by surveying thousands of people every week aged between 16 and 69 regarding what they watched that past week on Netflix, Hulu Japan, Disney+, docomo anime store, Amazon Prime Video, ABEMA Premium, Paravi U-NEXT, and dTV.

What are some of your favourite anime from the Summer Anime Season right now? Are you enjoying Overlord Season 4 and Uncle from Another World? Comment below and let us know.

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