Overview of Spy x Family and Demon Slayer anime:
Demon Slayer had become a cultural phenomenon in Japan ever since the first season had been released and ended.
It had over 150 million copies in circulation till now.
The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train movie had become the Highest Grossing movie of all All-Time in Japan, making over 500 million dollars, while being Highest grossing Anime Movie Ever on the West side.
As we see Spy x Family had sold over 7 million copies already since the beginning of the anime and the anime had been a huge success on traditional TV and also via streaming.
So let us find out which anime among the two can be the most popular anime of the year 2022.
So let’s get started with it.
Demon Slayer Season 2 vs Spy x Family: Which is the most watched anime in Japan?
The Demon Slayer Season 2 was been talk of the town around the globe when it was been premiered earlier this year.
The Entertainment District Arc of the Demon Slayer, which was streaming in December last year, had remained the Most-Watched TV Show in Japanese Streaming and VOD services since it began streaming until the second week of March for 14 consecutive weeks.
Meantime, according to the GEM partners, Spy x Family had taken the first spot in streaming and also VOD services in Japan after it started broadcasting its third episode and had stayed for 12 consecutive weeks.
Demon Slayer Season 2 vs Spy x Family: Comparing sales of DVD/BD in Japan:
When it comes down to the sale of the BD/DVD discs for these two anime in Japan, it is clear that the winner as the first volume of the Demon Slayer Season 2 had sold over 25,000 copies, which is the highest ever figure for the second season of a Shonen Jump anime.
But as we see Spy x Family Volume 1 had sold over 8,100 copies in Japan.
Spy x Family is most popular as compared to Demon Slayer in other Asian Countries:
As we compare the viewership figure for these two animes outside Japan are actually quite close, as the Demon Slayer Season 2’s Entertainment District Arc seeing a viewership of close to over 100 million in Bilibili Global over the last nine months, while the Spy x Family had already gained over 97 million views in just about in five months in the same streaming platform.
In Bilibili China, the anime Spy x Family had over twice the amount of views as the Demon Slayer Season 2.
The anime series had been insanely 410 million views on the Bilibili China and the Most-Viewed Anime of the year 2022 while as we see for Demon Slayer Season 2 had over 190 million views and is been the Second-Most Popular Anime of the year 2022 in the country.
As far as we see how the other anime stack up in the Bilibili’s main market, the Summer-Time Rendering is the Third Most-Viewed which over around 96 million viewers while the other anime like Kaguya-same: Love is War Season 3 had over 92 million viewers in the same streaming platform.
The Rising of the Shield Hero had also returned with its Second Season this year after a long break and had over 77 million Views on the Bilibili.
So, what’s your favorite anime of this year?
Which one of these two anime do you love the most?
Let us know in the Comment Section.