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Demon Slayer season 4 retains top 3 position despite declining ratings; beloved Shonen titles keep track of the anime TV rankings

Each episode of Demon Slayer Season 4 bridges the gap between Tanjiro and his friends and their ultimate nemesis, Muzan Kibutsuji. The fifth episode of Hashira Training Arc aired on Sunday, June 9 and saw the anime’s beloved protagonist arrive at Mitsuri Kanroji’s home as Love Hashiro’s place became the next stop on Tanjiro’s journey to seek guidance from the highest swordsmen in the world. Corps.

Demon Slayer Hashira Training Arc Episode 5, which aired on June 9, achieved an average audience rating of 5.8% in Japan’s Kanto region. (Ufobaar)

The same episode also brought him to the doorstep of Serpent Hashira Obanai Iguro until he crossed paths with the Wind Hashira Sanemi Shinzagawa. Demon Slayer Season 4 Episode 5 delivered epic visual storytelling as Tanjiro underwent tough training sessions with the best of the best.

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However, this episode witnessed a significant drop in average ratings, scoring 5.8% compared to the previous week’s 6.7%. Despite declining ratings, the high-profile TV show retained its position in the top 3 anime broadcasts of the week (June 3-9).

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Nevertheless, the resulting results of declining numbers overtook Demon Slayer, as it fell to the third rank after previously occupying the second highest spot on the Top 10 chart.

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Similar to its post on the Japanese anime ratings, the anime chapter Hashira Training Arc also earned a top spot in Netflix’s Global Top 10 TV (Non-English) category. Demon Slayer beat out its competitors on the chart at number 4 and maintained its four-week streak on the chart, with 1.7 million views in the first week of June (June 3–9).

Meanwhile, other Shonen Constant titles on the chart that still firmly maintained their positions in the Top 10 list of animes of the week were: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3, Detective Conan, One Piece and My Hero Academia Season 7.

In contrast to last week’s 5.2% ratings, the June 8 premiere of Detective Conan earned an average viewership of 5.6%. Yet the long-running series takes fourth place on the list every week. Similarly, That Time I Got Reincarnated Season 3 also retained its fifth position but witnessed inflated ratings, from the former 3.1% to 3.5%.

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On the other hand, the rankings for both One Piece and My Hero Academia Season 7 fell. However, the former saw a 0.1% increase in ratings and earned 2.8% with the June 9 broadcast, while the latter saw a 0.1% increase in the last two weeks held on to its steady viewership of 2.5%.

June Anime TV Rankings (Week 1 for the Kanto Region)

Anime Broadcast channel Date/time of premiere Average household viewing percentage
1. Sazae-san Fuji TV June 9 / 6:30 PM 7.2%
2. Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV June 9 / 6 p.m 6.2%
3. Demon Slayer Season (Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc Episode 5) Fuji TV June 9 / 11:15 PM 5.8%
4. Detective Conan Nippon TV June 8 / 6 p.m 5.6%
5. That time I was reincarnated as slime Nippon TV June 7 / 11:15 PM 3.5%
6. Colored Pencil Shin-chan TV Asahi June 8 / 4:30 PM 2.9%
7. Great Precure! TV Asahi June 9 / 8:30 am 2.8%
8. One piece Fuji TV June 9 / 9:30 am 2.8%
9. Doraemon TV Asahi June 8/17 2.7%
10. My Hero Academia Season 7 Nippon TV June 8 / 5:30 PM 2.5%

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