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5:47 pm - 06/09/2012

Japan's Twitter Trends for May 2012

Every month, BIGLOBE releases a list of the top Twitter trends in Japan. Now that May has come to an end, they’ve compiled their data and revealed their rankings for the month. Many trends have to do with the solar eclipse and opening of the Tokyo Sky Tree in May.

[Word Ranking] – [Most Popular Day]
1. Solar Eclipse – May 21st
2. Sun – May 21st
3. NAUSHIKA – May 11th
4. Tornado – May 6th
5. Earthquake Scale 3 – May 28th [TL Note: 1 is weak, 7 is devastation]
6. Dark Condor – May 28th
7. Earthquake Scale 4 – May 28th
8. Sky Tree  – May 22nd
9. Soccer – May 23rd
10. Moon – May 5th
[Hashtag Ranking]
1. #countkun (Tweet Counter, Count-kun)
2. #precure (TV anime ‘Precure’)
3. #nowplaying (What they’re listening to now)
4. #nitiasa (Sunday Morning anime on Asahi)
5. #nicovideo (Nico Nico Douga)
6. #gunmaapps (App ‘Gunma no Yabou’)
7. #nyaruko (Anime ‘Hai yore! NYARUKO-san’)
8. #g_age (Anime ‘Gundam AGE’)
9. #agqr (Bunka Broadcasting Digital Radio ‘Cho! A&G’)
10. #ladygo (Radio Program ‘A&G NEXT GENERATION Lady Go!!’)
[Celebrity Ranking]
1. AKB48
2. Mr. Children
3. L’Arc~en~Ciel
4. Momoiro Clover Z
5. Yunho (Tohoshinki)
6. Perfume
7. Tohoshinki (TVXQ)
8. Changmin (Tohoshinki)
9. Kis-My-Ft2
11. Maeda Atsuko (AKB48)
12. Junsu (JYJ)
13. Jaejoong (JYJ)
14. SHINee
15. Sashihara Rino (AKB48)
17. Yoochun (JYJ)
18. Hayami Mokomichi
19. Komoto Junichi (Jichou Kachou)
20. GLAY
Period: May 1, 2012 ~ June 1, 2012 4 AM
Number of Tweets: 1,240,228,100
Average tweets per day: 40,007,358
Day with most tweets: May 6th  – 45,421,940 tweets
Most popular day: Sunday – 44,268,627 tweets
What they’re using to tweet: PC (20.9%), Cellphone (13.5%), PC/Cellphone (8.7%), Smartphone (47.4%), API (BOT)(7.3%), Link service (1.8%)

Source: tokyohive
glider 10th-Jun-2012 01:15 am (UTC)
still missing tohoshinki lol aww
mishi07 10th-Jun-2012 01:47 am (UTC)
i cant believe they're all there, jyj especially
squallina 10th-Jun-2012 03:13 am (UTC)
Love seeing the Word Ranking list because it brings back memories of everything that happened during the month.

Thanks, OP! :)
hisjulliet 10th-Jun-2012 04:34 am (UTC)
yw ^^
keithfan_sra 10th-Jun-2012 03:37 am (UTC)
Yay for JYJ and Tohoshinki all being on that celeb list!
love323able 10th-Jun-2012 04:33 am (UTC)
Solar Eclipse

i missed it...............
yukkiz 10th-Jun-2012 05:16 am (UTC)
Oh Misuchiru at No.2 XD
stole_away 10th-Jun-2012 07:08 am (UTC)
JYJ & all toho on th list T^T
aibada 10th-Jun-2012 07:57 am (UTC)
L'arc <3
blackdevil2722 10th-Jun-2012 10:13 am (UTC)
AKB48 ;D

I'm kinda sad KAT-TUN fell out of this month's trends tho. They were up there last month I remembered.
mjspice 10th-Jun-2012 12:59 pm (UTC)
AHAH The eclipse made it! XDD
nakabibighani 10th-Jun-2012 02:32 pm (UTC)

xtoki_dokix 10th-Jun-2012 02:42 pm (UTC)
lol @ Nyaruko being there. It is a pretty hilarious anime though.
tha_x 10th-Jun-2012 02:54 pm (UTC)
People on twitter really love Yunho
harisukaori 10th-Jun-2012 08:50 pm (UTC)
Everyone loves Yunho ;)
harisukaori 10th-Jun-2012 08:49 pm (UTC)
Yay at Yunho, Changmin and Toho :D
bleu_skies 11th-Jun-2012 02:27 pm (UTC)
my boys....</3 T^T
amayayayayaya 12th-Jun-2012 12:21 pm (UTC)
Wow, MomoKuro <3

Unexpected and it makes me happy.
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