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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
10. EXILE
11. Maeda Atsuko (AKB48)
12. Junsu (JYJ)
13. Jaejoong (JYJ)
14. SHINee
15. Sashihara Rino (AKB48)
16. BIG BANG
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
Tags: japanese netizens, twitter
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