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8:46 pm - 11/29/2012

Yahoo! Japan reveals Search Keyword Rankings for 2012



Japan’s biggest Internet search portal, Yahoo! Japan, just released the final rankings of their annual ‘Search Word Ranking‘ list.

They accumulated all search words from January 1st until October 31st and ranked the results according to various categories.

The overall ranking contains some familiar search words, such as Youtube, which has been the number one search word on Yahoo! Japan for five consecutive years now. The biggest leaps were recorded by social networking site, Facebook and the map site, Google Maps.

Popular idol group AKB48 was the only artist that made it into the top twenty on the list. The idol group has topped again in the Yahoo! Japan annual celebrity search term ranking. According to the search giant, AKB48 was the most popular Japanese celebrity search term among Japanese people for the third consecutive year in 2012.

You can check out the overall ranking and many more below!

- General-
Overall Ranking
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(01) – Youtube
02/(09) – Facebook
03/(03) – Amazon
04/(05) – Rakuten
05/(04) – Google
06/(02) – mixi
07/(06) – 2ch
08/(07) – Nico Nico Douga
09/(08) – Twitter
10/(10) – kakaku.com
11/(12) – Ameba Pigg
12/(13) – COOKPAD
13/(15) – NTT DoCoMo
14/(22) – Google Map
15/(16) – DMM
16 – Ameblo
17 – ANA
18 – AKB48
19 – Hello Work
20 – FC2
rest of ranking

- Name -
Celebrity Ranking
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(01) – AKB48
02/(02) – Arashi
03/(04) – Maeda Atsuko
04/(06) – Oshima Yuko (AKB48)
05/(03) – Shoujo Jidai
06/(11) – EXILE
07/(09) – Tohoshinki (TVXQ)
08/(16) – Mr.Children
09/(__) – Momoiro Clover Z
10/(07) – Shinoda Mariko (AKB48)
11/(12) – Rinka
12/(__) – Sashihara Rino (AKB48)
13/(28) – Kanjani8
14/(29) – Kis-My-Ft2
15/(05) – KARA
16 – Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
17 – SKE48
18 – Rola
19 – Itano Tomomi
20 – Fukuyama Masaharu

Male Celebrities only
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01 – Arashi
02 – EXILE
03 – Tohoshinki
04 – Mr. Children
05 – Kanjani8
06 – Kis-My-Ft2
07 – Fukuyama Masahiro
08 – Jang Geun Suk
09 – SUPER JUNIOR
10 – Golden Bomber
11 – Kagawa Shinji
12 – Mukai Osamu
13 – B'z
14 – BIGBANG
15 – Yoshida Maya
16 – Uchida Atsuto
17 – Ohno Satashi (Arashi)
18 – Davrish Yu
19 – BUMP OF CHICKEN
20 – Hey!Say!JUMP
21 – Sugi-chan
22 – SMAP
23 – Sakurai Sho (Arashi)
24 – Kim Hyun Joong
25 – Ayano Gou
26 – 2PM
27 – Yamashita Tomohisa
28 – Shioya Shun
29 – Yamada Ryosuke
30 – ONE OK ROCK

Women Celebrities only
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01 – AKB48
02 – Maeda Atsuko
03 – Oshima Yuko (AKB48)
04 – Shoujo Jidai (SNSD)
05 – Momoiro Clover Z
06 – Shinoda Mariko (AKB48)
07 – Rinka
08 – Sashihara Rino (AKB48)
09 – KARA
10 – Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
11 – SKE48
12 – Rola
13 – Itano Tomomi (AKB48)
14 – Honda Tsubasa
15 – Kashiwagi Yuki (AKB48)
16 – Nishino Kana
17 – NMB48
18 – Kitagawa Keiko
19 – Higashio Riko
20 – Kiritani Mirei
21 – Nozomi Sasaki
22 – Takahashi Minami (AKB48)
23 – Hamasaki Ayumi
24 – Perfume
25 – Watanabe Mayu (AKB48)
26 – Tsuji Nozomi
27 – Nogizaka46
28 – Kojima Haruna (AKB48)
29 – Gouriki Ayame
30 – Ogura Yuuko

Foreign Celebrities (Western)
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01 – Lady Gaga
02 – Madonna
03 – Chenelle
04 – Justin Bieber
05 – Miranda Kerr
06 – The Beatles
07 – Avril Lavigne
08 – Kate Middleton
09 – Jonathan Cainer
10 – Adele
11 – Johnny Depp
12 – Angelina Jolie
13 – Lionel Messi
14 – Emma Watson
15 – LINKIN PARK
16 – Cristiano Ronaldo
17 – LMFAO
18 – Taylor Swift
19 – Queen
20 – Rihanna

Foreign Celebrities (Asian)
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01 – Shoujo Jidai (SNSD)
02 – Tohoshinki (TVXQ)
03 – KARA
04 – Jang Geun Suk
05 – SUPER JUNIOR
06 – BIGBANG
07 – Kim Hyun Joong
08 – 2PM
09 – T-ARA
10 – SHINee
11 – CNBLUE
12 – JYJ
13 – INFINITE
14 – Supernova
15 – FTISLAND
16 – 2NE1
17 – Yoochun (JYJ)
18 – Max Changmin (TVXQ)
19 – Park Sihoo
20 – BEAST

-Entertainment -
TV Show Ranking
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(__) – Ume-chan Sensei
02/(__) – Taira no Kiyomori
03/(12) – Kamen Rider Fourze
04/(__) – GTO
05/(14) – Hanamaru Market
06/(__) – ZIP!
07/(__) – Tsuukai! Big Daddy
08/(__) – Rich Man, Poor Woman
09/(__) – 24hr TV
10/(09) – Music Station
11 – Aibou
12 – London Hearts
13 – Kamen Rider Wizard
14 – Strawberry Night
15 – Tokumei Sentai Go Busters
16 – Akai Ito no Onna
17 – Ame Talk
18 – Mirai Nikki - ANOTHER:WORLD-
19 – Waratte Iitomo
20 – Kagi no Kakatta Heya

Game/Anime Ranking
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(01) – One Piece
02/(03) – Pocket Monsters (Pokémon)
03/(07) – Pigg Life
04/(04) – Yu-Gi-Oh!
05/(__) – Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G
06/(__) – Dragon Quest X
07/(__) – Ao no Exorcist
08/(10) – NARUTO
09/(05) – Inazuma Eleven
10/(__) – Puzzle & Dragons
11 – Doraemon
12 – Gintama
13 – Kidou Senshi Gundam
14 – Sword Art Onlie
15 – Monster Hunter
16 – Dragon Quest
17 – Great Detective Conan
18 – Duel Monsters
19 – Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
20 – Soreike! Apanman

Movie Ranking
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01 – Helter Skelter
02 – BRAVE HEARTS Umizaru
03 – Rurouni Kenshin
04 – Space Brothers
05 – Odoru Daisousasen THE FINAL Arata Naru Kibou
06 – Bokura ga Ita Zenpun . Kouhen
07 – Gekijyouban SPEC~Ten~
08 – Thermae Romae
09 – Eight Ranger
10 – Dark Knight Rising
11 – Avengers
12 – Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki
13 – Amazing Spider-man
14 – Gyakuten Saiban
15 – Ouran High School Host Club
16 – Berserk Golden Age Compilation
17 – Hotaru no Hikari
18 – The Dragon Tattoo Girl
19 – Arakawa Under The Bridge THE MOVIE
20 – Strike Witches Movie Version

- Vertical -
Image Search
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(02) – Maeda Atsuko
02/(03) – Oshima Yuko (AKB48)
03/(01) – AKB48
04/(04) – One Piece
05/(__) – Honda Tsubasa
06/(09) – Arashi
07/(__) – Taketa Reiko
08/(05) – Itano Tomomi (AKB48)
09/(__) – Gouriki Ayame
10/(__) – Ueto Aya
11 – Shinoda Mariko (AKB48)
12 – Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
13 – Ayase Haruka
14 – Kojima Haruna (AKB48)
15 – Hatsune Miku
16 – Shoujo Jidai (SNSD)
17 – Rola
18 – Aragaki Yui
19 – Kashiwagi Yuki (AKB48)
20 – Hasegawa Yutaka

Video Search
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(01) – AKB48
02/(04) – Arashi
03/(__) – Kis-My-Ft2
04/(02) – Shoujo Jidai (SNSD)
05/(07) – One Piece
06/(__) – Hatsune Miku
07/(05) – Crayon Shinchan
08/(__) – Kanjani8
09/(__) – Momoiro Clover Z
10/(03) – KARA
11 – Doraemon
12 – Soreike! Apanman
13 – Pokemon
14 – EXILE
15 – Super Mario
16 – Oshima Yuko (AKB48)
17 – Omoshiro Douga (amusing video)
18 – Maeda Atsuko
19 – Monster Hunter 3 (Tri)G
20 – Anime

Q&A Ranking
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(01) – Arashi
02/(02) – Pro Baseball
03/(03) – AKB48
04/(__) – Facebook
05/(09) – Tohoshinki (TVXQ)
06/(13) – Adultery
07/(05) – Youtube
08/(06) – One Piece
09/(10) – iPhone
10/(14) – Kanjani8
11 – Tsukai! Big Daddy
12 – Maeda Atsuko
13 – Earthquake
14 – Diet
15 – South Korea
16 – LINE
17 – iPhone5
18 – Shoujo Jidai (SNSD)
19 – Affair( Extramarital sex)
20 – NARUTO

Smart phone Ranking
Current Rank/ Previous Rank


01/(09) – Facebook
02/(02) – Amazon
03/(01) – mixi
04/(03) – Youtube
05/(04) – Rakuten
06/(05) – 2chan
07/(08) – Google
08/(06) – Twitter
09/(07) – Kakaku.com
10/(12) – FC2
11 – FC2 Douga
12 – Ameblo
13 – Mobage
14 – GREE
15 – AKB48
16 – Earthquake
17 – Weather forecast
18 – Maeda Atsuko
19 – Rakuten Market
20 – DMM

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love_keiko 30th-Nov-2012 03:42 am (UTC)
have u seen it? is it good? where did u watch it?! i've been DYING to see this movie!
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