In the recent announcement of the "Yahoo! Search Awards 2023," Atarashii Gakko! clinched the top spot in the musician category, signaling a substantial surge in online searches throughout the year. This annual ranking, based on data collected from January 1 to October 15, shines a spotlight on individuals and works that have experienced a noteworthy increase in search queries.
Atarashii Gakko!'s triumph in the musician category was joined by other notable winners, including Mamoru Miyano in the voice actor category and YOASOBI's "Idol," securing the top position in the music category. In the song category, highly searched entries included Vaundy's "Kaiju no Hanauta," Atarashii Gakko!'s own "Otona Blue," and HoneyWorks' "Kawaite Gomen."
In a remarkable double victory, professional baseball player Shohei Ohtani secured both the grand prize and first place in the athlete category. This diverse array of winners underscores the broad public interest in various fields and personalities throughout the year.