You may recall the amazing “Muscle Video” that was released along with the single version of the OP theme for the How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? anime. The song, “Onegai Muscle,” topped the iTunes Anisong charts in Japan last summer, and now the music video can claim another impressive milestone.
It’s been over a year since the video debuted, and in that time it’s managed to rack up more than 100 million views on YouTube. That’s the kind of magic that happens when you mix famous bodybuilder Naotaka Yokokawa and muscle idol Reika Saiki! The anime’s actual OP only has around 5.5 million views on YouTube, so the muscle video has eclipsed it many times over.
Here’s the video again:
And the OP: