Anime has some famously less-than-stellar final episodes, but with shorter series and more works based on light novels and visual novels, the medium is arguably doing better than when it was contending with adapting ongoing manga series. In a new Biglobe survey, over 3,000 Japanese fans responded to a poll asking which late night anime had the best ending. Results below:
1. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
4. Clannad ~After Story~
6. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
7. Daily Lives of High School Boys
10. Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
11. Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's
13. (tie) Gai-Rei: Zero
13. (tie) Natsume Yujin-Cho
16. (tie) Air
16. (tie) Aria the Origination
16. (tie) The IdolM@ster
19. Kanon (new)
20. Aria The Natural
21. (tie) Zero no Tsukaima F
21. (tie) Angel Beats!
23. Air The Animation
24. A Channel
25. Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
26. Hanasaku Iroha
27. Lotte no Omocha!
28. (tie) Strike Witches 2
28. (tie) Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Dai-Ni-Maku
What's your favorite anime ending? Do you think anime endings are getting better, or at least less problematic?