Poll: Australian Fans Selected Top 20 Anime Titles of All Time

Anime fans across Australia voted for their most favorite anime

Madman Entertainment, a major anime distribution company in Australia and New Zealand, has revealed the result of their voting competition "Top 20 Anime titles of all time". The competition featured 100 anime titles from the Madman catalog, including the classics like AKIRA, Ghost in the Shell, Dragon Ball Z, My Neighbor Totoro, and such. The fans could vote for only the titles distributed by Madman legitimately since its founding in 1996.


The online voting was conducted from March 9 to April 5. After the voting ended, Madman had revealed the top 20 titles one by one on their website. Finally, the No.1 title was announced this week, on June 13. What do you think about the Australian anime fans' choice?



1. Neon Genesis Evangelion

2. Fullmetal Alchemist

3. Dragon Ball Z

4. Death Note


6. Code Geass

7. Cowboy Bebop

8. Bleach

9. Howl's Moving Castle

10. Spirited Away


12. Black Butler


14. Ouran High School Host Club

15. Fruits Basket

16. Fairy Tail

17. My Neighbor Totoro

18. Ghost In The Shell

19. Astro Boy

20. Elfen Lied


Source: Madman Entertainment Blog


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