Poll: Top 25 Girls of Summer

Japanese poll ranks the best summer anime heroines

With the freshly minted new anime season comes a collection of exciting new heroines alongside girls we’ve loved before. But the question remains: who is best girl? Anime fans from Japan voted and ranked the girls of summer in an attempt to answer that question. The list is dominated by a handful of shows, and includes a former Saimoe champ. Is your favorite girl on the list?


neptunia the animation


1. Neptune/Purple Heart – Neptunia the Animation
2. Noire/Black Heart – Neptunia the Animation
3. Nepgear – Neptunia the Animation
4. Ai – Sunday Without God


dangan ronpa

5. Kyouko Kirigiri – Dangan Ronpa
6. Tomoko Kuroki – WATAMOTE


rozen maiden

7. Suiseiseki – Rozen Maiden
8. Lucy Yamagami – Servant X Service
9. Suigintou – Rozen Maiden



10. Illyasviel von Einzbern – Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA
11. Tomoka Minato - Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS
12. Rias Gremory - High School D × D NEW


monogatari season 2

13. Hitagi Senjougahara – Monogatari season 2
14. Shinku - Rozen Maiden
15. Aki Mikage - Silver Spoon



16. Shinobu Omiya - KINMOZA!
17. Hanekawa Tsubasa – Monogatari Season 2
18. Elsie - The World God Only Knows
19. Hinata Hakamada - Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS


dog and scissors

20. Kirihime Natsuno – Dog & Scissors
21. Souseiseki - Rozen Maiden
22. Maho Misawa - Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS
23. Saki Nagatsuka - Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS


love lab

24. Riko Kurahashi - Love Lab
25. Airi Kashii - Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS



There’s always a pretty big gulf between our opinions and their opinions, so sound off in the comments. Do you agree? Disagree? Which girl do you dig this summer?


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Amanda Rush is the Associate Editor for Ani.Me and contributor for OtakuCollectionDX. She swears in the middle of the night on Twitter as @TheAnimaven.

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