Japanese Fans Name the Support Characters Who Deserve Their Own Anime Series

Charapedia 10,000 reader polls ask who's wasted in a secondary spot

Anime is full of colorful support casts, some of which even manage to overshadow series leads. Over the last week, Charapedia explored the subject of which of these characters is wasted in their secondary role and really should be given in their own anime series. Now, they've published the results of their 10,000 reader polls for deserving male and female protagonists. 

 

The male to female breakdown in respondents was 45.9% to 54.1%. 79.3% were in their teens and 20's, with 211 characters getting suggested

 

 

Top Female Characters Deserving Own Anime

20) Tomoyo Daidouji (Cardcaptor Sakura)

19) Erza Scarlett (Fairy Tail)

18) Mikuru Asahina (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

17) Miki Sayaka (Madoka Magica)

16) Touka Kirishima (Tokyo Ghoul)

15) Suzuha Kirigaya/ Leafa (Sword Art Online)

14) Nico Yazawa (Love Live!)

13) Chino Kafuu (Is the Order a Rabbit?)

12) Yukiho Kousaka (Love Live!)

11) Azusa Nakano (K-On!)

10) Ruiko Saten (A Certain series)



9) Shinka Nibutani (Chuunibyou)



8) Krista Lenz (Attack on Titan)



7) Kagura (Gintama)



6) Kuroneko/ Ruri Gokou (OreImo)

5) Ui Hirasawa (K-On!)



4) Charlotte Dunois (IS: Infinite Stratos)



3) Vi Graythorn (Detective Conan)



2) Mami Tomoe (Madoka Magica)



1) Kuroko Shirai (A Certain series)

 

Top Male Characters Deserving Own Anime

20) Shogo Makishima (Psycho-Pass)

19) Shuu Tsukiyama (Tokyo Ghoul)

18) Keigo Atobe (The Prince of Tennis)

17) Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)

16) Partgas D. Ace (One Piece)

15) Accelerator (A Certain Series)

14) Kei Tsukishima (Haikyuu!)

13) Rin Matsuoka (Free!)

12) Izaya Orihara (Durarara!!)

11) Mikoto Mikoshiba (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun)

10) Shizuo Heiwajima (Durarara!!)



9) Makoto Tachibana (Free!)



8) Shinsuke Takasugi (Gintama)



7) Seijuro Akashi (Kuroko’s Basketball)



6) Levi (Attack on Titan)



5) Sougo Okita (Gintama)



4) Tooru Oikawa (Haikyuu!)



3) Yasutomo Arakita (Yowamushi Pedal)



2) Kazunari Takao (Kuroko’s Basketball)



1) Toshiro Hijikata (Gintama)



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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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