A recent online poll on goo ranking attempted to rank the most lecherous male characters in anime history. Hit the jump to see the Top 10 results.
In this week's Aniwords, Isaac takes some time away from examining individual anime to consider the broader idea of "liking something." What does it mean to like something, and why do we so often shy away from telling other people about what we like or hide our likes behind social defenses? Isaac explores these questions and more this week—so hit the jump!
A recent online poll on Goo Ranking asked Japanese fans to pick their favorite gag manga that have been serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, and from a list of 48 possible titles, 5 gut-busting gag manga emerged victorious. Hit the jump to learn more.
On this week's Aniwords, Isaac ponders the seemingly obvious answer to the question, "Is there a right way to watch anime?" You probably have your own thoughts on the matter, so hit the jump to read his and then chime in with yours!
On this week's Aniwords, Isaac reflects on what it is that makes our favorite anime our favorite anime. Drawing on a bit of research, he dives into this complex topic to try to identify the common points that unite our experience of having a "favorite." Curious to see what he discovered? Hit the jump to read more!
A recent poll on Goo Ranking posed the question: "What J-pop bands would they like to see Stands named after in Hiroaki Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure?" The results may surprise you. Hit the jump to check them out.
They say that beauty is only skin-deep, but that was not the issue when 10,000 Japanese fans cast their votes in order to rank the Top 20 "Just a Cute Face" Lady Anime Characters in a recent poll on Charapedia. Hit the jump to check out the results.
A recent poll on Akiba Souken's Anime Portal website asked Japanese fans to rank their favorite ocean, beach, or seaside themed anime that they'd like to watch during the blazing days of summer. Hit the jump to check out the Top 10 results.
Spring has sprung, the summer anime season is just beginning to bloom, and in a recent poll on Anime! Anime! Japanese fans expressed their feelings on which of the series that debuted in April of 2016 could be described as "splendid" or "magnificent". Hit the jump to see the Top 10 results.
The results of the 2016 "Sanrio Character Ranking" have been announced, and for the 2nd year in a row the lovable golden retriever Pompompurin has nabbed the Number 01 spot. Hit the jump to learn more.
A recent online poll on Charapedia asked Japanese fans to name the machines in anime and manga that they would like to ride at least one time, and some 10,000 otaku responded. Hit the jump to see the Top 10 results.
A recent online questionaire quizzed 401 Japanese college students about their experience with the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise in an effort to gauge the popularity of the long-running science fiction / mecha series among younger people, and the results may surprise you. Hit the jump to learn more.
On the heels of a crushing defeat in the "Pokémon General Election 720" in which Simisear (known as Baokkie in Japan) came in dead last in the rankings, the beleaguered Fire Type Pokémon is trying to reclaim its tarnished image as an unpopular loser that nobody loves with a promotional campaign that includes presents for Pokémon fans. Hit the jump to learn more.
The results of the inaugural "Pokémon General Election 720" have been announced, and the winners of the top 10 spots in the rankings may come as a surprise to new fans and veteran Pokémon trainers alike. Hit the jump to learn more.
June 06, 2016 marks the 51st birthday for veteran voice actress Megumi Ogata and the 15th birthday for Shinji Ikari of Neon Genesis Evangelion, one of Ogata's most famous voice roles. Hit the jump to see how her fans have been celebrating on Twitter.