Sorry Osamu Dazai and Saber. There's a new Macross and that means it's goodbye to your spots at the top of anime magazine Newtype's character rankings. For the anime magazine's new July issue, the crowns went to Delta leads Hayate and Freyja. More after the jump.
Move over Kira Yamato, there's a new sheriff in town! Osamu Dazai, author of semi-autobiographical classic of Japanese literature No Longer Human, recast as a super-powered crime-solver in this season's Bungo Stray Dogs, is the new leading man in anime according to June issue of Newtype's character making. The King of Knights is still the Prom Queen on the ladies' side, but BSD's take on pioneering feminist Akiko Yosano is runner up.
The now-familiar feud between Fate/stay night[Unlimited Blade Works] and Sword Art Online for top character rankings in Newtype got a bit of a disruption in the anime magazine's new November issue. After a couple of Archer months, Kirito is back on top on the male side. Meanwhile, the King of Knights lost her crown to new entrant June Naruse, lead in The Anthem of the Heart, the new anime movie from the AnoHana team.
In collaboration with the special Mobile Suit Gundam animation track at the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival, Sunrise has published a trio of humorous, "how-to" instructional comics explaining how new visitors can get the most out of a trip to TIFF 2015. Hit the jump to check them out.
Anime magazine Newtype's August issue is out this weekend with rankings that show that Fate/stay night's brief reign at the top of the character top 10's has ended. Sure, Saber still rules the list of ladies, but a familiar face has regains his #1 spot on the male side. Also grabbing attention is the debut of RWBY, in the series top 10. Get a look after the jump.
You'll notice a certain pattern in the latest Newtype character rankings. While Sword Art Online's leads are still clinging to upper slots, both follow Fate/stay night's principal Servants and Masters, with at least one other Fate character sandwiching their bronze spots. See who ranked in the latest issue of the high-profile anime magazine after the jump.
Published by Kadokawa, Kanagatari. Kanabakari. is an upcoming book featuring actress / singer Kana Hanazawa's writings for Newtype magazine as well as an original 3DCG bonus animation. Hit the jump to learn more.
A familiar face leaped back to the top of Newtype's character ranking in its February 2015 issues. After being the cover girl in the January issue, Evangelion's Rei Ayanami recaptured the female listing for the anime magazine's new issue, with Asuka also mixing it up with the Fate/stay night and Sword Art Online heroines. Shinji and Kaworu also placed on the male side. More after the jump.
While Sword Art Online and Fate/stay night are still jostling for top spots in the character rankings of Newtype magazine's January issue, the listings are remarkable for a number of reasons. First, Amaburi's Kanye and 50 Cent have emerged as contenders. Then, Cross Ange's titular heroine demonstrates that if you want to compete, it helps to be blonde. Finally, there's no Jesus Yamato in the rankings!
In the November issue of Newtype, Asuna's deathgrip of the top anime magazine's character rankings slipped long enough for Sinon to take her place. In the December issue, they both got knocked down a peg as the Sword Art Online dominance was finally ended by everyone's favorite servant. Get a look after the jump.
After a string of wins in Newtype's female character rankings, Sword Art Online's Asuna has finally fallen... to Sword Art Online's Sinon. Fellow Dengeki Sorority mate Miyuki Shiba also took a hit in the rankings. On the male side, it was all Kirito and Tatsuya Shiba again, but Space Dandy did notably manage to crack the top 10.
The Newtype Anime Awards of 2014 have concluded and the winners have been announced as of the Machi Asobi event on Saturday. Hit the jump for more!