Tokyo Otaku Mode has published the results of a January poll in which Facebook followers from around the world were asked to name the anime that made them cry while watching. See what they picked after the jump.
Weekly Shōnen Champion is celebrating 300 chapters and the 6th year of running the Yowapeda manga and recently held the 4th character popularity poll! Let's see who received the most votes and became the favorite cyclist of the popular bicycle show after the jump!
Time Out New York has consulted an impressive field of animation luminaries to construct a list of the medium's 100 best movies. Akira was named frequently. As were the movies of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki in particular. A few named the works of Satoshi Kon. However, the real interesting inclusion is Fantastic Mr. Fox director Wes Anderson's selection of End of Evangelion. More after the jump.
Akiba Souken has announced the result of its recent web poll "Satisfaction Ranking for the TV Anime 2014 Winter" for the titles finished its broadcast run before the spring season. It was conducted between March 27 and April 10 and the total number of the votes was 3,431. Check the result after the jump.
A writer for Japanese book portal Da Vinci News asked 100 otaku with anime shop shopping bags in Akihabara about their favorite green-haired girl in anime after receiving requests from fans after posting their Top 7 Pink-haired female anime character poll. Can you really say green hair is not popular? Take a look at the top 7 after the jump!
2013 was a landmark year for anime as the industry celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first Japanese-produced animated TV series, Astro Boy. Nikkei Entertainment took this opportunity to poll readers on which anime they feel deserve to pass the test of time and be shared with future generations. See what was selected after the jump.
We saw the top 10 anime boyfriend poll earlier and now, here are the top 10 female anime characters Japanese male otaku voted on as their dream girlfriend for White Day tomorrow! Charapedia recently posted the results of their online survey and the results reflect votes from otaku. About 70% of the online votes were made by males in their teens~20s and the rest of the votes are from over 30s. See the results after the jump!
Japanese anime portal site Charapedia recently asked 10,000 female otaku internet users which anime character they would like to have as their boyfriend and the results are in! These results reflect the vote of people who consider themselves otaku and the results may surprise you. See the top 10 anime boyfriends after the jump!
Although it is now widely enjoyed as an entertainment medium regardless of age, a lot of people still feel anime is for kids. With that said, which anime could satisfy the different tastes of more mature audiences to the point that they get hooked? Goo Ranking asked their registered users during one week in December 2013 and 1,076 people voted. See the full list after the jump!
Following last fall's announcement that Hayao Miyazaki will retire, Japanese telecom provider NTT Docomo conducted a non-scientific "Voice of the People" survey in which 8585 responded to the question of who they think will carry the banner of anime forward after the internationally revered, Oscar winning and again nominated director left the medium. See who they picked after the jump.
Who comes to your mind when you think of Japanese mangaka that best represent Japan? To answer that question, NTT Docomo recently asked its mobile service subscribers that question and collected a total of 24,420 votes. The final results do not surprise anyone in Japan as the god of manga himself claimed more than 10,000 votes to represent Japan and Japanese manga culture. Let's see who else is following in his footsteps after the jump!
Since NTT Docomo recently asked about the best voice actresses for cool and mature female characters in anime, they did not forget the male half. Many anime and video games feature cool and manly male figures and who does the best voices for them? 1,054 registered users voiced their opinion and the 10 best voice actors for manly male characters are after the jump!
In the majority of anime, girls with a young appearance and high-pitched voices are popular. There are also plenty of sexy, mature and cool female characters. Who does the best job when it comes to voicing them? That's what Goo Ranking asked their subscribers and the results have been posted. Let's see which 10 voice actresses 1,054 Japanese people voted for and what characters they voice after the jump!
Nijimen has posted the results of the question that a lot of fans could not answer when it was offered as an otome game style survey, that is, to choose only one character out of the Free! anime to spend Valentine's Day together with. 1,396 online votes by Japanese fans (please notice that I am carefully avoiding specifying "female fans" because a little less than 10% of the votes came from the guys). The results are after the jump!
Does it seem like manga readers have slightly different tastes from anime viewers? In the results of a recent poll question where the Japanese male users of the site chose who they wanted to receive chocolate from, they picked many characters that seasoned veterans in the scene could probably appreciate. After the jump, the other part of poll results by eBookJapan!