Tokyo-based mobile software company jig.jp has announced the result of its latest survey for the Christmass season targeting male and female Japanese otaku. The question was "Who do you want to spend Christmas with?" and total 1,833 people answered their ideal Christmas partner. Check the female/male top 10 after the jump.
2014 was a remarkable year for manga conclusions. Guiness Record winning Asari-chan ended at volume 100. Oh My Goddess!, which has the distinction of being America's longest-running manga, ended its Japanese run after over 25 years. Then, there was something about a ninja. Gadget Tsuushin published its Net Ryuukougo Taishou Completed Manga 2014 rankings. See what came out on top after the jump.
In Charapedia's latest 10,000 reader poll, fans were asked to name their favorite same-sex anime partnerships, whether they were teammates, literal siblings, bonded by the spirit of fraternity/sorority, or classic frenemies. The ladies dominated the responses 66.5% to 33.5%. 89.9% responses came from readers in their teens and 20's. Check out who was selected after the jump.
In Charapedia's latest 10,000 reader poll, fans were asked to name the anime girl who they would most like to sit next to in class, whether she's the class beauty or the genius artist.. mostly class beauties. The male-female breakdown is responses was 42.% to 57.6%. 84.1% of the responses were from visitors in their teen and 20's. See who was picked after the jump.
In their latest 10,000 user poll, Charapedia returned to a favorite topic of conversation for print media readers across the globe. Namely, adaptation. Fans were asked to name which manga and light novels deserve an anime. Works that have inspired live-action or audio versions were allowed, but ones that had received OVAs weren't. Check out the results after the jump.
It's all about The Big Three. No, not Naruto, Bleach and One Piece. It'sAll its recent turnover, print media magazine Da Vinci has asked its readers to name the greatest Jump manga of all time. See what they picked after the jump.
Well time for Naruto's imminent end, DDNavi, the site associated with print media magazine Da Vinci, ran an instant poll asking readers about what manga series they managed to complete collections of. See what they named after the jump.
Love them or hate, you have to admit that anime certainly has a lot of memorable perverts. Charapedia has published the results of their latest 10,000 reader poll, in which they asked otaku to name their favorites. Male-female breakdown of responses was 44.7%-55.3%. Fans in their teens and 20's made up 78% of the responses. More after the jump.
Orion's women's media focused Only Star magazine has published the results of survey in which an even distribution of women in their teen's, 20's and 30's were asked to name their favorite shoujo manga. The take-way from this was a clear "everyone loves Boys Over Flowers." Check out the results after the jump.
As one season ends and another begins, the top anime of summer have been ranked by aggregating the satisfaction rankings on Japanese streaming site Niconico. Comedy was the clear winner as Barakamon took the day with an average 71.0% AA, followed by Monthly Shoujo Nozaki-kun with 60.6% AA rating. Sword Art Online II might have been highly anticipated, but left summer at #13 and 23.7% AA.
There's no recency bias in the results of My Navi Women's poll in which career women in their 20s and 30s were asked to name their favorite magical girl anime as two of the top three picks date back to the 1960s! See what they selected after they jump.
The October issue of Japanese print, books and manga focused magazine Da Vinci, on sale earlier this month, features a giant 45-page Attack on Titan feature, interviewing author Hajime Isayama, examining the series, and presenting a series of tribute illustrations from other manga notables. They've also polled 20,000 readers about favorite characters. See who they picked after the jump.
Not only is is there an otaku fetish for armpits. Not only have those people put together a ranking. They've been ranked them at DDNavi, the site associated with legit print media magazine Da Vinci. See who they picked after the jump.
Complementing their sexiest ladies poll, Charapedia has published the results of their 10,000 reader sexiest guys of anime poll. The classics heroes didn't compete as well as they did in the ladies poll, and the margins of victory were slimmer, but like the ladies, the breakdown in voters remained close to a 50-50 gender split. See how won after the jump.
Charapedia returns to a favorite subject with their latest 10,000 reader poll. This time they aimed to suss the right mix of beauty and exposure that makes for anime's sexiest heroines. Female voters edged out males by a tiny 50.7/49.3 split, but the winner took the lead by a margin as big as her legendary chest. Check out the results after the jump.