What's anime without memorable theme songs, and what's a memorable theme songs the inspiration to sing a karaoke version? Charapedia recently ran one of their 10,000 reader polls asking fans to name their favorite anison to sing at karaoke. 241 song suggestions came in between January 15th and the 21st. 52.7% from male visitors and 77.5% from people in their teens and 20's. See what was picked after the jump.
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.
Music was in the air on Japanese media sites as several recently orchestrated debates between readers about their favorite performance-related anime and manga. Goo asked visitors to name their favorite music-themed anime, and more specifically, their favorite anime centered on an idol or idol group. MyNavi Women got a mostly distinct list when they asked their readers to name their favorite band manga.
As is often said, you don't need to be a sports fan to enjoy sports anime/manga. In fact, some of the most popular series have been about sports that haven't traditionally had a following in Japan. Like the golden Shonen Jump motto 'Friendship, Effort, Victory,' it's the involving journey of the characters striving to compete that hook fans. In a new 10,000 reader poll, Japanese fans were asked to name the most inspiring.
As a year ends and another begins, Japanese media site Goo asked fans to name the manga who ending they can't wait to read. Some might end in 2015, and others are probably just going to run and run with no end in sight, while some would thrill fans if they would just return from hiatus. See what the readers named after the jump.
Charapedia has published the results of their final 10,000 reader poll of 2014. Between Christmas and New Year's, fans were asked to name the most attractive anime character of the year. 151 characters received votes, 54.7% of which came from female readers, and 89.4% of which came from readers in their teen and 20's. Check out the results after the jump.
While there were certainly ways to circumvent the rules, import of Japanese media was banned from South Korea until the 90's.These days, anime certainly as a following, and, pay-TV service Aniplus asked its fans to help pick their favorites characters in a second annual, co-ed tournement.
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.