Which anime comes to your mind when you think of the Summer season? The distinctive seasons in Japan have a strong influence on the country's culture and anime is no exception. A website specializing in location inspirations of anime series recently conducted an online survey to find out what anime is strongly associated with the Summer season and 333 effective answers decided the Top 30 ranking. Find out the results after the jump!
In time for swimsuit season, eBookJapan polled its female customers in their 20's and 30's about which manga heroine they thought had the ideal body. The aim of the questionnaire wasn't necessarily to find which is sexiest, but also factor in who looked most trained and healthiest. See the top 10 after the jump.
It's time for another battle of tsundere (cold and/or hostile character who eventually become more affectionate), and we're not taking about. Charapedia has published the results of a poll in which 10,000 votes were cast for favorite tsundere anime girl. 68.0% of voters were male and 89.3% were in their teens or twenties. Check out the results after the jump.
As the TV anime summer season begins, Japanese anime/game news site Akiba Souken has announced the result of its recent web poll "Satisfaction Ranking for the TV Anime 2014 Spring" for the titles finished its broadcast run before the summer. Check the interesting result with 1,777 votes after the jump.
In honor of the season, Charapedia got 10,000 otaku to vote for which anime heroine looks best in a swimsuit. The breakdown of participants included 62.3% males and 87.4% in their teens and 20's. Check out the results after the jump.
"Gundam? Never heard of her!" Japanese lifestyle magazine R25 ran into a bit of a problem when it tried to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Gundam by surveying young men about franchise mecha. Polled by a market research firm, 51% of the sample set of guys in their 20s didn't know enough about the series to name a favorite design or mech they'd like to pilot. More after the jump.
Japanese news site Akiba Souken has announced the result of its recent web popularity poll for Sunrise's long-running Gundam anime series. It was conducted for two weeks from June 4 to 18 and the total number of the votes was 3,025. Check the result after the jump.
It was 765 Pro versus μ versus all comers as Charapedia took the second week of June to poll readers for their pick of anime's most charming idol. From the 10,000 reponses, 75.7% were male and 75.7% were in their teens or 20's. Check out their top twenty after the jump.
The 2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup is next week! Anime and videogame polling site Charapedia recently polled their visitors to decide which anime characters would make the "best eleven" if they were to make a team with male characters or female characters. The poll was conducted online from May 29 to June 4th and the result was posted on the 5th. Votes are made up of 44.2% male and 55.8% female anime fans. See the result after the jump!
This summer's slate of anime has shaped up to be battlefield of familiar, hotly anticipated returns, with a nice mix of new projects to keep things interesting. Charapedia asked Japanese fans which they are most eagerly awaiting with the highest expectations. Cutting off the poll on June 1, they received over 10,000 responses, which were 53.4% male to 46.6% female, 85.2% in their teens-20's in age. See what they picked after the jump.
Japanese news site Akiba Souken has announced the result of its recent web poll "2014 Spring Anime Power Ranking," which fans voted for their most "can't be missed" or recommended title from the 70 TV anime started in this spring. Check the top 20 ranking after the jump.
Certain anime and manga meet with the displeasure of Japanese parents. For example, Crayon Shin-chan was blamed for a generation of rude children. However, other series are viewed far more positively, and to find out which ones are most highly favored, digital manga distributor eBookJapan recently asked its users "which manga do you want your kids to read?” Check out the results after the jump.
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!