Namco-operated character bar & dining location Characro in Ikebukuro has been hosting a Tiger & Bunny themed cafe since the end of October. As a part of the visitor attraction, guests can vote on a poll that changes themes every 2 weeks, with the most recent theme of the poll being "the hero that would make the best boss" and the results are in. See it after the jump!
Tokyo Otaku Mode has used its international network to ask fans from across the globe which anime character they'd most like to date. With an open ended question, otaku from over 100 countries responded, with 590 characters suggested by males and 400 by women. See who came out on top of the 2013 poll after the jump.
Pay attention to the plot here. November 29th, or 11/29 is (1) i (1) ni (2) ku (9), or ii niku which literally means "good meat" in Japanese. In honor of the date, Twi-Ani has put a consensus list of the top "meaty" anime heroines. Get a look after the jump.
Akiba Souken, a Japanese news/community site specialized in otaku-related information conducted a web popularity poll for Japanese magical girl anime series between October 25 and November 13. As expected, Shaft's Puella Magi Madoka Magica won the pole with 348 votes. Check the top 20 ranking after the jump.
A few weeks ago, we posted a poll about favorite friendships between anime characters, now lets see which male rivalry is adored by male fans in Japan! Just like the last poll, Goo Ranking polled their registered users for the topic in September and we can see some of the same shows from the last poll are very popular among those people. See the results after the jump!
To clear up some confusion, just like the title of yesterday's poll about female friendship, the literal translation of the original title of this poll is "Females voted! Anime that they moe over male friendship", which means that people voted on anime that they watch for examples of male friendship in the show. Goo Ranking posted the results of their poll recently that asked registered Goo research monitors to vote in September. See the results after the jump!
Friendship is a beautiful thing for both men and women, which anime does a great job portraying, however idealized it may be. While many female otaku fantasize over male friendship in anime, there are lots of anime focused on the friendship between girls as well. Polling site Goo Ranking recently asked Japanese men which anime make them roll around in joy when they watch to see displays of friendship between girls. See the result after the jump!
Animate Japan will have a Free! in-store screening event at their Ikebukuro and Osaka Nohinbashi locations and the online poll to decide which episodes to be shown at the event was recently closed with the results completed. Over 1000 votes were collected on the Animate page for the episodes fans would like to see again. See the results after the jump!
Compiled via a street poll at Osaka's Nipponbashi shopping district, DDNavi has put together a top 10 anison rankings of "Oasis of the Mind" themes. Check out the selection after the jump.
When we talk about cosplay in the anime community it usually means the cosplay of a fictional character from anime / manga / games. To the rest of the world, it means simply sporting a costume that is not regularly worn. To that end, My Navi Women conducted a web questionnaire in September to ask Japanese men what cosplay that they just can't find "moe", even if it was worn by their girlfriends. Hit the jump for the surprising results.
Anime songs are increasingly showing their presence on music sales charts in Japan, but some of them have really striking lyrics that you would only hear in anime music. Japanese reading portal Da Vinch Denshi Navi polled 100 anime otaku to decide the top 10 anime songs with memorable lyrics to see what those are. Find out which anime songs are sticking in people's minds after the jump!
Anime and manga does have a history of official cross-overs, from the Go Nagai movies (Mazinger Z versus Devilman and the like) to the recent Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special to the upcoming, second Detective Conan versus Lupin III. In a trivial, but fun Biglobe Anime One poll, otaku were asked to name the cross-over that they most want to see. Get a look at the results after the jump.
Here's a poll that got some novel results. I mean, it's the only one I can think of where the love sick teacher from My Ordinary Life ranked. In a recent Biglobe poll, almost 15,000 votes were cast in response to a question, asking male readers what anime character they wish were their boyfriend. Check out the results after the jump.
Do you like your anime girls with glasses? AnimeOne is cranking out lots of results from user-generated polls before its closing and this one is all about Meganekko! A character with glasses is a staple in anime and let's see who made the top in this poll. Full list after the jump!