Charapedia has posted the second half of their latest 10,000 reader poll, in which fans were asked to name the anime voice actor with the best singing voice. After the earlier female listing, the males engaged in a heated battle, with the bottom line proving to be... Uta no Prince-sama certainly has a popular cast! See who came out on top after the jump.
Noting the prevalence of multitalented actor/singers working in anime, in their latest 10,000 reader poll, Charapedia has fans to name the anime voice actor with the best singing voice. 53.7% of the responses were from female participants, with 72.1% coming from readers in their teens and 20's.
Tokyo-based mobile software company jig.jp today announced the result of its latest survey targeting male and female Japanese otaku who were the users of its free market app Otamart. The question was "Who is your ideal bride/bridegroomdo?" Check the result after the jump.
The absentees. The rage-aholics. The trouble makers. Manga and anime have no shortage of difficult dads, and leading into father's day, Japanese site Goo explored the subject with a survey in which a Research Plus asked a sample of 250 male and 250 female visitors to name the character that they'd hate to have as their father. See who they picked after the jump.
Nicely time for, but not explicitly linked to Father's Day, Charapedia thought it would be nice to consider family love, understanding and hobby sharing with a discussion of readers' favorite anime to foist on their parents. Responses to the 10,000 Reader Poll were from males 51.9% of the time, and 77.6% were from readers in their teens and 20's.
With weeks to go before the summer anime season, it's time to prioritize. Is it original anime, new adaptations, remakes or return favorites? Charapedia asked Japanese fans to name their most anticipated summer 2015 anime in their latest 10,000 reader polls, and, while Charlotte, the new original anime from the makers of Angel Beats! did well, the clear answer was "returning favorites."
Charapedia was feeling its age in its 70th 10,000 reader poll. In the latest poll, they asked fans to named their favorite cool, older guy, ojisan characters. It was a 57.8% male audience naming the best mentors, fathers, surrogate fathers and "uncles." 74.3% of the responses were from fans in their teens and 20s. See who they picked after the jump.
While April is the cruelest month, Charapedia closed out May with a look at anime's haraguro (black-hearted/scheming) characters via a 10,000 reader poll asking fans to name their favorite seemingly friendly or innocent, but are secretly cruel, manipulative or sadistic anime personalities. Responses were from a pool that was 54.9% female and 81.8% in their teens and 20's. See who came out on top after the jump.
Here's a bit of a morbid thought. It's the last day of your life. Going into the last moment, what anime do you want to watch? Something suitably somber? Do you want to laugh or to cry? Charapedia asked the question in their latest 10,000 reader poll.
Heading off those June brides, Charapedia went in an anti-romantic direction with its latest 10,000 reader poll, asking fans which anime couples they'd happily bid farewell to. Whether due to jealousy, annoyance, or desire to see a different match, 46 couple break-ups were suggested by a poll of respondents that was 53.6% male and 76.1% in their teens and 20's. See who was named after the jump.
Believe it or not, the spring 2015 anime season is about half over! Charapedia took the opportunity to run one of their 10,000-reader polls, asking fans to name which anime they've kept up with and are still excited by. Following a response that was 52.5% male and 84.9% in their teens and 20s, they then took the interesting step of aggregating the answers by gender. See what was picked after the jump.
April ended with a contest of charisma as Charapedia's latest 10,000 reader poll asked fans to elect their 2015 student council of anime and manga characters. Characters could only be elected for one office with the priority progressing President> VEEP > Secretary> Treasurer. Respondents were 54.4% male, 76.1% in their teens and 20s. Check out the results after the jump.
Not too long after March's Tokyo Fashion Week, Charapedia ran a 10,000 reader poll concerning anime's most fashionable characters. Complementing their ranking of top ladies, the site has published, site has their list of fan chosen best dressed men. 405 characters were suggested by a pool of respondents that was 53.2% female and 80% in their teens and 20s. Get a look after the jump.
Not too long after March's Tokyo Fashion Week, Charapedia ran a 10,000 reader poll concerning anime's best dressed ladies, asking fans to name who's the most striking dresser, whether their attire is cute, attractively bizarre, or elegant. 405 characters were suggested by a pool of respondents that was 53.2% female and 80% in their teens and 20s. Check out the results after the jump.
Last summer, one of Japan's largest newspapers, the Yomiuri Shimbun, organized Sugoi Japan, a program to promote Japanese popular media by compiling lists of the best examples. Along with conversations with pop culture authority Kaichiro Morikawa, author Fuminori Nakamura, and feminist manga critic Yukari Fujimoto, they posted an endorsement from Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro. Now, the voting is over and the must-try Manga, Anime, Ranobe and Entame Shosetsu have been announced!