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!
Goo recently published published the results of a survey in which they worked with advertising company iBridge to conduct a survey of 250 male and 250 female concerning the best cerebral, whether it stimulated the mind with psychological warfare, mystery, problem solving, serious ethical and metaphysical questions or all of the above. Check out the results after the jump.
Enough with contests of the cute! Charapedia's latest 10,000 reader poll brought up the subject of anime's strong female characters and asked fans to name their favorite of these cool ladies. 51% of responses came from female visitors. 74.7% were from people in their teens and 20s. See who they picked after the jump.
The children of otaku run the danger of winding up with names likes Goku, Nico or Hamyuts Meseta. Digital book seller eBookJapan asked visitors what they wouldn't name their kids, and found that the offspring of manga readers aren't liable to get saddled with names that are look bad. See what they picked after the jump.
Between the clubs, bullies and exams, school can be a fantastic or terrifying place in anime. Charapedia explores the subject in their latest 10,000 reader poll, asking anime viewers which anime (or manga) school they wish they could attend. Elementary, middle, high schools were university and vocational were eligible. So were co-ed and single gender. More after the jump.
Some classic performances and favorite roles came up in a bit of a different context in the latest Charapedia 10,000 reader poll. Here, fans were asked about the cases where things got a bit weird when voice actors were matched to anime roles. 240 pairings were suggested by a pool that was 56% male, and 82.2% from Japanese fans in their teens and 20's. See what was selected after the jump.
Tokyo-based mobile software company jig.jp has announced the result of its latest survey for the Valentine's Day season with two questions: "Who do you want to get Valentine's Day chocolates from?" and "Who do you want to give Valentine's Day chocolates to?" Check the top 10 anime/manga characters after the jump.
Goo recently worked with advertising company iBridge to conduct a survey of 250 male and 250 female about what anime voice actress' real age surprises them the most. See who they picked after the jump.