In the three and half hour live program on Saturday night, Japan's national public broadcasting station NHK revealed the results of the online poll "All Gundam Big Voting 40th" in four categories: Series, Characters, Mobile Suits (mechas), and Songs. Check out Japanese fans' picks from Sunrise's long-running Gundam franchise with 40-year history after the jump.
As reported, NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting station has been conducting an online poll titled "All Gundam Big Voting 40th" since March 2. Its interim results for three categories (characters, mobile suits, and songs) were revealed in the special one-hour program "Rekishi Hiwa: Gundam Historia" aired in Japan last night. See the latest results after the jump.
Which anime girls deserve a special prayer this Hinamatsuri? Japanese fans picked their top ten best girls for Girls' Day. How do they match up to your faves? Find out after the jump!
NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting station launched an online poll project titled "All Gundam Big Voting 40th" for the fans of Sunrise's long-running Mobile Suit Gundam franchise to vote for their favorite series, characters, mobile suits, and songs. The franchise started with its first TV series in 1979 and celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Hit the jump for more details.
In Japan, December 21 is "Long-Distance Love Day" -- and to celebrate, fans chimed in with their favorite anime couples separated by space, time, and other inconveniences. But don't assume the winner is a foregone conclusion. Hit the jump to see the top ten!
Who's anime's best Big Sister character? Nico Nico took it upon themselves to answer that question -- and we've got their top ten results! Is your favorite Onee-sama in the group? Hit the jump to find out!
Anime fans in Japan have chosen their favorite kanji of 2017 -- and given this year's popular anime, it's not all that surprising! Does Japan's taste in anime for the year align with yours? Find out after the jump!
In July of 2017, more than 4000 anime fans cast their votes on gOO ranking in a poll to determine the Top 10 "Kamase-inu" ("Muzzled Dog") Anime Characters from a pool of some 50 characters who look and act tough but who routinely find themselves sorely outmatched when it comes to fighting, and now the results are in. Hit the jump to see who can talk the talk, but can't walk the walk.
As part of its "Fantasia 2017 Festival" celebrations, Fujimi Fantasia Bunko (a division of publisher Fujimi Shobo) is holding a swimsuit contest where fans can vote on their favorite swimwear-clad heroines from various Fujimi Fantasia Bunko light novel series. Hit the jump to learn more.
A special program that will air on Fuji TV in August pits fans of all ages against one another in an attempt to determine the "Top 20 Timeless Heroes & Heroines" in the media of anime, manga, and tokusatsu. Hit the jump to learn more.
The votes are in! Fans cast some 4,399,291 votes in the 2017 Sanrio Character Ranking - a contest that measures the popularity of some 100 Sanrio mascot characters - and the #1 spot this year went to Cinnamoroll. Hit the jump to check out the top 10 results.
Voting has begun for the 32nd "Sanrio Character Ranking", an annual contest that pits 100 Sanrio mascot characters (such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, Pompompurin, etc.) against each other in a popular vote to determine which character reigns supreme. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Japan Ninja Council - an organization that promotes tourism through the study and spread of ninja culture - has released the results of its "Ninja Global Poll", an international survey that quizzed people from 11 countries around the world about their knowledge and opinions regarding the deadly art of assassination. Hit the jump to learn more.