A recent poll on Akiba Souken's Anime Portal website asked Japanese fans to rank their favorite ocean, beach, or seaside themed anime that they'd like to watch during the blazing days of summer. Hit the jump to check out the Top 10 results.
Spring has sprung, the summer anime season is just beginning to bloom, and in a recent poll on Anime! Anime! Japanese fans expressed their feelings on which of the series that debuted in April of 2016 could be described as "splendid" or "magnificent". Hit the jump to see the Top 10 results.
The results of the 2016 "Sanrio Character Ranking" have been announced, and for the 2nd year in a row the lovable golden retriever Pompompurin has nabbed the Number 01 spot. Hit the jump to learn more.
A recent online poll on Charapedia asked Japanese fans to name the machines in anime and manga that they would like to ride at least one time, and some 10,000 otaku responded. Hit the jump to see the Top 10 results.
A recent online questionaire quizzed 401 Japanese college students about their experience with the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise in an effort to gauge the popularity of the long-running science fiction / mecha series among younger people, and the results may surprise you. Hit the jump to learn more.
On the heels of a crushing defeat in the "Pokémon General Election 720" in which Simisear (known as Baokkie in Japan) came in dead last in the rankings, the beleaguered Fire Type Pokémon is trying to reclaim its tarnished image as an unpopular loser that nobody loves with a promotional campaign that includes presents for Pokémon fans. Hit the jump to learn more.
The results of the inaugural "Pokémon General Election 720" have been announced, and the winners of the top 10 spots in the rankings may come as a surprise to new fans and veteran Pokémon trainers alike. Hit the jump to learn more.
With a live-action film adaptation of Fullmetal Alchemist on the way, Japanese fans have taken to speculating about what other manga / anime properties they'd like to see adapted, and who they'd like to see in the starring roles. Hit the jump to check out the "Top 5" actors that otaku would want to star as Luffy D. Monkey in a (purely hypothetical) live-action One Piece film.
Not all Pokémon are created equal, and a recent online poll on Goo Ranking asked Japanese fans to pick which Starter Pokémon they'd rather start without. Hit the jump to see the top 10 Pokémon that novice trainers would rather not catch.
Love is in the air, because a recent online poll on Charapedia asked Japanese otaku to vote for their favorite "endearing depictions of romance" in manga and anime. Hit the jump to see the top 20 results.
A recent flash poll on Goo Rankings quizzed 500 Japanese manga fans on which manga artists they were most surprised to learn were women using a male pen name. Hit the jump to check out the results.
A recent poll on Akiba Souken's Anime Portal website challenged Japanese fans to pick their "#1 Favorite TV Anime by Kyoto Animation", and more than 3000 otaku responded. Hit the jump to see the top ten results.
Sanrio has announced the entrants for the "Sanrio Character Ranking 2016", a contest in which fans vote for their favorite Sanrio characters from a pool of 100 popular mascots. Hit the jump to learn more.
A recent character poll of Japanese website Charapedia asked 10,000 fans to vote for who they thought were the strongest child characters in anime and manga. Hit the jump to check out the results.
In a recent online poll sponsored by Akiba Souken's "Anime Portal" website, Japanese fans were asked to vote for their favorite yuri anime - anime that features an often-romanticized same-sex attraction between young ladies. Hit the jump to see the results.