Japanese Fans Pick 2017's Most Magnetic Anime Characters

For '17, 66 characters were suggested by a pool of voters that was 55.9% female and 64% in their teens and 20s

Who won your heart in 2017? Charapedia asked the question in their latest edition of the "Year's Most Charming Character" 10,000 Reader Poll. For '17, 66 characters were suggested by a pool of voters that was 55.9% female and 64% in their teens and 20s. 

 

Top picks included

 

20. Mr Osomatsu's Karamatsu Matsuno - 237 votes

19. Knight's & Magic's Ernesti Echavalier - 239 votes

18. Made in Abyss' Nanachi - 240 votes

17. My Hero Academia's Katsuki Bakugō - 267 votes

16. Children of the Whales' Oni - 284 votes

15. Gintama's Kagura - 290 votes

14. Mr. Osomatsu's Ichimatsu Matsuno - 314 votes

13. Land of the Lustrous' Phosphophyllite - 319 votes

12. The Ancient Magus' Bride's Elias Ainsworth - 324 votes

11. Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Flat's Megumi Kato - 333 votes

10. Blend-S' Maika Sakuranomiya - 344 votes

9. My Hero Academia's Shōto Todoroki - 357 votes

8. Hozuki's Coolheadedness' Hozuki' - 391 votes

7. Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu's Izuminokami Kanesada - 404 votes

6. Kemono Friends' Kaban - 409 votes

5. Gintama's Gintoki Sakata - 424 votes

4. Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale's Asuna Yuuki - 477 votes

3. The Ancient Magus' Bride's Chise Hatori - 536 votes

2. Eromanga-sensei's Sagiri Izumi - 556 votes

1. Kemono Friends' Serval - 577 votes

 

2016's list included

Aggregate

20. New Game's Hifumi Takimoto - 124 votes

19. Yuri!!! On Ice'Yuri Plisetsky - 137 votes

18. Gintama - Shinsuke Takasugi - 138 votes

17. Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable's Josuke Higashikata - 140 votes

16. Touken Ranbu - Hanamaru's Kashuu Kiyomitsu - 149 votes

15. Natsume Yūjin-chō's Takashi Natsume - 153 votes

14. Girlish Number's Chitose Karasuma - 154 votes

13. Bungo Stray Dogs' Sakunosuke Oda - 157 votes

12. Yuri on Ice's Yuri Katsuki - 173 votes

11. The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.'s Kusuo Saiki - 202 votes

10. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans' Mikazuki Augus - 210 votes

9. Re:Zero's Emilia - 216 votes

8. Haikyu!!'s Kei Tsukishima  - 267 votes

7. Gintama's Gintoki Sakata - 288 votes

6. New Game!'s Aoba Suzukaze - 299 votes

5. Bungo Stray Dogs' Chūya Nakahara - 320 votes

4. Yuri On Ice's Victor Nikiforov - 331 votes

3. Konosuba's Megumin - 332 votes

2. Bungo Stray Dogs' Osamu Dazai - 432 votes

1. Re:Zero's Rem - 565 votes

 

2015's had

20. Osomatsu Matsuno from Mr. Osomatsu - 83 votes
19. Toshiro Hijikata from Gintama - 86 votes
18. Takeo Goda from My Love Story!! - 95 votes
17. Yuki Takeya from SCHOOL-LIVE! - 102 votes
16. Takehito Morokuzu, aka "Gakuto", from Prison School - 109 votes
15. Izaya Orihara from Durarara - 113 votes
14. Hachiman Hikigaya from My Teen Romatic Comedy SNAFU - 114 votes
13. Yato from Noragami Aragoto - 134 votes
12. Sougo Okita from Gintama - 135 votes
11. Ichimatsu Matsuno from Mr. Osomatsu - 163 votes
10. Shirayuki from Snow White with the Red Hair - 179 votes
9. Seijuro Akashi from Kuroko's Basketball - 189 votes
8. Chino Kafu from Is the Order a Rabbit? - 198 votes
7. Karamatsu Matsuno from Mr. Osomatsu - 201 votes
6. Nao Tomori from Charlotte - 207 votes
5. Gintoki Sakata from Gintama - 215 votes
4. Saitama from One-Punch Man - 237 votes
3. Jyushimatsu Matsuno from Mr. Osomatsu - 270 votes
2. Jotaro Kujo from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders - 281 votes
1. Umaru Doma from Himouto! Umaru-chan - 318 votes

 

2014's picks included
30. Umi Sonoda (Love Live!)
29. Ritsu Kawai (The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior)
28. Miyuki Shiba (The Irregular at Magic High School)
27. Rin Tohsaka (Fate)
26. Shoyo Hinata (Haikyuu!)
25. Akane Tsunemori (Psycho-Pass)
24. Cocoa Hoto (Is the Order a Rabbit?)
23. Shuu Tsukiyama (Tokyo Ghoul)
22. Chitoge Kirisaki (Nisekoi)
21. Hoozuki (Hoozuki no Reitetsu)
20. Mikoto Mikoshiba (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun)
19. Chiyo Sakura (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun)
18. Kaori Fujimiya (One Week Friends)
17. Honoka Kousaka (Love Live!)
16. Rin Matsuoka (Free!)
15. Maki Nishikino (Love Live!)
14. Tobio Kageyama (Haikyuu!)
13. Chino Kafuu (Is the Order a Rabbit?)
12. Shino Asada/ Sinon (Sword Art Online)
11. Koushi Sugawara (Haikyuu!)
10. Kokkuri-san (Gugure! Kokkuri-san)
9. Tatsuya Shiba (The Irregular at Magic High School)
8. Yuuki Konno (Sword Art Online)
7. Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul)
6. Kosaki Onodera (Nisekoi)
5. Yasutomo Arakita (Yowamushi Pedal)
4. Makoto Tachibana (Free!)
3. Kazuto Kirigaya/ Kirito (Sword Art Online)
2. Haruka Nanase (Free!)
1. Asuna Yuuki (Sword Art Online)

 

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