If you're curious about what a mostly female audience of Japanese fans look for in their favorite anime, then look no further, because a recent reader survey by Model Press, a fashion and life-style website that aims at an audience of Japanese women between the ages of 18 - 45, asked nearly 1300 fans which anime series they'd must like to see re-broadcast on Japanese television. Hit the jump to check out the Top 20 results.
Weekly Shonen Sunday has an impressive history of action and sports manga reaching all the way back to 1959. But which of their titles is the most loved by fans? A new poll ranks the best of the best from the mag's history—see how your favorite ranks after the jump!
Though 2016 was the 15th anniversary of Makoto Raiku's Zatch Bell!'s introduction, 2017 is shaping up to be a year for series figures. Bandai's GEM line (described by the company as high quality figures for a female audience) has scheduled their second human/Mamodo duo. After May's Kiyo Takamine and Zatch Bell, Kanchome and Parco Folgore are now lined-up for June. Get a look after the jump.
It's been 15 years since Makoto Raiku started action manga Zatch Bell! in Shonen Sunday. There hasn't been that much to celebrate the anniversary. These days, Makoto Raiku is working on Vector Ball, having wrapped up 2009's 14 volume Animal Land. Still, Zatch Bell! is getting revisited in a pair on G.E.M. series figures, which will be exhibited at November 26th's Mega Hobby Autumn Expo 2016.