Users of “Japanese YouTube” Niconico were recently polled on their favorite anime of this past summer season.
How did shows like Sword Art Online II, Space Dandy and Akame ga Kill fare? Without further ado, let’s check out the list!
2) Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
3) Akame ga KILL!
4) Futsū no Joshikōsei ga Locodol Yattemita
5) JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
6) Tokyo Ghoul
8) The Irregular at Magic High School
9) Survival Game Club!
11) Psycho-Pass: Extended Edition
12) Invaders of the Rokujyoma!?
13) Sword Art Online II
14) Magimoji Rurumo
15) Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!
16) La Bonne Vie
17) Space Dandy
18) Nobunaga Concerto
19) Love Stage!!
20) Terror in Resonance
21) Black Butler: Book of Circus
22) Free! Eternal Summer
23) Blue Spring Ride
24) Persona 4 the Golden Animation
25) Momo Kyun Sword
27) Bladedance of Elementalers
28) Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen
29) Rail Wars!
30) Captain Earth
31) Tokyo ESP
32) Bakumatsu Rock
33) M3 the dark metal
34) Shonen Hollywood – Holly Stage for 49
35) DRAMAtical Murder
37) Sengoku Basara: Judge End
Poor Sengoku Basara. Better luck next time.
Perhaps the most surprising thing about this list is how many of the shows most popular in the west – SAOII, Space Dandy, and Free!, to name a few – didn’t do all that great among Niconico users. On the other hand, shows like Barakamon, Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun and Jojo’s (see this week’s feature) ended up on top.
Who exactly was polled? It’s not clearly how many users participated, but what we do know is 82.7% were male and 17.3% were female (that probably explains Free!’s rank!).
We also know the majority of respondents (36.9%) were in their 20s, while 13.5% were from 10 to 19, 26.8% were in their 30s, and 22.6% were in their 40s.
How would you rate this past season, readers? My number one was Space Dandy all the way, baby.
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