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Media Factory Poll: Which Novel/Manga Do You Want Animated (Updated)

posted on 2012-02-24 16:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
NisiOisin's Zaregoto: The Kubikiri Cycle, Tomino & Hasegawa's Crossbone Gundam top list

Media Factory's Da Vinci Denshi Navi posted the results on Friday of a survey where the company asked its Twitter followers which novels or manga they most want to be turned into an anime. Media Factory received more than 6,000 replies, and the top 30 results were as follows:


Rank Title Creator(s) Format Twitter Votes
1 Zaregoto: The Kubikiri Cycle (article) NisiOisin novel 160
2 Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam Yoshiyuki Tomino, Yuichi Hasegawa manga 114
3 Pokémon Special Hidenori Kusaka, Mato, Satoshi Yamamoto manga 108
4 Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senkō no Hathaway) (timeline) Yoshiyuki Tomino novel 98
5 Self-Defense Forces Trilogy (Shio no Machi, Sora no Naka, Umi no Soko) Hiro Arikawa (Library War) novel 92
6 Saint Young Men Hikaru Nakamura manga 88
7 Kōkoku no Shugosha Daisuke Satō, Yu Ito, manga 76
8 Yoru wa Mijikashi Arukeyo Otome (already has a manga) Tomihiko Morimi novel 72
9 Maoh: Juvenile Remix Megumi Osuga, Kōtarō Isaka manga 60
10 Cuticle Tantei Inaba Mochi manga 64
11 Magi (article) Shinobu Ohtaka manga 62
12 Satōgashi no Tandan wa Uchimekenai Kazuki Sakuraba (Gosick) novel 60
13 Shokubutsu Zukan Hiro Arikawa (Library War) novel 54
14 Barakamon Satsuki Yoshino manga 52
15 Yotsuba&! Kiyohiko Azuma manga 50
16 Karneval Touya Mikanagi manga 49
17 Karakuri Circus Kazuhiro Fujita manga 48
18 Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation Yoshiyuki Nishi manga 46
19 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Hayao Miyazaki manga 42
20 Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko. Sou Sagara novel 38
20 DOLLS naked ape (Otoh Saki + Tomomi Nakamura) manga 38
22 Mugen Shinshi Yousuke Takahashi manga 34
23 The Twelve Kingdoms Fuyumi Ono novel 32
24 March comes in like a lion Chika Umino manga 30
24 Uchōten Kazoku Tomihiko Morimi novel 30
26 Hoshi no Samidare Satoshi Mizukami manga 28
27 Harmony (article) Project Itoh novel 25
28 Parasyte Hitoshi Iwaaki manga 25
29 Bara no Maria Ao Juumonji novel 25
30 Missing Gakuto Kōta novel 20

Source: Da Vinci via 0takomu

Update: Links to introductions to several novels and manga added. Media Factory posted a footnote noting that the requested anime adaptations for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and The Twelve Kingdoms would be sequels to existing anime adaptations.


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