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One Piece's Luffy, DB's Goku Top Fuji TV's Anime/Tokusatsu Hero Poll

posted on 2012-04-05 12:15 EDT by Egan Loo
Touch's Minami, Lupin III's Fujiko lead anime/tokusatsu heroines

Fuji TV aired a special 1 Oku 3 Sen Man-Nin ga Erabu Anime & Tokusatsu Hero & Heroine Best 50 (Top 50 Animated and Live-Action Special-Effects Heroes and Heroines, As Chosen by 130 Million People) program on Thursday evening. The program's title is somewhat exaggerated; Japan's entire population is just under 130 million, and the survey asked 14,000 people. Here are the top 50 heroes and top 50 heroines:

Rank Hero
50 Golgo 13
49 Bem (Yōkai Ningen Bem)
48 Spider-Man
47 Joe Shimamura (Cyborg 009)
46 Kaede Rukawa (Slam Dunk)
45 Harlock (Space Pirate Captain Harlock)
44 Akarenger (Himitsu Sentai Gorenger)
43 Kamen Rider BLACK
42 Akakage (Kamen no Ninja Akakage)
41 Shinnosuke Nohara (Crayon Shin-chan)
40 Gan-chan (Yatterman)
39 Koji Kabuto (Mazinger Z)
38 Kamen Rider V3
37 Goemon Ishikawa (Lupin III)
36 Kira Yamato (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed)
35 Retsu Ichijōji (Space Sheriff Gavan)
34 Ken the Eagle (Science Ninja Team Gatchaman)
33 Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
32 Gekkō Kamen
31 Ultraman Tarō
30 Kamen Rider Kabuto
29 Conan (Future Boy Conan)
28 Kamen Rider Kūga
27 Kinnikuman
26 Daisuke Jigen (Lupin III)
25 Tetsurō Hoshino (Galaxy Express 999)
24 Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin)
23 Tuxedo Kamen (Sailor Moon)
22 Kamen Rider Den-O
21 Akira Fudō (Devilman)
20 Shinji Ikari (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
19 Hanamichi Sakuragi (Slam Dunk)
18 Anpanman (Soreike! Anpanman)
17 Naoto Date (Tiger Mask)
16 Ryō Saeba (City Hunter)
15 Amuro Ray (Mobile Suit Gundam)
14 Susumu Kodai (Space Battleship Yamato)
13 Tatsuya Uesugi (Touch)
12 Char Aznable (Mobile Suit Gundam)
11 Kenshirō (Fist of the North Star)
10 Joe Yabuki (Ashita no Joe)
9 Hoshi Hyūma (Kyojin no Hoshi)
8 Atom (Mighty Atom/Astro Boy)
7 Ultraman
6 Conan Edogawa (Detective Conan)
5 Ultra Seven
4 Kamen Rider 1 (Kamen Rider)
3 Lupin III
1 Son Goku (Dragon Ball, tie)
1 Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece, tie)

Rank Heroine
50 Kaoru (City Hunter)
49 NANA Osaki (NANA)
48 Kiki (Kiki's Delivery Service)
47 Kyōko Otonashi (Maison Ikkoku)
46 Dokin-chan (Soreike! Anpanman)
45 Francoise Arnoul (Cyborg 009)
44 Akane Tendō (Ranma ½)
43 Snow White
42 Lum (Urusei Yatsura)
41 Anne Shirley (Anne of Green Gables)
40 Saki Asamiya (Sukeban Deka)
39 Maya Kitajima (Glass Mask)
38 Megu Kanzaki (Majokko Megu-chan)
37 Sara Crewe (A Little Princess Sara)
36 Bijinder (Kikaider-01)
35 Uran (Mighty Atom/Astro Boy)
34 Megumi Noda (Nodame Cantabile)
33 Doronjo (Yatterman)
32 Clarisse de Cagliostro (Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro)
31 Akiko Hoshi (Kyojin no Hoshi)
30 Benio Hanamura (Haikara-san ga Tōru/Smart-san)
29 Hitomi Kisugi (Cat's Eye)
28 Reika Ryūzaki (Ace o Nerae!)
27 Yuria (Fist of the North Star)
26 Momorenger (Himitsu Sentai Gorenger)
25 Yui Hirasawa (K-ON!)
24 Haruhi Suzumiya (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
23 Bulma (Dragon Ball)
22 Sohryu Asuka Langley (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
21 Sayla Mass (Mobile Suit Gundam)
20 Arale (Dr. Slump & Arale-chan)
19 Hiromi Oka (Ace o Nerae!)
18 Ran Mōri (Detective Conan)
17 Nausicaä (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind)
16 Sapphire (Princess Knight)
15 Yuki Mori (Space Battleship Yamato)
14 Momoko Sakura (Chibi Maruko-chan)
13 Kozue Ayuhara (Attack No. 1)
12 Honey Kisaragi (Cutey Honey)
11 Atsuko (Himitsu no Akko-chan)
10 Oscar François de Jarjayes (Rose of Versailles)
9 Anne Yuri (Ultra Seven)
8 Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
7 Sally Yumeno (Mahōtsukai Sally)
6 Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon)
5 Nami (One Piece)
4 Heidi (Alps no Shōjo Heidi)
3 Maetel (Galaxy Express 999)
2 Fujiko Mine (Lupin III)
1 Minami Asakura (Touch)

Here are the Top 5 Up-and-Coming Heroes/Heroines:

Rank Character Work
1 Miyuki Hoshizora Smile Precure!
2 Toriko Toriko
3 Nozomu Taiga (Ultraman Zero) Ultraman Saga
4 Asemu Asuno Mobile Suit Gundam AGE
5 Madoka Kaname Puella Magi Madoka Magica

While discussing the popularity of Madoka Magica, the program noted that the term "Mami-ru" (to die a tragic death) [highlight white text to read spoilers] found its way into the Japanese book Basic Knowledge of Modern Words, 2012 Edition.

Here is the breakdown by age groups:

Voters in Their Teens

1 Monkey D. Luffy One Piece
2 Conan Edogawa Detective Conan
3 Kamen Rider Den-O Kamen Rider Den-O

1 Nami One Piece
2 Ran Mōri Detective Conan
3 Yui Hirasawa K-ON!

Voters in Their 20s

1 Son Goku Dragon Ball
2 Monkey D. Luffy One Piece
3 Tuxedo Kamen Sailor Moon

1 Usagi Tsukino Sailor Moon
2 Minami Asakura Touch
3 Nami One Piece

Voters in Their 30s

1 Son Goku Dragon Ball
2 Monkey D. Luffy One Piece
3 Char Aznable Mobile Suit Gundam

1 Minami Asakura Touch
2 Nausicaä Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
3 Fujiko Mine Lupin III

Voters in Their 40s

1 Lupin III Lupin III
2 Kamen Rider 1 Kamen Rider
3 Ultra Seven Ultra Seven
1 Maetel Galaxy Express 999
2 Fujiko Mine Lupin III
3 Honey Kisaragi Cutey Honey

Voters in Their 50s

1 Ultra Seven Ultra Seven
2 Hoshi Hyūma Kyojin no Hoshi
3 Ultraman Ultraman

1 Sally Hoshino Mahōtsukai Sally
2 Fujiko Mine Lupin III
3 Anne Yuri Ultra Seven

Voters in Their 60s and Older

1 Atom Mighty Atom/Astro Boy
2 Hoshi Hyūma Kyojin no Hoshi
3 Joe Yabuki Ashita no Joe

1 Heidi Alps no Shōjo no Heidi
2 Maetel Galaxy Express 999
3 Fujiko Mine Lupin III

[Via Moe Ota-News Sokuhō]


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