Anpanman and Yo-Kai Watch Are Favorites in Kids' Character Poll
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
With all the attention recently on character-themed polls in Akihabara and on the web, Bandai asked 800 parents about their favorite children's characters. All participants have children from newborns to 12-years-old, and were polled between May 16-18. Bandai has conducted the poll every year since 1996.
The late Takashi Yanase's Anpanman superhero took the #1 spot for its 13th consecutive year with 11.9% of the overall vote. In a close second is the new Yo-kai Watch series and game franchise with 10.8% of the vote.
|4||Pretty Cure series||6.1%|
|6||Super Sentai series||4.0%|
|7||Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends||3.5%|
|9||Kamen Rider series||3.1%|
|3||Super Sentai series||7.8%|
|5||Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends||6.5%|
|3||Pretty Cure series||12.3%|
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