Japanese Industry Insiders Pick 2015's Best Anime, Games

posted on by Eric Stimson
Also: dramas, films

The Japanese entertainment magazine Entermix polled 1,000 industry insiders on their favorite anime and video games of 2015. The poll was conducted anonymously, and the respondents refrained from referring to sales charts or voting for works they had a connection with. They chose and ranked three works in each category, and the choices were weighed by rank for the final announcement, which was published in Entermix's January 2016 issue. For this poll, the time parameters were October 2014 to September 2015.

For anime, the winners were:

  2. Blood Blockade Battlefront
  3. Expelled from Paradise
  4. Shirobako
  5. Your Lie in April

For video games, the winners were:

  2. Batman: Arkham Knight
  3. Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins
  4. The Legend of Legacy
  5. The Crew

Entermix also polled the insiders on TV dramas and films, split into Japanese and foreign categories. The political drama Tamiō ("King of the People") won in the Japanese category, while the horror series The Strain triumphed in the foreign category. Love & Peace was chosen in the Japanese film category, while Chef won in the foreign film category.

[Via PR Times; Images from Miss Hokusai official site and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth official site]

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