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App Users Rank Best Anime, Manga, Video Games, Characters of 2017

posted on 2017-12-08 17:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge, Jennifer Sherman

The Japanese anime, manga, and game goods app otamart asked fans in November to weigh in on the best this year had to offer. A survey ran down the app users' favorite anime, manga, light novels, video games, characters, voice actors, idols, and character goods. Which series and games stuck with fans the whole year through? Take a look below for the results.

This year's biggest hits in anime, manga, and light novels:

  1. Katsugeki! Tōken Ranbu
  2. My Hero Academia
  3. Osomatsu-san
  4. Love Live! Sunshine
  5. Bungō Stray Dogs
  6. Haikyu
  7. Uta no Prince-sama
  8. The [email protected] SideM
  9. Kemono Friends
  10. Gintama
  11. Free!
  12. Yuri!!! on Ice
  13. Tsukipro the Animation
  14. The Ancient Magus' Bride
  15. Land of the Lustrous
  16. Fate/Stay night Heaven's Feel
  17. Saiyuki Reload Blast
  18. Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond
  19. Starmyu
  20. Attack on Titan

This year's biggest hits in video games:

  1. A3!
  2. Tōken Ranbu Online
  3. Ensemble Stars!
  4. Fate/Grand Order
  5. Idolish 7
  6. Uta no Prince-sama Shining Live
  7. Love Live! School Idol Festival ~after school ACTIVITY~
  8. Tsukino Paradise.
  9. The [email protected] SideM
  10. Splatoon 2
  11. BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!
  12. Stand My Heroes
  13. Bungō to Alchemist
  14. Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
  15. Yume Ōkoku to Nemureru 100-Nin no Ōji-sama
  16. NieR: Automata
  17. Monster Strike
  18. Sengoku Night Blood
  19. The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Starlight Stage
  20. Band Yarouze!

This year's biggest hits in two-dimensional characters:

  1. Itaru Chigasaki (A3!)
  2. Karamatsu (Mr. Osomatsu)
  3. Tsurumaru Kuninaga (Tōken Ranbu)
  4. Shōto Todoroki (My Hero Academia)
  5. Katsuki Bakugō (My Hero Academia)
  6. Ichimatsu (Mr. Osomatsu)
  7. Kashū Kiyomitsu (Tōken Ranbu)
  8. Izuminokami Kanesada (Tōken Ranbu)
  9. Misumi Ikaruga (A3!)
  10. Osamu Dazai (Bungo Stray Dogs)
  11. Ai Mikaze (Uta no Prince-sama)
  12. Chūya Nakahara (Bungo Stray Dogs)
  13. Banri Settsu (A3!)
  14. Masumi Usui (A3!)
  15. Ten Kujō (Idolish 7)
  16. Yamato Nikaidō (Idolish 7)
  17. Mikazuki Munechika (Tōken Ranbu)
  18. Yūri Katsuki (Yuri!!! on Ice)
  19. Izuku Midoriya (My Hero Academia)
  20. Gintoki Sakata (Gintama)

This year's biggest hits in 2.5- or 3-dimensional voice actors, actors, idols, and artists:

  1. Mamoru Miyano
  2. Hiroshi Kamiya
  3. Shouta Aoi
  4. Sōma Saitō
  5. Yuuki Kaji
  6. Ryūji Satō
  7. Kenshi Yonezu
  8. Tomoaki Maeno
  9. Yoshihiko Aramaki
  10. Aquors
  11. Junichi Suwabe
  12. Nobuhiko Okamoto
  13. Tetsuya Kakihara
  14. Yuichiro Umehara
  15. Takahiro Sakurai
  16. Tatsuhisa Suzuki
  17. Yusuke Shirai
  18. Yūichi Nakamura
  19. Ren Ozawa
  20. Ryō Kitamura

This year's biggest hits in character goods:

  1. Tōken Ranbu Online (MochiMochi Mascots)
  2. A3! (Omanjū NigiNigi Mascots)
  3. Ensemble Stars! (Omanjū NigiNigi Mascots)
  4. Ensemble Stars! (Pashacolle)
  5. Bungo Stray Dogs (MochiMochi Mascots)
  6. Uta no Prince-sama (Prince Cat)
  7. Idolish 7 (Ichiban Kuji ~Mechanical Lullaby~)
  8. A3! (HamuHamu Clips.)
  9. Idolish 7 (Kiradoru Mascot Nuigurumi)
  10. A3! (Prize Kan Badges)
  11. Tsukiuta. (Tsukiusa.)
  12. Mr. Osomatsu (Ichiban Kuji ~Kemomatsu-san Parade!~)
  13. Tōken Ranbu Online (Nendoroids)
  14. My Hero Academia (Nitotan Ball Chain-tsuki Nuigurumi)
  15. Mr. Osomatsu (Mochitto Mascots)
  16. Tōken Ranbu Online (Koedarizes)
  17. Haikyu!! (Nitotan Rubber Mascots)
  18. Idolish 7 (Shashinshū "1st Photo Book" Series)
  19. Uta no Prince-sama (Ring Lights)
  20. Love Live! Sunshine!! (Nesoberi Nuigurumi)

otamart conducted the poll from November 15-19. Of the respondents, 4,462 people (90.9%) identified as female, and 449 people (9.1%) identified as male.

What are your top picks in the categories above? Tell us in the forum!

Source: Animate Times via Nijimen

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