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Zombie Land Saga is Anime General Election 2018's Top Show

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

Animage, Animedia, and Newtype magazine along with the Akiba Research Institute and Anime! Anime! news sites revealed the results the Anime General Election 2018 Grand Prize and Anime Buzzword Awards during a niconico stream on January 13. The magazines' editors previously revealed their picks for the best of the fall 2018 anime season as a lead up to the big announcements. The winners of the Anime General Election 2018, however, were selected by internet users.

Internet users picked their favorite anime that aired between January and December of 2018. The fall series Zombie Land Saga won by a firm lead to take the grand prize. Franchouchou won the hearts of 13.3% of viewers and was also the top choice of men (14.2%). In second place is SSSS.GRIDMAN; barely taking the runner up spot from A Place Further Than the Universe, SSSS.Gridman pulled ahead by only .02%.

Anime General Election 2018: Overall

  1. Zombie Land Saga
  2. SSSS.Gridman
  3. A Place Further Than the Universe
  4. Laid-Back Camp
  5. Cells at Work!
  6. Pop Team Epic
  7. Goblin Slayer
  8. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
  9. Asobi Asobase
  10. Bloom Into You

Anime General Election 2018: Men

  1. A Place Further Than the Universe
  2. Zombie Land Saga
  3. SSSS.Gridman
  4. Laid-Back Camp
  5. Goblin Slayer
  6. Pop Team Epic
  7. Cells at Work!
  8. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
  9. Asobi Asobase
  10. Uma Musume Pretty Derby

Anime General Election 2018: Women

  1. Cells at Work!
  2. Pop Team Epic
  3. Zombie Land Saga
  4. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
  5. Golden Kamuy
  6. SSSS.Gridman
  7. Asobi Asobase
  8. Attack on Titan
  9. A Place Further Than the Universe
  10. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

Similar to Netto Ryūkōgo 100, the selections for the user poll for buzzwords were based on page views Nico Nico Pedia as well as the staff's own survey. According to the poll participants, these are the top 10 anime buzzwords of 2018.

Anime General Election 2018 Buzzwords

  1. "Tomarun janēzo" ("Don't you ever stop." Quote by Orga Itsuka from Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans)
  2. "Yaarashi ka" (Zombie Land Saga)
  3. "Goblin ka?" ("Is it a goblin?" from Goblin Slayer)
  4. "Marude shōgi da na" ("It's just like shogi" from In Another World With My Smartphone)
  5. "Hellshake Yano" (Pop Team Epic)
  6. "Haibokusha" (One Piece)
  7. "Oioi shunsatsuda yo" ("Hey, hey, it's a KO" from Hinamatsuri)
  8. "Sate wa Anti na Omee ("So, you're a hater" from Pop Team Epic)
  9. "Da ga Kotowaru" ("I refuse" from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable)
  10. "Ippai Chuki" ("A whole lot" from Pop Team Epic)

Source: Nico Nico Enquete via Nijimen

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