Nearly 200,000 Fans Vote in AnimeJapan's 'Most Wanted Anime Adaptation' Poll
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
AnimeJapan dropped a ton of announcements over the weekend including new anime adaptations. Before the event ever started, the staff organized a poll to find out what property fans want to see adapted into an anime. The official website first took nominations and then opened those nominations up to voting with the final results announced at AnimeJapan.
AnimeJapan compiled votes from February 1-11 and approximately 190,000 fans cast their vote. The following 10 manga were the most favored for potential anime adaptations (although one of them is already in the works!)
10: Nishikida Keibu wa Dorobō ga Osuki by Mayuko Kanba
A thief named "Kaitō Jack" steals outrageous things and world treasures. He's pursued by Inspector Nishikida, as both guys engage in a "heart-pounding pursuit comedy."
09: Kusuriya no Hitorigoto by Natsu Hyūga (novel) and Ikki Nanao (manga)
Maomao is a pharmacist from the pleasure district who finds herself working as a servant in the palace of the emperor. She hopes to quietly fulfill her contract at the palace without ever receiving a "visit" from the emperor. She comes to discover that the emperor's children suffer from short lifespans and begins to investigate the cause as the only two remaining royal children continue to get sicker.
08: Satsukare by Daisuke+Asahi
Yūta Kiryū is an abusive man who raises his hands to women. One day when they're on a date, Yūta shows violence toward his girlfriend as usual, but unexpectedly, life is turned around in an instant. His girlfriend dies and while fleeing the scene, he encounters a group of serial murderers. He finds himself repelled by their "values" but is nonetheless pulled into their world. The manga features an array of criminal types including men who commit domestic violence, a murderer-rapist, a cannibal, and a necrophiliac. Who do you want to be killed?
07: Detective Conan: Zero's Tea Time by Takahiro Arai
The spinoff manga centers on the daily life of the "threefaced" operative, known as Rei Furuya to the National Police Agency, Tōru Amuro as a private detective and Café Poirot waiter, and Bourbon as a member of the Black Organization.
06: Uramichi Onii-san by Gaku Kuze
31-year-old Uramichi Omota has two sides to his personality. He appears as a young man in charge of physical exercises on the educational program "Maman to Together." Although he has a fresh and upbeat demeanor on the show, he is actually a bit emotionally unstable. The manga reveals the less-than-sunny parts of life for young adults.
05: Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun by Iro Aida (this one has an anime in the works!) Licensed by Yen Press
Hanako, the ghost that haunts a school's bathroom, is commonly grouped in any given school's "Seven Wonders." At Kamome Academy, Hanako-san is said to haunt the third toilet on the third floor girls' bathroom in the abandoned school building and will grant a visitor any wish. Nene Yahiro decides to entrusts her wish to "Hanako-kun".
04: Shoboshobo Man by Dan Ichikawa
The "fallen" soybean and superhero Shoboshobo Man works hard as a crimefighter while living with his roommate Minoru-kun.
03: Gunjō ni Siren by Mikan Momokuri
When Shūji Yoshizawa was young, his cousin Sora unknowingly crushed his dreams of becoming a pitcher. But in high school, after he has already given up on baseball, his cousin comes back. Shūji becomes determined to get back into baseball in order to defeat Sora
02: Tasū Ketsu by Taiga Miyakawa
One night, the game started. An extreme survival game where many lost and many more went missing. A boy and a girl decide to join their strength together and face the huge entity that twists their fates.
01: Im - Great Priest Imhotep by Makoto Morishita (licensed by Yen Press)
From the sands of Ancient Egypt to the streets of modern Japan, the newly resurrected Great Priest Imhotep traverses time and space on the hunt for the magai, devious beings with an appetite for destruction who impersonate the gods. When schoolgirl Hinome crosses paths with this illustrious ancient, her loner lifestyle about to change.
Which manga series would you like to see adapted into anime? Let us know in the forums!