The Fall 2016 anime season has now officially started, but even before that, Japanese telecommunications company, NTT Docomo, through their anime streaming service dAnime Store, asked anime fans to vote for the anime they are most excited to watch this season.
A total of 63,545 votes were cast, as voters were allowed to pick multiple series. Here’s their Top 20:
20 – Show By Rock!! #
19 – Gakuen Handsome
18 – Izetta, the Last Witch
17 – Brave Witches
16 – My Wife is the Student Council President!+!
15 – Udon no Kuni no Kin-iro Kemari
14 – Drifters
13 – TRICKSTER
12 – Kiss Him, Not Me!
11 – Ajin: Demi-human season 2
10 – The Great Passage
9 – Uta no Prince Sama Maji LOVE Legend Star
8 – Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru-
7 – Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd season
6 – WWW.WORKING!!
5 – March Comes in like a Lion
4 – Sound! Euphonium 2nd season
3 – Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy
2 – Bungo Stray Dogs 2nd cour
1 – Natsume’s Book of Friends GO
As expected, Natsume’s Book of friends took the top spot in the list, as it beats out other season heacyweights like Gundam IBO, Sound! Euphonium, Haikyuu! and Bungou Stray Dogs. The 5th season of Natsume’s Boook of friends took 4,705 votes, and in contrast, 2nd place Bungou Stray Dogs took 3,948 votes.
Newcomers Touken Ranbu, The Great Passage, and March Comes in Like a Lion did quite well in the rankings as well, earning spots in the Top 10, along with some of the heavyweights.
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NTT Docomo ranks the Top 20 "Most Anticipated Anime of Fall 2016"