What is the best anime of summer 2020? 3rd place goes to "Rent-A-Girlfriend" and "Re: zero", 2nd place to "The Misfit of Demon King Academy", and 1st place to...
September ended yesterday. The summer anime titles haved reached their final episodes.
This summer anime titles included many popular titles from sequels to original works, but what was the most popular title among them?
Here, at Anime! Anime! we conducted a reader survey entitled "What is the best anime among summer titles of 2020(July cour)?" During the survey period, from Sep. 14 to Sep. 21, we received responses from 225 people.
The male-female ratio was about 45% for males and 55% for females. About 40% of the age group was 19 minors, and about 30% were in their 20s.
■Votes inspired by revived Kirito put "SAO" on the top
1st place goes to "Sword Art Online: Alicization War of Underworld" 2nd Cool with an approval rating is about 13%.
Many readers were deeply touched by the main protagonist Kirito's final revival, "Kirito's revival scene is the best!", and "When Kirito opened his eyes, I started crying."
Friendship and the OP have also become popular, "I'm so moved by the deep bonds between Kirito and Eugeo!", and "I never get tired of listening to the OP theme 'ANIMA'."
The work on "SAO"'s new anime "Sword Art Online Progressive" has just started. Please lookg forward to it!.
2nd place goes to "The Misfit of Demon King Academy: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants" with an approval rating is about 11%.
Many readers were captivated by the strongest among all Demon King Anos, "Anos's overriding attitude is so cool!", and "It has been a long time since I've seen such a cool strong character."
The stylish battle scenes with various magic also become popular, "The artwork was beautiful, and the story was interesting and fun to watch every week."
3rd place is shared between "Rent-A-Girlfriend" and "Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (season 2) with the same approval rating of about 9%.
The charm of characters from "Rent-A-Girlfriend" raised ratings, "The bad attitude of the main character is the best!", and "I liked all rented girls, but my favorite is Sarashina Ruka."
Readers also highly praised the intensity of each episode's ending of the "Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (season 2), "The way how the end of each episode made you crave for more is amazing!", and "Although I had read the original and know what is going to be further, I still was worried every time." The 2nd part of season 2 will be broadcast from Jan. 2021.
Regarding ranking for just male votes, 1st place goes to "My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax", 2nd place to 3 titles: "Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!", "Rent-A-Girlfriend", "Lapis Re:Lights", and "Re: Zero".
Regarding the female votes, the 1st place goes to "SAO", the 2nd to "The Misfit of Demon King Academy", and 3rd place to "Deca-Dence".
About "OreGairu", "I was impressed because it carefully depicts the protagonists' gradual understanding of what they want to do."
About "Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!", "Uzakawa Uzaki-chan becomes a habit!", and "Her relationships with senpais are very interesting!"
About "Lapis Re:Lights", "I like how each character has moments to shine to show the individuality of everyone! The drawing is beautiful, and I got so addicted to the world of the work, so I watch it over and over again."
About "Deca-Dence", "The truth of the world was revealed in ep. 2. The gap between the seriousness and the cuteness of the characters make it a crafty and unforgettable work."
In this survey, results for genres such as action, fantasy, and romantic comedy have been included. While the titles' sequels keep showing strong performance, new works such as "The Misfit of Demon King Academy", and "Rent-A-Girlfriend", as well as the original title "Deca-Dence" are also ranked high.
"What is the best anime among summer titles of the 2020(July cour)?"
1st place Sword Art Online: Alicization War of Underworld" 2nd Cool
2nd place "The Misfit of Demon King Academy: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants"
3rd place "Rent-A-Girlfriend"
3rd place "Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (season 2)
5th place "Deca-Dence"
6th place "Lapis Re:Lights"
7th place "Fire Force: Chapter 2"
8th place "The Millionaire Detective Balance: Unlimited"
8th place "My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax"
10th place "Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!"
11th place "Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater "
12th place "Mr. Love: Queen's Choice"
13th place "Appare-Ranman!"
14th place "GREAT PRETENDER"
15th place "Dokyu Hentai HxEros"
15th place "Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation" (2nd season)
17th place "Gibiate"
17th place "Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma"
19th place "GETUP! GETLIVE!"
19th place "The God of High School "
19th place "Baki the Grappler: Raitaisan-hen"
19th place "Peter Grill to Kenja no Jikan"
19th place "Monster Girl Doctor"
19th place "No Guns Life" (2nd season)
(Survey period: Sep. 14, 2020 - Sep. 21)