November 19th is the opening day for the season of Beaujolais Nouveau.

Beaujolais Nouveau is a sort of French wine, and the season for it opens on the third Thursday of November every year. By the way, Beaujolais is the name of the southern part of France, and Nouveau means new in French.

Wine has the image of being a fashionable alcohol. Many adult characters in anime appear drinking wine. Among them, who looks the best with wine?

Here at Anime! Anime!, we conducted a reader survey, “Which character looks the best with wine?” We received responses from 99 people during the survey period from November 5 to November 12.
The male-female ratio is about 40% for males and about 60% for females. About 50% of the age group were minors, and about 25% were in their 20s.

■ Various characters from the main character to rivals appear in the list
1st place
1st place goes to Nakahara Chuya from “Bungo Stray Dogs” with an approval rating of about 15%.

Nakahara Chuya is a liquor-loving character. Readers commented, “He often makes remarks about wine during the anime. He is always drinking Romanée-Conti, and he looks good with it.”, “He drinks a lot but it’s amazing how he is weak with alcohol.”, and “There is no one that looks as good as him wearing hat and holding wine.”

2nd place
2nd place goes to Vermouth from “Detective Conan” with an approval rating of about 8%.

Vermouth is an executive of the Black Organization. Readers commented, “Her code name in the Black Organization is linked with alcohol, so she often drinks it. A mysterious beauty, who looks great with wine!”, “She is an adult woman who looks great with wine”, and “I can feel the charm of mysterious adult.”
Following the 1st place Nakahara Chuya, the character of the organization that is hostile to the main character gets ranked in.

3rd place
3rd place goes to Pola from “KanColle” with an approval rating of about 6%.
Paula is a heavy drinking daughter of the cruiser family. Readers pointed out her strong image of a constant drinker, “She is always drinking wine and constantly drunk because of it. The original warship also has an anecdote about wine.”, and “She is like a professional heavy drinker.”

■Let’s introduce other comments!
About William Anthonio Zeppeli from “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”, “Not only does he often drink wine, but he also knows how to use it.”
About Reinhardt from “Legend of the Galactic Heroes” “As the noble of the Galactic Empire he often drinks wine, and the scene where he hit a glass on the floor after a toast is wonderful.”

About Biscuit Oliver from “Grappler Baki”, “There is a scene where he eats steak beautifully with a large amount of wine, and after that, I started to eat steak with red wine too. There is no character that looks better than him! ”
About Albert from “Moriarty the Patriot”, “It’s so amazing that he doesn’t get drunk at all even if he drinks dozens of glasses of wine. He looks so cool holding a glass of wine on the cover of the original manga!”

■Ranking Top-10
Which character looks the best with the wine?
1st place Nakahara Chuya “Bungo Stray Dogs”
2nd place Vermouth “Detective Conan”
3rd place Pola “Kantai Collection: KanColle”
4th place Will A. Tseperi “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”
5th place Albert James Moriarty “Moriarty the Patriot”
5th place Amuro Toru “Detective Conan”
7th place Akechi Kengo “The Kindaichi Case Files”
7th place Izumi ifumi “Hypnosismic: division rap battle”
7th place William James Moriarty “Moriarty the Patriot”
7th place Kafu Takahiro “Is the Order a Rabbit?”
7th place Dazai Osamu “Bungo Stray Dogs”
7th place Deslar “Space Battleship Yamato”
7th place Harlock “Space Pirate Captain Harlock”
7th place Mine Fujiko “Lupin III”
7th place Reinhard von Lohengram “Legend of the Galactic Heroes”

(Response period: November 5 to 12, 2020)