What was the best anime in 2021 spring season? The third place was “My Hero Academia”, the second was “Vivy”… anime without original works were popular!
Many of the anime in 2021 spring season are about to reach the finale.
From original anime to sequels of popular series, there were many attractive titles to choose from, however which anime gained the most support from the anime!anime! readers?
Here at anime!anime!, we conducted the reader survey titled “What was the best anime from 2021 spring season?”. The survey was conducted from June 18 to 25, and a total of 441 readers answered the survey.
The females made up the majority of the vote with close to 65%, while the male readers made up approximately 35%. The young readers made up the majority, with minors making up approximately 35% and the reader’s in 20’s making up 30%.
■ Original anime ranked in the top and the 2nd!
The 1st place was “Bakuten!!”. The support rating was approximately 9%.
The anime was about boy’s rhythmic gymnastics, and the comments to the work said, “the fresh opening theme, a heart-warming story filled with youth, the acting of the experienced voice actors…all of them were awesome! My mother, who doesn't often watch anime, was also charmed by this!” and “The rhythmic gymnastics was impressive, and the relationship with the protagonist being charmed by the acting and his friends, seniors at school, and his teacher were wonderful. I wanted to support their team so much”.
There were comments to the fact that this anime is set in the Tohoku region; “I personally like Iwanuma City, Miyagi Pref., so I was glad that this anime took place there”.
The 2nd place was “Vivy-Fluorite Eye’s Song-“. The support rating was approximately 8%.
This is an original Sci-Fi anime produced by WIT STUDIO. A diva AI meets Matsumoto from the future, and they go on a journey that travels through 100 years. “The development of the story was unpredictable due to its originality, and I was moved by the quality of drawings, music, and acting by the voice actors”, and “It has been a while since I enjoyed the detailed settings and hidden factors. I want to rewatch the anime from episode 1”.
“Insert music is used almost every episode, and it was wonderful”, the comment mentioned the music of the anime.
The 3rd place was “My Hero Academia”. The difference between the 2nd place was so small.
The 5th season of the popular series received comments like the following; “”he game between class A and B showed the growth of each character, and it moved my heart strongly”, and “I was glad to see the fighting where many characters used their quirks”. This anime is about to start the 2nd half. The Endeavour internship arc is gaining attention.
In the male-only ranking, the 1st place was “Vivy- Fluorite\ Eye’s Song-“, the 2nd was “Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway”, and the 3rd was “Zombie Land Saga”. In the female-only ranking, the 1st place was “Bakuten!!”, the 2nd was “Fruits Basket The Final”, and the 3rd was “My Hero Academia”.
To “Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway”: “Sayu’s sad past and Yoshida-san’s kindness. I enjoyed their complex relationship that both of them wont be honest, although they already known each other’s feeling.”
To “Zombie Land Saga Revenge”: “The anime slowly showed the hidden secrets related to each character’s past, and the live, insert music, and movies were all great. I also enjoyed learning Saga’s sightseeing spots, and gourmet”.
To “Fruits Basket The Final”: “The characters took new steps forward, and I cried every time each character moves forward. It is definitely a wonderful anime”.
■ Introducing other comments!
To “SSSS. DYNAZENON”: “I enjoyed every episode, although I don’t watch robots and monster anime often” and “the anime was fresh because it combined robots and monsters with youth ensemble drama.”
To “Pretty Boy Detective Club”: “Characters, the content, and designs were all at the best levels. I was surprised by how they recreated Nishio Ishin's novel into the wonderful work.”
To “Odd Taxi”: “Although the characters are cute animals, their personalities are close to humans. No extra feature could be seen in characteristic, action, and conversation, and everything I see was a hint for the future.”
Original anime ranked in the 1st and 2nd place for spring 2021 season. The original anime also ranked in the TOP 20, and many fans seemed to enjoy what will be happening next.
■Ranking Top 20
[What was the best anime in spring 2021 season?]
2nd: “Vivy-“Fluorite Eye’s Song-“
3rd: “My Hero Academia” Season 5
4th: “Frutis Basket The Final”
5th: Tokyo Revengers”
7th: “Mao Dao Zhu Shi”
8th: “Shadow House”
8th: “Zombie Land Saga Revenge”
8th: “SSSS. DYNAZENON”
8th: “Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway”
8th: “Moriarity the Patriot”
13th: “Odd Taxi”
13th: “Beautiful Boy Detective Club”
15th: “Godzilla S.P ”
16th: “The World Ends with You”
16th: “I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level”
17th: “The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent”
19th: “SHAMAN KING”
19th: “Sound of Mashiro”
(Survey conducted: June 18 to 25, 2021)
※This survey is taken as a part of research on “current anime and character’s popularity and interest”. The result does not determine any superiority nor inferiority between the characters or anime. Please read this article to learn about new anime and characters.