As Animedia celebrates its 32nd anniversary, the magazine recently asked its readers who their favorite characters are, and now, the results are finally in! The readers were asked who were their favorite FEMALE and MALE characters as well as their favorite Anime series. The results of the anime poll can be viewed here.

As they say, LADIES FIRST, so let’s start off with the female group. With a total of 74774 votes for The best 32 Female Poll, the winners are:

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1. Morgiana (Magi) 6814 Votes

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2. Yui (K-ON) 6470 Votes

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3. Kagura (Gintama) 6204 Votes

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4. Sakura Kinomoto (Card Captor Sakura) 4380 Votes

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5. Asuna Yuuki (Sword Art Online) 4359 Votes

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6. Azusa Nakano (K-ON) 4343 Votes

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7. Tamako Kitashirakawa (Takamo Market) 4315 Votes

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8. Lacus Clyne (Gundam SEED) 4310 Votes

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9. Mikoto Misaka (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun) 3976 Votes

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10. Mio Akiyama (K-ON) 3742 Votes

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11. Riko Aida (Kuroko no Basket) 3466 Votes

12. Saber (Fate/Stay Night) 3047 Votes

13. Ritsu Tainaka (K-ON) 2782 Votes

14. Rikka Takanashi (Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) 2449 Votes

15. Rei Ayanami (Evangelion) 2117 Votes

16. Haruka Nanami (Uta no? Prince-sama? Maji Love 1000%) 1240 Votes

17. Nami (One Piece) 986 Votes

18. Tsumugi Kotobuki (K-ON) 950 Votes

19. Winry Rockbell (Full Metal Alchemist) 905 Votes

20. Madoka Kaname (Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica) 876 Votes

21. Kirino Kousaka (Oreimo) 844 Votes

22. Haruhi Suzumiya (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) 789 Votes

23. Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) 755 Votes

24. Nanoha Takamachi (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ) 717 Votes

25. Sheryl Nome (Macross Frontier) 670 Votes

26. Robin Nico (One Piece) 643 Votes

27. Doremi Harukaze (Ojamajo Doremi) 574 Votes

28. Chizuru Yukimura (Hakuoki) 500 Votes

29. Lina Inverse (Slayer) 455 Votes

30. Index Librorum Prohibitorum (Toaru Majutsu no Index) 403 Votes

31. Miyuki Hoshizora (Smile Precure!) 371 Votes

32. Satsuki Momoi (Kuroko no Basket) 322 Votes

Well then, now let’s move onto the guys. I’m sure there are a lot of expected and unexpected ones here. With a total of 86054 readers who voted, here are the best 32 male anime characters:

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1. Sakata Gintoki (Gintama) 7524 Votes

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2. Kirito/Kazuto Kirigaya (Sword Art Online) 6847 Votes

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3. Kuroko Tetsuya (Kuroko no Basket) 6830 Votes

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4. Lelouch Lamperouge/ Lelouch Vi Britannia (Code Geass) 6207 Votes

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5. Ryota Kise(Kuroko no basket) 5741 Votes

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6. Alibaba Saluja (Magi) 5478 Votes

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7. Aladdin (Magi) 4933 Votes

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8. Sougo Okita (Gintama) 4594 Votes

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9. Rin Okumura (Ao no exorcist) 4309 Votes

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10. Kira Yamato (Gundam SEED) 4008 Votes

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11. Son Goku (Dragon Ball Series) 3855 Votes

12. Toshiro Hijikata (Gintama) 3476 Votes

13. Kaworu Nagisa (Neon Genesis Evangelion) 3114 Votes

14. Monkey.D.Luffy (One Piece) 2779 Votes

15. Kurusu Syo (Uta no Prince-sama) 2443 Votes

16. Ryoma Echizen (New Prince of Tennis) 2092 Votes

17. Tokiya Ichinose (Uta no Prince-sama) 1755 Votes

18. Otoya Ittoki (Uta no Prince-sama) 1540 Votes

19. Syaoran Li (Cardcaptor Sakura) 1240 Votes

20. Hakuryuu Ren (Magi) 1004 Votes

21. Shinji Ikari (Neon Genesis Evangelion) 905 Votes

22. Seijuro Akashi (Kuroko no Basket) 824 Votes

23. Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist) 756 Votes

24. Nyanko Sensei (Natsume’s Book of Friends) 617 Votes

25. Kyoya Hibari (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!) 528 Votes

26. Touma Kamijou (To Aru Kagaku no Index) 484 Votes

27. Ichigo Kurosaki (BLEACH) 440 Votes

28. Shintaro Midorima (Kuroko no Basket) 411 Votes

29. Takashi Natsume (Natsume’s Book of Friends) 384 Votes

30. Sebastian Michaelis (Kuroshitsuji) 340 Votes

31. Conan Edogawa (Detective Conan) 321 Votes

32. Japan (Hetalia) 275 Votes

 

And there you have it, the 32 Best Female and 32 Best male characters voted by the readers of Animedia. It really is a mixture of old and new as classic anime characters like Lina Inverse from Slayers and Sakura Kinomoto from Cardcaptor Sakura have made it to the list along with the most recent ones like Kirito and Asuna from Sword art Online.

 

Source: Yaraon

 

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