Sony has just released its Tornado Rankings for the ongoing Winter 2014 anime season based on the anime which have been recorded using the PlayStation 3’s Torne digital recording device.

These rankings are based on the anime recorded using Torne within the Tokyo metropolitan area from over 20,000 Torne users. Here are their results:

20) World Conquest Zvezda Plot

19) Tonari no Seki Kun

18) Super Sonico the Animation

17) Nobunagun

16) Nourin

15) Recently, My Sister is Unusual/ Saikin, Imouto no Yousu ga Chotto Okashiinda ga

14) D-Frag!

13) Buddy Complex

12) Engaged to the Unidentified/ Mikakunin de Shinkoukei

11) Silver Spoon season 2

10) Nobunaga the Fool

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9) Space Dandy


8) Toaru Hikuushi e no Koiuta


7) Witchcraft Works


6) Sakura Trick


5) Noragami


4) Nisekoi


3) Hoozuki no Reitetsu


2) Chuunibyou 2


1) Magical Warfare/ Mahou Sensou


Taking the number 1 spot in the Tornado Rankings is Mahou Sensou which edges out favorites Nisekoi and Chuunibyou 2 with its interesting characters and engaging story line.

Hoozuki no Reitetsu’s honest to goodness comedic value pulls the rug from underneath fan-favorite Nisekoi which has been highly praised by many fans in Japan. Both series are based on highly successful manga and have so far been much talked about by fans.

Noragami’s unique story and action-packed scenes give the anime its #5 spot. #6 Sakura Trick meanwhile has been talked about in many circles and has left many anime fans craving for more. Its sweet yet blatantly Yuri story has won over a lot of new fans, many of whom are new comers when it comes to the girl-on-girl Yuri genre.

The second season of Silver Spoon meanwhile only makes it to the #11 spot which has surprised many fans as it is one of the most highly anticipated anime coming into the Winter 2014 season.

Idol anime Wake Up Girls! did not make it to the Tornado Rankings top 20 which surprised many since the anime has given the city of Sendai a lot of attention as of late.

Do you agree with their findings?

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Source: Mantan


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