Newtype Magazine has now released its latest Newtype Rankings. And while Sword Art Online and Fate would usually dominate, this latest edition seems to have a bit of a surprise. Yes folks, it looks like the Sword Boys of Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu made a huge push and surprises many with their Newtype Rankings wins.

Top 10 Male Characters:

  1. Horikawa Kunihiro (Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu)
  2. Kirito (Sword Art Online)
  3. Levi (Attack on Titan)
  4. Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass)
  5. Char Aznable (Gundam the Origin)
  6. Izuminokami Kanesada (Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu)
  7. Eren Yeager (Attack on Titan)
  8. Archer (Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works)
  9. Sakata Gintoki (Gintama)
  10. Azazel (Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul)

Top 10 Female Characters:

  1. Saber (Fate/Stay Night)
  2. Asuna (Sword Art Online)
  3. Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan)
  4. Yumeko Jabami (Kakegurui)
  5. Selesia Upitiria (Re:CREATORS)
  6. Serval (Kemono Friends)
  7. Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  8. Jeanne d’Arc (Fate/Apocrypha)
  9. Sakura Matou (Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works)
  10. Hitagi Senjougahara (Monogatari Series)

Top Anime:

  1. Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu
  2. One Piece
  3. Attack on Titan Season 2
  4. Made in Abyss
  5. Re:Creators
  6. My Hero Academia

Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu took 1st place in both the male character and anime rankings, surprising favorites like Attack on Titan, Fate, and Code Geass. Meanwhile, in the anime rankings, One Piece made a huge push, while Re:Creators is slowly climbing up again.

As for the character rankings, Kirito and Asuna are still going strong, as with the Attack on Titan characters. Yeah, Kirito and Asuna are now the new Kira and Lacus I’m afraid.

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