© 2014 Reki Kawahara / ASCII MEDIA WORKS / SAO II Project
© Reki Kawahara / ASCII MEDIA WORKS / SAO Project

Sword Art Online, Free! sequels top list.


The Japanese fictional-character wiki Charapedia.jp released the results of their survey for the most anticipated anime titles to be released this summer. The top results, which came from a sample of 10,000 Japanese viewers, is mostly dominated by new seasons of popular anime titles like Sword Art Online, Free!, and the Monogatari series.

Here is the list, along with the number of votes for each series inside the parentheses:

  1. Sword Art Online II (2,113)
  2. Free! Eternal Summer (1,676)
  3. Hanamonogatari (1,019)
  4. Black Butler: Book of Circus (939)
  5. Re: Hamatora Season 2 (500)
  6. Tokyo Ghoul (494)
  7. Sailor Moon Crystal (476)
  8. Persona 4: The Golden (435)
  9. Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (428)
  10. Ao Haru Ride (417)
  11. Psycho-Pass New Edition (398)
  12. Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Ilya Zwei! (344)
  13. Bakumatsu Rock (266)
  14. Yama no Susume Season 2 (252)
  15. Barakamon (240)
  16. Glasslip (222)
  17. Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance (189)
  18. Ald.Noah Zero (173)
  19. Space ☆ Dandy Season 2 (134)
  20. Rokujouma no Shinryakusha?! (126)

 

The results were also broken down by gender. Here are the summer anime most anticipated by men:

  1.  Sword Art Online II (1,628)
  2. Hanamonogatari (752)
  3. Persona 4: The Golden (327)
  4. Tokyo Ghoul (308)
  5. Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Ilya Zwei! (303)
  6. Free! Eternal Summer (299)
  7. Yama no Susume Season 2 (252)
  8. Sailor Moon Crystal (222)
  9. Black Butler: Book of Circus (213)
  10. Psycho-Pass New Edition (204)

 

And here are the top results from women:

  1. Free! Eternal Summer (1,377)
  2. Black Butler: Book of Circus (726)
  3. Sword Art Online II (485)
  4. Re: Hamatora Season 2 (360)
  5. Ao Haru Ride (341)
  6. Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (279)
  7. Hanamonogatari (267)
  8. Sailor Moon Crystal (254)
  9. Bakumatsu Rock (233)
  10. Psycho-Pass New Edition (194)

 

SOURCE: Charapedia.jp, with translations from qbMANx