Thursday, September 29, 2011

Top 25 Types of Anime You Want To See More Of!

Anime fans on BIGLOBE Anime quizzed on what type of anime they would like to see more of. Among of 3,438 of respondents, here are The ranking:

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Oricon Weekly Ranking Week 39 (October 3rd 2011)

01. Hey!Say! JUMP - Magic Power
02. Hikawa Kiyoshi - Jounetsu no Mariacchi
03. Acid Black Cherry - Pistol
04. Porno Graffitti - One More Time
05. EXILE/EXILE ATSUSHI - Rising Sun/Itsu ka kitto...
06. Koda Kumi - Ai wo tomenaide
07. AKB48 - Flying Get
08. Dae Guk Nam Ah - Love Parade
09. miwa - FRiDAY-MA-MAGiC
10. Fukuyama Masaharu - Kazoku ni narou yo/fighting pose

Recochoku weekly download charts for 09/21~09/27

< Chaku-Uta Full (Digital Single) Weekly Ranking >

01/(01) “Ai wo Tomenaide” – Koda Kumi
02/(00) “Because… ~Anata ga Ita~ feat. Noa” – LGYankees
03/(00) “Zutto Kimi to…” – INFINITY 16 welcomez TEE & hiroko from mihimaru GT
04/(00) “CRAZY FOR YOU” – Kylee
05/(05) “Flying Get” – AKB48
06/(02) “Rising Sun” – EXILE
07/(06) “Kazoku ni Narou yo” – Fukuyama Masaharu
08/(00) “Pistol” – Acid Black Cherry
09/(03) “Everybody Go” – Kis-My-Ft2
10/(00) “Ayumi” – RAM WIRE

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

10 Anime NEETs & Otaku

Anime otaku on BIGLOBE Anime forced to rank actual anime 'otaku', 'NEET's and other such objects of scorn by their “loveability” and reveal that Konata is now less popular than a fat man. From 3,611 of votes, here are the ranking:

Which actresses would look good in a maid costume?

Wada Akiko, the ‘godneechan’ of the Japanese entertainment industry, recently put on a maid costume for her new show on BeeTV. The result is not exactly what you would imagine after hearing the words, ‘maid costume’ and ‘Japan’.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Japanese Box Office, September 17-18

Kokuriko-Zaka Kara, Goro Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's anime adaptation of Chizuru Takahashi and Tetsurō Sayama's shōjo coming-of-age manga, dropped from No. 8 to No. 11. It earned the equivalent of US$496,674 for a new total of US$55,038,492. 

The Prince of Tennis: Eikoku-shiki Teikyū-jō Kessen!, the latest anime film based on Takeshi Konomi's manga, slipped from No. 13 to No. 14. It added US$310,253 for a new total of US$1,685,127. Continues to have the highest per-screen average, US$11,080, among the top 15 films. 

Sunday, September 25, 2011

MTV Japan Chart Top 20 2011/09/24

1.   Itsuka Kitto・・・ / EXILE ATSUSHI


3. LOVE IS ECSTASY / Nakajima Yoshi

4. hare Tokidoki kumori / Sukima Switch

5. number One Yaro/ The Cro-Magnons

Which male celebrities look best in pink clothes?

It was a big moment in the history of variety shows, when Kasuga Toshiaki from the comedy duo Audrey took off his trademark pink vest after losing a certain game during a TV show. Kasuga is known and loved for his character and pink vest, but are there other male celebrities who would be able to pull of pink clothing as well?

Saturday, September 24, 2011

which actor would you like as a pet?

Back again with another interesting polling on goo ranking!! So, Jang Geun-suk and Matsumoto Jun have both starred in “Kimi wa Pet“. In Geun-suk’s case, the movie adaption aired this year, and as for Jun, the 2003 drama version. Leading off to the topic, which actor would you like as a pet? 

Which Mangaka is the Best Artist?

2ch is violently debating a putative ranking of mangaka by drawing ability, with the top spot proving particularly incendiary… The ranking, judged by “design ability, perspective correctness, consistency, anatomical correctness, shading, etc”:

Fall Anime with Highest Interest Level

The Japanese Internet service provider BIGLOBE posted the results on Thursday of an official survey on the fall anime that voters are most interested in.

From 4,585 votes cast by the self-selected respondents, these were the top 26 choices:

Friday, September 23, 2011

Which female celebrities are best suited as a cheerleader?

With the announcement of new film about a story of cheerleaders, goo ranking quickly asked its users,“Which female celebrities are best suited as a cheerleader?”

From 35,897 of votes, let’s see who came out on the top 10 ranking below!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

15 Anime Even Adults Can Enjoy!

Those looking for an anime which revolves around more than just schoolgirls paying endless visits to various bathing venues need look no further than the following ranking of anime “even adults can enjoy” – being packed with Type A (just fans) anime and with nary a moeblob in sight, it certainly makes a change from the usual fare.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Oricon Weekly Ranking Week 38 (September 26th, 2011)

==Weekly Singles==
01. EXILE/EXILE ATSUSHI - Rising Sun/Itsu ka kitto...
02. Morning Musume. - Kono chikyuu no heiwa o honki de negatterundayo!
04. AKB48 - Flying Get
05. ClariS - nexus
06. Fukuyama Masaharu - Kazoku ni narou yo/fighting pose
08. The Cro-Magnons - Number One Yarou!
09. Nakashima Mika - LOVE IS ECSTASY
10. Sukima Switch - Hare tokidoki kumo

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

15 Anime Which Exceeded The Original

Anime fans so often complain of failed anime adaptations of manga, light novels and games. But not occasionally it is the anime version which is widely acknowledged as superior, as explored by fans on BIGLOBE Anime in the below ranking.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

20 Anime You’d Recommend to Non-Anime Fans

Anime fans on BIGLOBE Anime supply a ranking of the anime they would feel comfortable recommending to people unfamiliar with – which for once includes some definite classics, and a near absence of moeblobbery.

From 4,632 of votes, here are the ranking:

Japanese Box Office September 10-11

Kokuriko-Zaka Kara dropped form No. 7 to No. 8 on Box Office Mojo's chart. However, it edged out this year's Pokémon films as the highest-grossing domestic film at the Japanese box office in 2011. It earned the equivalent of US$672,582 for a new total of US$53,799,452. 

The live-action film adaptation Yumi Unita's Usagi Drop film slipped from No. 11 to No. 12 in its fourth weekend. It added US$419,824 to its total-to-date of US$6,569,857. 

Saturday, September 17, 2011

which actress would best suit the image of a princess

Another poll from Goo rankings!! Asking voters about which actress would best suit the image of a princess and Fukada Kyoko has won first place. Ayase Haruka has also been impressively keeping up with her previous high ranks and won the second place position!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Oricon Comic Weekly Ranking Week 37 (September 19th, 2011)

Ao no Exorcist, Gintama, Toriko, Nurarihyon no Mago, New Prince of Tennis stay in top 5

Live-Action Manga/Anime Adaptations That Worked

The Japanese portal site Goo asked its readers which live-action adaptations of manga or anime titles they liked. The poll ranked 38 live-action films, Death Note, Umizaru and Rookies receives the most votes..

Oricon Weekly Ranking Week 37 (September 19th, 2011)

===Weekly Singles===
01. San Daime J Soul Brothers - FIGHTERS
02.  Doumoto Tsuyoshi - Niji no uta
03. AKB48 - Flying Get
04. flumpool - Akashi
05. Fukuyama Masaharu - Kazoku ni narou yo/fighting pose
06. °C-ute - Sekaiichi HAPPY na onnanoko
08. Alice Nine - Heart of Gold
09. BRAHMAN - Hekireki
10. Kaoru to Yuki, Tamani Mukku. - Maru, maru, mori, mori!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

10 Sexy Bikini Anime Girls

BIGLOBE Anime. The bikini edition of the swimsuit bishoujo ranking attempts to settle the question of just who looks best in scanty if less practical beachwear; this time, it is the girls from Infinite Stratos who are the fan favourites it seems.

10 Sexy Swimsuit Anime Girls

Anime fans on BIGLOBE Anime have voted for just which anime bishoujo looks the best in their all but inevitable swimwear outing, whether in a classic one-piece, sporty competition swimsuit, or, of course, the sukumizu.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

10 Failings You Wish Your Lover Would Fix

Japanese on goo site quizzed about what deficiencies they wish their girlfriends and boyfriends would put some effort into fixing…

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Which actor would look the most attractive in a yukata?

We are back again with another poll by Goo rankings!! This time, voters were asked to pick an actor who would look the most attractive in a yukata and guess who won the poll by a landslide of over 1,000 votes!

Oricon Weekly Ranking September 12th

<Single Weekly Ranking>
01. Fukuyama Masaharu - Kazoku ni narou yo/fighting pose
02. AKB48 - Flying Get
04. Tackey & Tsubasa - Journey Journey ~Bokura no mirai~
05. AAA - CALL/I 4 U (kanzen gentei seisan ban)
06. the GazettE - REMEMBER THE URGE
07. Ichinose Tokiya (Miyano Mamoru) - Uta no☆Prince-samaa ♪ MAJI LOVE 1000 % Idol Song Ichinose Tokiya (Nanairo no compass)
08. Kis-My-Ft 2 - Everybody Go
09. GARNET CROW - Misty Mystery
10. Kaoru to Yuki, Tamani Mukku. - Maru, maru, mori, mori!

Oricon Comic Weekly Ranking September 12th

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Estimated Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher
1 - Ao no Exorcist #7 Kazue Katō 431,593 431,593 Shueisha
2 - Gintama #41 Hideaki Sorachi 182,509 182,509 Shueisha
3 - Toriko #16 Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro 154,211 154,211 Shueisha
4 - Nurarihyon no Mago #18 Hiroshi Shiibashi 141,185 141,185 Shueisha
5 - Shin Tennis no Ouji-sama (The New Prince of Tennis) #6 Takeshi Konomi 138,092 138,092 Shueisha
6 - Sket Dance #20 Kenta Shinohara 99,869 99,869 Shueisha
7 - Beelzebub #13 Ryūhei Tamura 97,176 97,176 Shueisha
8 1 Ao Haru Ride #2 Io Sakisaka 65,759 191,784 Shueisha
9 - Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru #9 Masakazu Ishiguro 61,238 61,238 Shonen 
Gahosha Co
10 - Nagato Yuki-chan no Shōshitsu #3 Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Puyo
60,347 60,347 Kadokawa Shoten/ 
11 8 Black Bird #14 Kanoko Sakurakoji 50175 108,510 Shogakukan
12 14 Sunshine Sketch (Hidamari Sketch) #6 Ume Aoki 49,563 99,923 Hobunsha
13 - Ushijima the Loan Shark #22 Shohei Manabe 46,862 46,862 Shogakukan
14 - Oishimbo #106 Story: Tetsu Kariya
Art: Akira Hanasaki
46,347 46,347 Shogakukan
15 - Oishimbo #107 Story: Tetsu Kariya
Art: Akira Hanasaki
44,512 44,512 Shogakukan
16 - Umi no Misaki #10 Kou Fumizuki 41,067 41,067 Hakusensha
17 3 Fairy Tail #28 Hiro Mashima 40438 442,512 Kodansha
18 5 One Piece #63 Eiichiro Oda 39,597 2,849,620 Shueisha
19 - Master Keaton Complete Edition #1 Art: Naoki Urasawa
Story: Hokusei Katushika, Takashi Nagasaki
38,803 38,803 Kodansha
20 2 Gantz #32 Hiroya Oku 34,653 273,169 Shueisha
21 - Sket Dance Official Fanbook Kenta Shinohara 33,424 33,424 Shueisha
22 - Master Keaton Complete Edition #2 Art: Naoki Urasawa
Story: Hokusei Katushika, Takashi Nagasaki
33,270 33,270 Kodansha
23 - Bartender #20 Story: Araki Joh
Art: Kenji Nagatomo
33,113 33,113 Shueisha
24 - Fate/stay night #16 Art: Datto Nishiwaki
Story: Type-Moon
32,513 32,513 Kadokawa
Group Publishing
25 - Fate/Zero #1 Art: Shinjirō
Story: Gen Urobuchi (Nitroplus), Type-Moon
30,645 30,645 Kadokawa
Group Publishing
26 20 Himitsu no Ai-chan #5 Kaori 29,252 66,603 Shogakukan
27 12 Shingeki no Kyojin #5 Hajime Isayama 28,753 605,004 Kodansha
28 11 Usotsuki Lily #5 Ayumi Komura 28,533 82,673 Shueisha
29 58 Ao no Exorcist #6 Kazue Katō 25,342
30 67 Ao no Exorcist #1 Kazue Katō 25,194

Source: Oricon

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

10 Most Envied Anime Harem Masters

The unfortunate fact that every harem anime requires a gormless male protagonist to act as harem master (some might say harem victim) yields the inevitable ranking of just which viewers find the most enviably ensconced amongst his female suitors, however ineffective he may prove in actually exploiting this position. Anime fans on BIGLOBE Anime site rank the Most Envied Anime Harem Masters. 

9 Things Women are Desperate for in a Man

Sugoren.com, Those wondering just what it is Japanese women are looking for in a man need look no further than this latest attempt to encapsulate it into a handy list – though the response from most men appears to be howls of anguish and despair.

Monday, September 5, 2011

10 Games You Can’t Believe They Made Into Movies

The almost universally dreadful results of the 30 year history of game to movie adaptations, particularly where Hollywood is involved, are highlighted here by Japanese movie fans on goo sites in this unsurprisingly abysmal ranking.

Japan's Animation TV Ranking, August 22-28

Takashi Yamazaki's live-action period romance film based loosely on the plot of the award-winning Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi wo Yobu Appare! Sengoku Daikassen film, Ballad: Namonaki Koi no Uta, aired on August 28 at 9:00 p.m. It garnered a 13.9 rating. 

Saturday, September 3, 2011

MTV Japan Chart Top20 2011-09-03


1. Ashita e no March - Kuwata Keisuke

2. V.I.P - Koda Kumi
3. Ai ga Aru - Every Little Thing
4. Bang!-Japan Debut Special Edit- - AFTERSCHOOL


Top 10 Games You Want To See Made Into Anime

Dengeki readers have been asked on which games they would most like to see benefit from the recent wave of game-to-anime adaptations. Check below for the ranking:


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