Anime Power Rankings: Looking Backwards and Moving Forwards (Fall Week 12)

Rank Title #1 Votes % of Ballots
1 Psycho-Pass 2 8 36.2%
2 Parasyte -the maxim- 7 34.5%
3 Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works 7 32.8%
4 Log Horizon 2 5 34.5%
5 Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season 7 27.6%
6 Gundam Build Fighters Try 6 22.4%
7 Gundam: G no Reconguista 2 20.7%
8 Chaika –The Coffin Princess- Avenging Battle 4 20.7%
9 Shirobako 0 20.7%
10 Amagi Brilliant Park 1 17.2%

On the cusp: Denki-gai no Honya-san, GARO, Yona of the Dawn, Selector Spread Wixoss, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis, Your Lie in April, Magic Kaito, Gonna Be the Twin-Tails!

Number of voters: 58
Number of full ballots (ranked 5): 45
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Anime Power Rankings: Chaika Leaves with a Whimper and not a Bang (Fall Week 11)

Can you believe there are college students preparing for exams now? A low number of voters this week suggests the ritual end-of-term panic has finally struck at least a few of APR’s participants. But really, how can academics take precedent over arbitrary cartoon rankings? Where are your priorities people??

Rank Title Episode #1 Votes % of Ballots Change
1 Shirobako 10 1 52.5% up+1
2 Your Lie in April 10 4 30% up+2
3 Parasyte –the maxim- 11 1 37.5% up-2
4 Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works 10 5 25% up+4
5 Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season 9 6 22.5% up-2

On the cusp: Rage of Bahamut: Genesis (1/40%), Amagi Brilliant Park (3/20%), Gundam Build Fighters Try (3/17.5%)
Number of voters: 40
Number of full ballots (ranked 5): 29

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Anime Power Rankings: Hiroyuki Yoshino Enjoys “Berserk” a Lot (Fall Week 10)

I didn’t get to watch much anime this week, but plenty of the APR voters still did. And they were vocal as always, especially about bonus poll I gave them this week. Let’s jump straight into this week’s APR.

Rank Title Episode #1 Votes % of Ballots Change
1 Parasyte –the maxim- 10 6 48.9% up+1
2 Shirobako 9 5 53.3% up-1
3 Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season 8 6 28.9% up+2
4 Your Lie in April 9 3 28.8% up-1
5 Rage of Bahamut: Genesis 8 2 42.2% up-1

On the cusp: GARO (3/28.9%), Gundam Build Fighters Try (3/22.2%), Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (3/17.8%), Amagi Brilliant Park (1/20%), Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru (3/15.6%)
Number of voters: 45
Number of full ballots (ranked 5): 35

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Friday Anime Podcast 66: The iDOLM@STER Movie Review

FAPCast 66

This week we have Kelloggs (Pedantic Perspective), Usny (Anime Maru), and Kurotsuki (Atelier Kurotsuki Blog).

On this week’s Friday Anime Podcast, we review The iDOLM@STER Movie: Beyond the Brilliant Future. While we absolutely love this infamous franchise and its all-star cast, the movie has several glaring flaws that killed our excitement. Yet there is still something magical that all Producers and non-fans can enjoy. So sit back and indulge in our nonsense as we highlight one of the best anime films of the year (since nothing else of note came out).

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Anime Power Rankings: Top Spot Logjam (Fall Week 9)

We’re two-thirds of the way through Fall and there are no signs of let up among any of the top shows this season. I’ll have another Bonus ranking next week, but this week’s top rankings features 5 titles plus 1, so it’s like you’re getting something extra anyways! On to the table.

Rank Title Episode #1 Votes % of Ballots Change
1 Shirobako 8 4 57.4% up+1
2 Parasyte –the maxim- 8 & 9 6 46.8% up-1
3 Your Lie in April 8 10 38.3% up+5
4 Rage of Bahamut: Genesis 7 4 40.4%
5 Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season 7 6 19.1% up-1
5 Amagi Brilliant Park 9 4 25.5% up+2

On the cusp: Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (3/21.3%), Gundam Build Fighters Try (2/19.1%), GARO (2/17%)

Number of voters: 47

Number of full ballots (ranked 5): 33

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