Anime Power Rankings: Foori Coori Road (Spring Week 6)

Like on cue, when I said last week the rankings were getting stagnant, as if to prove me wrong the entire rankings got shuffled around this time and a new name even appears in the top 5. In related news, to the indignation of Ninja Slayer fans I proclaim the best late 80s anime OVA airing this season is indeed Mad Max: Fury Road. But will its surprising critical ascendance be enough to make the legendary Anime Power Rankings?

Rank Title Episode #1 Votes % of Ballots Change
1 Sound! Euphonium 6 5 53.7% up+1
2 Blood Blockade Battlefront 7 5 46.3% up-1
3 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders 43 7 34.1% up+1
4 My Love Story!! 6 1 36.6% up-1
5 Punchline 6 2 26.8% up+5

On the cusp: Show By Rock!! (2/19.5%), The Heroic Legend of Arslan (2/17.1%), Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (3/12.2%)

Number of voters: 41

Number of full ballots (ranked 5): 30

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Anime Power Rankings: Mama, Just Befriended a Man (Spring Week 5)

Mother’s Day came by again this year, and I hope you all at least said hi to your moms, who are doing better than most famous anime moms. Anime Power Rankings celebrated the day in our own way, but first up are the top hits of the week.

Rank Title Episode #1 Votes % of Ballots Change
1 Blood Blockade Battlefront 6 13 55.8% 0
2 Sound! Euphonium 5 7 55.8% 0
3 My Love Story 5 1 37.2% 0
4 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders 42 2 34.9% up+1
5 Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works 18 4 25.6% up-1

On the cusp: The Heroic Legend of Arslan (2/23.3%), My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO (4/20.9%), Show By Rock!! (2/20.9%)

Number of voters: 43

Number of full ballots (ranked 5): 33

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Friday Anime Podcast 74: Aluminum and the Seven Vitamins

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On this week’s Friday Anime Podcast, we talk more about the new Spring Season. We discuss surprise hits like Houkugo no Pleaides, Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo, and Ore Monogatari. Fortunately, there is a lack of sports references in our talks. In addition Kelloggs teaches the crew dat new-new anime slang, and Sane gets confused about people kissing, and I seek more sponsorships. And Dream is …

Guests:
Kelloggs (Pedantic Perspective)
SerendipitouslySane (Pedantic Perspective)
Dream Katari (MediaKatari)

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Spring 2015 First Thoughts

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Although we came into the season thinking that there wouldn’t be a terrible number of entertaining shows to watch, collecting our impressions for the First Thoughts article showed that there were a surprising count of anime worth taking a look at. Although few series seem truly stand out at the moment, some are certainly worth keeping an eye on for the reason of the season.
Introduction by Kylaran

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Anime Power Rankings: Sorry for the Wait (Spring Week 4)

I apologize that I have been a bit tardy with these last two APR posts. It has been crunch time for me, so I’ll just push out the bare minimum now and try to make it up in the following weeks.

Rank Title Episode #1 Votes % of Ballots Change
1 Blood Blockade Battlefront 5 15 49.1% up+1
2 Sound! Euphonium 4 7 56.6% up+1
3 My Love Story 4 5 43.4% up-2
4 Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works 17 6 24.5% 0
5 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders 41 2 28.3% 0

On the cusp: My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO (2/18.9%), The Heroic Legend of Arslan (1/22.6%), Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine (4/13.2%)

Number of voters: 53

Number of full ballots (ranked 5): 37

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