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2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby Logan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:36 pm

Hey all! :D

For those who have been a part of the forums for a while, you know what this means! For those who are fairly new to the forums, every year everyone in the community jots down their picks in several different categories. At the end of the year, all of the picks get compiled and we announce winners in these different categories! This is a fun way to let everyone know anime and other things you enjoyed in 2017!

Just copy the template below and make your own post on this thread, placing it in spoiler tags to help with the cleanliness of the thread. Then return after every season to update that post! If you have any questions, let us know! :)


Best of Winter:
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Best of Spring:
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Best of Summer:
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Best of Fall:
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Best Anime:
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Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
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Best Anime Film:
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Best Animation:
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Best Art:
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Best Opening:
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Best Ending:
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Worst Show:
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Biggest Disappointment:
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Biggest Surprise:
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Best Girl:
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Best Guy:
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GENERAL GUIDELINES
1. Choose your top 5 or less for each category. If you don't want to vote in a category, that's fine! Just remove that category from your post!
2. Please use the English anime titles to eliminate confusion.
3. A show qualifies for the season it ends in.
4. OPs and EDs apply to the season that they are used. (Only necessary for shows that span the Fall and Winter seasons)
5. Refrain from judging other members lists. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
6. The current deadline for getting your picks in is January 7th 11:59 PM. This is subject to change depending on when shows from the fall season end.
7. Have fun! :D

A lot of thought and debate went into the current format. After proposing ideas, reading community suggestions, and talking things through, this was the format that was agreed upon. Please respect the format as presented and if there are any questions/concerns/suggestions, feel free to message an admin/mod! :D


Note: Periodic purging of chatter posts in this thread will happen over the year. Discussions are welcome, but keep in mind that your post may be removed to help clear clutter.

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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby Star-K » Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:17 pm

If I’m not mistaken, Kakegurui is acceptable for this season right??

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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby fragoff » Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:45 pm

Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1. Ancient magus' bride
2. Re life
3. Devilman crybaby
4. March comes in like a lion s2
5.

Best of Spring:
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Best of Summer:
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Best of Fall:
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Best Anime:
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Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
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Best Anime Film:
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Best Guy:
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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby Companion Kyuubey » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:38 pm

Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1. March Comes in Like a Lion
2. Mitsuboshi Colors
3. Ancient Magus' Bride
4. A Place Further Than the Universe
5. After the Rain

Best of Spring:
1. Megalo Box
2. SAO:GGO Alternative
3. Space Battleship Tiramisu
4. Crossing Time
5.

(Still watcing Katana Maidens & Uma Musume)

Best of Summer:
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Best of Fall:
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Best Anime (See Spring):
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Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
1. Today's Menu for the Emiya Family
2. Space Battleship Tiramisu
3. Crossing Time
4.
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Best Anime Film:
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(2018 Anime movies to be considered: Batman Ninja, Fireworks, Bungou Stray Dogs: Dead Apple, Maquia)

Best Animation:
1. Violet Evergarden
2. Ancient Magus' Bride
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Best Art:
1. March Comes in Like a Lion
2. After the Rain
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Best Opening:
1. Kokkoku
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Best Ending:
1. Kokkoku
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Worst Show:
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Biggest Disappointment:
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Biggest Surprise:
1. Mitsuboshi Colors
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Best Girl:
1. Hinata Kawamoto (March)
2. Chise Hatori (Magus Bride)
3. Sat-Chan (Mitsuboshi Colors)
4.
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Best Guy:
1. Rei Kiriyama (March)
2. Elias Ainsworth (Magus Bride)
3. Pops (Mitsuboshi Colors)
4.
5.
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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby BTAG » Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:42 am

Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1. A Place Further Than The Universe
2. Devilman Crybaby
3. Laid-Back Camp
4. Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens
5A. Garo Vanishing Line
5B. Killing Bites

Best of Spring:
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Best of Summer:
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Best of Fall:
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Best Anime:
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Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
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Best Anime Film:
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Best Animation:
1. Devilman Crybaby
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Best Art:
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Best Opening:
1. Kokkoku
2. A Place Further Than The Universe
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Best Ending:
1. Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens
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Worst Show:
1. Junji Ito Collection
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Biggest Disappointment:
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Biggest Surprise:
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Best Girl:
1. Hinata (A Place Further Than The Universe)
2. Rin (Laid-Back Camp)
3. Sophie (Garo Vanishing Line)
4. Ratel (Killing Bites)
5.

Best Guy:
1. Banba (Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens)
2. Lin (Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens)
3.
4.
5.
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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby Kocurek1944 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:06 am

Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1.Devilman Crybaby
2.March Comes in Like a Lion Season 2
3.Laid Back Camp△
4.ReLIFE: Kanketsu-hen
5.Love is Like after the Rain

Best of Spring:
1.Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin
2.Megalo Box
3.Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These
4.Aggressive Retsuko (ONA)
5.Crossing Time

Best of Summer:
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Best of Fall:
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Best Anime:
1.Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin
2.Devilman Crybaby
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Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
1.Crossing Time
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Best Anime Film:
1.Bungou Stray Dogs: Dead Apple
2.Macross Δ the Movie: Passionate Walkūre
3.Digimon Adventure tri.6 Bokura no Mirai
4.
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Best Animation:
1.Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin
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Best Art:
1.Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin
2.Megalo Box
3.Love is Like After the Rain
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Best Opening:
1.Even...if - Tamaru Yamada - Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory OP
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Best Ending:
1.XX:me - Torikago - Darling in the FranXX ED 1
2.Kakatte Koi yo - NakamuraEmi-Megalo Box ED
3.
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5.

Worst Show:
1.Ito Junji: Collection
2.citrus
3.Sword Art Online Alternative:Gun Gale Online
4.
5.

Biggest Disappointment:
1.Violet Evergarden
2.Darling in the FranXX
3.
4.
5.

Biggest Surprise:
1.Devilman Crybaby
2.Megalo Box
3.Laid Back Camp△
4.
5.

Best Girl:
1.Kagamihara Nadeshiko(Laid Back Camp△)
2.Melissa Mao(Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory)
3.Kaela Yoshinaga(B: The Beginning)
4.Sister Jill(Cutie Honey Universe)
5.

Best Guy:
1.Char Aznable(Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin)
2."Gearless" Joe(Megalo Box)
3.Akira Fudo(Devilman Crybaby)
4.
5.
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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby HeyItsHales » Fri May 25, 2018 8:44 am

Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1. Ancient Magus' Bride
2. How to Keep a Mummy
3. School Babysitters
4. Violet Evergarden
5. Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru Season 2

Best of Spring:
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3. IDOLiSH7
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Best of Summer:
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Best of Fall:
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Best Anime:
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Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
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Best Anime Film:
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Best Animation:
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Best Art:
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Best Opening:
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Best Ending:
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Worst Show:
1. Crossing Time
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Biggest Disappointment:
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Biggest Surprise:
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Best Girl:
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Best Guy:
1. Tazuki [How to Keep a Mummy]
2. Goro [Darling in the FranXX]
3. Kamitani Hayato [School Babysitters]
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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby Eira » Tue May 29, 2018 7:54 am

Winter: Pretty messy at the moment and even a little contradictory, but I’ve only watched limited shows from past seasons. Will continue to be updated at the end of each season with a proper full overhaul before the final date making sure I’m happy with all the placements.

Spring: Overall the big guns haven’t changed, Winter was a really good season so I can already see some things not getting dethroned or moving at all regardless of the category. Mainly WIXOSS got added to a lot of things and the ED section was shaken up a lot actually, this season had good EDs. But apart from SAO also making a few waves not much is different, but my spring watching was lacking, so we’ll see at the end of next season once I’ve watched more spring.

Summer: I only watched one room (a short) and tonegawa (doesn’t end till next season) so nothing I can actually add to summer but I can sprinkle some stuff in, mainly Tonegawa into other areas. Also I keep noticing that even though I keep saying things like ‘man what a great season’ few things are able to break those few shows from winter that just won’t go away, they’re really great shows and I don’t see them being broken at all from many of the top places for me. I will go back and watch more stuff from this season before the year ends hopefully.

Fall: Watched a lot more this season, really enjoyed fall and it's a season that finally gave Winter a run of it's money. A really great year, I might be a bit late to finish everything here but it shouldn't be too long after the cut off time.. I think.

Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1. A Place Further Than The Universe
2. Laid-Back Camp
3. Devilman Crybaby
4. Skilled Teaser Takagi
5. The Ryuo's Work is Never Done!

Best of Spring:
1. Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
2. Comic Girls
3. Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS
-- I only watched these 3 —

Best of Summer:
1. Cells at Work!
2. Harukana Receive
-- I only watched these 2 —

Best of Fall:
1. Tsurune
2. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
3. Bloom Into You
4. Mr. Tonegawa: Middle Management Blues
5. Zombieland Saga

Best Anime:
1. A Place Further Than The Universe
2. Tsurune
3. Laid-Back Camp
4. Devilman Crybaby
5. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
1. One Room Second Season
-- Only watched this 1 —

Best Anime Film:
1. I want to eat your pancreas
-- Only watched 1 --

Best Animation:
1. Devilman Crybaby
2. A Place Further Than The Universe
3. Tsurune
4. Harukana Receive
5. Laid-Back Camp

Best Art:
1. A Place Further Than The Universe
2. Devilman Crybaby
3. Bloom into you
4. Tsurune
5. Laid-Back Camp

Best Opening:
1. "The Girls Are Alright!" by Saya (A Place Further Than The Universe)
2. “Shiny Days" by Asaka (Laid-Back Camp)
3. "Kimi no Sei"by The Peggies (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai)
4. "Naru" by Luck Life (Tsurune)
5. "Unlock" by Iguchi (Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS)

Best Ending:
1. “Koko Kara, Koko Kara" by Inori Minase, Kana Hanazawa, Yuka Iguchi, and Saori Hayami (A Place Further Than The Universe)
2. “Fuyu Biyori" by Eri Sasaki (Laid-Back Camp)
3. "hectopascal" by Yūki Takada and Minako Kotobuki (Bloom Into You)
4. "CheerS" by ClariS (Cells at Work)
5. "Orange-iro" by ChouCho (Tsurune)

Biggest Disappointment:
1. Comic Girls
2. Pop Team Epic
3. Lostorage conflated WIXOSS
— No other disappointments —

Biggest Surprise:
1. A Place Further Than The Universe
2. Mr.Tonegawa: Middle Management Blues
3. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
4. Laid-Back Camp
5. SAO Alternative Gun Gale Online

Best Girls:
1. Yuzuki Shiraishi (A Place Further Than The Universe)
2. Kaede Azusagawa (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai)
3. Ena Saitou (Laid-Back Camp)
4. Takagi (Skilled Teaser Takagi)
5. Hinata Miyake (A Place Further Than The Universe)

Best Guys:
1. Kaito Onogi (Tsurune)
2. Sakuta Azusagawa (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai)
3. Nanao Kisaragi (Tsurune)
4. Yuki Tonegawa (Mr.Tonegawa: Middle Managment Blues)
5. Jirou Saemonsaburou (Mr.Tonegawa: Middle Managment Blues)
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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby Yumemi_Star » Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:25 pm

Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1.Violet Evergarden
2. Laid Back Camp
3. A Place Further than the Universe
4. Hakumei and Mikochi
5. School Babysitters

Best of Spring:
1. March Comes In Like A Lion S3
2. Darling In The Franxx
3. Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
4.Tada kun never falls in love
5. Hinamatsuri

Best of Summer:
1. Free! Dive to the Future
2. Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits
3. Revue Starlight
4. Island
5. Holmes of Kyoto

Best of Fall:
1. SSSS.Gridman
2. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
3. Iroduku:The World in Colors
4. Tsurune
5. Double Decker! Doug & Kirill

Best Anime:
1. Violet Evergarden
2. March Comes In Like A Lion S3
3. Darling In The Franxx
4. A Place Further than the Universe
5. Iroduku:The World in Colors

Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
1. Voice of Fox
2. THE IDOLM@STER SideM Wakeatte Mini!
3. Jingai-san no Yome
4.
5.

Best Anime Film:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Animation:
1. Violet Evergarden
2. Tsurune
3. Laid Back Camp
4. Free! Dive to the Future
5. Hakumei and Mikochi

Best Art:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Opening:
1. March Comes In Like A Lion S3
2. A Place Further than the Universe
3. Darling In The Franxx
4. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
5. Iroduku:The World in Colors

Best Ending:
1. March Comes In Like A Lion S3
2. Iroduku:The World in Colors
3. Tsurune
4. Island
5. Laid Back Camp

Worst Show:
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Biggest Disappointment:
1. Grancrest Senki
2.
3.
4.
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Biggest Surprise:
1. A Place Further than the Universe
2. Violet Evergarden
3. Tsurune
4. Run with the Wind
5. Iroduku:The World in Colors

Best Girl:
1.
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Best Guy:
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Re: 2018 Seasonal Picks!

Postby SethAmaha » Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:21 am

This is still a work in progress. Right when I thought I was done with this for today, I remembered that the final arc of ReLife was a thing and had to go back and change everything.
Spoiler:
Best of Winter:
1. Gintama: Silver Soul Arc
2. ReLIFE Final Arc
3. A Place Further Than The Universe
4. Yuru Camp△
5. After the Rain

Best of Spring:
1.Megalo Box
2.Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
3.Golden Kamuy
4.Hinamatsuri
5.Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc

Best of Summer:
1.Cells at Work!
2.Attack on Titan Season 3
3.Grand Blue
4.Happy Sugar Life
5.Gintama.: Silver Soul Arc - Second Half War
Honorable Mention:I Want You To Make a Disgusted Face and Show Me Your Underwear

Best of Fall:
1.Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
2.Goblin Slayer
3.A Certain Magical Index III
4.Boarding School Juliet
5.Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san

Best Anime:
1.Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
2.Cells at Work!
3.Attack on Titan Season 3
4.Megalo Box
5.Watakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Best Short: (15 minutes or less)
1.I Want You To Make a Disgusted Face and Show Me Your Underwear
2.Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World
3.One Room 2nd Season
4.Today's Menu for the Emiya Family
5.Ninja Girl & Samurai Master: Anegawa and Ishiyama Arc

Best Anime Film:
1.Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle
2.Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion - Rebellion
3.Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion - Empero
4.Bungou Stray Dogs: Dead Apple
5.

Best Animation:
1.A.I.C.O.: Incarnation
2.Hanebado!
3.Harukana Receive
4.Hitori no Shinji: The Outcast 2nd Season
5.Violet Evergarden

Best Art:
1.Hakumei and Mikochi
2.The Ancient Magus' Bride
3.Violet Evergarden
4.Megalo Box
5.Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs


Best Opening:
1.Grand Blue
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5.

Best Ending:
1.Houkago Di(e)stra(u)ction (High Score Girl)
2.
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4.
5.

Worst Show:
1.Conception
2.Lord of Vermilion: The Crimson King
3.Seven Senses of the Re'Union
4.Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls
5.Sirius

Biggest Disappointment:
1.Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls
2.Conception
3.
4.Angels of Death
5.Island

Biggest Surprise:
1.After the Rain
2.Happy Sugar Life
3.Xuan Yuan Sword Luminary
4.
5.

Best Girl:
1.Sakura Kinomoto
2.Hinata Kawamoto (March comes in like a Lion)
3.Tomoe Koga (Rascal)
4.Narumi Momose (Watokoi)
5.Aoi Tsubaki (Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits)

Best Guy:
1.Jinzaburou Kuchii (Angolmois)
2.Sakuta Azusagawa (Rascal)
3.Arata Kaizaki (ReLife)
4.Lelouch Lamperouge (it's not cheating if we count the movies)
5.