Today’s ranking comes from the September 2014 issue of the popular Japanese magazine, NewType; we’ve taken the time to translate the whole article for your enjoyment. Earlier this week we did a write-up on this issue, giving an in-depth look into the magazine itself as well as the posters that come with it: you can read that here.

Before we go to the listings here is the image scan of the September 2014 Anime Popularity Ranking from the latest NewType Magazine:

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Males Rankings:
1. Kirito (Sword Art Online II)
2. Haruka Nanase (Free!: Eternal Summer)
3. Makoto Tachibana (Free!: Eternal Summer)
4. Rin Matsuoka (Free!: Eternal Summer)
5. Tatsuya Shiba (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei)
6. Kira Yamato (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed)
7. Jotaro Kujo (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders)
8. Rentarou Satomi (Black Bullet)
9. Yu Narukami (Persona 4 The Golden Animation)
10. Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)

Females Rankings:
1. Asuna (Sword Art Online II)
2. Gou Matsuoka (Free!: Eternal Summer)
3. Tokaku Azuma (Akuma no Riddle)
4. Miyuki Shiba (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei)
5. Sinon (Sword Art Online II)
6. Hana Mutou (Captain Earth)
7. Chaika Trabant (Hitsugi no Chaika)
8. Shiro (No Game No Life)
9. Marry Kozakura (Mekakucity Actors)
10. Lacus Clyne (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed)

Series Ranking:
1. Free!: Eternal Summer
2. Sword Art Online II
3. Akuma no Riddle
4. Zankyou no Terror
5. JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure
6. THE [email protected] CINDERELLA GIRLS
7. Persona 4 The Golden Animation
8. Haikyuu!!
9. Captain Earth
10. Psycho-Pass RE:Start

Top 10 series streamed:
1. Free!: Eternal Summer
2. Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!?
3. Jinsei
4. Free!
5. Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
6. Sword Art Online: Extra Edition
7. Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin
8. Sword Art Online II
9. Black Bullet
10. Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara

Top 10 Blu-ray Disc sales:
1. Frozen
2. Love Live! School Idol Project 2nd Season Volume 1
3. The Wind Rises
4. Frozen 3D
5. Hanamonogatari
6. Tiger & Bunny Movie 2: The Rising
7. Haikyuu!! Volume 1
8. Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? Volume 1
9. Spirited Away
10. Kuroko no Basket 2 Volume 5

Top 10 record count (People recording it on their TV):
1. Zankyou no Terror: Terror in Tokyo (ep1)
2. Psycho-Pass RE:Start (ep1)
3. Hanayamata: Shall We Dance? (ep1)
4. Persona 4 The Golden Animation: THE GOLDEN DAYS (ep1)
5. Kuroshitsuji: Book of Circus: His Butler, Talented (ep1)
6. Re: Hamatora: Melancholy of Hero (ep1)
7. Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance: Blade Dance of Elementalers (ep1)
8. Tokyo ESP: White Girl (ep1)
9. Ao Haru Ride: Blue Spring Ride (ep1)
10. Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!: Illya Grow Up!? (ep1)

Translations were done by Swaps4 and fgghjjkll from Haruhichan.

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