Today’s male and female popularity rankings come from the November 2016 issue of the popular Japanese anime magazine, NewType.

Here are the top 10 male characters:

10. Jotaro Kujo (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)
9. Hachiman Hikigaya (Oregairu)
8. Char Aznable (Mobile Suit Gundam)
7. Guts (Berserk)
6. Hayate Immelman (Macross Delta)
5. Subaru Natsuki (Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu)
4. Taki Tachibana (Kimi no Na wa)
3. Araragi Koyomi (Monogatari)Top 10 Male Anime Characters Fans Want to See Genderbent for One Day Koyomi Araragi
2. Shouya Ishida (Koe no Katachi)koe-no-katachi-shouya-ishida
1. Kirito (Sword Art Online)Final Results for Official Sword Art Online Popularity Poll Announced Kirito SAO

and the top 10 female characters:

10. Shinobu Oshino (Monogatari)
9. Hitagi Senjougahara (Monogatari)
8. Yui Hirasawa (K-ON!)
7. Saber (Fate stay night: Unlimted Blade Works)
6. Reina Kousaka (Hibike! Euphonium)
5. Tsubasa Hanekawa (Monogatari)
4. Asuna (Sword Art Online)
3. Rem (Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu)re-zero-rem
2. Mitsuha Miyamizu (Kimi no Na wa)kimi-no-na-wa-mitsuha-miyamizu
1. Shouko Nishimiya (Koe no Katachi)koe-no-katachi-shouko-nishimiya

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