NewType – March 2015 Anime Popularity Ranking


Today’s ranking comes from the March 2015 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 March 2015 Anime Popularity Ranking from the latest NewType Magazine: anime rankings

1. Shinya Kougami (Psycho-Pass Movie)
2. Archer (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)
3. Kirito (Sword Art Online II)
4. Nobuchika Ginoza (Psycho-Pass Movie)
5. Emiya Shirou (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)
6. Araragi Koyomi (Monogatari Series)
7. Kaizuka Inaho (Aldnoah.Zero)
8. Producer (The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls)
9. Kujo Jotaro (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders)
10. Slaine Troyard (Aldnoah.Zero)

1. Akane Tsunemori (Psycho-Pass Movie)
2. Saber (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)
3. Tohsaka Rin (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)
4. Asuna (Sword Art Online II)
5. Angelise Ikaruga Misurugi (Cross Ange)
6. Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
7. Oshino Shinobu (Monogatari Series)
8. Sento Isuzu (Amagi Brilliant Park)
9. Haruka Amami (The [email protected])
10. Senjougahara Hitagi (Monogatari Series)

1. Psycho-Pass Movie
2. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works
3. Aldnoah.Zero
4. The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls
5. Akuma no Riddle
6. Cross Ange
7. Kantai Collection
8. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
9. Monogatari Series
10. Love Live! School Idol Project

Top 10 series streamed:
1. Youkai Watch
2. Kiseijuu: Sei no kakuritsu
3. Neon Genesis Evangelion
4. Sword Art Online
5. Yowamushi Pedal
6. Trinity Seven
7. Working!!
8. Shingeki no Kyojin
9. Psycho-Pass
10. Psycho-Pass 2

Top 10 Blu-ray Disc sales:
1. Frozen MovieNEX
2. Love Live! School Idol Project 2nd Season Volume 7
3. Rakuen Tsuihou: Expelled From Paradise
4. Sword Art Online II Volume 3
5. Free!: Eternal Summer Volume 4
6. Haikyuu!! Volume 6
7. Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru Volume 1
8. JoJo’s Bizzare Adventures: Stardust Crusaders Volume 6
9. Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Volume 3
10. Tangled

Top 10 record count (People recording it on their TV):
1. Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata: Fan Service of Love and Youth (episode 1)
2. Kantai Collection: Hello! Commander! (episode 1)
3. Juuou Mujin no Fafnir: Dragon Garden Midgar (episode 1)
4. Koufuku Graffiti: Warm, Juicy. (episode 1)
5. Kamisama Hajimemashita 2nd Season: I’ve Started the ‘Being a God’ Thing Again (Episode 1)
6. Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Exodus: Visitor (Episode 1)
7. Seiken Tsukai no World Break: The Reincarnater (episode 1)
8. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Episode 12)
9. Junketsu no Maria: Perfect Virgin (episode 1)
10. Nanatsu no Taizai: Terrifying Cannon (episode 12)

Translations were done by Swaps4 and fgghjjkll from Haruhichan. Last months rankings can be viewed here.

Shinya Kougami has claimed the number one spot from Kirito this month, shooting him down to third while Archer is still steadily sitting at the number two spot. Nobuchika Ginoza is also on the rankings this month due to the Psycho-Pass Movie recently debuting in Japan. Emiya Shirou is hanging in there.

Akane Tsunemori has claimed the number one spot for the top 10 females this month while Saber is sitting at a comfortable number two for the second month in a row. Tohsaka Rin is at number three while trying to overthrow Saber. Asuna dropped from the third spot to fourth this month while Angelise Ikaruga Misurugi jumped from the eight spot to the fifth this month.

What are your thoughts on this month’s rankings? What would you personally change? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.