Japanese anime fans surveyed as to what the best anime songs of 2010 were display their usual less than discerning taste, although with several newcomers managing to snatch the laurels from K-ON!’s inevitable chart domination.
The ranking and the songs themselves can be inspected below.
1. Happy New Nya (Mayoi Neko Overrun)
2. Shinryaku no Susume (Shinryaku! Ika Musume)
3. NO, Thank You! (K-ON!!)
4. Utauyo!! MIRACLE (K-ON!!)
5. My Soul, Your Beats! (Angel Beats!)
6. GO! GO! MANIAC (K-ON!!)
7. Listen!! (K-ON!!)
8. Hikari no Senritsu (Sora no Woto)
9. Irony (Ore no Imouto)
10. Crow Song (Angel Beats!)
Many were surprised that “Happy New Nya” even made it to the top ten, let alone topping the chart in defiance of K-ON!