Top 25 Most Awaited Anime of April 2012

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Anime fans eagerly awaiting the spring 2012 season have supplied a ranking of their most highly anticipated titles just prior to their airing, with the top spot narrowly seized by what can only be presumed to be the new creepy otaku favourite…

The ranking:

1. AKB0048

2. Fate/Zero 2nd Season

3. Hyoka

4. Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka? OF THE DEAD

5. Haiyore! Nyaruko-san

6. Accel World

7. Saki – Achiga-hen Episode of Side-A

8. Medaka Box

9. Kimi to Boku 2

10. Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan

11. Natsuiro Kiseki

12. Shirokuma Cafe

13. Tasogare Otome x Amnesia

14. Kids on the Slope

15. Eureka Seven AO

16. Hiiro no Kakera

17. Kuroko no Basket

18. Phi Brain: Puzzle of God 2nd Season

19. Tsuritama

20. Sengoku Collection

21. Queen’s Blade Rebellion

22. Upotte!!

23. Sankarea

24. Uchū Kyōdai

25. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water


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    Comment by Anonymous
    18:00 04/04/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    This list is about as worthy, relevant and noteworthy as a list of Artefag's last 10 IMAGINARY SEX PARTNERS.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:39 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.9)

    This is from Sankaku. Legitimacy overruled.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:02 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.7)

    This is also from Sankaku:

    We're a bunch of retarded 20-30-something virgins that will never spread our DNA & who's greatest impact in life will be utterly forgettable comments on some shitty piece of internet cooked up by some LIMEY TWIT who will ALSO NEVER BREED.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:33 06/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seems like creators of Triangle carter to demographic very, very familiar to them.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:19 04/04/2012 # ! Drivel (-0.8)

    Self-loathing much?

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:24 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.9)

    Nope. Not much at all. Just a little common sense & a couple days of browsing this site.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:00 06/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Well im virgin and i dont care but i guess there are still primitive retards that think that losing virginity is something uber special .

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:37 07/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, primitive or not, a pussy feels 50x better than your hand. Give it a try someday.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:04 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.8)

    25. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water

    Ahh... huh?

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:12 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.8)

    Was wondering that as well... there is a remake? Couldn't find anything hinting at that on ANN or other sources...

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    Comment by Kamui
    12:16 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.6)

    Digital HD remaster.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:18 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.6)

    So basically they're airing the BluRays?

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:49 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Fushigi no Umi no Nadia KAI?

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:34 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Nadia is in the ranking because it's going to be re-broadcasted in NHK

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:20 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    or probably in 3-D

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:53 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    are they going to include the island chapters?

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    Comment by PhillB
    13:44 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Yeah. I'm intrigued too. The soundtrack hooked me up.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:57 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Eureka Seven AO Should be in one of the higher spots.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:32 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.3)

    1. AKB0048

    So it's going to be an anime based on an Otaku's quest to buy 1000 CDs of the same album in order to attend a handshaking event? Epic storyline right there.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:27 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.6)

    Sadly, that would make a much better storyline than 99% of anime these days.

    One otaku on a quest to obtain 1000 CDs. Standing between him and his destination are: long queues, muggers, inventory management, tsunamis, nuclear aftermaths and the most dreaded of them all: other otaku.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:17 04/04/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Yeah. It's like Genshiken except all the lovable otakus are a bunch of balding fatfucks in their late 30's.

    Lovable plot device: Jacking off & hiding one's cum on the palm for the 15 seconds before hand-shaking time!!! Lulz every time.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:55 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hmmm, beware of the half-priced be... I mean CDs.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:35 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    No, there's PLENTY of Anime nowadays with great stories.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:20 05/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ripped off from the 1000 boob grope video

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    Comment by Slush
    16:20 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    AHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH you're funny.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:43 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    There really are a lot of animes with deep stories and good characters, but they never make it on any 'Top 10' list that you see. The most popular shows seem to be the blandest, which says something about the viewers.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:20 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I can understand your reaction, since I can't stand most of these popular show either, but there are plenty series that are worth it. A great place to start is Noitamina's programming block and from there out it isn't so difficult to find even bigger gems.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noitamina

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    Comment by Gradius
    22:28 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    About those 1000 CDs, after couple months they commit suicide!

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:30 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I am a 2D Otaku rather than a 3D Idol otaku.

    Then again I still love them. They are still my brothers of a different mother.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:29 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    You forgot the semen smearing part.

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    Comment by Satonaka
    12:15 04/04/2012 # ! Good (+0.3)

    oh yeah saki! gotta get mah daily dose of cute girls playing mahjong :)

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    Comment by Gitami
    05:16 05/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Educational. Nopan increases your skill to tsumo tsumo riichi level.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:35 06/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    and most the main character Kan Kan and then Tsumo, Rinshan Kaiho.

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    Comment by Yoshii-kun
    13:23 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Saki made me take up mahjong :)

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:39 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Saki almost made me give it up.

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    Comment by Astray Flame
    12:26 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    My thought exactly. Hoping that the national arc isn't too far behind Achiga.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:48 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka? OF THE DEAD sounds EPIC!!!

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    Comment by PhillB
    13:45 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Picking Nadia and Eureka Seven only.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:18 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka? OF THE DEAD
    - Need a new anime for some LOL moments, since Gintama takes on a god-only-knows-how-long hiatus. Just hope this time it makes more sense than Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka?'s fanservice ending.

    Accel World
    - A fatass main character, great story, great romance (Kuroyukihime ftw). Let's see how they blend these together.

    Medaka Box
    - What's else to say? The manga's great, and now its time to see whether the anime can deliver the same blow. Can't wait to see how they voice out Kumagawa lol.

    Sankarea
    - Cute zombie girl with a tendency to devour you out of love. The birth of a new fetish?

    Comment by คภєк๏
    22:56 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Vore isn't new.

    Comment by Anonymous

    In anime world, yes.

    Comment by คภєк๏
    14:52 05/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    In anime world, no.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:38 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Your list is pure win, my fellow otaku ^_^

    Accel World episodes 1 na d2 are already out and subbed. Pretty good story. Like a cross between the Matrix and Tron.

    (downloading 'yourself' or an avatar of yourself into a Virtual World to play games and win points)

    I've read the manga up until the most recent chapter, and I gotta say, I'm hooked.

    Plus there is some romance hinted at as well.

    Kore wa Zombie desu-ka? Of The Dead! and Medaka Box = must watch.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:10 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Me too.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:32 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Aceel World is only out with eye-cancer video and brain-cancer subs. Wait until it gets a TV airing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:18 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    No excitement for Lupin the 3rd? Airing tonight and I'm excited as hell.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:31 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    exactly my thoughts!
    the only anime im looking forward this season

    btw as far as i know its airing tomorrow

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:09 05/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm on location. :) It's advertised as tonight (2012/4/4) but on closer inspection it airs at 25:00 which puts it into Thursday morning.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:22 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.1)

    AKB0048 over Fate/ zero??? WTF IS THIS SHIT?!

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:05 06/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    fate/zero voter mostly boys and some otaku girls, but akb0048 vote got wide range type of people who await the anime like boy,girls,kids and maybe some fans who not really into 2D

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:46 04/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    THIS IS JAPAAAAAAAANN! seriously now, if a man prefers bloodshed over cute girls in that place, they get arrested

    Comment by Anonymous

    you know what, i dont even know what all the hype to the fate series is all about, cause to me it seems overrated. i actually watched FSN to about ep 17 just because it had high ratings. i forced myself to watch the eps just to see if i can get into the hype that this anime got but i couldnt. what got me through the eps was pretty much just wanting to see more Saber, but even that couldnt get me to continue watching, cause basically the storyline was boring to me. No im not some akb0048 fan, i aint even into that kinda music. ive only known who they are about a week ago while i was searching through this seasons animes.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:05 05/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Please, go play the game before judging FSN, anime was pure shit, movie was good but shit anyway (they totally destroyed one of the best plot ever!). The VN is far better, complete and awesome in every level. The hype for FSN anime was because of the game, but that hype soon died as soon as the episode reached 10 and the only ones who have been hyped were someones that hasn't played the game and liked the anime anyway...

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:36 05/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Don't compare FSN with FZ Please.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:20 05/04/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    agreed, ufotable beats deen anytime






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