Top 10 Shaft Anime


Anime fans have voted to determine the best Shaft anime, with the top spot a predictable battle between recent blockbusters Madoka and Bakemonogatari.

The ranking, based on votes from over 2,000 Shaft fans and with votes for multiple seasons merged:

1. Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica

2. Bakemonogatari

3. Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

4. ef – a tale of memories/melodies

5. Hidamari Sketch

6. Arakawa Under the Bridge

7. Sore de mo Machi wa Mawatteiru

8. PaniPoni Dash!

9. Maria Holic

10. Negima!?

Although the placement of Madoka and Bakemonogatari was hardly in doubt, despairing fans will be heartened to see just how closely Zetsubou-sensei trailed them – 362 votes to Bakemonogatari’s 370 and Madoka’s 383, with ef some distance behind with 261.


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