Spring has come and with it comes the end of the winter anime season! So many great series began airing in January but which was the favorite among late night anime fans? Japanese netizens weighed in on their preferences, and the winners are...
10. Kemono Friends
9. Interviews with Monster Girls
8. Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
7. Saga of Tanya the Evil
6. Scum's Wish
5. Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-hen ( Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga )
4. Yowamushi Pedal: New Generation
Already seen some of your favorite anime in there? Well, don't look away just yet, because here are the top three!
3. KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! 2
Heading into its second season, KonoSuba needs no introduction! This story of a high school boy reincarnated into an RPG-style world continues with Kazama being arrested as a terrorist! No wonder fans found it so exciting.
【公式サイト】ついに「この素晴らしい世界に祝福を！２」のメインビジュアルを公開！躍動感あふれるビジュアルをぜひチェックしてみてください☆ さらに！追加キャラクターや各局の放送情報も更新です！⇒https://t.co/mdabAlZfvX">https://t.co/mdabAlZfvX https://twitter.com/hashtag/%E3%81%93%E3%81%AE%E3%81%99%E3%81%B0?src=hash">#このすば https://t.co/YHmSWXEhId">pic.twitter.com/YHmSWXEhId— TVアニメ『このすば』公式ツイッター (@konosubaanime) https://twitter.com/konosubaanime/status/805709141855477760">December 5, 2016
2. Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club
This high school girls x cycling anime proved popular enough with fans to take the number two spot in this tightly contested race! The show charts the progress of its heroine, Maiharu Hiromi, who couldn’t even ride her bike very well at the beginning but finally gets to grips with the sport as a member of her school’s cycling club.
TVアニメ「南鎌倉高校女子自転車部」の公式サイトがリニューアル致しました！第二キービジュアルとなる爽快感溢れるイラストに加え、本邦初公開となるPVも公開となりました！1月6日より放送開始です！是非ご覧下さい！https://t.co/9HPlFVQdjC">https://t.co/9HPlFVQdjC https://twitter.com/hashtag/minakama?src=hash">#minakama https://t.co/ccwH2ncR30">pic.twitter.com/ccwH2ncR30— TVアニメ『南鎌倉高校女子自転車部』公式 (@minakama_anime) https://twitter.com/minakama_anime/status/809702719850057729">December 16, 2016
Gintama has moved into a late night slot meaning it can get away with much more grown up gags! Fans seem to have loved the new approach as the show came top in the poll, but it’s also rocketing through its source material which has some worried.
イベント「振り返りだらだらツッコミ上映会（仮）」開催決定！— アニメ銀魂 (@gintamamovie) https://twitter.com/gintamamovie/status/838215157113208832">March 5, 2017
So what do you think? Did your favorite show make it? You can check out the full list of 32 late night winter anime ranked by Japanese fans here to find out where your best loved shows charted.
Survey hosted by goo Ranking from Feb. 16 - March 02, 2017.
Total votes cast: 3374
Source: goo Ranking