The 20 Summer 2018 Anime Japan is Excited to Watch

The summer anime season is upon us, which means it’s time to look at Charapedia’s most recent seasonal poll! They asked 10,000 Japanese fans to pick the one anime that has them hyped. Here are the results:

20Back Street Girls – 123 votes

A trio of male yakuza members gets sex reassignment surgery to perform as female idols as a way to atone for their mistakes.


19Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts – 137 votes

Five of the world’s deadliest death row inmates challenge Baki to one-on-one brawls with the hope that Baki can utterly defeat them.


18Kyoto Teramachi Sanjou no Holmes – 149 votes

Mashiro is a high schooler who works at an antique shop at Kyoto’s Teramachi Sanjou, which is a cover for an investigation agency that’s run by Kiyotaka.


17Shinya! Tensai Bakabon – 153 votes

A remake of a classic gag manga, which follows an idiotic boy and his father.


16Sunoharasou no Kanrinin-san – 156 votes

Aki Shiina is a middle school boy who wants to be more mature, so he moves into a home with a bosomy caretaker and three other girls.


15Encouragement of Climb Season 3 – 165 votes

Aoi and Hinata are childhood friends that take up mountain climbing.


14Harukana Receive – 169 votes

Haruka and Kanata have complexes about their heights, but the bond over beach volleyball. They decide to pair up and enter a junior tournament in Okinawa.


13BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Pico – 175 votes

A comedy spin-off showcasing the lives of the various bandmembers of the BanG Dream! universe.


12The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Girls Theater 3 – 177 votes

A comedy spin-off showcasing the lives of the members of The Cinderella Girls.


11Grand Blue – 186 votes

Follow a group of rowdy college friends that love deep sea diving, partying, and sleeping around.


10Overlord III – 243 votes

An adaptation of The Invaders of the Large Tomb, The Two Leaders, and The Magic Caster of Destroy arcs.


9Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation – 264 votes

Muhyo and Roji are experts in magic law, which draws in clients with a variety of supernatural issues.


8100 Sleeping Princes & the Kingdom of Dreams – 333 votes

Shujinko finds herself transported to a dream-world and is tasked with saving it from a crisis.


7Fate/EXTRA: Last Encore – Irusterias Tendouron – 342 votes

A special episode of SHAFT’s much-maligned adaptation of Fate/EXTRA.


6Free! -Dive to the Future- – 392 votes

Follow the boys of the Iwatobi Swim Club as they enter college and take on new life challenges.


5Angels of Death – 412 votes

Rachel finds herself in an abandoned building with no memories of her past. While looking for an escape, she meets a bandaged man named Zack and learns that they are trapped in a deadly game.


4Cells at Work! – 558 votes

In the human body, there are approximately 60 million cells. Each cell is provided a task and work tirelessly to keep you from dying. These are their stories.


3Banana Fish – 642 votes

Eiji is a Japanese college student who travels to New York City to complete a report on street games. While there, he meets Ash, who is the 17-year-old heir to Dino Golzine’s criminal empire.


2Gintama: The Silver Soul Arc Season 2 – 707 votes

The conclusion (or is it?) to Gintama‘s final anime arc.


1Attack on Titan Season 3 – 851 votes

The true nature of the deadly Titan’s will be revealed as a fierce coup d’etat shakes society within the walls of humanity.

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