Poll: The Ten Anime That Disappointed Japan This Spring

[Images via Anime Portal]
[Images via Anime Portal]

What. A. Letdown. Japanese site Anime Portal polled fans in Japan, asking them which Spring 2016 shows disappointed them the most. Nearly a thousand votes were cast (954, to be exact), and here are the ten that garnered the most, well, disappointment.


I guess these are shows people in Japan were looking forward to, but when they saw them, they didn’t feel as though they were satisfying for whatever reason.

Anyway, have a look:

10. Asterisk War Second Season: 30 votes

9. Endride: 33 votes

8. Terra Formars Revenge: 34 votes

6. Cerberus: 37 votes

6. Tanaka-kun is Always Listless: 37 votes

5. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: 42 votes

4. Ace Attorney: 61 votes

3. Bungo Stray Dogs: 98 votes

2. The Lost Village: 128 votes

1. My Hero Academia: 150 votes

The fascinating thing is comparing these results to our reader poll which gauged your favorite anime of this past spring. It’s like the complete opposite.

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Doctor Nein

1. My Hero Academia: 150 votes

Having read the first few chapters of the manga and watched 5 episodes of the anime, this is actually one of my favorite spring anime right now and the transition looks about right.

Maybe the people in Japan are thinking this is trying to rip off One Punch Man since there are some similarities.