It’s December. This year is almost over. Now is a good time for people to look back and recount their favorite anime series of 2015.

In Japan, website Goo Ranking polled 500 men and women in their 20s and 30s, asking them which anime series they liked best this year.

Here are the top ten:

10. Is the Order a Rabbit? 2.7 percent

10. One Punch Man 2.7 percent

10. Working!!! 2.7 percent

9. Ushio and Tora 2.8 percent

8. Prison School 3.0 percent

7. Haikyu!! 3.2 percent

6. Assassination Classroom 3.9 percent

5. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders 4.2 percent

4. Kuroko’s Basketball 4.4 percent

3. My Love Story!! 4.7 percent

2. Osomatsu-kun 5.3 percent

1. Lupin III 7.9 percent

Were any of these your favorites? If so, which ones?

In case you missed it, here’s a poll listing the most anticipated anime of Winter 2016.


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