Best of Q1 – Fall Anime 2016

So we’re a quarter of the way through the fall anime season. So here’s the Top 5 lists for various things that I look for in all the shows I watch, ranging from music, design and characters. Remember, this is only based on the shows I’ve watched and while I try to include all shows, including those I drop, for some categories that will almost not be an option.

So anyways, here’s the best of the 2016 fall anime season at the first-quarter mark!

Best OP

  1. Nanbaka
  2. Keijo!!!!!!!!
  3. Drifters
  4. Izetta, The Last Witch
  5. March Comes in Like a Lion

Best Art Direction

  1. Drifters
  2. Nanbaka
  3. Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  4. Bungo Stray Dogs
  5. Izetta, The Last Witch

Best Character Design

  1. Keijo!!!!!!!!
  2. Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  3. Drifters
  4. Nanbaka
  5. Bungo Stray Dogs

Best Story

  1. Izetta, The Last Witch
  2. Drifters
  3. Bungo Stray Dogs
  4. Bloodivores
  5. Scorching Ping Pong Girls

Funniest Show

  1. Keijo!!!!!!!!
  2. Nanbaka
  3. Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  4. My Wife is the Student Council President
  5. Drifters

Most WTF?! Inducing Show

  1. Flip Flappers
  2. Nanbaka
  3. Keijo!!!!!!!!
  4. Drifters
  5. Scorching Ping Pong Girls

Best Ecchi

  1. Keijo!!!!!!!!
  2. Brave Witches
  3. My Wife is the Student Council President
  4. Izetta, The Last Witch
  5. Bloodivores

Best Screencap

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— Remember kids, never hit girls in the boobs. Those are sacred — Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin

 

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— The greatest anime villain ever: BDSM Midna — Flip Flappers

 

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— Izetta showing us the improper use of a machine gun — Izetta, The Last Witch

 

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— The most lethal move in all combat sports — Keijo!!!!!!!!

 

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— How all cats are, let’s be honest — March Comes in Like a Lion

 

Sexiest Screencap

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— The younger sister TOTALLY just checking out the scar under her breasts and nothing else… — Brave Witches

 

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— Finé knowing exactly where the camera is so she can show off her butt to the world — Izetta, The Last Witch

 

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— The power of a ‘Vacuum Butt Cannon’ — Keijo!!!!!!!!

 

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— Sayaka sneakily being super sexy! — Keijo!!!!!!!!

 

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— Legitimately the first thing you see in Episode 2 — My Wife is the Student Council President

 

Best Couple/Duo

  1. Cocona/Papika – Flip Flappers
  2. Finé/Izetta – Izetta, The Last Witch
  3. Nobunaga/Toyohisa – Drifters
  4. Nozomi/Sayaka – Keijo!!!!!!!!
  5. Hayato/Ui – My Wife is the Student Council President

Sexiest Female Character

  1. Lakshmi – Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  2. Sayaka – Keijo!!!!!!!!
  3. Finé – Izetta, The Last Witch
  4. Ui – My Wife is the Student Council President
  5. Nozomi – Keijo!!!!!!!!

Sexiest Female Character (in secret)

  1. Kaoruko – Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  2. Hikari – Brave Witches
  3. Shizuru – Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  4. Naoe – Brave Witches
  5. Kazane – Keijo!!!!!!!!

Prettiest Female Character

  1. Finé – Izetta, The Last Witch
  2. Rin – My Wife is the Student Council President
  3. Sayaka – Keijo!!!!!!!!
  4. Izetta – Izetta, The Last Witch
  5. Papika – Flip Flappers

Best Male Character

  1. Osamu – Bungo Stray Dogs
  2. Yoichi – Drifters
  3. Seitarou – Nanbaka
  4. Nobunaga – Drifters
  5. Odasaku – Bungo Stray Dogs

Best Female Character

  1. Momoko – Nanbaka
  2. Shizuru – Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  3. Nozomi – Keijo!!!!!!!!
  4. Kaoruko – Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  5. Finé – Izetta, The Last Witch

Best Show

  1. Drifters
  2. Flip Flappers
  3. Izetta, The Last Witch
  4. Keijo!!!!!!!!
  5. Nanbaka
  6. Bungo Stray Dogs
  7. Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin
  8. Brave Witches
  9. My Wife is the Student Council President
  10. Poco’s Udon World
  11. Bloodivores

And there you have it, that’s my best of this season’s anime at the first-quarter mark. If you’ve got your own lists, don’t hesitate to leave them in the comments below!

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