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Japanese Fans Rank the Most Memorable Anime News of 2017

Japanese Fans Rank the Most Memorable Anime News of 2017Here’s an interesting one courtesy pollster Charapedia: The site has asked its readers to think back over the year that was and recall the anime news that left the biggest impression. What did Japanese anime fans think were the top stories of 2017? Let’s find out.

10. Pop Team Epic gets anime adaptation

9. Detective Conan’s “That Person”/Boss of the Black Organization’s true identity revealed

8. A Certain Magical Index gets third season

7. Voice actors Takuma Terashima and Satomi Sato announce marriage

6. Bungo Stray Dogs gets film

5. Live-action Gintama film becomes a hit, gets sequel

4. Voice actor Hiromi Tsuru dies

3. Sword Art Online gets third season

2. Kemono Friends becomes a hit, social phenomenon

1. Kemono Friends director Tatsuki fired

Okay, OUSAers: what was the most memorable anime news of 2017 for you?

Source: Charapedia

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.