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Kadokawa Reveals Japanese Fans’ Most Anticipated Summer ’18 Anime

Publisher Kadokawa has a division called eb-i Xpress specifically dedicated to performing market research on the Japanese entertainment industry. This week they sent out a press release revealing the top 20 results from their study on the most anticipated anime TV series of the upcoming summer season. They interviewed 23,728 people between the ages of 5 and 69 across 47 prefectures.

We’ve taken the liberty to list these results in reverse order with nice, big pictures… because our own totally informal research shows you guys like it when your scroll wheel finger is sore at the end of an article.

Angolmois: Genkou Kassen-ki20. Angolmois: Genkou Kassen-ki (July 10)
Hanebado!19. Hanebado! (July 1)
Angels of Death18. Angels of Death (July 6)
Tsukumo-gami Kashimasu17. Tsukumo-gami Kashimasu (July 22)
Grand Blue16. Grand Blue (July 13)
Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou15. Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou (July 5)
High Score Girl13. High Score Girl (July 13)
Free! - Dive to the Future-12. Free! – Dive to the Future- (July 4)
Baki11. Baki (June 25)
Encouragement of Climb Third Season10. Encouragement of Climb Third Season (July 2)
Chukan Kanriroku Tonegawa9. Chukan Kanriroku Tonegawa (July 3)
Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs8. Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs (July 14)
Kyoto Teramachi Sanjo no Holmes7. Kyoto Teramachi Sanjo no Holmes (July 9)
Cells at Work!6. Cells at Work! (July 7)
Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation4. Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation (August 3)
Shinya! Tensai Bakabon3. Shinya! Tensai Bakabon (July 10)
Overlord III2. Overlord III (July 10)
Attack on Titan Season 31. Attack on Titan Season 3 (July 22)

Were you suprised by the top picks? Which series are you looking forward to this summer? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Crunchyroll