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Japanese Fans Reveal Which Autumn 2016 Shows They’re Still Watching

By some counts, there are as many as 70 new and continuing anime series on right now, and if your response to that crazy bit of knowledge is “no one can watch that many,” you are not alone, my friend.

As the season wears on, even the most hardcore anime fans start dropping shows. Which series have kept the viewers’ attention, and which will be relegated to that anime dustbin of history? Charapedia has polled it readers to find out, and this is what they found.

20. Kiss Him, Not Me

19. Occultic;Nine

18. Magic of Stella

17. Red-Hot Ping Pong Girls

16. ViVid Strike!

15. Uta no Prince-sama Maji LOVE Legend Star

14. Girlish Number

13. Izetta: The Last Witch

12. Magical Girl Raising Project

11. Touken Ranbu

10. The Great Passage

9. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans

8. Haikyu!!

7. Drifters

6. Bungo Stray Dogs

And the top five…

5. March Comes in Like a Lion

4. Yuri!!! on Ice

3. Sound! Euphonium

2. WWW.Working!!

1. Natsume’s Book of Friends

Some reader comments:

“Where’s Ajin?”

“Looks like Haikyu’s dropped a bit.”

“I can’t believe ViVid Strike and Izetta didn’t make the top ten.”

OUSAers: which shows are you still excited about every week, and which ones have you dropped?

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.