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Lycoris Recoil is 2022’s Best Anime According to Japanese Fans

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If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that the end of the year is the best time to argue about everything that happened in it! 2022 was a huge year for anime, and as such everyone has a different opinion about what shows came out on top. For some it may have been MAPPA’s take on Chainsaw Man, while others might prefer something more along the lines of Ya Boy Kongming!. For many fans in Japan, though, the best anime of 2022 was Lycoris Recoil.

This result comes courtesy of Japanese anime website AnimeAnime.jp, which revealed how the website’s readers voted for their favorites of the year. All told, the site surveyed 8,271 people, 55.2 percent of which were male and 42.5 percent of which were female. 44.2 percent of participants were under the age of 19 and 36.7 percent were 30 and over, with ages running the gamut between those. Let’s see how it all shook out.

Here’s the full top 10 for 2022:

  • 10. Summer Time Rendering
  • 9. My Dress-Up Darling
  • 8. Mob Psycho 100 III
  • 7. My Hero Academia Season 6
  • 5. SPY x FAMILY
  • 4. Chainsaw Man
  • 3. Dropkick on My Devil! X 
  • 1. Lycoris Recoil

What do you think of the results? Let us know what your favorite anime of 2022 was in the comments! 

Via Crunchyroll News