Here it is: Newtype's NT Ranking, and Megami's Megaten. Newtype Japan is the original Newtype in Japanese, and Megami is a beautiful magazine that give out a lot of centerfolds, and posters, and focuses on bishoujos (beautiful girls) in anime/games.
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Update: With help with #Ayu @ irc.rizon.net (a fansub group) translator’s help, we’ll be working together to bring you a translated version of the NT, and Megaten Ranking. Please do not bash the translation or grammar, this is a free service…
Translation Credit goes to: Yoshizumi #Ayu @ irc.rizon.netNT Ranking
(Most popular anime, male character, female character):
*Reader Note: The rankings are “Current” / “Previous” / “Before Previous” on the image. I am only listing the “Current” Ranking.Most Popular Anime
1. Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny
3. Eureka Seven
4. Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
6. Shakugan No Shana
7. Keroro Gunsou
8. Pani Poni Dash!
11. Kyo kara Maou
12. Gun Parade Orchestra
13. Sokyu No Fafner
14. Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's
15. Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
16. ARIA the Animation
17. Black Cat
Caption: "Gunparade, Nanoha, Mushishi and SoltyRei are some of the new faces. Will they be able to catch Blood+, Shana or Destiny!"
My word: As you can see, Gundam Seed Destiny dominates this chart, and pretty much, Gundam series dominates the Newtype chart almost every month. Shakugan no Shana and Mai-Otome both made a pretty big jump, 11, and 6 places respectively. Older popular series such as Bleach, and Shuffle! are pretty much in place.
Most Popular Male Character
1. Kira Yamato (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
2.Athrun Zara (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
3. Renton (Eureka Seven)
4. Haji (Blood+)
5. Shin Asuka (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
6. Camille Vidan (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
7. Quatro Bajeena (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
8. Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)
9. Shibuya Yuri (Kyo Kara Maoh)
10. Sergeant Keroro (Sergeant Keroro)
Caption: "Renton from Eurea is keeping his popularity up and Blood+'s Haji makes his first appearance at 4th. Destiny in Trouble! Alot of ups and downs expected next time!"
My word: Without any arguments, GSD male dominates this chart. 5 out of the 10 are from GSD. Eureka 7, and Blood+ character also made it to the chart which is not bad, consider that Newtype is a Gundam dominated magazine... Spike Spiegel really surprise me… I guess good character don’t lose their charms.Most Popular Female Character
1. Lacus Clyne (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
2. Otonashi Saya (Blood+)
3. Cagali Yura Asha (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
4. Eureka (Eureka Seven)
5. Meyrin Hawke (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
6. Stella Roushe (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
7. Shana (Shakugan No Shana)
8. Belldandy (Ah! Megami-sama)
9. Yumemiya Arika (Mai Otome)
10. Lunamaria Hawke (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
Caption: "Destiy has officially taken over, Blood+'s Saya gets a sudden rise to 2nd!
Shana and Arika has steadily received votes to rank in! We shall see next time!
My word: GSD female once again dominates this chart with 6 female characters in this small little chart. Shana, from Shakugan no Shana, and Saya from Blood+ also made it to the chart along with Arika from Mai Otome, and the oldie Belldandy.Megaten Ranking
(Most popular: large breast, flat chest, Glass-wearing female, Childhood Friend, imouto, aneue, and tsundere*)
Sorry, I was not allowed to post the rest, because image restriction... if you are interested, I have posted the same thing in #Ayu, #AnimeCouncil, and CloneManga's forum.