Top 10 Anime About Cultural Club Activities [Japan Poll]

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What You Need to Know:

  • There are all kinds of school clubs in anime - you name it, there's probably a club for it. In today's Japan Poll however, we're looking at those clubs with a more cultural twist!
  • Over at Akiba Souken, they asked Japanese fans which anime about cultural club activities are their favourites. 1750 votes were submitted in total to the poll, which took place between October 28 and November 15.
  • So, which anime made it to number one? Do you agree with the Japanese fans, or would you choose different anime? Let's get to the results and find out!

Top 10 - Top 6


10. Tari Tari / 37 votes

9. Jinsei / 50 votes

8. Kono Bijutsu-bu ni wa Mondai ga Aru! / 84 votes

Anime Database Page

Kono Bijutsu-bu ni wa Mondai ga Aru! - Anime Summer 2016

7. HaruChika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun suru / 95 votes

Anime Database Page

Haruchika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru. - Anime Winter 2016

6. Hyouka / 153 votes


Top 5 - Top 1


5. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.

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160 votes

  • Episodes: 13
  • Aired: April 2013 to June 2013

Synopsis

Hachiman Hikigaya is an apathetic high school student with narcissistic and semi-nihilistic tendencies. He firmly believes that joyful youth is nothing but a farce, and everyone who says otherwise is just lying to themselves.

In a novel punishment for writing an essay mocking modern social relationships, Hachiman's teacher forces him to join the Volunteer Service Club, a club that aims to extend a helping hand to any student who seeks their support in achieving their goals. With the only other club member being the beautiful ice queen Yukino Yukinoshita, Hachiman finds himself on the front line of other people's problems—a place he never dreamed he would be. As Hachiman and Yukino use their wits to solve many students' problems, will Hachiman's rotten view of society prove to be a hindrance or a tool he can use to his advantage?

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

4. Hibike! Euphonium

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176 votes

  • Episodes: 13
  • Aired: April 2015 to July 2015

Synopsis

After swearing off music due to an incident at the middle school regional brass band competition, euphonist Kumiko Oumae enters high school hoping for a fresh start. As fate would have it, she ends up being surrounded by people with an interest in the high school brass band. Kumiko finds the motivation she needs to make music once more with the help of her bandmates, some of whom are new like novice tubist Hazuki Katou; veteran contrabassist Sapphire Kawashima; and band vice president and fellow euphonist Asuka Tanaka. Others are old friends, like Kumiko's childhood friend and hornist-turned-trombonist Shuuichi Tsukamoto, and trumpeter and bandmate from middle school, Reina Kousaka.

However, in the band itself, chaos reigns supreme. Despite their intention to qualify for the national band competition, as they currently are, just competing in the local festival will be a challenge—unless the new band advisor Noboru Taki does something about it.

From the studio that animated Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu, Kyoto Animation's Hibike! Euphonium is a fresh and musical take on the slice-of-life staple that is the high school student's struggle to deal with their past, find romance, and realize their dreams and aspirations.

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

3. Chihayafuru

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219 votes

  • Episodes: 25
  • Aired: October 2011 to March 2012

Synopsis

Chihaya Ayase, a strong-willed and tomboyish girl, grows up under the shadow of her older sister. With no dreams of her own, she is contented with her share in life till she meets Arata Wataya. The quiet transfer student in her elementary class introduces her to competitive karuta, a physically and mentally demanding card game inspired by the classic Japanese anthology of Hundred Poets. Captivated by Arata's passion for the game and inspired by the possibility of becoming the best in Japan, Chihaya quickly falls in love with the world of karuta. Along with the prodigy Arata and her haughty but hard-working friend Taichi Mashima, she joins the local Shiranami Society. The trio spends their idyllic childhood days playing together, until circumstances split them up.

Now in high school, Chihaya has grown into a karuta freak. She aims to establish the Municipal Mizusawa High Competitive Karuta Club, setting her sights on the national championship at Omi Jingu. Reunited with the now indifferent Taichi, Chihaya's dream of establishing a karuta team is only one step away from becoming true: she must bring together members with a passion for the game that matches her own.

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

2. K-On!

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224 votes

  • Episodes: 13
  • Aired: April 2009 to June 2009

Synopsis

Hirasawa Yui, a young, carefree girl entering high school, has her imagination instantly captured when she sees a poster advertising the "Light Music Club." Being the carefree girl that she is, she quickly signs up; however, Yui has a problem, she is unable to play an instrument.

When Yui goes to the clubroom to explain, she's greeted by the other members: Ritsu, Mio, and Tsumugi. Although disheartened at Yui's lack of musical know-how, they still try to convince her to stay to prevent the club's disbandment. After playing Yui a short piece which re-ignites her imagination, they succeed in keeping their new member and guitarist.

Along with the tasks of school and homework, Yui begins to learn the guitar with the help of the other band members, experiencing many mishaps along the way. However, with the school festival drawing near and Yui getting stuck with her practice, will the Light Music Club be ready in time for their debut?

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

1. Sexy Commando Gaiden: Sugoiyo!! Masaru-san

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364 votes

  • Episodes: 48
  • Aired: January 1998 to March 1998

Synopsis

Okometsubu Fujiyama has recently transferred over to a new school, Wakame High School. His goal is to make 100 friends--until he meets the extremely wierd Masaru Hananakajima. Masaru is a martial artist whose specialty is the "Sexy Commando" form of martial art. Masaru forms a club based on this art, including Fujiyama, who he nicknames Fuumin, in the club. The club becomes full of strange, yet wacky people. Aliens, moustaches, and cute fuzzy animals are encountered as the club moves along and gets steadily more popular.

(Source: ANN)

Source: Akiba Souken


chihayafuru-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime About Cultural Club Activities [Japan Poll]
I've never even heard of number one! Sounds like it could be hilarious though, I'm going to give it a try!
chihayafuru-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime About Cultural Club Activities [Japan Poll]
I'm suprised K-On! didn't win, to be honest. Nice to see so many great anime on here, though!