Top 10 Anime Set in the UK [Japan Poll]

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What You Need to Know:

  • After recent happenings in the UK (no one say the B word!) I don't think anyone would blame Brits if they felt the need to escape reality with a good cuppa, some bickies, and of course some anime!
  • To 'celebrate' the UK's departure from the EU, Akiba Souken held a poll asking Japanese anime fans which anime they most associated with the UK. They got 625 responses in total.
  • So which anime do Japanese otaku think show off the best of the British? Have you seen any of them? Let us know in the comments!

Top 10 - Top 6

10. Makai Ouji (Devils and Realist) / 16 votes

9. Detective Conan Movie 06: The Phantom of Baker Street / 19 votes

8. D.Gray-man HALLOW / 23 votes

7. Hidan no Aria / 30 votes

6. Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) / 35 votes

Top 5 - Top 1

5. Machine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai

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56 votes

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: October 2013 - December 2013


During the early 20th century, along with technological advancements, scientists were able to develop sophisticated magic. The combination of science and sorcery was Makinot, circuits made from spells that were put into objects to bring them to life and even gain a personality. It was developed as a military weapon and has now spread throughout the world.

Akabane Raishin is now attending the Royal Academy to become the best in the world. Accompanied by the lovely teenage girl Yaya, who is actually Raishin's puppet weapon, he plans on rocketing to the top of the class. However, his test scores come nearly dead last although his combat skills and determination are second to none. Raishin has to compete with the deadliest of classmates if he wants to come out as the king.

(Source: Moetron)

4. K-On! Movie

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67 votes

  • Episodes: 1
  • Aired: December 3 2011


Graduation looms for the founding members of the Light Music Club. With only a few precious weeks of school left, the girls decide to make the most of it and plan a trip abroad. Hawaii, New York, Dubai—many destinations are suggested, but after a little help from the club's precious pet turtle, Ton-chan, London is chosen as the host of their next misadventure!

Yui Hirasawa, Mio Akiyama, Tsumugi Kotobuki, Ritsu Tainaka, and Azusa Nakano will visit famous landmarks, perform live music for Londoners, and eat all sorts of delicious food, all while stumbling clumsily from place to place. But the fun won't last forever, as heartfelt songs and goodbyes will be made as their high school days together come to a close. One thing is for certain though: the undeniable friendships these girls have formed is something that will carry on long after the final scene rolls.

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

3. Hello!! Kiniro Mosaic

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106 votes

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: April 2015 - June 2015


Second season of Kiniro Mosaic.

Shinobu Oomiya once left Japan to participate in a homestay in England. During her time there, she became close friends with Alice Cartelet, the daughter of the family she was living with. However, when it was time for Shinobu to return to Japan, the two were able to express their sorrow despite the language barrier between them.

Five years later, now a first year student in high school, Shinobu receives a letter by air mail in a language she does not
understand. This letter is penned by none other than Alice, detailing her own homestay in Japan. In fact, Alice will be attending Shinobu's high school and living with her! Alongside their friends Youko Inokuma, Aya Komichi, and Karen Kujou, the five girls attend school together and learn about what their different cultures have to offer, day after day.

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

2. Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler)

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114 votes

  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: October 2008 - March 2009


Young Ciel Phantomhive is known as "the Queen's Guard Dog," taking care of the many unsettling events that occur in Victorian England for Her Majesty. Aided by Sebastian Michaelis, his loyal butler with seemingly inhuman abilities, Ciel uses whatever means necessary to get the job done. But is there more to this black-clad butler than meets the eye?

In Ciel's past lies a secret tragedy that enveloped him in perennial darkness—during one of his bleakest moments, he formed a contract with Sebastian, a demon, bargaining his soul in exchange for vengeance upon those who wronged him. Today, not only is Sebastian one hell of a butler, but he is also the perfect servant to carry out his master's orders—all the while anticipating the delicious meal he will eventually make of Ciel's soul. As the two work to unravel the mystery behind Ciel's chain of misfortunes, a bond forms between them that neither heaven nor hell can tear apart.

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

1. Eikoku Koi Monogatari Emma (Emma: A Victorian Romance)

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115 votes

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: April 2005 - June 2004


In 19th-century London, class lines are sharply drawn, and the social standing to which people are born dictates the path their lives will follow. Emma, an honest and hardworking young maid, never felt her place in life to be a burden. But then she met William, a member of the gentry and the eldest son of a wealthy family. His warm smile and earnest affection threaten to capture her heart... but can love truly conquer all?

(Source: RightStuf)

Source: Akiba Souken

kuroshitsuji-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Set in the UK [Japan Poll]
I've never even heard of the first one? How did it beat Kuroshitsuji?!
kuroshitsuji-wallpaper-560x315 Top 10 Anime Set in the UK [Japan Poll]
It only won by one vote but yeah... It's got the same name as the Jane Austen novel but a totally different plot? I'm kind of interested!

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