What You Need to Know:
- Many anime fans also read manga, and vice versa. But which manga creators are Japanese anime fans' favourites?
- To find out who the best-loved mangaka are, Charapedia held a poll from June 30 to July 6, with just over half the respondents being teenage girls.
- So who made it to number one? Do you agree with fans in Japan? Find out below!
Top 10 - Top 6
10. Masashi Kishimoto (Naruto) / 190 votes
9. Yuusei Matsui (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) / 213 votes
8. Yana Tobosu (Kuroshitsuji) / 219 votes
7. Rumiko Takahashi (InuYasha) / 286 votes
6. Gosho Aoyama (Detective Conan) / 303 votes
Top 5 - Top 1
5. Sui Ishida (Tokyo Ghoul)
4. Hiromu Arakawa (Fullmetal Alchemist)
3. Hirohiko Araki (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
2. Eiichiro Oda (One Piece)
1. Hideaki Sorachi (Gintama)
Is it just me or are all these authors shounen mangaka? Apart from Kuroshitsuji, of course...
Yeah, but with huge titles like this I don't think any of these are a surprise!