Top 10 Short Anime [Japan Poll]

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What You Need to Know:

  • As you might have seen from the amazing selection on offer this season, anime shorts often manage to pack in double the fun for half the length of regular series.
  • Which may be why a recent poll from Akiba-Souken ranking the best short anime received a whopping 6,894 votes between the 8th and 31st of January.
  • But which short anime did Japanese fans think was worthy of the top spot? Let's find out!

Top 10 - Top 6


10. Miss Monochrome / 140 votes

9. Aiura / 142 votes

8. Wakaba*Girl / 211 votes

7. Wooser no Sono Higurashi / 212 votes

6. Himegoto / 231 votes


Top 5 - Top 1


5. Komori-san wa Kotowarenai!

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306 votes

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: October 2015 - December 2015

Synopsis


Fifteen-year-old Komori Shuri is a junior high school girl who is too nice to decline requests. Constantly doing favors for other people has given her incredible strength?! But even so, she is also an adolescent junior high school girl.

An anime overflowing with the ups and downs of everyday life!

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

4. Takamiya Nasuno Desu!: Teekyuu Spin-off

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603 votes

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

Synopsis


A spin-off from Teekyuu which centers on the daily life of Nasuno Takamiya, the 'exceedingly airheaded' school tennis club member in Teekyuu, and her friends.

(Source: MAL)

3. Hacka Doll The Animation

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833 votes

  • Episodes: 13
  • Aired: October 2015 - December 2015

Synopsis


Hacka Doll app delivers a customized feed of news for each user. The user answers some simple questions when launching the app for the first time, and then the app will filter the news that caters to the user's personal interests. With daily use, the app automatically analyzes and learns which news articles the user reads and recommends to further personalize the feed. The anime personifies the app's customization engine as three "Hacka Dolls" — the personal entertainment AI and main navigator Hacka Doll #1, the anime expert Hacka Doll #2, and the knowledgeable otaku Hacka Doll #3.

(Source: ANN)

2. Yama no Susume

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1050 votes

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: January 2013 - March 2013

Synopsis


Aoi prefers indoor hobbies and is afraid of heights, but her childhood friend Hinata loves to show off her passion for mountain climbing. As young children they once watched the sunrise from the top of a mountain, and now they've decided to take up mountain climbing in hopes of seeing that sunrise again. They have cooking battles with mountaineering gear, climb small hills in their neighborhood, and meet new mountaineering friends as they learn the ropes of the hobby. When will they finally see that sunrise again?

(Source: Crunchyroll)

1. Teekyuu

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1530 votes

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: October 2012 - December 2012

Synopsis


Teekyuu is based on a sports comedy manga of the same name featuring four high school girls who belong to a tennis club.

(Source: MAL)

Source: Akiba-Souken


wakaba-girl-wallpaper-560x314 Top 10 Short Anime [Japan Poll]
Short anime are so fun! I have no complaints with this list!
wakaba-girl-wallpaper-560x314 Top 10 Short Anime [Japan Poll]
I'm surprised none of the shorts from this season made the top ten, they're so hilarious! I guess it's early days yet.