What You Need to Know:
- Anime studio Silver Link has been behind many hit anime since its foundation in 2007, and is currently producing Brave Witches and Stella no Mahou this season.
- But which is Japan's favourite series animated by Silver Link? To find out, Akiba Souken held a poll between 6 September and 1 October, receiving 1732 votes in total.
- So, which anime made it to number one? Are there any series you feel are missing? Check out the top ten and let us know in the comments!
Top 10 - Top 6
10. Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu / 81 votes
9. Taimadou Gakuen 35 Shiken Shoutai / 105 votes
8. Anne Happy / 109 votes
7. Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya / 122 votes
6. Non Non Biyori / 123 votes
Top 5 - Top 1
5. Strike the Blood
- Episodes: 24
- Aired: October 2013 to March 2014
Kojou Akatsuki's days as an ordinary high school student in the Demon District of Itogami Island come to an abrupt end after a fateful encounter leaves him with the remarkable abilities of a vampire.
It isn't long before he is thrust into the center of attention when it is discovered that he is the fourth primogenitor, an immensely powerful vampire whom most consider to be merely a legend. Fearing Kojou's destructive potential, the Lion King Organization sends in an apprentice sword-shaman, Yukina Himeragi, to monitor, and should he become a threat, kill the boy deemed the world's most powerful vampire. Forced together by circumstance, the two form an unlikely alliance as Kojou comes to terms with his abilities and they both struggle to protect the city from various emerging chaotic forces.
(Source: MAL Rewrite)
4. Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!
- Episodes: 12
- Aired: July 2013 to September 2013
15-year-old Tomoko Kuroki is a budding hikikomori—a shut-in who spends her time playing dating sims and watching anime. But even a lifetime of experience wooing virtual boys can't prepare her for the greatest challenge of all: high school.
Everyday life is a terrifying journey for Tomoko, fraught with hidden judgments and secret surprises. Her anxiety makes social interaction nigh impossible, but she's determined to figure it out. Will she make friends? Become popular? Maybe even meet a real-life cute guy? Find out in WataMote!
3. Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge
- Episodes: 12
- Aired: April 2016 to June 2016
2. Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry
- Episodes: 12
- Aired: October 2015 to December 2015
There are some humans capable of using magical power to manifest their souls as weapons and control forces beyond normal comprehension. These people are known as Blazers, and those who are recognized as such can undergo training at academies to become Mage-Knights. Ikki Kurogane is an aspiring Mage-Knight, despite being considered the worst student at Hagun Academy as an F-ranked Blazer—the lowest rank possible.
One morning, he accidentally stumbles upon Stella Vermillion, a visiting princess and A-ranked Blazer who has just enrolled at Hagun, in a state of undress. As a result, she challenges him to a duel where the loser will be the winner’s slave. It seems like a surefire win for Stella, but could there be more to Ikki than meets the eye?
Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry tells the story of Ikki’s valiant efforts to qualify for an upcoming tournament that could bring him a step closer to his dreams, aided by Stella. Together, they will prove that hard work can overcome the limits set upon them.
- Episodes: 12
- Aired: January 2014 to March 2014
Kousaku Hata loves idols to the point of obsession. He enjoys their joyful performances and positive songs, which help to make his countryside life a little more exciting. His favorite idol is the beautiful Yuka Kusakabe, who enjoys the admiration of countless fans.
However, at what seems to be the peak of her career, Yuka suddenly retires from the entertainment industry, leaving fans in utter shock, particularly Hata. He is devastated to the point where the absence of Yuka in his life changes everything in his daily routine. He becomes depressed, isolates himself from his friends, and neglects almost all of his school activities. However, after being dragged to class by his friends, he is met with nothing short of a miracle—his beloved idol Yuka has transferred into his class, introducing herself as Ringo Kinoshita.
In Nourin, Hata’s wildest fantasy has just come true, and he is determined to use this once in a lifetime opportunity to get close to his favorite idol, and to find out what in the world made such a glamorous girl move to the countryside.