Heart-stopping news. The prestigious Japanese magazine PASH! conducted a survey among its readers, asking them about their favourite anime series to be released in the first half of 2023. And guess what? Oshi no Ko came out on top!

  1. Oshi no Ko, the anime adaptation of a popular manga by Shueisha, stole the hearts of young fans with its captivating story, stunning animation quality, and well-curated musical themes. The collaborative efforts of Akasaka Aka and Mengo Yokoyari created a narrative that pleasantly surprises viewers and keeps them hooked from start to finish. The beautiful artwork, coupled with the delicate emotions and tension conveyed through animation, makes it an absolute must-watch.
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  2. Coming in at number two is Kimetsu no Yaiba: Katanakaji no Sato-hen. Following the massive success of the Kimetsu no Yaiba movie, the series continues to captivate fans with its outstanding animation and story. It's truly impressive how this franchise remains one of the most popular stories of our time, even after the original manga has concluded.
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  3. At number three, we have Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown. With its unique blend of gang warfare and time travel, Tokyo Revengers has struck a chord with viewers. Despite some controversial story arcs in the original manga, the anime adaptation has yet to cover those parts, which explains why it remains highly regarded by young audiences.
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  4. Next on the list, we have the highly anticipated anime adaptation of My Love Story with Yamada-kun at Lv999. This tale of video games and romance follows the love story between a college student and a high school boy they met in an online game. Young viewers have been enchanted by the story and the voice acting prowess of Kouki Uchiyama, known for his roles in Kimetsu no Yaiba and Jujutsu Kaisen.
  5. Rounding out the top five is Mashle: Magic and Muscles. Set in a magical world where the protagonist lacks magical abilities but compensates with his well-trained muscles, this series delivers a delightful blend of intense battles and hilarious situations that elicit involuntary laughter from young viewers.

But wait, there's more! The rest of the list includes popular titles like PokΓ©mon (2023), Boku no Kokoro no Yabai Yatsu (The Dangers in My Heart), Uma Musume: Pretty Derby - Road to the Top, Ao no Orchestra, and Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World!


The young generation has spoken, and these anime series have captured their hearts and imaginations. So, if you're looking for some incredible shows to indulge in, you can't go wrong with these top picks. Live thrilling adventures, experience heartfelt emotions and lose yourself in the enchanting world of anime.

Source: PASH! PLUS


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