December 15, 2012

NHK Radio Show Lists Top 10 Anime Heroine Finalists

NHK's Shibuya Anime Land radio show announced on Friday the 10 finalists who will compete to be crowned the number one anime heroine in the past 50 years.

Sakura Kinomoto (Card Captor Sakura)

Fate Testarossa (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha)

Haruka Amami (The [email protected])

Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

Rukia Kuchiki (Bleach)

Yui Hirasawa (K-ON!)

The poll celebrates the half century since the premiere of Japan's first major broadcast of anime with the airing of Mighty Atom (Astro Boy). Fans voted for their favorite heroines to create this finalist list. These 10 will then compete for the top honor in a live radio show on January 2.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web, ANN