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The results of the 2020 Anime of the Year rankings have arrived! In case you missed it, Anime Corner conducted a poll to decide which anime our fans enjoyed most in 2020, and our rankings are based on the data we have collected. In addition, we would like to point out that we nominated 44 shows based on the data gathered by Anime Corner through internal and external sources last year and fans voted among those.

The results shown in the rankings are based on the results of the selected sample. It shouldn’t affect your decision to watch shows that are placed below the Top 10, as each show has its own distinct style, and everyone’s taste in anime is different. This season was packed with a lot of great shows that even a show below the 20th ranking was personally one of my favorites.

The Top 10 Anime of Year – 2020 can be seen in the graphic below.

Anime of the Year - 2020 - Anime Corner

The complete list of the 2020 Anime of the Year ranking is below:

1. “Kaguya-sama: Love is War? Season 2” – 6.86% of the votes

2. “Kakushigoto” – 6.13% of the votes

3. “Re:Zero -Starting Life In Another World- Season 2” – 4.94% of the votes

4. “Toilet-bound Hanako-kun” – 4.57% of the votes

5. “Akudama Drive” – 4.34% of the votes

6. “ID:Invaded” – 4.28% of the votes

7. “Rent-A-Girlfriend” – 4.11% of the votes

8. “The Misfit of Demon King Academy” – 3.99% of the votes

9. “Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld Final Season” – 3.95% of the votes

10. “My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax” – 3.63% of the votes

11. “Great Pretender” – 3.61% of the votes

12. “Haikyuu!!: To the Top (Part 1 & 2)” – 3.35% of the votes

13. “TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You” – 2.9% of the votes

14. “Tower of God” – 2.64% of the votes

15. “Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina” – 2.51% of the votes

16. “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III” – 2.46% of the votes

17. “Shokugeki no Souma Season 5” – 2.32% of the votes

18. “BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense.” – 2.25% of the votes

19. “The Millionaire Detective: Balance: UNLIMITED” – 2.23% of the votes

20. “Jujutsu Kaisen” – 2.11% of the votes

21. “Talentless Nana” – 2.08% of the votes

22. “The Irregular at Magic High School: Visitor Arc” – 1.93% of the votes

23. “Uzaki-chan Wants To Hang Out!” – 1.79% of the votes

24. “Fruits Basket Season 2” – 1.74% of the votes

25. “Moriarty The Patriot” – 1.7% of the votes

26. “My Next Life As A Villainess: All Routes Lead To Doom!” – 1.53% of the votes

27. “Darwin’s Game” – 1.51% of the votes

28. “Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World” – 1.49% of the votes

29. “Fire Force Season 2” – 1.41% of the votes

30. “Gleipnir” – 1.39% of the votes

31. “Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle” – 1.36% of the votes

32. “In/Spectre” – 1.21% of the votes

33. “Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!” – 1.08% of the votes

34. “A Certain Scientific Railgun T” – 1.02% of the votes

35. “Princess Connect! Re: Dive” – 0.93% of the votes

36. “Deca-Dence” – 0.77% of the votes

37. “Appare-Ranman!” – 0.73% of the votes

38. “Dorohedoro” – 0.7% of the votes

39. “Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 2” – 0.59% of the votes

40. “Golden Kamuy Season 3” – 0.5% of the votes

41. “Smile Down the Runway” – 0.39% of the votes

42. “Arte” – 0.37% of the votes

43. “The God of High School” – 0.35% of the votes

44. “Sing “Yesterday” for Me” – 0.24% of the votes

“Kaguya-sama: Love is War? Season 2” took the top on our Anime of the Year 2020 poll, and it’s surely deserved! The fans loved the sequel to the adorable romcom and it’s not surprising that it was first. What may be surprising is that a non-sequel was so close. “Kakushigoto” took 2nd place, and is actually the #1 new anime of the year! Furthermore, out of the top 10, 6 shows are actually non sequels and Oregairu ranked #10. Great Pretender was close behind, but Netflix’s weird schedule likely made it fall short of the top 10.

2020 was heavily affected with the ongoing pandemic and delays, but still managed to give us some amazing shows! Let’s hope this year does the same and more, and Anime Corner has already started weekly polls for the Winter 2021 season.

You can vote for your favorite show here.

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Marko Jovanovic

Soon a graduated engineer, I like anime and dancing. Joined AC early 2020 and am in charge of editing/posting stuff. Please point out any mistakes you find in anything I post or ask if something isn't clear.

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