Oricon Biz collected questionnaires from people in the anime industry about manga and light novels which they anticipate to be animated. The respondents are working for anime magazines, music labels, TV companies, and anime journalism.
Top: Saint Young Men
's comedy manga. The humane conversation between Buddha and Jesus Christ catches great popularity. However, its anime will encounter controversy about religious issues. Such concerns raise the expectation even more.
Second: Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai
and Kanzaki Hiro
's light novel. Considering the popularity of the novel and having a professional animator Kanzaki in the staff, its anime adaptation will be a big hit.
's manga on Sports Karuta
. Numbers of the respondents said it will be animated anytime soon.
Other notable titles:
3 Gatsu no Lion
can appeal to wide range of audience.
Both of the titles have long been in the list of the anticipated titles. However, it's extremely difficult to animate the two because of the authors' particular thoughts on the manga.
The great hit of Bakemonogatari
also brought attentions to Nishio Ishin