Top 15 Anime Series I Watched in 2016

NB To quote Chris Stuckmann, “this is not an automatic ranking based on grade; these are my personal favourite [anime series] that I can see myself watching over & over again for years to come”—well, the upper half at least. Also, all picks are in somewhat loose order.


15. Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt (dir. Matsuo Kō, 2015–2016)

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14. Tonkatsu DJ Agetarō (dir. Daichi Akitarō, 2016)

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Today I Watched: Kino no Tabi – Tou no Kuni (2005), Mura Matsuri (1930), Urashima Tarou (1931)

Kino’s Journey – Episode 0 (Tō no Kuni, “The Tower Country”)

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Score: 7½ to 8− out of 10.

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Today I Watched: Kino no Tabi – Byouki no Kuni, 00:08, Detective Conan #822–3

Kino no Tabi: Byōki no Kuni—For You— (2007 short film)

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Score: 7/10.

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