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: Kyousougiga #1, Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou #9–12 (END)

Kyōsōgiga – Episode 1

Score: 8½ out of 10.


Tonkatsu DJ Agetarō – Episodes 9, 10, 11 & 12

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Scores: 6½ to 7−; 6+ to 6½; 7+; 7.

Overall score for Tonkatsu DJ Agetarō: ∼6.9/10.

Today I Watched: Hibike! Euphonium #3, Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou #8

Sound! Euphonium – Episode 3

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Score: 8 to 8+ out of 10.

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Today I Watched: Punch Line #2, Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou #7

Punch Line – Episode 2

Score: 7½ out of 10.

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Today I Watched: Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou #6, Owarimonogatari #1

Tonkatsu DJ Agetarō – Episode 6

Score: 7½ out of 10.

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Today I Watched: Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou #5, She & Her Cat (2016) #1–2, She & Her Cat (1999)

Tonkatsu DJ Agetarō – Episode 5

Score: 7− out of 10.

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Today I Watched: Cardcaptor Sakura #2, Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou #4, ReLIFE #3

Cardcaptor Sakura – Episode 2

Score: 7½ to 8−.

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