The Best Anime of Fall 2015

Voted on by the Crunchyroll forum members...


Over the course of the past two months, Crunchyroll user Swaggercandy conducted a vote to determine the best anime of Fall 2015. He was also kind enough to share the results with me! Below you will find several different categories with both the winners and the runners-up in each. Do the results reflect what you had in mind? Let us know in the comments. Here we go!

Best Story

1st Place: Owarimonogatari (14)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015

2nd Place: Noragami Aragoto (13)

Honorable Mentions:
The Perfect Insider (4)
Beautiful Bones ~Sakurako-san~ (4)

Other Nominees:
Concrete Revolutio (3)
Anti-Magic Academy (3)
Kagewani (2)
One Punch Man (1)
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (1)


Best Animation

1st Place: One Punch Man (27)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - One-Punch Man

Tied for 2nd Place: Chivalry of a Failed Knight (3)
Beautiful Bones ~Sakurako-san~ (3)

Honorable Mentions:
K: Return of Kings (2)
Owarimonogatari (2)

Other Nominees:
Heavy Object (1)
Asterisk War (1)
Hackadoll: The Animation (1)


Best Opening

1st Place: “Kyouran Hey Kids!!” by THE ORAL CIGARETTES (Noragami Aragoto) [14]

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Kyouran Hey Kids!! by THE ORAL CIGARETTES (Noragami Aragoto)

2nd Place: “The HERO!! ~ Okoreru Kobushi ni HI wo Tsukoro ~” by The JAM Project (One Punch Man) [8]

Honorable Mentions:
“Talking” by KANA BOON (Perfect Insider) [5] “Raise Your Flag” by MAN WITH A MISSION (Mobile Suit Gundam: IBO) [4]

Other Nominees:
Owarimonogatari (Shinobu Mail OP) (2)
Owarimonogatari (Decent Black – Ougi First Episode version) (2)
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (2)
Asterisk War (2)
Osomatsu-san (1)
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (1)
Beautiful Bones ~ Sakurako-san~ (1)
Heavy Object (1)


Best Ending

1st Place: “Tokimeki Poporon” by Chimame-tai (Is The Order a Rabbit??) [6]

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Tokimeki Poporon by Chimame-tai (Is The Order a Rabbit??)

3 Tied for 2nd Place:
“Sayonara no Yukue” by Alisa Takigawa (Owarimonogatari) [5]
“Climber” by Galileo Galilei (Haikyuu!! 2) [5]
“Waiting For The Rain” by Maaya Sakamoto (Asterisk War) [5]

Honorable Mentions:
“Orphans no Namida” by MISIA (Mobile Suit Gundam: IBO) [3]

Other Nominees:
K: Return of Kings (2)
Beautiful Bones ~ Sakurako-san ~ (2)
Perfect Insider (2)
Gintama (1)
Concrete Revolutio (1)
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (1)
Noragami Aragoto (1)
Testament of Sister New Devil BURST (1)
Anti-Magic Academy (1)
Tantei Team Jiken Note (1)
Osomatsu-san (1)
Miss Monochrome (1)
Dance With Devils (1)
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (1)


Best OST

1st Place: Noragami Aragoto (10)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Noragami Aragoto

2nd Place: One Punch Man (8)

Honorable Mentions:
Asterisk War (3)
Haikyuu!! 2 (3)

Other Nominees:
K: Return of Kings (2)
RWBY VOL 3 (2)
Anti-Magic Academy (1)
Concrete Revolutio (1)
Is The Order a Rabbit?? (1)
Kagewani (1)
Owarimonogatari (1)


Best Action

1st Place: One Punch Man (29)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - One-Punch Man

2nd Place: Chivalry of a Failed Knight (7)

Honorable Mentions:
Anti-Magic Academy (2)

Other Nominees:
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (1)
Ushio and Tora (1)
Comet Lucifer (1)
K: Return of Kings (1)


Best Adventure

1st Place: Noragami Aragoto (13)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Noragami Aragoto

2nd Place: Ushio and Tora (10)

Honorable Mentions:
Concrete Revolutio (3)
One Punch Man (3)

Other Nominees:
Comet Lucifer (2)
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (1)
Anti-Magic Academy (1)
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (1)
Lance N Masques (1)
Perfect Insider (1)


Best Comedy

1st Place: Yuru Yuri San Hai (8)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Yuru Yuri San Hai

Tied for 2nd Place:
Shomin Sample (7)
One Punch Man (7)

Honorable Mentions:
Is The Order a Rabbit?? (5)
Attack on Titan: Junior High (5)

Other Nominees:
Working!!! (2)
Hackadoll: The Animation (1)
Magical Somera-chan (1)
Teekyuu 6 (1)
Ushio and Tora (1)


Best Drama

1st Place: Owarimonogatari (16)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015

Tied for 2nd Place:
The Perfect Insider (6)
Beautiful Bones ~Sakurako-san ~ (6)

Honorable Mentions:
Young Black Jack (4)
Noragami Aragoto (4)

Other Nominees:
Asterisk War (1)
Owari no Seraph: Battle In Nagoya (1)
Kagewani (1)


Best Ecchi

1st Place: Testament of Sister New Devil: BURST (14)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Testament of Sister New Devil: BURST

2nd Place: Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (5)

Honorable Mentions:
Owarimonogatari (4)
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (3)

Other Nominee:
Asterisk War (1)


Best Supernatural

1st Place: Owarimonogatari (18)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015

2nd Place: Noragami Aragoto (9)

Honorable Mentions:
Anti-Magic Academy (4)
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (3)
Kagewani (3)

Other Nominees:
Ushio and Tora (2)
One Punch Man (1)
Concrete Revolutio (1)
K: Return of Kings (1)


Best Fantasy

1st Place: Noragami Aragoto (15)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Noragami Aragoto

2nd Place: Owarimonogatari (4)

Honorable Mentions:
Ushio and Tora (3)

Other Nominees:
Concrete Revolutio (2)
Lance N Masques (2)
Comet Lucifer (2)
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (2)
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (1)
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (1)
Anti-Magic Academy (1)


Best Harem

1st Place: Testament of Sister New Devil: BURST (7)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Testament of Sister New Devil: BURST

2nd Place: Asterisk War (6)

Honorable Mentions:
Dance With Devils (4)
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (4)
Shomin Sample (4)

Other Nominees:
Anti-Magic Academy (3)
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (1)


Best Mystery

1st Place: The Perfect Insider (18)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - The Perfect Insider

2nd Place: Owarimonogatari (12)

Honorable Mentions:
Beautiful Bones ~ Sakurako-san ~ (6)
Kagewani (3)

Other Nominees:
Anti-Magic Academy (1)
Concrete Revolutio (1)
Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note (1)


Best Romance

1st Place: Chivalry of a Failed Knight (22)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Chivalry of a Failed Knight

2nd Place: Working!!! (5)

Honorable Mentions:
Yuru Yuri San Hai (2)

Other Nominees:
Owarimonogatari (1)
Dance With Devils (1)
Noragami Aragoto (1)
Ushio and Tora (1)


Best Science Fiction

1st Place Concrete Revolutio (8)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Concrete Revolutio

2nd Place Asterisk War (6)

Honorable Mentions:
Anti-Magic Academy (5)

Other Nominees:
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (2)
Hackadoll: The Animation (2)
K: Return of Kings (1)
Fafner Exodus (1)
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (1)
Comet Lucifer (1)
Kagewani (1)
One Punch Man (1)


Best Slice of Life

Tied for 1st Place:
Is The Order a Rabbit?? (8) / Working!!! (8)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Is The Order a Rabbit?? / Working!!!

2nd Place: Yuru Yuri San Hai (7)

Honorable Mentions:
Shomin Sample (4)
Komori-san Can’t Decline (4)

Other Nominees:
One Punch Man (2)
Beautiful Bones ~Sakurako-san~ (2)
Anti-Magic Academy (1)
Teekyuu 6 (1)


Best Short Series

1st Place Kagewani (12)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Kagewani

2nd Place Hackadoll: The Animation (6)

Honorable Mentions:
Komori-san Can’t Decline (4)
Miss Monochrome 3 (4)

Other Nominees:
Onsen Yousei Hakone-chan (2)
Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note (2)
Magical Somera-chan (1)
Anitore EX! (1)


Best Male Character

Tied for 1st Place:
Saitama (One Punch Man) [10] / Yato (Noragami) [10]

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Saitama (One Punch Man) / Yato (Noragami)

2nd Place: Ikki Kurogane (Chivalry of a Failed Knight) (6)

Honorable Mentions:
Genos (One Punch Man) [4] Mumen Rider (One Punch Man) [3] Koyomi Araragi (Owarimonogatari) [3]

Other Nominees:
Ushio Aotsuki (Ushio and Tora) [2] Souther (Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo Aji) [1] Hyakuya Yuuichiro (Owari no Seraph) [1] Qrow (RWBY) [1]


Best Female Character

1st Place: Sakurako Kujo (Beautiful Bones ~ Sakurako-san ~) [7]

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Sakurako Kujo

Tied for 2nd Place:
Stella Vermillion (Chivalry of a Failed Knight) [5]
Kuon (Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen) [5]

Honorable Mentions:
Suruga Kanbaru (Owarimonogatari) (4)
Bishamon (Noragami Aragoto) (2)
Sodachi Oikura (Owarimonogatari) (2)
Yachi Hitoka (Haikyuu!! 2) (2)

Other Nominees:
Shikishima Mirei (Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid)
Akari Akaza (Yuru Yuri San Hai)
Nonaka Yuki (Testament of Sister New Devil: BURST)
Chino Kafuu (Is The Order a Rabbit??)
Ougi Oshino (Owarimonogatari)
Shinobu (Owarimonogatari)
Miyuki Kujo (Shomin Sample)
Magata Shiki (Perfect Insider)
Hiyori Iki (Noragami Aragoto)
Kikko Hoshino (Concrete Revolutio)
Chiya Ujimatsu (Is The Order a Rabbit??)
Syaro Kirima (Is The Order a Rabbit??)
Kirin Toudou (Asterisk War)
Froylatia Capistrano (Heavy Object)


Best Overall Cast

1st Place: Owarimonogatari (13)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015

2nd Place : Haikyuu!! 2 (5)

Honorable Mentions:
Osomatsu-san (4)
Noragami Aragoto (3)

Other Nominees:
Working!!! (2)
One Punch Man (2)
Anti-Magic Academy (2)
Yuru Yuri San Hai (2)
Is The Order a Rabbit?? (2)
Owari no Seraph: Battle in Nagoya (1)
Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen (1)
Ushio and Tora (1)
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (1)
Beautiful Bones ~ Sakurako-san ~ (1)


Biggest Disappointment

1st Place: Comet Lucifer (20)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Comet Lucifer

2nd Place: Garo: Guren no Tsuki (5)

Honorable Mentions:
Perfect Insider (4)
Anti-Magic Academy (2)
Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen (2)

Other Nominees:
One Punch Man
JK-Meshi
Beautiful Bones ~Sakurako-san~
Dance With Devils
Lance N Masques
Shomin Sample
Diabolik Lovers More Blood
Heavy Object


Biggest Surprise

1st Place: Kagewani (7)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - Kagewani

Tied for 2nd Place:
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (6)
Osomatsu-san (6)

Honorable Mentions:
Anti-Magic Academy (3)
Concrete Revolutio (3)

Other Nominees:
Shomin Sample (2)
Perfect Insider (2)
Hackadoll: The Animation (2)
One Punch Man (2)
Haikyuu!! 2 (1)
Heavy Object (1)
Lance N Masques (1)
Noragami Aragoto (1)
Lovely Muuuuuuuuuco! (1)
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (1)
Comet Lucifer (1)
Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen (1)


Best of Fall 2015

1st Place: One Punch Man (11)

The Best Anime of Fall 2015 - One-Punch Man

2nd Place: Owarimonogatari (10)

Honorable Mention:
Noragami Aragoto (9)

Other Nominees:
Chivalry of a Failed Knight (4)
Is The Order a Rabbit?? (3)
Concrete Revolutio (2)
Anti-Magic Academy (1)
Beautiful Bones ~Sakurako-san ~ (1)
Kagewani (1)

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