As the summer anime season rolls along, netizens are already looking back at what some of this year's best series have been. From Kaguya-sama to Spy x Family, the last several months have put out some impressive titles. Of course, this reflection prompted one of Japan's biggest entertainment sites to poll users about the best anime releases in 2022 so far. And as it turns out, Attack on Titan managed to nab the top spot!
The information comes from Filmarks, one of the top review services in Japan. The website hosted a ranking recently where it asked fans to vote for the best film, drama, and anime in the first half of 2022. The results have been tallied, and it turns out Attack on Titan won the vote by a hair.
According to the numbers, Attack on Titan came in first place with a score of 4.43 out of 5. Kaguya-sama: Love Is War season two came after with an impressive score of 4.33. Spy x Family, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, and The Heike Story rounded up the top five picks. And to finish the top ten, fans voted for Teasing Master Takagi-san, Love Death + Robots season three, Kotaro Lives Alone, Komi Can't Communicate season two, and My Dress-Up Darling.
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Outside of television, anime projects like Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween managed to land on the site's list of films for 2022 so far. Others like Fruit Basket: Prelude, Free: The Final Stroke – Volume 2, and more also made the cut.
Of course, Attack on Titan did have an epic run at the start of 2022, and there is more coming for the anime. The series will return in 2023 with its final stretch of episodes. MAPPA will oversee the anime's final comeback as Eren faces off with his former allies in a bloody war. So if you need to catch up with the series, you can find Attack on Titan streaming on Crunchyroll right now!
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