Fans Rank Anime Characters Who Pull Off Swimwear and Yukata Best

Which anime character wore a swimsuit best this summer? This question was answered by thousands of anime fans on Otamart—a popular Japanese app that specializes in anime, manga and idol products. The results were tallied and released in several categories, including Swimsuit Girl Rankings, Yukata Girl Rankings, Swimsuit Boy Rankings and Yukata Boy Rankings.

Girl swimsuit ranking

The fictional girl categories go as follows:

Swimsuit Girl Rankings:

  1. Nozomi Tojo from Love Live! in a purple bikini
  2. Eli Ayase from Love Live! in a light blue bikini
  3. Maki Nishikino from Love Live! in a red bikini
  4. Nico Yazawa from Love Live! in a pink bikini
  5. Kotori Minami from Love Live! in a yellow bikini (tied with Nico)
  6. Satsuki Momi from Kuroko no Basuke in a pink bikini
  7. Rin Hoshizora from Love Live! in a yellow bikini
  8. Hanayo Koizumi from Love Live! in a white bikini
  9. Nami from One Piece in an orange bikini
  10. Haruka Nanami from Uta no Prince Sama in a white bikini (tied with Nami)
  11. Kiyoko Shimizu from Haikyuu!! in a black bikini
  12. Umi Sonoda from Love Live! in a white bikini
  13. Asuna Yūki from Sword Art Online in a white bikini
  14. Gō Matsuoka from Free! in a white bikini
  15. Honoka Kōsaka from Love Live! an orange bikini
  16. Saber from Fate/stay night in a white bikini
  17. Chizuru Yukimura from Hakuōki in a pink bikini (tied with Saber)
  18. Sheryl Nome from Macross F in a white bikini
  19. Tsukuyo from Gintama in a black bikini
  20. Kagura from Gintama in a red bikini (tied with Tsukuyo)

Yukata Girl Rankings:

  1. Umi Sonoda from Love Live! in navy
  2. Nozomi Tojo from Love Live! in purple
  3. Maki Nishikino from Love Live! in red
  4. Nico Yazawa from Love Live! in pink
  5. Hanayo Koizumi from Love Live! in pink
  6. Kotori Minami from Love Live! in pink
  7. Haruka Nanami from Uta no Prince Sama in pink
  8. Kiyoko Shimizu from Haikyū!! in navy
  9. Eli Ayase from Love Live! in light blue (tied with Kiyoko)
  10. Chizuru Yukimura from Hakuōki in
  11. Rin Hoshizora from Love Live! in yellow
  12. Gō Matsuoka from Free! in red
  13. Honoka Kōsaka from Love Live! in orange
  14. Kagura from Gintama in red
  15. Asuna Yūki from Sword Art Online in white
  16. Riko Aida from Kuroko no Basuke in orange
  17. Anri Sonohara from Durarara!! in pink
  18. Tsukuyo from Gintama in light blue
  19. Tsukihi Araragi from Bakemonogatari in light blue
  20. Yūko Ichihara from xxxholic in black (tied with Tsukihi)Guy Swimsuit ranking

Swimsuit Boy Rankings:

  1. Haruka Nanase from Free! in a black Speedo
  2. Makoto Tachibiana from Free! in a black Speedo
  3. Rin Matsuoka from Free! in a black Speedo
  4. Syo Kurusu from Uta no Prince Sama in pink trunks
  5. Yasutomo Arakita from Yowamushi Pedal in black trunks
  6. Gintoki Sakata from Gintama in light blue trunks
  7. Ren Jinguji from Uta no Prince Sama in black trunks
  8. Otoya Ittoki from Uta no Prince Sama in red trunks
  9. Rei Ryūgazaki from Free!
  10. Ryōta Kise from Kuroko no Basuke in yellow trunks
  11. Kazuto Kirigaya from Sword Art Online in black trunks
  12. Seijūro Akashi from Kuroko no Basuke in red trunks
  13. Daiki Aomine from Kuroko no Basuke in black trunks
  14. Tokiya Ichinose from Uta no Prince Sama in black trunks
  15. Ranmaru Kurosaki from Uta no Prince Sama in black trunks
  16. Nagisa Hazuki fromFree! in yellow trunks
  17. Tōru Oikawa from Haikyuu!! in light blue trunks
  18. Kazunari Takao from Kuroko no Basuke in orange trunks
  19. Shokudaikiri Mitsutada from Touken Ranbu in black trunks
  20. Taiga Kagami from Kuroko no Basuke in black trunks

Yukata Boy Rankings:

  1. Masato Hijirikawa from Uta no Prince Sama in navy
  2. Seijūro Akashi from Kuroko no Basuke in white
  3. Gintoki Sakata from Gintama in white
  4. Makoto Tachibiana from Free! in navy
  5. Tokiya Ichinose from Uta no Prince Sama in navy (tied with Makoto)
  6. Japan from Hetalia in navy
  7. Syo Kurusu from Uta no Prince Sama in pink
  8. Jinpachi Tōdō from Yowamushi Pedal in navy
  9. Yasutomo Arakita from Yowamushi Pedal in black
  10. Mikazuki Munechika from Tōken Ranbu in navy
  11. Shintarō Midorima from Kuroko no Basuke in green
  12. Hozuki from Hozuki’s Coolheadedness in black
  13. Kazuto Kirigaya from Sword Art Online in black
  14. Daiki Aomine from Kuroko no Basuke in navy
  15. Ai Mikaze from Uta no Prince Sama in light blue (tied with Daiki)
  16. Ranmaru Kurosaki from Uta no Prince Sama in black
  17. Toshiro Hijikata from Gintama in black (tied with Ranmaru)
  18. Hajime Saito from Hakuōki in navy (three-way tie)
  19. Toshizo Hijikata from Hakuōki in navy (three-way tie)
  20. Sōgo Okita from Gintama in black (three-way tie)

As expected by male and female anime fans, Love Live and Free! are fan favorites respectively.

Featured image credits to KoePota

Source: ANN

4 thoughts on “Fans Rank Anime Characters Who Pull Off Swimwear and Yukata Best

      • I pretty much came up with valid reasons to like each girl

        Honoka: Leader outgoing (best year 2)
        Kotori: Alpaccha +Little bird why not?
        Umi: mature Yr 2 (should be kaichou)
        Hanayo: pretty much Snorlax, and not terribly fat…
        Rin: Mascot, Cat Girl Nyannnnn~
        Maki: Pianist Tsundere (best year 1)
        Nico: Idol fan girl, Nico Nico Nii, irritating to most, but funny and provides comedy humour
        Eli: Best Year 3, good at study and sports and music/dance
        Nozomi: boobs, fortune teller, mother of muse

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