According to survey at Biglobe website,  Ano Hi Mita Hana topped rankings on anime series that fans think for kids.

The slice of life anime series garnered 440 votes ranking first in the poll.

The list also includes anime series like Ghost in the Shell, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Bakemonogatari, Neon Genesis Evangelion and Crayon Shin-chan which has deep and complex story and even troubling scenes that  is considered unsuitable for children.


1. Ano Hi Mita Hana
2. Natsume’s Book of Friends
3. Usagi Drop
4. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
5. Clannad After Story
6. Chihayafuru
7. Puella Magi Madoka Magica
8. Toradora!
9. Hanasaku Iroha
10. Bakemonogatari
11. Neon Genesis Evangelion
12. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
13. Steins;Gate
14. Mawaru Penguindrum
15. Angel Beats!
16. Cowboy Bebop
17. Ghost in the Shell
18. Fullmetal Alchemist
19. Mushishi
20. Grave of the Fireflies
21. Black Lagoon
22. The Tatami Galaxy
23. Mononoke
24. Fate/Zero
25. Crayon Shin-chan: The Adult Empire Strikes Back

Poll was conducted between March 10 to 17 with 5,836 respondents participate.





  1. This can’t be real…This anime series has a lot of twists and dialogues that you must think carefully of in order to fully enjoy the story. You won’t even catch a kids attention if the story revolves almost completely of dialogue.

    Watch it and you’ll know what I mean….