In celebration to five decades since the airing of Astro Boy in Japan television, NHK’s Shibuya Anime Land radio show announced the results of poll for best anime heroines.

Forty-four percent of the respondents picked The Idolm@ster’s all around idol Haruka Amami as best anime heroine of all time while far behind with 14% is Madoka Magica’s Homura Akemi. Completing the top five are Nanoha’s Fate Testarossa, Sakura Kinomoto and Yui Hirasawa of K-ON!.


1. Haruka Amami (The IDOLM@STER) – 44%
2. Homura Akemi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) – 14%
3. Fate Testarossa (Magical Girl Lyrical ) – 12%
4. Sakura Kinomoto (Card Captor Sakura) – 10%
5. Yui Hirasawa (K-ON!) – 5%
6. Mikoto Misaka (A Certain Scientific Railgun) – 4%
7. Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) – 4%
8. Rukia Kuchiki (Bleach) – 3%
9. Haruhi Suzumiya (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) – 2%
10. Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion) – 1%

via Anime News Network