May 25th is “Terminator Day”. It is the anniversary of the release of the movie “Terminator” on the same day in 1985. This work, in which Arnold Schwarzenegger played the android T-800, became a big hit with many sequels.
Many characters related to humanoid robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will appear in the animation. There are various ways of drawing, such as an android made to resemble a human being, an AI with intelligence far surpassing human beings, a cyborg with a part of the body replaced with a machine, a lovely pet-type robot, etc. .. Anime there! Anime! Then, we conducted a reader survey entitled “What is an” android “character?” We received responses from 208 people during the survey period from May 17th to May 24th. The male-female ratio is about 30% for males and about 70% for females. About 55% of the age group was 19 years old or younger, and about 25% were in their 20s. A variety of androids are here! No. 1 No. 1 is “Gintama”. The approval rating was about 13 percent. Tama is a Karakuri doll that works as a snack. “It impresses everyone with actions that are not like robots, such as crying and laughing.” “It is a housekeeper Robo who is more reliable than anyone and understands humans more than humans.” I like the place I have, “but the healthy place is popular. The reason why he collected votes is that he appeared in an important role in the movie “Gintama THE FINAL”. In addition, Sakata Kintoki also ranked in 15th place at the same rate. The main character, Gintoki Sakata rival character of Gintoki Sakata said, “I was scared of the episode in which I falsified the memories of the people around me and made the success of Gintoki Sakata my own.” 2nd and 2nd place are Ruru Amour / Cure Amour of “HUG! Precure” . The approval rating was about 6 percent. “I was impressed with the pressure of the first android in the Pretty Cure series” and “The best thing is that as you come in contact with the main character, Nono Hana, your smile increases even though you are an android! It’s really that you eat delicious food and your face melts. There were comments such as “It’s cute” and “The ruler who understood his emotions while spending time with his friends and finally transformed into Pretty Cure is amazing!” The process of becoming Precure was also dramatic, and there were many votes. 3rd place is the ultimate mecha circle of “Jujutsu Kaisen”. The approval rating was about 5 percent. Ultimate Mecha Maru is a second-year student at Kyoto Prefectural College of Magic. It looks completely robotic, but there is a hidden reason for it. Readers commented, “I like the visuals in the near future,” and “I’m impressed with the sad episodes and strength as a magician.” Popular characters who are refraining from releasing “Theatrical Version Jujutsu Kaisen 0” have smashed into the top three. Introducing other comments !! “Uta no Prince-Sama,” Mifu Ai said, “Although my emotional expression is thin, I was impressed by how I got to know my emotions by communicating with the people around me.” “Nichijou,” Shinonome says, “The appearance with screws on the back has a big impact, but it’s interesting that he wants to remove it.” And “Because there are so many emotions that you can’t think of a robot.” “Combatants will be dispatched! Kisaragi-Alice said, “Because it’s on the air, it came to my mind first. I really like the gap between the beautiful girl’s appearance and the naive mouth.” “Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-” Vivy also said that “the interaction with his partner Matsumoto is interesting” and “the transparent beauty that seeks the state of the heart is attractive” as the character of the new TV animation in the spring of 2021. Contains votes. Various types of characters gathered in this questionnaire. Votes have been received for a variety of titles, from long-loved national anime to featured works currently on air. Ranking Top 10 [Speaking of “android” characters? ] 1st place Tama “Gintama” 2nd place Ruru Amour / Cure Amour “HUG! Precure ”3rd place Ultimate Mechamaru“ Jujutsu Kaisen ”4th place Doraemon“ Doraemon ”4th place Mifu Ai“ Uta no Prince-Sama ”6th place Ort Shroud“ Disney Twisted Wonderland ”6th place Omusubi (Shake & Ume) “Osomatsu-san” 8th place Vivy “Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-” 9th place Islay “Plastic Memories” 10th place Nano Shinonome “Daily Life” 10th place Schubert “Classicaloid” (Response period: May 17-May 2021) 21st) This questionnaire is part of a survey of readers’ awareness of “current interest in and attention to anime works and characters.” Regarding the results, we do not intend to decide the superiority or inferiority of any character or work. We hope that this article will help you to get to know new works and characters, and to deepen your understanding and interest.Ranking Top 20 [Speaking of “android” characters? ] 1st place Tama “Gintama” 2nd place Ruru Amour / Cure Amour “HUG! Precure” 3rd place Ultimate Mechamaru “Jujutsu Kaisen” 4th place Doraemon “Doraemon” 4th place Mifu Ai “Uta no Prince-Sama” ”6th Ort Shroud“ Disney Twisted Wonderland ”6th Omusubi (Shake & Ume)“ Osomatsu-san ”8th Vivy“ Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song- ”9th Islay“ Plastic Memories ”10th Shinonome Nano“ Everyday ” 10th Schubert “Classicaloid” 12th R. Ichiro Tanaka “Ultimate Superman Amour” 12th Autonomous Thinking Fixed Gun (Ritsu) “Assassination Classroom” 12th Beethoven “Classicaloid” 15th Adam Frankenstein “Bungo Stray Dogs” STORM BRINGER ”15th place Guy“ A3! 15th place Yutaro Firebird “The Brave Fighter of the Sun” 15th place Kintoki Sakata “Gintama” 15th place Frankie “One Piece” 15th place YoRHa No. 2 B type “NieR: Automata” (Response period: May 17, 2021, May 21st) This questionnaire is part of a survey of readers’ awareness of “current interest in and attention to anime works and characters.” Regarding the results, we do not intend to decide the superiority or inferiority of any character or work. We hope that this article will help you to get to know new works and characters, and to deepen your understanding and interest.