Kyuu Sumiyoshi’s Hyperinflation Tops AnimeJapan’s “Manga We Want To See Animated” Poll

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Sony Music Solutions has announced the final results of its 6th annual “Manga We Want to See Animated” poll, ahead of the AnimeJapan 2023 convention this coming weekend. 

Kyuu Sumiyoshi‘s Hyperinflation action fantasy manga topped the ranking of titles people would like to see an anime adaptation of. A total of 92 manga series were nominated in this year’s polls. Any manga that has published a tankoubon volume in 2022 was eligible for nomination. 

The full results of the poll are as follows:

  1. 1. Hyperinflation by Kyuu Sumiyoshi
  2. 2. Ice Castle Wall by Koucha Agasawa
  3. 3. Nitou to Tazuka no Nichijou by Satou to Shio
  4. 4. Waka-chan wa Kyou mo Azatoi by Shimamura
  5. 5. Giant Ojou-sama by Nikumura Q
  6. 6. Dareka Yume Da to Itte Kure by Michelle
  7. 7. Aru Hi, Ohime-sama ni Natteshimatta Ken ni Tsuite by Plutus (Story) and Spoon (Art)
  8. 8. Junket Bank by Ikkou Tanaka
  9. 9. Tsuiraku JK to Haijin Kyoushi by sora
  10. 10. Ninja to Gokudou by Shinsuke Kondou

Hyperinflation follows a boy named Luke, who lost his parents in the Empire’s slave hunt, and whose sister is being put up for auction in an upcoming slave hunt. In the depths of his despair, Luke suddenly gains the ability to create money from his body! However, this power has one critical flaw. 

In last year’s ranking, Pomu‘s Senpai wa Otokonoko web manga series ranked first on the poll. Previous titles that have ranked in the poll’s top 10 rankings include Oshi no Ko, Solo Leveling, The 100 Girlfriends Who Really, Really, Really, Really, Really Love You, and Kaiju No. 8. All of those series have received anime adaptations. 

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AnimeJapan will be open to the public for in-person events on March 25 and 26 at Tokyo Big Sight in the building’s East Tower Halls 1-8. The business days will be held on March 27 and 28, and will be online only. The results of the “Manga We Want to See Animated” poll will be displayed at a booth located in the East-6 hall during the public days.

Source: AnimeJapan Website 

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He also contributes work to the website Yatta Tachi. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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