Japanese broadcaster NHK recently asked fans which Rumiko Takahashi series is the best. They launched an official poll for this and let fans decide for themselves.

The mangaka is behind some pretty big classics, from Urusei Yatsura to Ranma 1/2, so fans definitely had a hard time deciding, The poll featured many of Takahashi’s series, as well as over 100 of her characters. Here are the Results:

Best Series (Top 10)

  1. Inuyasha
  2. Ranma 1/2
  3. Maison Ikkoku
  4. Urusei Yatsura
  5. Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer
  6. RINNE
  7. Ranma ½: Nihao My Concubine
  8. Urusei Yatsura: The Final Chapter
  9. Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time
  10. InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler

Best Character (Top 10)

  1. Inuyasha
  2. Lum Invader (Urusei Yatsura)
  3. Sesshomaru (InuYasha)
  4. Shampoo (Ranma 1/2)
  5. Female Ranma/ Ranko (Ranma 1/2)
  6. Kyouko Otonashi (Maison Ikkoku)
  7. Ranma Saotome (Ranma 1/2)
  8. Akane Tendou (Ranma 1/2)
  9. Ryouga Hibiki (Ranma 1/2)
  10. Kagome Hihurashi (InuYasha)

There you have it folks, those are the results! You can check out the full list here (site is in Japanese): https://www.nhk.or.jp/anime/rumic/ranking/?cat=chara

source: NHK