Top 10 popular cartoonists of Japan

Top 10 popular cartoonists of Japan

According to survey of the famous Japanese book review magazine DaVinci, Eiichiro Oda and Chica Umino win the most popular Male/Female Cartoonists of 2011 BOOK OF THE YEAR rely on One piece and The Lion of March.

The survey has 4986 participants. Men’s first Eiichiro Oda’s supporters include all ages from10 to 60 years old. One Piece have to be the top one no matter in sales or popularity in Japan. And Chica Umino have win this award two consecutive years, and her fans also have been increasing in the past two years, many people in the survey said that “ The Lion of March is full of author’s passion.

Top 10 Men’s Popular Cartoonists

No 1. Eiichiro Oda (Masterpiece: One Piece)

No 2. Takehiko Inoue (Masterpiece: Slam Dunk)

No 3. Naoki Urasawa (Masterpiece: Monster, 20 Century Boys)

No 4. Hideaki Sorachi (Masterpiece: Gin Tama)

No 5. Yoshihiro Togashi (Masterpiece: HUNTER Hunter)

No 6. Mitsuru Adachi (Masterpiece: TOUCH))

No 7. Azuma Kiyohiko (Masterpiece: Azumanga Daioh)

No 8. Gosho Aoyama (Masterpiece: Detective Conan)

No 9. Hirohiko Araki (Masterpiece: JOJO’s Bizarre Adventure)

No 10. Toriyama (Masterpiece: dragon ball EZ)

Top 10 Women’s Popular Cartoonists

No 1. Chica Umino (Masterpiece: Honey and Clover, The Lion of March)

No 2. Hiroshi Arakawa (Masterpiece: Fullmetal Alchemist)

No 3. Hikaru Nakamura (Masterpiece: Arakawa Under the Bridge)

No 4. YazawaAi (Masterpiece: NANA)

No 5. Rieko Saibara (Masterpiece: Mainichi Kaasan)

No 6. Momoko Sakura (Masterpiece: Chibi Maruko)

No 7. CLAMP (Masterpiece: Magic Knight, Mobile Angel ANGELIC LAYER)

No 8. Fumi Yoshinaga (Masterpiece: Oku, Antique)

No 9. One by Gary (Masterpiece: Yukan Club)

No 10. Rumiko Takahashi (Masterpiece: Ranma 1 / 2)