Which anime guys are destined to be the best dads? Japanese news site Anime! Anime! asked fans to pick the top future dads from their favorite anime guys. The poll ran from June 8-11, with 1,171 fans responding. Approximately 60% were female, with 60% of voters in their teens and 30% in their twenties.
So who topped the list? Here are the top ten!
10. Ryuuji Takasu, Toradora!
8. Shota Kazehaya, Kimi ni Todoke (tie)
8. Archer, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (tie)
7. Taihei Doma, Himouto! Umaru-chan
6. Piccolo, Dragon Ball
5. Edward Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist
4. Oota-kun, Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
3. Kirito, Sword Art Online
2. Daichi Sawamura, Haikyu!!
1. Makoto Tachibana, Free! Iwatobi Swim Club
Did your favorite make the cut? Anyone you think should have been in the top ten? Let us know in the comments!
Source: Anime! Anime!
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