With the world having avoided another apocalypse, it is time again to reflect on some of the best anime of the past year. While most people do a list of their favourite anime series, many of you already know that I do something different: the top 10 anime girls of the year. My criteria for selecting the top 10 anime girls is based on looks, personality, and overall likability. Any anime girl who appeared in a series that aired this year qualifies, but in order to keep the list fresh from year to year, I tend not to include girls from sequels or long-running series.
Without further ado, here are my top 10 anime girls of 2012:
10. Shizuku Mizutani (Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun)
The heroine of Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun seems boring and dull at first. She’s not the hottest girl in class and doesn’t really have any talents. The reason I like her and why she’s number 10 on the list is that she’s so down-to-Earth that it’s hilarious. Sometimes reason and logic don’t always lead to the best answer and Shizuku is a perfect example of this.