“Fate/Apocrypha” Begins Rule Of “Newtype” Character Rankings

While the rest of the world isn’t getting Fate/Apocrypha for a while, the anime about Red and Black factions of masters/servants originally conceived cancelled MMO game is making a big impression in Japan. For the September issue of anime magazine Newtype, it’s caused a big shuffle in the character rankings, knocking Re:Creators off its top spot. 



1. Sword Art Online’s Kirito (previously 1)

2. Fate/stay night[Unlimited Blade Works]‘ Archer (previously 6)

3. F/sn[ubw]’s Shirou Emiya

4. Gintama’s Gintoki (previously 9)

5. Irregular At Magic High School’s  Tatsuya Shiba (previously 10)

6. Fate/Apocrypha’s Rider of Black

7. Monogatari’s Koyomi Araragi

8. F/sn[uwb]’s Gilgamesh 

9. Attack on Titan Season 2’s Levi (previously 8)

10. Code Geass’ Lelouch Lamperouge



1.  Fate/Apocrypha’s Ruler

2. F/sn[uwb]’s Saber (previously 2)

3. Fate/Apocrypha’s Saber of Red

4. SAO’s Asuna (previously 5)

5. Re:Creators’ Meteora Österreich (previously 10)

6. Kemono Friends‘ Serval (previously 4)

7. Attack on Titan’s Mikasa Ackerman (previously 3)

8. Kara no Kyōkai’s Shiki Ryōgi

9. Monogatari’s Tsubasa Hanekawa

10. Re:Creators’ Selesia Upitiria (previously 1)








via DrKotobuki


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.