Who are the top few most popular characters in Japan ?

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Who are the top few most popular characters in Japan ?

Post by BlueVegerot » Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:37 am

I can't seem to find many reliable popularity polls online so who would you say are the top 3-4 most popular characters from this franchise in Japan? Please rank if you can

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Re: Who are the top few most popular characters in Japan ?

Post by sintzu » Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:59 am

Goku (Obviously)
Vegeta (He's the franchise's 2nd main character)
Freeza (He's by far the most popular villain)
Future Trunks (He's front and center in Heroes and XV)
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Re: Who are the top few most popular characters in Japan ?

Post by Grimlock » Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:17 am

• Time Breaker Bardock (he has won twice a poll Heroes made. And like I once said, XV2 would just contribute even further to his popularity).
• Goku.
• Vegeta.
• Future Trunks.
• Yamcha (as a meme).

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Re: Who are the top few most popular characters in Japan ?

Post by Vegeta_Sama » Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:37 am

Grimlock wrote:• Time Breaker Bardock (he has won twice a poll Heroes made. And like I once said, XV2 would just contribute even further to his popularity).
• Goku.
• Vegeta.
• Future Trunks.
• Yamcha (as a meme).
I'll never udnerstand what's appealing about Time Breaker Bardock. It's just mute and stupidly overpowered Bardock with a mask on.
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Re: Who are the top few most popular characters in Japan ?

Post by Michsi » Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:34 am

Vegeta_Sama wrote:
Grimlock wrote:• Time Breaker Bardock (he has won twice a poll Heroes made. And like I once said, XV2 would just contribute even further to his popularity).
• Goku.
• Vegeta.
• Future Trunks.
• Yamcha (as a meme).
I'll never udnerstand what's appealing about Time Breaker Bardock. It's just mute and stupidly overpowered Bardock with a mask on.
Because it's Bardock. I'm almost convinced Bardock is the reason they came up with the concept of Goku Black- Goku's design with a different flavour.

Goku and Vegeta are probably the only ones you can be sure of although I remember seeing Gohan's name come up in a nation wide poll a while back, so who know. Places 3 and 4 and so on are debatable and can switch depending on the story/promotion. Right now I'd say 17 might be pretty up there.

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