English Famitsu Poll Results Lists Persona 5 as Favorite Japanese Game, Favorite P5 Characters


In early March 2018, Famitsu conducted a questionnaire to know what international game players thought of Japanese video games. The results of this poll are published in this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine #1531, leaked through ryokutya2089.

The total number of respondents was 6,678, with 5,606 male respondents and 4,429 in their 20s.

Which Japanese Game Do You Like?

Each user voted for three of their favorite Japanese games for this category, and the top 20 are:

  1. Persona 5
  2. Nier: Automata
  3. Dark Souls series
  4. Monster Hunter World
  5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  6. Monster Hunter series
  7. Bloodborne
  8. Yakuza 0
  9. Persona 4
  10. Final Fantasy VII
  11. Chrono trigger
  12. Metal Gear Solid 2
  13. Persona 3
  14. Metal Gear Solid 3
  15. Super Mario Odyssey
  16. Metal Gear Solid 1
  17. Final Fantasy series
  18. Nioh
  19. Okami
  20. Pokemon series

What is Your Favorite Persona 5 Character?

A few recently released Japanese games were given more detailed segments in the questionnaire, and Persona 5 was one of them with questions including what users loved most about the game, what their favorite scene was, and what their favorite main character was.

Below are the top 5 results:

  1. Makoto Niijima
  2. Futaba Sakura
  3. Yusuke Kitagawa
  4. Ryuji Sakamoto
  5. Morgana

From a previous official poll held in August 2017 for Persona 5, from the Japanese user handbook “Persona 5 Maniax,” Japanese fans’ top 5 favorite characters were:

  1. Protagonist
  2. Makoto Niijima
  3. Yusuke Kitagawa
  4. Futaba Sakura
  5. Morgana

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