MAL Yearbook 2023

Anime Section

Most Meme-able
Anime that has the most meme potential

Lost in Another World
Anime with world-building that captivated you

Weekly Retreat
Anime that made you feel better after a stressful day

Distinctive Designs
Anime with character designs you won't soon forget

OP/ED Section

Comfy Beats
OP/ED to listen to when you just want to chill

Character Section

Most Over-the-Top Reaction
Character with the most exaggerated and comical responses

Who's Your Hairdresser
Character with a remarkable hairstyle

Dynamic Duo
Character pair with the most engaging screen time

Comments

  • Tengoku Daimakyo FOR LIFE

    OvileeDay

  • Anime is mid

    mike616162

  • I’m thankful for having the power of god and anime on my side.

    sSh1ne

  • paaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaain tho glad i have friends like ebo, gravii, yona & mafmaf 💖

    Treeky_

  • Can't wait for good anime coming out

    kwkek

  • Please let me be the cringe lord!

    Luka_Harito

  • "Life Wasn't So Bad!" Commence operation: Depression

    Haruka_Hiroaki

  • I'm not a robot

    Feyrost

  • Good, no perfect, only good.

    Iann_DL

  • LONG LIVE ANIME!!!

    Gabranth

  • ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Live with anime ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

    GerFanzeh

  • boka chan ga oshiete kureta ironna mita meni narera puninan ondatte tole tole hehehehe kawaiiiii~!

    SanaH_

  • Anime saved me from the pit, ngl. The spark to reinvigorate myself to improve my life.

    Maleek_Blakevic

  • Dont forgot to go gym after you watch your favorite anime ;]

    DashTraVolta

  • Fearing horses in a God honoring way.

    Rathsatyr

  • Wake up to reality

    sheshav

  • EL diablo

    Neco_arc_gaming

  • People have to save themselves. One person saving another is impossible -Oshino Meme from Monogatari

    KateInterstellar

  • Anime Is Reason To Push Forwards In Itself

    Vendfarm

  • Roses are Red Violets are Blue Watch Anime And be an Otaku too

    psycopath_warden

  • THX TO ALL ANIME IN THE LAST YEARR

    biezennz

  • All anime are anime of the year!!!

    aimanalif

  • stream radio onsen eutopia

    GDjkhp

  • Chew ass and kick gum

    alyooh

  • If my life was an anime I’d be zom100, everyone wants to eat me - wage slave

    Imhereforfun96

  • 2023 actually one of the best year for anime!

    EnthusiastJapan

  • Life is temporary, Anime is Forever

    ChikaKudo-kun

  • The year had its ups and downs, we got introduced into a lot of amazing worlds and stories, while some of our favourites came to a conclusion and ended up leaving a huge mark into our hearts.❤️

    Teme05

  • too manny good animes for just 24 hours a day~ I need to keep my priorities straight, I’ll quit my job

    ssiss_anna

  • I've fallen back in love with anime this year, and what a year 2023 with its line ups. Here's to a great 4 seasons in 2024!!

    lobotomylover

  • Not a bad year to be an otaku at all. 2023 brought a good amount of memorable Comforting shows along with a ton of generic ones. Still waiting for 'Anime Originals' to shine more in the upcoming years.Good to see some unexpected sequel announcements though.

    BeetleR19d

  • Shizuka must be protected!!

    Abinaya2009

  • A whole lot of peak this year but I 2024 is gonna have even more peak.

    Naman_2039

  • is an insult that “ao no sumika” isn’t here

    Blendusz

  • Didn't watch much this year, went and touched grass

    YourKettleFakeG

  • I am Atomic

    It5M3gaMa5t3r

  • Why isn't gear 5 nominated in any thing 😱

    kanhassj

  • 2023 was the best year for anime fan like me...luuffy's Gear 5 was the most amazing thing in 2023

    Luffy_7_kun

  • Get gud

    Sommier

  • excited for more scrumptious animes, husbandos, and waifus

    heluhime

  • Where is aot tho

    GreenBean15

  • ワクワク、はらはら。。。

    Kiryotsu

  • Didn't watch a single anime in 2023

    Michxz92

  • Shounen can solve boredom but can it solve depression?

    LunaValkyrie

  • 2023 HAD THE CUTEST ANIME PETS(AND FAMILIARS ofc). MY FAVS WERE SUI(campfire cooking), YUKICHI( masterful cat), HAKUTOU (my boss is goofy), SATONOSUKE(skip to loafer)etc...

    helloevery-nyan

  • For humanity

    AlwaysBeSmile

  • Please keep bringing the sequels of high rating anime Japanese industry and keep it up on the animations! Also, could you bring up a cool anime entirely based on dragon mysteries which includes cool dragon designs and moments!! And thank you! Anime makes my stressful day easy.

    RupinS123

  • In 2023 I started my anime journey and since then I’m fan of anime and I’m never gonna stop watch it.

    MrPanda_

  • first time join this, sankyou !!

    Im_rel

  • Mahito did nothing wrong

    Jager0101

  • What a year it has been 🎊.

    TraffyIsLaw

  • Results are important, but it is not results that reach people. - Hayashida Takashi, 3-gatsu no Lion

    sygnl

  • Sousou no Frieren is life changer.

    DarkSpaceVRP

  • monogatari 2024 woo

    Darth_Kriz

  • Roses are red, Violets are blue, One piece will forever be the best, Achoo!!

    Gorgriano

  • Include More Mainstream Anime Next Time Not Something Only 2 People Ever Watched

    NR7KING

  • The saint's magic power is omnipotent is very underrated!!!

    Marc11711

  • as someone who loves anime i can say that i love anime - applecrabXD 2024

    applecrabXD

  • Happy New Year to everyone!!!

    Apex-Psycho-100

  • I have no enemies.

    bloodlustparadox

  • This year can simply be summed up by one word: Peak.

    TaggyWaggy

  • Chicken Palau is overrated

    Dinoboyi234

  • “When you lose sight of your path, listen for the destination in your heart.” – Allen Walker from D.Gray Man.

    FalseRaven

  • Clench Your Teeth!

    Antichris

  • 2023 was by far my best anime year, I achieved and discovered a lot. I have watched the entire bleach series, I got to witness my favorite anime "shingeki no kyojin" end in a magnificent way, and I got to watch a lot of seasonal anime that cheered me up during my lowest days…

    tfiamnotaweeb

  • I had trouble picking any of the noms for half of these categories despite watching a reasonable number of shows this year.

    Yang_Wenli

  • Best anime Angel next Door

    ShadowR366

  • My first year of watching anime , ureshii

    Scien1de

  • He just like me frfr

    BugCuban

  • Chizuru is forever bestgirl

    TakkleTickle

  • Living my life to the fullest

    Imtiaz_Sowrav

  • Any anime can make you exited, few can make you cry 😢

    Fenrir_01

  • It's never too late or too early to be whoever one wants to be! :)

    _Mitzuki101

  • Nah i'd win.

    LaSainteBaguette

  • I wish I could get 100 girlfriends who REALLY really REALLY really love me - or at least one :(

    Senji-san

  • this was truly a jujutsu kaisen

    flip_flap123

  • Gojo daddy please come back

    Shadewing

  • Bye Bye 2023!

    Aesethyr

  • ngl i kinda wanna eat a subway rn

    MimikYou

  • dear weebs- if you knew every nomination here and struggled to answer these questions, just known that we will not be accepting you into heaven. you'll be sent down to hell with all the my hero academia fans. -jesus

    KaijiKey

  • My friends got me into ff14 at the end of 2023. You probably won't see me in 2024 now.

    piplupcola

  • "We missed the damn train JC!" - Big Smoke

    LeonKing23

  • I really didn’t watch anime this year I guess. Having an 8-5 job really does that to you

    Pandaman10

  • i didnt watch much this year so kinda chose a random anime for some categories

    LockheedX

  • Looks like I haven't watched that much anime this year

    AuroraIqbal21

  • if 2024 isn't nice, I might as well die

    saintoffwhite

  • Anime ver good 👍

    jeffjeffjeff_

  • As the strongest curse Jogoat opened his domain, the fraud king of curses, Sukuna shrunk back in fear. Then Jogoat said "Stand proud Sukuna you are strong!"

    optimus_princeps

  • I couldn't have done it without the rower.

    JaimieF

  • great year

    wnz

  • This year has truly been incredible, but the high point for me were definitely the romance and action anime that released. They were absolutely amazing! Honestly, I can't wait to see what gems the new year brings in this genre too.

    Konize

  • "Every woman I meet tries to murder me!" - Denji, Chainsaw Man

    llreiss

  • man, I don't want to go to work af...

    MoChiy

  • Even though Crimson was only in 1 category, they would have won both Best Boy and Best Girl. Just like Gigguk once said, "Sometimes it takes a real man to be Best Girl."

    sociallyweird

  • Bleach is the best

    BryNow

  • Hope the most hardworking and humble human wins 🤓

    Genta07

  • GE HOEFT NIE TE SCHREEUWEN IK HOOR U VANAF HIER YUJI ITADORI

    Altijnwinnen

  • 2023 was a glimmer of joy in a cold, dark and stressful world that is the world we live in today

    Shingster

  • This years One Piece was the best . And I hope the hates for Sakura reduces overtime . She does not deserved all the hates . I want new season of black clover , haikyuu , kimi ni todoke etc .

    Tanouba

  • mahito was literally the only character i recognized in all of this i do not watch anime

    Crooze

What is the MAL Yearbook?

MAL Yearbook is an annual project where MyAnimeList members can reflect on the past year of anime. Using categories selected from the community and winners decided by you, together we will create a special digital MAL Yearbook that we can enjoy in years to come.

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