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

  • Bocchi the rock is winning crunchyroll 2023 anime of the year.

    Gyutoe0918

  • It was a very good year, with many surprises on some anime unknown before their broadcast. As for the anime that had a new season or were simply continuing, it was also very good! (Long live the end of Wano). We hope 2024 will be just as good.

    ApiDshinsei

  • The year was good overall with lots of s-tier animes, BUT........... Robin is still the best.

    nihonium113

  • Here's to another year of bangers!

    VarsityRisneX

  • yamete kudasai

    TheDealer

  • Nah id win

    MadhogX

  • Year of lots to watch and little time:(

    ZuraProtag

  • Changing in history, unchanged heart.

    Feary7

  • Face life head on like eren Yeager

    iamlegion804

  • Happy new year 2023 can’t wait for 2024 animes

    maaf_gue_afk-2

  • so much good anime... my exams are doomed...

    cr4ckers

  • A new dawn in a timeless setting evokes the renewal each day brings, an invitation to embrace life's journey. As dusk settles, the garden becomes a haven for contemplation, echoing the timeless quest for serenity within.

    Electrocute4u

  • If you are; Eating, sleeping, gaming, watching anime, reading manga... you're living a good life, keep up!

    MrKitKitty

  • This year has been filled with so many unforgettable memories and fantastic anime, here's to another great year of Anime! Cheers to the journey ahead!

    HudsonMaguire

  • What a wonderful year of anime, I felt I was in an Isekai with how great the shows were.

    mega6382

  • So much trouble for animator in this year , to make us smile and cry

    Suryapratapsingh

  • "Do you use MyAnimeList because you like anime, or do you like anime because you use MyAnimeList?"

    Yary24

  • SAO IS BEST ANIME

    loki5129

  • too... mu-much... anime... need... time...

    GrandpaSmokes

  • Where tf is attack on titan

    HakkuMAL

  • 2023 has been a very good year for anime, on to the next one!

    Kazuhira17

  • This year has been a lot of emotional rollercoaster.. starting from uncomfortable laughter to crying in silence to heart throbbing romantic moments ❤️

    Tonystark4-Otaku

  • I do reallllyyyy dont have any enemiesss and seriouslly best abime of the year overall is frieren no doubt!!

    SorewaKirito

  • pluto is the best anime of 2023 imo

    zenmode478

  • Criminal that the 100 girlfriends op wasn't nominated for song that plays on repeat. Other than that pretty good selections. What a great year for anime!

    Briantheone

  • What a year huh.. The final of AOT was my most memorable moment of 2023.

    JaysonNnN

  • we need more Frogs in anime

    TheGoombaLNR

  • Even though we all know that one day we will die,But still despite knowing that we are enduring all the pain and suffering to move forward in our life;For a life where we will not regret anything.And in this journey we all are experiencing so many things And there comes Anime^^

    Shinosuke_desu

  • Anime is great

    IamNotAWeeb_Ok

  • 23 was good with overflow in this segment,but .. One thing I miss..more story and character connecting animes,or bruh..it just might be my bad memory..what about you..? Non story connecting isekais..

    nothigbeatsme0

  • I have eyes, therefore I see

    MissisMuu

  • See you all in the next seasons comment sections!

    Where_is_waldo

  • What a wonderful year it has been for the medium I've had fun being on this journey together with all of you, and here's to another great year of anime! \(^▽^)/

    Kozg

  • I don't vote for "Pats please" bcs the one I want to cuddle is Yukinoshita Yukino only.

    Koimeguna

  • I put the S in anime

    HarshitVijay

  • "There is a point to it. Significance, too. Even a great cause. I've decided how I'll live my life. Now it's just a matter of doing the best I can to achieve that." ,Suguru Geto.

    Niks445

  • i love uma musume

    VinZentVanDough

  • Last year I didn’t watch many anime but this year I will. Animes of year: Chainsaw Man, BSD Season 4 and 5, No Game No Life, Yamada Kun, Classrom of the Elite1/2, Zankyou no Terror, İsekai Nonbiri Nouka, Oshi no Ko, Vampire Knight(bad) , Yuukokı no Moriarty part2

    Mika1928

  • It's all about animation and story...

    lmaysh

  • Howdy :)

    Master_San_M

  • This year was really fun and filled with animes that surprised me

    104021

  • Nagisa is Best Boy

    GoldenSapple

  • Anime is everything to me! Congrats to all who work in the industry especially voice actors! see u next year!

    Kingcof22

  • Let's hope the folks at MAPPA can finally catch a break this year.

    Volkslied

  • loved my anime experience throughout the year. so many hit animes that I couldn't even keep track 😭 but mal community just made it better

    sae_shyo

  • “I’ll stop by once in a while” - Frieren. Is so real for me because I am so preoccupied with what’s in front of me that I forget, I need to keep up with other people in life too.

    TheDivineOne2804

  • This years was amazing. I hope 2024 onward also goes the same direction.

    Hunter_Sylar

  • 2023 rules!

    MEFzelder

  • “Money has no value unless spent” -Marcus K.

    Phasta

  • Good luck everyone

    Hime2-0

  • "You are me, Yuji Itadori! I kill without a second thought — just like you save people without a second thought." - Mahito

    CrazyClown

  • Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

    Luchipher747432

  • 99 shows I'm planning to watch 99 different shows Take one down, watch it around 102 shows I'm planning to watch

    CoopBro

  • A great year will be hoping new and amazing anime come out this year too

    ETHANWOLF

  • Nah, I’d win

    AsianBoiKoi

  • It's been a good year of animes! I hope 2024 will be just as fun.

    RexRusty

  • Need’s more Overlord!

    Nocookies4u

  • What a year 2023 has been for the anime world, with new bangers like TENGOKU DAIMAKYOU and JIGOKURAKU and SOUSOU NO FREIREN not to forget returning shows like AOT S4 part 3,BUNGO STRAY DOGS S4 and S5 and JJK S2 which took the world by storm.We can only hope that 2024 will deliver

    INcasted

  • Romance, spice and everything nice!

    moodcheck

  • 2023 endinh with best song and 2024 begin with best anime

    sayumi89

  • "Anime is nothing but a paradox of our dreams"

    EroDemo

  • This year's roster was quite overwhelming, honestly, to me it felt as explosive as when anime became higher in demand over lockdown, even the less popular titles like Migi to Dali/Migi & Dali somehow were able to blend how I felt about anime this year, nearing perfection.

    funkycirno

  • 2023 was THE year to comeback to anime!

    hackmut

  • "but he's a guy" I love steins gate :D

    Autystaa

  • 2D is better than 3D

    shadowdragonty28

  • Some selections were a bit off...but it works

    herbalmint

  • ぼっちだろっく❗️

    Gauko_

  • 2023 was a very memorable year for me only because of these animes which are now very close to my heart, love'em,love'em all.❤️❤️❤️

    Ashcashole

  • if 'god' won't do it, it just won't get done.

    Kvty

  • maybe you guys should add more section to vote like best wifu or best husbendo, and best romance of the year , best action of the year something like these.

    Arsilyn

  • Advancing in life like a true anime fan—increasing anime sessions, easing off on grown-up responsibilities. Targeting an epic year!

    Ch3rryll

  • I feel like 2023 was a turnover for anime so many new anime so many new fans new experiences and all over it was the best year with all these good animes and I hope 2024 would be even more exciting with all new animes

    Pranav87

  • dragon ball daima hype!!!!

    KenchMan

  • Slipped on a banana peel. This is definitely gonna be it.

    Enivlens

  • the song of bura in pluto

    Hafez_Sensei

  • Sugoiii, kawaiii anime in 2023

    Suliistiani

  • I am atomic.

    lonelyhyper

  • Tatakae!

    chibi_miw

  • Beitifull year

    PolGarciadelPino

  • Once someone said anime is childish they will never watch itnow look who is here and watching non stop

    Sulna

  • I'm so happy!!!

    Emiliaemy

  • COVID was 3 years ago, time to get up & get back to work again (DAMN!! 🙃)

    F124N

  • What a year 2023 has been; kinda mid honestly.

    Fulserish

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR

    niyanthecat

  • Thanks for all 2023 🙏

    yamikilluaa

  • great year now give us ngnl s2

    bombkiller1907

  • We need more good isekai trash.

    PerfectAzul

  • Time is accelerating rapidly and we are aging at an astonishing rate.

    LSSJ_Gaming

  • i didnt watch a lot of anime this year but i kept up witth the goat One Piece!!!!

    AidenJames

  • Nah, I'd win

    Roboexe

  • Read Inari Konkon

    jsooka

  • Harmony, Aspiration, Zealous, Infinity, Maturity

    TheMarinHusbando

  • Frieren is gud.

    CROWNRULER

  • Hoping for another great year of Anime.

    CastielII

  • SUBARASHIIIII!!!!!!!

    Cool2005

  • Too many good shows, too little time. Oh well, plan to watch list grew bigger once again

    Fundin

  • I'm you nah I'd win stand pround Jogoat you are strong between Heaven and earth I alone am the honored one always bet on Hakari funeral for the living

    AkiiraK

  • Anime 2023 was good and so will 2024's selection

    Zeanova

  • there is a severe lack of G-witch

    jennesa023

  • An alchemist crafting magic from mundane, a storyteller painting our souls with inspiration. In life's grand narrative, it's not just a chapter; it's the heartbeat, melody, and everlasting friend making the journey extraordinary. Cheers to anime—changing us, one frame at a time.

    Asireveth_

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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