The Josei’s Top 10 Anime of 2017: Part 1 (Honorable Mentions & #6-10)

Time to write some love letters to the shiny gems sitting atop this garbage year!

Two teenage girls are displayed on a phone screen in close-up as if posing for a camera. Their hands are together in the center, forming a heart. The girl on the right is smiling and winking cutely, while the girl on the right is attempting to mirror the expression but doing so poorly: her mouth is wide and sneering, her wink is sharp, and she looks like she's in pain. Subtitle: "I can't even."

Given that 2017 lasted about thirty normal years (I’m pretty sure I’m eligible for senior citizen discounts now), perhaps it’s no wonder that we were able to cram so many great anime into it. As with 2016, I’ve decided to throw even the veneer of objectivity out the window and just talk to you about some shows I really loved or think are worthy of highlighting.

This also means a metric ton of “Honorable Mentions” so I could give some love to the shows that just barely missed the cut. Top 10, Top 15… listen, time is clearly an illusion, so why can’t yearly rankings be?

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