Skip to content

Trend Awards 2018

Top monthly trending anime words on Twitter for 2018

19 Dec 2018

Every year, Trend Awards hand out awards to most-talked about subjects for a variety of topical categories on Twitter. Before the award announcements for the year on 26 December 2018, check out the top trending anime words for each month, with select mentions.

January 2018

your name., Tiger & Bunny, Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san, Shaft, Devilman


February 2018

Hellshake Yano (Pop Team Epic), Zoids World, Pop Team Epic


March 2018

Gundam W, anime adaptation rush


April 2018

Gegege no Kitaro, Tokyo Ghoul:re, Zero the Enforcer, Liz and the Blue Bird


May 2018



June 2018

Wake Up, Girls! breakup”, Precure, Steins;Gate 0, Jojo


July 2018

Darling in the FRANXX, Girls und Panzer das Finale


August 2018

“stop piracy”, “Gin Tama final 5 episodes”, Code Geass the Re;surrection, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas


September 2018

“Magia Record anime adaptation”, “Sword Art Online 4 cour”, Aqours (Love Live! Sunshine!!), “Azur Lane anime adaptation”


October 2018

Gridman, A Certain Scientific Railgun Season 3, Goblin Slayer, Kemono Friends 2


November 2018

Yuki Yuna, Drifters


December 2018

Ghost in the Shell, Princess Principal, “watch Liz and the Blue Bird again together”


Special mention goes to Pop Team Epic, which garnered over 1 million tweets when its first episode aired in January. By the time the series ended in March, the word has already amassed over 12 million tweets, making the anime one of the most buzz-worthy phenomenon of the year.

The anime is also 2018 Most Searched Anime on Yahoo! Japan and #1 Internet Buzzword of 2018.


Stay tuned for the results of the award winners on 26 December.

Follow us for anime-related news:

Source: Trend Award Twitter

Tags : darling_in_the_franxx Drifters Kemono_Friends Pop_Team_Epic ranking Steins;Gate0 Tokyo_Ghoul:re Wake_Up_Girls