POWA has held a number of polls with various communities to decide the best characters in different categories.
As voted on by attendees of the Madman Anime Festival, held on October 5-6, 2019.
Winner: Nezuko Kamado from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Kaguya Shinomiya from Kaguya-sama: Love Is War
Maki Oze from Fire Force
Nezuko Kamado from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Raphtalia from The Rising of the Shield Hero
Winner: Izuku “Deku” Midoriya from My Hero Academia
Giorno Giovanna from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
Izuku “Deku” Midoriya from My Hero Academia
Levi Ackerman from Attack on Titan
Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama from Mob Psycho 100
As voted on by the POWA community during POWA-Thon II. held on 14th November, 2020.
Winner: Katarina Claes from My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
Chizuru Ichinose from Rent-A-Girlfriend
Katarina Claes from My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
Myne from Ascendance of a Bookworm
Winner: Yu Ishigami from Kaguya-sama: Love Is War
Khun Aguero Agnes from Tower of God
Kirito from Sword Art Online: Alicization
Yu Ishigami from Kaguya-sama: Love Is War
Winner: Inugami Korone from hololive
Amano Pikamee from VOMS Project
Gawr Gura from hololive English
Inugami Korone from hololive