10 States in the U.S. Where Anime Is Most Popular

The United States (commonly called the USA) is a country consisting of 50 states and more than 341 million citizens.

Today, we’re going to figure out which state in the U.S. loves anime the most, according to Google Trends.

I decided to consider only the last 12 months, so this list is very fresh and accurate.

If you’re not from the U.S., you might learn some mildly interesting info about these 10 states as well!

Is your state on the list? 🙂

Let’s take a look!

🛈 This article was updated on 5.3.2024 to reflect the freshest data available.

10. Oregon

  • Population: 4,190,713
  • Capital city: Salem
  • Fun fact: Oregon is one of the most geographically diverse states in the U.S.

9. Arizona

  • Population: 7,151,502
  • Capital city: Phoenix
  • Fun fact: Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and is known for its stunning desert landscapes and vibrant sunsets.

8. Washington

  • Population: 7,614,893
  • Capital city: Olympia
  • Fun fact: Washington is one of the wealthiest and most socially progressive states in the country.

 7. Georgia

  • Population: 3,719,137 
  • Capital City: Atlanta
  • Fun fact: Georgia is known as the “Peach State” and is home to the world’s largest drive-in restaurant, The Varsity, located in Atlanta.

6. Oklahoma

  • Population: 3,956,971
  • Capital city: Oklahoma City
  • Fun fact: More than 25 Native American languages are spoken in Oklahoma.

5. Texas

  • Population: 28,995,881
  • Capital city: Austin
  • Fun fact: Although Texas is popularly associated with the U.S. southwestern deserts, less than ten percent of Texas’s land area is desert.


4. California

  • Population: 39,512,223
  • Capital city: Sacramento
  • Fun fact: California’s economy, with a gross state product of $3.0 trillion, is the largest sub-national economy in the world.

3. Nevada

  • Population: 3,080,156
  • Capital city: Carson City
  • Fun fact: Nevada is the only U.S. state where prostitution is legal, though it is illegal in its most populated regions.

2. Alaska

  • Population: 710,249
  • Capital city: Juneau
  • Fun fact: Alaska is the largest U.S. state by area and simultaneously the third least populous and the most sparsely populated state.

1. Hawaii

  • Population: 1,415,872
  • Capital city: Honolulu
  • Fun Fact: Hawaii is the only state in the U.S. that grows coffee, vanilla beans, and cacao commercially. It’s also the U.S. state that adores anime the most of them all.

What queries did Americans search for?

Now, this is what I was interested in the most.

The most popular queries (overall) were:

  • anime girl
  • watch anime
  • anime characters
  • what is anime
  • best anime
  • manga
  • anime boy
  • anime adventures
  • anime to watch
  • reddit anime
  • one piece anime

The most popular queries and topics that are new and rising:

  • Zoro
  • Scott Pilgrim Takes Off
  • Frieren
  • Delicious in Dungeon
  • 9anime
  • Zom 100
  • My Happy Marriage
  • Monster
  • Tower defense
  • Anime-Planet
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Mia Milanová
Mia Milanová

Hey, I'm Mia, the creator of 9 Tailed Kitsune. 🦊 Big fan of anime, games, and esports – it all started with Phantom Thief Jeanne when I was just 7. Fast forward, I've binged over 200 anime! At 9 Tailed Kitsune, I'm turning my love for this world into an awesome journey. ✨

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