Monster Hunter most popular monsters in Japan

Now that we were introduced to new beasts in Monster Hunter Rise, fans in Japan participated in a massive poll to decide who are the most popular monsters. Over 13,000 people voted for their favorite monsters from April 13 through April 27, 2021.

At #3, we have the Monster Hunter Freedom Unite-introduced Swift Wyvern Nargacuga with 1,268 votes to take up 9.7% of the poll. Next up at #2 is a surprise with the “Bubble Fox Wyvern” Mizutsune from Monster Hunter Generations with 1,556 votes for 11.9% of all votes. The top place doesn’t come as a big surprise with the “Thunder Wolf Wyvern” Zinogre from Monster Hunter Portable 3rd with a whopping 2,081 votes to take 16% of all votes.

To be more specific, the poll asked fans to vote for their favorite “Large Monsters,” so it doesn’t include any Small Monsters. Check out the full results of the poll below:

Most popular Monster Hunter monsters as voted by fans in Japan

  • 1. Zinogre – 2,081 votes
  • 2. Mizutsune – 1,556 votes
  • 3. Nargacuga – 1,268 votes
  • 4. Rathalos – 861 votes
  • 5. Khezu – 786 votes
  • 6. Rajang – 686 votes
  • 7. Goss Harag – 653 votes
  • 8. Tigrex – 603 votes
  • 9. Diablos – 359 votes
  • 10. Barioth – 351 votes
  • 11. Magnamalo – 339 votes
  • 12. Rathian – 298 votes
  • 13. Rakna-Kadaki – 234 votes
  • 14. Pukei-Pukei – 207 votes
  • 15. Arzuros – 203 votes
  • 16. Tobi-Kadachi – 183 votes
  • 17. Almudron – 137 votes
  • 18. Kula-Ya-Ku – 125 votes
  • 19. Tetranadon – 114 votes
  • 20. Lagombi – 102 votes
  • 21. Royal Ludroth – 97 votes
  • 22. Wind Serpent Ibushi – 85 votes
  • 23. Anjanath – 82 votes
  • 24. Basarios – 62 votes
  • 25. Somnacanth – 59 votes
  • 26. Thunder Serpent Narwa – 58 votes
  • 27. Bishaten – 56 votes
  • 28. Gore Magala – 53 votes
  • 29. Aknosom – 51 votes
  • 30. Lagiacrus – 50 votes
  • 31. Barroth – 49 votes
  • 32. Yian Kut-Ku – 36 votes
  • 32. Valstrax – 36 votes
  • 32. Great Izuchi – 36 votes
  • 35. Kushala Daora – 31 votes
  • 36. Brachydios – 30 votes
  • 37. Amatsu – 28 votes
  • 38. Volvidon – 23 votes
  • 39. Yama Tsukami – 21 votes
  • 39. Deviljho – 21 votes
  • 41. Fatalis – 20 votes
  • 41. Lao-Shan Lung – 20 votes
  • 43. Astalos – 17 votes
  • 43. Teostra – 17 votes
  • 43. Great Baggi – 17 votes
  • 46. Gigginox – 16 votes
  • 47. Chameleos – 14 votes
  • 47. Great Wroggi – 14 votes
  • 49. White Fatalis – 12 votes
  • 50.  Jyuratodus – 13 votes
  • 51. Ahtal-Ka – 11 votes
  • 51. Yian Garuga – 11 votes
  • 53. Kirin – 9 votes
  • 54. Congalala – 8 votes
  • 54. Gravios – 8 votes
  • 56. Velocidrome – 6 votes
  • Others – 694 votes

A total of 13,045 people voted for their “favorite Large Monsters from the Monster Hunter series” from April 13 to April 27, 2021.

Monster Hunter Rise, the latest from the series, recently celebrated 5 million units in worldwide sales.

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