Tumblr’s year-end trend summary captures what is most talked about by users of movies, shows and video games on the platform. 2020 was a strange year, but some of the top-ranked video games, video game characters, anime and manga were basically given, but there were some unexpected additions to the list. So it became clear the year when people longed for connection and nostalgia.
Probably not surprising Animal Crossing: New Horizons Top of the game list. When the world was hit by a coronavirus pandemic, a cozy, cozy game emerged. Amanda Brennan, a trend expert on Tumblr, told Polygon: Animal ForestFamiliarity, and associated social ties, have become the perfect game of the year, overturned by the coronavirus pandemic.
“”Animal Forest Going really beyond the traditional gaming community, we see people who may never have a video game before: Oh, I’m interested in this. You can make this island because it is a way to connect.“Brennan explains.
The second place on the game list is Among us.. For simple hidden role-playing games, Tumblr has a very lively community. This is another friendly game that you can easily join. Among us Is such a blank slate, and people create the entire universe around simple characters and plots in fan art and cartoons.
“That’s the beauty of why people come to Tumblr to make head cannons and create the world they want to see,” says Brennan.
OverwatchHaving dominated the list in the last few years, has shown a big dip. But Brennan says it has nothing to do with the decline of fandom, but with the proliferation of other games, especially those that focus on creation. Mine Craft And Sims 4, And a familiar old game that offers playability.
“I think people are just replaying the game for comfort and nostalgia, especially because they know what’s going to happen this year,” Brennan said. “I know what the storyline is, especially in character-driven games, and I’m looking for an anchor to be with.”
Top games of 2020, according to Tumblr users
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Among us
- Pokemon Sword and Shield
- Mine Craft
- Sims 4
- Fire Emblem: Three Houses
- Persona 5
When it comes to mobile, love and romance-focused games are always on Tumblr — and this year. Follow me! Would you like to date?, Maiden A game that allows players to romance the choice of hot demons has won the crown.
“Who doesn’t want the hot devil to slip into their DM?” Brennan says.
According to Brennan, Tumblr users are attracted to story-driven, character-centric mobile games, although some of these plot-rich titles have endless runners. Cookie run..Vivid graphics Cookie run — And cute character design — helps to reach the same height Follow me, Choices, And that Arcana..
Top mobile games in 2020, according to Tumblr users
- Follow me! Would you like to date?
- Twisted Wonderland
- Arcana — A story of mystery and romance
- Cookie run
- Mystic messenger
- Fire Emblem Heroes
- Twink vampire
- Azur Lane
Two romanceable characters from Follow me! lWe edited a list of the most popular video game characters and ended it with nostalgic characters such as Tom Nook, Link and Sans. Why not try a romance simulation in an era when people may not have much real romantic interaction?
Top characters in 2020, according to Tumblr users
- Follow lucifer
- Follow Mamon
- Tom Nook
- Cloud Strife
- Arthur Morgan
Is that a surprise? Animal Forest Did villager Raymond get the crown? Certainly not Tumblr.
“It’s glasses,” says Brennan. “There’s something in that gloomy eyeglass geek, but it’s been cleaned up … that’s exactly what Tumblr loves.”
Top Animal Forest Villagers according to Tumblr
Tumblr’s top anime and manga aren’t all that surprising. My hero academia While (again) reigning supreme, other popular shows will be in a new season — Haikyu !! And Fruit basket — The spot on the list. Mo Dao Zu Shi, An anime series based on the novel of the popular Chinese TV series Petition It is based on, and there is also a rank.
Probably the most amazing thing 19th, A Chinese webcomic about four teenage boys. Jasmine Ho, brand designer on Tumblr, explains that fandom is concentrated on two major vessels.
“We usually include Chinese webcomics in our anime list because they are most similar to manga, both in style and in fandom,” she says.
Top anime and manga, according to Tumblr
- My hero academia
- Haikyu !!
- JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
- Mo Dao Zu Shi
- Devil’s Blade Devil’s Blade
- one piece
- Fruit basket