The Love Hina Popularity Poll was a popularity contest conducted by Weekly Shōnen Magazine, inciting the readers of the Love Hina manga to submit their votes for whichever character they favoured, with the character possessing the highest amount of votes by the end of the submission period becoming the winner.

The results of the poll are featured after Chapter 58 in Volume 7 of the Love Hina manga.


  1. Naru Narusegawa. 784 Votes.
  2. Shinobu Maehara. 406 Votes.
  3. Motoko Aoyama. 356 Votes.
  4. Mutsumi Otohime. 284 Votes.
  5. Keitaro Urashima. 154 Votes.
  6. Tama. 112 Votes.
  7. Kaolla Su. 106 Votes.
  8. Mitsune Konno. 100 Votes.
  9. Haruka Urashima. 58 Votes.
  10. Sarah McDougal. 33 Votes.
  11. Liddo-kun. 29 Votes.
  12. Noriyasu Seta. 20 Votes.
  13. Mutsumi’s Uncle. 10 Votes.
  14. Grandma Hina. 6 Votes.
  15. Magii. 5 Votes.
  16. Female Tokyo U Student. 5 Votes.
  1. Krishna. 4 Votes.
  2. Ken Akamatsu. 4 Votes.
  3. Kimiaki Shirai. 4 Votes.
  4. Masayuki Haitani. 4 Votes.
  5. Mecha-Tama. 3 Votes.
  6. Tsuruko Aoyama. 3 Votes.
  7. Yakuza on the Train. 3 Votes.
  8. The Innkeeper. 3 Votes.
  9. The guy that pushed Mutsumi over. 2 Votes.
  10. The Bar Owner. 2 Votes.
  11. The "Promise Girl". 1 Vote.
  12. 5-year old Keitaro. 1 Vote.
  13. Pochi. 1 Vote.
  14. Kana-chan. 1 Vote.
  15. Ooboke. 1 Vote.
  16. Mr Shankara. 1 Vote.



  • The contest received a total of 2506 submitted votes.
  • By the end of the series, a final popularity poll for the female characters was held and released in Love Hina Mugendai, the results of which were as follows:
  1. Shinobu Maehara (22517 votes)
  2. Motoko Aoyama (21161)
  3. Naru Narusegawa (20935)
  4. Mutsumi Otohime (19544)
  5. Kanako Urashima (14133)
  6. Mitsune Konno (12096)
  7. Kaolla Su (10402)
  8. Tsuruko Aoyama (7235)
  9. Haruka Urashima (6858)
  10. Nyamo Namo (6037)
  11. Sarah McDougal (5236)
  12. Ema Maeda (3829)
Manga Love Hina (manga)HINATA 118.1Love Hina Anime ComicsLove Hina no AreLove Hina TenaniLove Hina na HitobitoLove Hina ZanmaiLove Hina no NazoIro Hina Version
Anime Love Hina (anime)Love Hina X-mas Special: Silent EveLove Hina Spring Special: I Wish Your DreamLove Hina AgainLove Hina Final SelectionLove Live HinaLove Hina Episode 25
Books Love Hina 0Love Hina MugendaiLove Hina: Mystery Guests at Hinata HotelLove Hina: Secrets at Hinata HotelAni Hina Ver.1Ani Hina Ver.2Ani Hina Art Collection
Videogames Love Hina: PocketLove Hina: PartyLove Hina: AdvanceLove Hina: Totsuzen no Engeji HappeningLove Hina: Smile AgainLove Hina: 1 Ai wa Kotoba no Naka niLove Hina: 2 Kotoba wa Konayuki no Yo niLove Hina: Gojasu Chiratto Happening
Soundtracks I Love HinaLove Hina 1Love Hina 2Love Hina 3Love Hina Comics Image AlbumLove Hina Original Sound FileLove Hina - Winter Special SoundtrackLove Hina - Spring Special SoundtrackLove Hina Again SoundtrackLove Hina - Hinata Girls Song BestLove Hina - Hinata Girls Song Best 2Love Hina Okazaki CollectionLove Live HinaLove Hina Final SelectionLove Hina Best Collection
Other Love Hina Desktop AccessoriesLove Hina Digital ToyboxLove Hina 0-14 CDROMLove Hina Character Popularity Poll

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