futekiya Uke of the Year 2020 Results

Which ukes stole our hearts and rose to the top this year?

After asking who you think should be the Seme of the Year, naturally, we have to ask who should be Uke of the Year! Again, we were excited to see that you all chose a wide variety of titles from futekiya! We were also happy to see some familiar names, thank you to those who responded to this survey, and a big shoutout to those who also answered our previous survey! Going through the responses were fun and heartwarming. Without further ado, we are proud to present the top ukes of the year that you all chose!

Will your favorite uke grab a spot in the rankings? We even may have some complete uke x seme couples!? Make sure to check out our top semes of the year after!

Beware spoilers! Below is a list of the titles we will mention (in alphabetical order).


Golden Sparkle Minta Suzumaru
HEAVEN in the HELL Mushiba
How To Raise an Alpha You Love YUCCA FUKUSHIMA
I Didn’t Mean to Fall in Love Minta Suzumaru
Momo and Manji sawa sakura
My Little Inferno Nemui Asada
Shinjuku Lucky Hole Haruko Kumota
Simplified Pervert Romance Nanako Semori, Neg Sekihara
The Dragon’s Husband -God of a Ruined Kingdom- Ake Susaki
The Loose Cat series MIO TENNOHJI
Yuki and Matsu Hidebu Takahashi


So, which uke made it in the rankings? Let’s find out!


Starting with our ties for 7th place ukes, we have…

7th place (tie): Hitoshi Arai

from My Little Inferno by Nemui Asada

©︎ 2019 Nemui Asada/SHODENSHA Publishing CO.,LTD.


7th place (tie): Yuki

from Yuki and Matsu by Hidebu Takahashi

© Hidebu Takahashi 2017/HOME-SHA


7th place (tie): The Captain

from The Dragon’s Husband -God of a Ruined Kingdom- by Ake Susaki

©︎ 2019 Ake Susaki/SHODENSHA Publishing CO.,LTD.


7th place (tie): Tsukasa

from HEAVEN in the HELL by Mushiba

© Mushiba/Home-Sha Inc.


In 6th place, we have another tie between…

6th place (tie): Kyosuke

from The Loose Cat series by MIO TENNOHJI



6th place (tie): Kousaku Takatsu

from YOUNG BAD EDUCATION series by Dayoo

©Dayoo/Shodensha on BLUE comics


In 5th place…

5th place: Kumi Hiyama

from Shinjuku Lucky Hole by Haruko Kumota

©Haruko Kumota/Shodensha on BLUE comics


And we have another tie for 4th place…

4th place (tie): Momoki

from Momo and Manji by sawa sakura

©︎ 2017 sawa sakura/SHODENSHA Publishing CO.,LTD.


4th place (tie): Nio Kamimura

from How To Raise an Alpha You Love by YUCCA FUKUSHIMA



And in 3rd place we have…

3rd place: Himari Uehara

from Golden Sparkle by Minta Suzumaru

©︎ Minta Suzumaru/Home-Sha Inc.


Runner up for Uke of the Year…

2nd place: Yoshino Kiritani

from I Didn’t Mean to Fall in Love by Minta Suzumaru

©︎ Minta Suzumaru 2019/Home-Sha Inc.


and finally… your Number One futekiya Uke of 2020…

1st place: Yuki Kashima

from Simplified Pervert Romance by Nanako Semori and Neg Sekihara

©Nanako Semori,Neg Sekihara/Home-Sha Inc.

Congratulations to our masochist powerbottom Yuki Kashima for swooping in and claiming futekiya Uke of the Year! What did you think of the results?


What do you think?

Who is your favorite uke this year? What do you like and dislike about these ukes? Let us know on Twitter who you think should have been on the list!

Thank you to those who responded and we hope you enjoy these lists! Be sure to swing by the futekiya Library when you want to read BL manga and support the artists!


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