The results of the seventh annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards are in! According to Crunchyroll, about 18 million votes were cast, with a strong outcome from Asia, Europe and Latin America. If you didn’t watch the Awards while they streamed live, we have the winners here!
Anime of the Year went to Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. Zach Aguilar won Best Voice Artist Performance in the English category for his role as David Martinez.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc took home Best Action, Best Animation, Best Character Design (for its designer Akira Matsushima), Best Director (for director Haruo Sotozaki), and Best Fantasy.
SPY x FAMILY was honored with Best Comedy, Best Ending Sequence (“Comedy” performed by Gen Hoshino), Best New Series, and Best Supporting Character (Anya Forger). Anya also was voted the “Must Protect At All Costs” Character.
Best Anime Song and Best Opening Sequence both went to “The Rumbling” performed by SiM for Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2. Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 also got Best Drama, Best Main Character (Eren Jaeger), Best Score (Kohta Yamamoto and Hiroyuki Sawano), and Best Voice Artist Performance (for the Japanese version — Yuki Kaji as Eren Jaeger).
Best Continuing Series was (no surprise) One Piece.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 got Best Film.
Best Original Anime went to Lycoris Recoil.
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic- nabbed Best Romance.
There were also awards for best actors in various language dubs: Amal Hawija as Gon Freecss in Hunter x Hunter (Arabic), Jaime Pérez de Sevilla as Yuta Okkotsu in Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (Castilian), Brigitte Lecordier as Bojji in Ranking of Kings (French), Nicolás Artajo as Yuta Okkotsu in Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (German), Elisa Giorgio as Maki Zen’in in Jujutsu Kaisen (Cour 1) (Italian), Nina Carvalho as Anya Forger in SPY x FAMILY (Portuguese), and Alejandro Orozco as Gyutaro in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc (Spanish).
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, plus its sequel, Manga Art for Everyone, and the first-of-its-kind manga chalk book Chalk Art Manga, both illustrated by professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.