The Crunchyroll Anime Awards is almost upon us for its 6th year!

After a year of successful hit anime’s Crunchyroll announced their nominees for their upcoming Anime Awards show. This Crunchyroll Anime Awards will mark the company’s sixth time holding their annual ceremony. The company announced that this year’s awards show would honor fan-favorite series, characters, creators, and creators this past year on Anime. Additionally, Crunchyroll announced that this year would honor voice actors and actresses from more regions, languages, and other countries. Also, they said that voting for the Anime Awards is now open online. Online voting will start today, January 18, through January 15. Crunchyroll then revealed the date of the ceremony, which is February 9, 2022.

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This year’s Crunchyroll Anime Awards have exciting lists of nominees. The categories of this year’s Anime Awards were also revealed along with the air date. These categories include Anime of the Year, Best Boy, Best Girl, Best Protagonist, Best Antagonist, Best Fight Scene, Best Director, Best Animation, Best Score, Best VA Performance (Japanese), Best VA Performance (English), Best Opening Sequence, Best Ending Sequence, Best Action, Best Comedy, Best Drama, Best Romance, Best Fantasy, Best Character Design, and Best Film. The categories also include awards for other international voice actors. These global voices include Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Castilian, and Russian. This is looking to be an exciting Anime Awards ceremony.

OFFICIAL CRUNCHYROLL ANIME AWARDS SHOW 2022 PRESS RELEASE

Crunchyroll is excited to announce the nominees for the sixth annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards, honoring fan-favorite and best-in-class anime series, characters, and creators across streaming. Voting is open now and nominees include the best and brightest in Japanese anime, representing nearly 40 anime studios across a record-high eight streaming platforms. The full list of nominees can be found here and below.

New for 2022, Crunchyroll is honoring voice actors across more regions and languages than ever before! Fans can now vote for their favorite voice actor for series dubbed in English, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Spain), and Spanish (Latin America), and Russian.

Fans are encouraged to vote on the Anime Awards website every day for their favorites starting today, Tuesday, January 18 through Tuesday, January 25 at 5:00 PM PST.

The winners of the 2022 Anime Awards will be revealed Wednesday, February 9, 2022 across the Anime Awards website and across Crunchyroll social channels. All winners will be chosen by global anime fans and a committee of international judges, who will cast a deciding vote in the event of a tie in any category.

Anime Awards nominee and voting assets can be found here and a vote now video can be found here.

Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022 Nominees

VOTE NOW: https://www.crunchyroll.com/animeawards/index.html

Anime Awards

Anime of the Year
86 EIGHTY-SIX
Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
ODDTAXI
Ranking of Kings
Sonny Boy

Anime Awards

Best Boy
Senku Ishigami – Dr. STONE Season 2
Izumi Miyamura – Horimiya
Odokawa – ODDTAXI
Bojji – Ranking of Kings
Ken ‘Draken’ Ryuguji – Tokyo Revengers
Manjiro ‘Mikey’ Sano – Tokyo Revengers

Anime Awards

Best Girl
Vladilena Milizé – 86 EIGHTY-SIX
Tohru Honda – Fruits Basket The Final Season
Nobara Kugisaki – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Sarasa Watanabe – Kageki Shojo!!
Shoko Komi – Komi Can’t Communicate
Ai Ohto – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Protagonist
Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Yuji Itadori – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Joe – MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD
Odokawa – ODDTAXI
Bojji – Ranking of Kings
Ai Ohto – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Antagonist
Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Tomura Shigaraki – My Hero Academia Season 5
Yano – ODDTAXI
Echidna – Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2
Ainosuke Shindo/”ADAM” – SK8 the Infinity
Tetta Kisaki – Tokyo Revengers

Anime Awards

Best Fight Scene
Eren Jaeger vs. War Hammer Titan – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Naruto Uzumaki vs. Isshiki Otsutsuki – Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Yuji Itadori & Aoi Todo vs. Hanami – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Yuji Itadori & Nobara Kugisaki vs. Eso & Kechizu – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Elma vs. Tohru – Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S
Vivy vs. Yugo Kakitani – Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-

Anime Awards

Best Director
Yuichiro Hayashi – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Sunghoo Park – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Yo Moriyama – MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD
Baku Kinoshita – ODDTAXI
Shingo Natsume – Sonny Boy
Shin Wakabayashi – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Animation
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc
JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Cour 1
Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-
WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Character Design
Tadashi Hiramatsu – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Baku Kinoshita and Hiromi Nakayama – ODDTAXI
Atsuko Nozaki – Ranking of Kings
Michinori Chiba – SK8 the Infinity
loundraw (FLAT STUDIO) and Yuichi Takahashi –Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-
Saki Takahashi – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Score
Hiroyuki Sawano and Kohta Yamamoto – 86 EIGHTY-SIX
Yuki Kajiura and ‎Go Shiina – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc
Mabanua – MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD
PUNPEE, VaVa, and OMSB – ODDTAXI
Satoru Kosaki – Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-“
DÉ DÉ MOUSE and Mito – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (Japanese)
Ayane Sakura – Gabi Braun – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Yuki Kaji – Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Kiyoshi Kobayashi – Daisuke Jigen (Ep. 0) – LUPIN THE 3rd PART 6
Natsuki Hanae – Odokawa – ODDTAXI
Aoi Yuki – Kumoko – So I’m a Spider, So What?
Kanata Aikawa – Ai Ohto – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (English)
Brittany Cox – Fena – Fena: Pirate Princess
Laura Bailey – Tohru Honda – Fruits Basket The Final Season
Adam McArthur – Yuji Itadori – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
David Wald – Ainosuke Shindo / “ADAM” – SK8 the Infinity
Matt Shipman – Reki Kyan – SK8 the Infinity
Anairis Quiñones – Rika Kawai – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Opening Sequence
Boku no sensou – Shinsei Kamattechan – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Kaibutsu – YOASOBI – BEASTARS
VIVID VICE – Who-ya Extended – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Ai no Supreme! – Fhana – Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S
ODDTAXI – Skirt and PUNPEE – ODDTAXI
Cry Baby – Official HIGE DANdism – Tokyo Revengers

Anime Awards

Best Ending Sequence
Shogeki – Yuko Ando – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Yasashii Suisei – YOASOBI – BEASTARS
Shirogane – LiSA – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc
Nai Nai – ReoNA – SHADOWS HOUSE
Infinity – YUURI – SK8 the Infinity
Ganbare! Kumoko-san no Theme – “Watashi” (VA: Aoi Yuki) – So I’m a Spider, So What?

Anime Awards

Best Action
Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc
JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
SSSS.DYNAZENON
Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-
WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Comedy
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro
Heaven’s Design Team
Komi Can’t Communicate
Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S
ODDTAXI

Anime Awards

Best Drama
86 EIGHTY-SIX
Fruits Basket The Final Season
Kageki Shojo!!
ODDTAXI
To Your Eternity
WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Romance
BEASTARS
Fruits Basket The Final Season
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro
Horimiya
Komi Can’t Communicate
The Duke of Death and His Maid

Anime Awards

Best Fantasy
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation (Cour 1)
Ranking of Kings
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Season 2)
The Case Study of Vanitas
To Your Eternity
WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Anime Awards

Best Film
BELLE
Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train
Josee, the Tiger and the Fish
Shirobako the Movie
Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop

International Voice Actors

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (Spanish)
José Vilchis – Spike Spiegel – Cowboy Bebop
Irwin Daayán – Rengoku – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc
Victor Ugarte – Shinji Ikari – Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
José Gilberto Vilchis – Satoru Gojo – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Jessica Ángeles – Kaguya Shinomiya – Kaguya-sama: Love is War
Romina Marroquín – Kumoko – So I’m a Spider, So What?

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (German)
Torsten Münchow – The Count of Monte Chirsto – The Count of Monte Chirsto
Florian Knorn – Tai Yagami – Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna
Rieke Werner – Sakura Matou – Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] THE MOVIE III. spring song
Marios Gavrilis – Dio Brando – Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood
René Dawn-Claude – Satoru Gojo – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Tommy Morgenstern – Galo – Promare

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (French)
Enzo Ratsito – Tanjiro Kamado – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc
Mark Lesser – Satoru Gojo – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Brieuc Lemaire – Vanitas – The Case Study of Vanitas
Alexis Thomassian – Ombre – Ranking of Kings
Nancy Philippot – Raphtalia – The Rising of the Shield Hero
Olivier Premel – Takemichi Hanagaki – Tokyo Revengers

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (Portuguese)
Hannah Buttel – Vladilena Milizé – 86 EIGHTY-SIX
Amanda Brigido – Nobara Kugisaki – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Leo Rabelo – Satoru Gojo – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)
Carol Valença – Monkey D. Luffy – One Piece
Luísa Viotti – Echidna – Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2
Luiz Sergio Vieira – Takemichi Hanagaki – Tokyo Revengers

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (Castilian)
Marcel Navarro – Tanjiro Kamado – Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train
Bianca Rada – Tai Yagami – Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna
Albert Trifol Segarra – Shinji Ikari – Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
Adelaida López – Usagi Tsukino – Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie
Blanca Hualde (Neri) – Brunhilde – Record of Ragnarok
Marc Zanni – Tatsu – The Way of the Househusband

Anime Awards

Best VA Performance (Russian)
Vlad Tokarev (Влад Токарев) – Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1
Islam Gandzhaev (Ислам Ганджаев) – Tanjiro Kamado Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train
Olga Matskevich (Ольга Мацкевич) – Mire Yoshizuki – Looking For Magical DoReMi
Polina Rtischeva (Полина Ртищева) – Monkey D. Luffy – One Piece
Elizaveta Sheikh (Елизавета Шейх) – Kumoko – So I’m a Spider, So What?
Tatyana Shamarina (Татьяна Шамарина) – Vivy – Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-“

FINAL THOUGHTS ABOUT THE ANIME AWARDS

Overall this year’s Crunchyroll Anime Awards Show is looking to be a memorable one. This past year featured many hit anime series such as Attack On Titan Final Season Part 1, 86 EIGHTY-SIX, JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2), ODDTAXI, Ranking of Kings, and Sonny Boy. As well as hit anime movies such as BELLE, Josee, the Tiger, and the Fish, and Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop.

This year’s Anime Awards’ list of outstanding nominees that showcase talented and the brightest stars in Anime. These gifted individuals include voice actors, voice actresses, directors, musicians, and the people who worked on these fantastic Anime series the past year. Hopefully, their work and contributions to the anime world will be honored in this year’s Crunchyroll Award Ceremony.

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