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Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2023 Nominees Announced


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have announced the nominees for the seventh Annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards. The awards are designed to recognise excellence in anime over the past year. And what makes these awards special is the fact that the winners are decided by the fans.

The nominees were determined by an expert panel and now voting is opening to users from over 200 countries and territories. The winners will be announced in the live-streamed ceremony that will take place on March 4 in Tokyo, Japan. The ceremony, will be opened by Kenichiro Yoshida, Chairman, President and CEO of Sony Group Corporation and hosted by voice actress Sally Amaki and entertainer Jon Kabira.

Nominees represent more than 30 anime studios, eight streaming platforms, over 50 anime series and films and more than 50 voice actors in nine languages.

Attack On Titan The Final Season Part 2, Cyberpunk Edgerunners, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba and Spy X Family are among those series which picked up multiple nominations including Anime Of The Year, Best Director and Best Animation.

Competing for the Best Film are Dragon Ball Super Hero, One Piece Film Red, Jujutsu Kaisen 0, The Deer King, Bubble and Inu-Oh.

Voting is now open through until Wednesday January 25th at 5 PM Pacific time. You can cast your votes via the dedicated website, or this year you can also vote for the Anime Of The Year category via Twitter- details here.


Anime Awards 2023 Nominees 
 




Anime of the Year

  • Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • SPY x FAMILY



Best Action

  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • SPY x FAMILY



Best Animation

  • Akebi's Sailor Uniform
  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • SPY x FAMILY



Best Anime Song

  • "Chikichiki Banban," QUEENDOM, Ya Boy Kongming!
  • "Comedy," Gen Hoshino, SPY x FAMILY
  • "My Nonfiction," Miyuki Shirogane (CV: Makoto Furukawa) & Chika Fujiwara (CV: Konomi Kohara), Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • "New Genesis," Ado, One Piece Film Red
  • "Shall We Dance?," ReoNa, SHADOWS HOUSE -2nd Season-
  • "The Rumbling," SiM, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2



Best Character Design

  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • SPY x FAMILY



Best Comedy

  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • Kotaro Lives Alone
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • SPY x FAMILY
  • Uncle from Another World
  • Ya Boy Kongming!



Best Continuing Series

  • Attack on Titan (Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2)
  • "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc)
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean)
  • "Kaguya-sama: Love Is War (Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-)"
  • "Made in Abyss (Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun)"
  • One Piece



Best Director

  • Haruo Sotozaki, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Hiroyuki Imaishi, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Kazuhiro Furuhashi, SPY x FAMILY
  • Shingo Adachi, Lycoris Recoil
  • Yosuke Hatta, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Yuichiro Hayashi, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2


Best Drama

  • 86 EIGHTY-SIX Part 2
  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Dance Dance Danseur
  • Kotaro Lives Alone
  • Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun



Best Ending Sequence

  • "Akuma no Ko," Ai Higuchi, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • "Comedy," Gen Hoshino, Spy x Family
  • "My Heart Has Surrendered," Airi Suzuki, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • "Koi no yukue," Akari Akase, My Dress-Up Darling
  • "Koshaberibiyori," FantasticYouth, Komi Can't Communicate (2nd series)
  • "Yofukashino Uta," Creepy Nuts, Call of the Night



Best Fantasy

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 1 Part 2
  • Overlord IV
  • Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • The Case Study of Vanitas (Cour 2)



Best Film

  • Bubble
  • Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO
  • INU-OH
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN 0
  • One Piece Film Red
  • The Deer King



Best Main Character

  • Bojji, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Chisato Nishikigi, Lycoris Recoil
  • David Martinez, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Eren Jaeger, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Loid Forger, SPY x FAMILY
  • Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling



Best New Series

  • Call of the Night
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • SPY x FAMILY
  • Ya Boy Kongming!



Best Opening Sequence

  • “Chikichiki Banban," QUEENDOM, Ya Boy Kongming!
  • "Mixed Nuts," Official HIGE DANdism, SPY x FAMILY
  • "Naked Hero," Vaundy, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • "The Rumbling," SiM, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • "This Fffire," Franz Ferdinand, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • "Zankyousanka," Aimer, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc



Best Original Anime

  • BIRDIE WING -Golf Girls' Story-
  • Healer Girl
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • The Orbital Children
  • Vampire in the Garden
  • YUREI DECO



Best Romance

  • Call of the Night
  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • Komi Can't Communicate (2nd series)
  • Love After World Domination
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie



Best Score

  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • SPY x FAMILY
  • Ya Boy Kongming!



Best Supporting Character

  • Ai Hayasaka, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • Anya Forger, SPY x FAMILY
  • Kage, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Rebecca, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Tengen Uzui, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Yor Forger, SPY x FAMILY



Best Voice Artist Performance (English)

  • Amanda Lee (Ama Lee), Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling
  • Cherami Leigh, Kotaro Sato, Kotaro Lives Alone
  • Natalie Van Sistine, Yor Forger, SPY x FAMILY
  • SungWon Cho (AKA ProZD), Kage, Ranking of King (Cour 2)
  • Zach Aguilar, David, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Zeno Robinson, Gamma 2, Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO



Best Voice Artist Performance (Japanese)

  • Atsumi Tanezaki, Anya Forger, SPY x FAMILY
  • Chika Anzai, Chisato Nishikigi, Lycoris Recoil
  • Fairouz Ai, Jolyne Cujoh, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • Misaki Kuno, Faputa and Irumyuui, Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • Natsuki Hanae, Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Yuki Kaji, Eren Jaeger, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2



Best Voice Artist Performance (Arabic)

  • Adel Abo Hassoon, Kage, Ranking of Kings (Cour 1)
  • Amal Hawija, Gon, Hunter x Hunter
  • Amal Saadalden, Conan, Detective Conan: The Bride of Shibuya (Movie)
  • Mohja AlSheak, Izuku Midoriya, My Hero Academia (Season 1)
  • Naji Makhoul, Ichigo, Bleach (Season 1)
  • Ula Zidan, Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling



Best Voice Artist Performance (Castilian)

  • Jaime Pérez de Sevilla, Yuta Okkotsu, JUJUTSU KAISEN 0
  • Lourdes Fabrés, Jolyne, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • Alejandro Albaiceta, Gohan, Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO
  • Marc Gómez, Daida, Ranking of Kings (Cour 1)
  • Masumi Mutsuda, Yatora Yaguchi, Blue Period
  • Mónica Padrós, Hiling, Ranking of Kings (Cour 1)



Best Voice Artist Performance (French)

  • Alexis Tomassian, Kage, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Brigitte Lecordier, Bojji, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Dorothée Pousséo, Lucy, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Geneviève Doang, Vladilena Milizé, 86 EIGHTY-SIX Part 2
  • Laure Filiu, Jolyne Cujoh, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • Martin Faliu, Miyuki, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-



Best Voice Artist Performance (German)

  • Gabrielle Pietermann, Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling
  • Jannik Endemann, Ritsuka Uenoyama, Given
  • Lara Trautmann, Belle, Belle
  • Nicolás Artajo, Yūta Okkotsu, JUJUTSU KAISEN 0
  • Torsten Michaelis, Askeladd, Vinland Saga (Season 1)
  • Uwe Thomsen, Jotaro Kujo, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Diamond is Unbreakable



Best Voice Artist Performance (Italian)

  • Andrea La Greca, Rengoku, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc
  • Andrea Oldani, Daida, Ranking of Kings (Cour 1)
  • Deborah Morese, Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling
  • Elisa Giorgio, Maki Zen'in, JUJUTSU KAISEN (Cour 1)
  • Giulia Maniglio, Riku, Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • Simone Lupinacci, Shoyo Hinata, Haikyu!! To the Top



Best Voice Artist Performance (Portuguese)

  • Antônio Moreno, Heihachi Mishima, Tekken: Bloodline
  • Charles Emmanuel, Kazuya, Rent-a-Girlfriend (Season 2)
  • Mariana Dondi, Nagatoro, Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro
  • Nina Carvalho, Anya Forger, SPY x FAMILY
  • Pedro Alcântara, Yuta Okkotsu, JUJUTSU KAISEN 0
  • Yan Gesteira, Ashito Aoi, Aoashi


Best Voice Artist Performance (Spanish)

  • Alejandro Orozco, Gyutaro, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Diana Castañeda, Chisato Nishikigi, Lycoris Recoil
  • Elizabeth Infante, Chika Fujiwara, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • Erika Langarica, Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling
  • Miguel de León, Loid Forger, SPY x FAMILY
  • Víctor Hugo Aguilar, Ains Ooal Gown, Overlord IV



“Must Protect At All Costs” Character

  • Anya Forger, SPY x FAMILY
  • Bojji, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Kage, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Komi Shouko, Komi Can't Communicate (2nd series)
  • Kotaro Sato, Kotaro Lives Alone
  • Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling