For the fifth year in a row, Crunchyroll asked 15 million devoted anime fans worldwide to vote for their favorites across an array of categories. Hosted by Tim Lyu and Crunchyroll-Hime, this year’s Anime Awards took place on Feb 19. The winners of the night included:
- Anime Of The Year – Jujutsu Kaisen
- Best Animation – Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
- Best Fantasy – Re:Zero -starting Life In Another World (Season 2)
- Best Drama – Fruits Basket (Season 2)
- Best Comedy – Kaguya-sama: Love Is War?
- Best Girl – Kaguya Shinomiya, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War?
- Best Boy – Shoyo Hinata, Haikyu!! To The Top
- Best Protagonist – Catarina Claes, My Next Life As A Villainess: All Routes Lead To Doom!
- Best Antagonist – Ryomen Sukuna, Jujutsu Kaisen
- Best Fight Scene – Deku Vs. Overhaul, My Hero Academia (Season 4)
- Best Score – Kevin Penkin, Tower Of God
- Best Director – Masaaki Yuasa, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
- Best Character Design – Mayuka Ito, original designs by Aidairo, Toilet-bound Hanako-kun
- Best Couple – Nasa Yuzaki & Tsukasa Yuzaki, Tonikawa: Over The Moon For You
- Best Va Performance (Jp) – Yusuke Kobayashi As Natsuki Subaru, Re:Zero -starting Life In Another World (Season 2)
- Best Va Performance (En) – Zeno Robinson as Hawks, My Hero Academia (Season 4)
- Best Opening Sequence (Op) – “Wild Side” (Ali), Beastars
- Best Ending Sequence (Ed) – “Lost In Paradise” (Ali Feat. Aklo), Jujutsu Kaisen
Crunchyroll also announced a slew of new anime series during the livestream, including the action-packed Tokyo Revengers and the zombie idol anime Zombie Land Saga Revenge.
Fans can watch (or rewatch) the full ceremony for free on the Crunchyroll site.