Crunchyroll Anime Awards | Source: Crunchyroll

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 YearJujutsu Kaisen
  • Best AnimationKeep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
  • Best Fantasy Re:Zero -starting Life In Another World (Season 2)
  • Best DramaFruits Basket (Season 2)
  • Best ComedyKaguya-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.