Creators of Mob Psycho, Vinland Saga, Dr. Stone and more react to the big wins!
This past weekend’s Anime Awards were a celebration of the best in anime in 2019 and the Japanese industry weighed in with their reaction to being recognized for their hard work and effort. Below, some of the industry reactions to winning the various awards in multiple categories.
The official Japanese account for the Mob Psycho 100 anime acknowledged their wins for Best Opening Sequence and Best Animation respectively:
The director for Mob Psycho 100 Yuzuru Tachikawa also expressed gratitude for the awards.
The creator of Vinland Saga, Makoto Yukimura, also acknowledged their win for Best Drama, thanking viewers for their support.
— 幸村誠 (@makotoyukimura) February 16, 2020
The official account for Carole and Tuesday tweeted out their win as well for Best Score.
Dr. Stone creator Riichiri Inagaki also acknowledged Senku's winning the Best Protagonist award.
アニメ配信の海外最大手、Crunchyrollの一般投票による（たしかそうだったはず）アニメアワードにて。— 稲垣理一郎(リーチロー) (@reach_ina) February 16, 2020
With these industry acknowledgments, the Anime Awards is steadily growing in prominence, not only in the West, but also in the Japanese animation industry in general.
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