Meet the Winners of This Year's Anime Awards

The 2022 Anime Awards have drawn to a close, and the winners are revealed!

 

The votes are in and tallied and now it's time for what everyone has been waiting for — it's time to reveal the winners of this year's Anime Awards! With so many amazing series and films, the competition was fierce, but the dust is settled and we have winners for each category. Without further ado, here are the winners of the 2022 Anime Awards:

 

 


 

Anime of the Year

 

 

WINNER: Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

 

Runners Up:

 

86 EIGHTY-SIX

JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

ODDTAXI

Ranking of Kings

Sonny Boy

 

 

Best Boy

 

 

Winner: Bojji – Ranking of Kings

 

Runners Up:

 

Senku Ishigami – Dr. STONE Season 2

Izumi Miyamura – Horimiya

Odokawa – ODDTAXI

Ken 'Draken' Ryuguji – Tokyo Revengers

Manjiro 'Mikey' Sano – Tokyo Revengers

 


Best Girl

 

 

Winner: Nobara Kugisaki – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

 

Runners Up:

 

Vladilena Milizé – 86 EIGHTY-SIX

Tohru Honda – Fruits Basket The Final Season

Sarasa Watanabe – Kageki Shojo!!

Shoko Komi – Komi Can't Communicate

Ai Ohto – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

 


Best Protagonist

 

 

Winner: Odokawa – ODDTAXI

 

Runners Up:

Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

Yuji Itadori – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

Joe – MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD

Bojji – Ranking of Kings

Ai Ohto – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

 


Best Antagonist

 

 

Winner: Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

 

Runners Up:

 

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

 


Best Fight Scene

 

 

Winner: Yuji Itadori & Aoi Todo vs. Hanami – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

 

Runners Up:

 

Eren Jaeger vs. War Hammer Titan – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

Naruto Uzumaki vs. Isshiki Otsutsuki – BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS

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-
 

 

Best Director

 

 

Winner: Baku Kinoshita – ODDTAXI

 

Runners Up:

 

Yuichiro Hayashi – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

Sunghoo Park – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

Yo Moriyama – MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD

Shingo Natsume – Sonny Boy

Shin Wakabayashi – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

 


Best Animation

 

 

Winner: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc

 

Runners Up:

 

JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Cour 1

Vivy -Fluorite Eye's Song-

WONDER EGG PRIORITY
 

 

Best Character Design

 

 

Winner: Tadashi Hiramatsu – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

 

Runners Up:

 

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
 

 

Best Score

 

 

Winner: Yuki Kajiura and ‎Go Shiina – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc

 

Runners Up:

 

Hiroyuki Sawano and Kohta Yamamoto – 86 EIGHTY-SIX

Mabanua – MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD

PUNPEE, VaVa, and OMSB – ODDTAXI

Satoru Kosaki – Vivy -Fluorite Eye's Song-

DÉ DÉ MOUSE and Mito – WONDER EGG PRIORITY

 


Best VA Performance (Japanese)

 

 

Winner: Yuki Kaji – Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

 

Runners Up:

 

Ayane Sakura – Gabi Braun – 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

 


Best VA Performance (English)

 

 

Winner: David Wald – Ainosuke Shindo / "ADAM" – SK8 the Infinity

 

Runners Up:

Brittany Cox – Fena – Fena: Pirate Princess

Laura Bailey –  Tohru Honda  – Fruits Basket The Final Season

Adam McArthur  – Yuji Itadori  – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

Matt Shipman – Reki Kyan – SK8 the Infinity

Anairis Quiñones – Rika Kawai –  WONDER EGG PRIORITY
 

 

Best Opening Sequence

 

 

Winner: Boku no sensou – Shinsei Kamattechan – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

Storyboard and Direction: Yuichiro Hayashi

 

Runners Up:

 

Kaibutsu – YOASOBI – BEASTARS

VIVID VICE – Who-ya Extended – JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2) 

Ai no Supreme! – Fhána – Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S

ODDTAXI – Skirt and PUNPEE – ODDTAXI

Cry Baby – Official HIGE DANdism – Tokyo Revengers

 


Best Ending Sequence

 

 

Winner: Shirogane – LiSA – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc

Art and Animation Direction: Tomonori Sudo

 

Runners Up:

 

Shogeki – Yuko Ando – Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

Yasashii Suisei – YOASOBI – BEASTARS

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?

 


Best Action

 

 

Winner: JUJUTSU KAISEN (cour 2)

 

Runners Up:

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc

Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1

SSSS.DYNAZENON

Vivy -Fluorite Eye's Song-

WONDER EGG PRIORITY
 

 

Best Comedy

 

 

Winner: Komi Can't Communicate

 

Runners Up:

 

DON'T TOY WITH ME, MISS NAGATORO

Heaven's Design Team

Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S

ODDTAXI

 


Best Drama

 

 

Winner: To Your Eternity

 

Runners Up:

 

86 EIGHTY-SIX

Fruits Basket The Final Season

Kageki Shojo!!

ODDTAXI

WONDER EGG PRIORITY

 

 

Best Romance

 

 

Winner: Horimiya

 

Runners Up:

 

BEASTARS

Fruits Basket The Final Season

DON'T TOY WITH ME, MISS NAGATORO

Komi Can't Communicate

The Duke of Death and His Maid

 


Best Fantasy

 

 

Winner: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Season 2)

 

Runners Up:

 

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation (Cour 1)

Ranking of Kings

The Case Study of Vanitas

To Your Eternity

WONDER EGG PRIORITY

 


Best Film

 

 

Winner: Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train

 

Runners Up:

 

BELLE

Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

Shirobako the Movie

Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop

 

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