Anime Awards Voting is Open! Meet This Year’s Nominees!

From Anime of the Year to Best Girl, it’s time to let your voice be heard!

 

Starting today, voting for the Anime Awards is open! From January 15th until January 22nd, you’ll be able to vote for your favorites from last year. You can cast your vote at the bottom of this article, but before that, let’s meet this year’s nominees!

 

 

 

Anime of the Year

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
JUJUTSU KAISEN
Dorohedoro
Great Pretender
Appare-Ranman!
BEASTARS

 


 

 

Best Animation

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
The God of High School
Great Pretender
JUJUTSU KAISEN
Princess Connect! Re: Dive
BEASTARS

 


 

 

Best Opening Sequence (OP)

"Easy Breezy" by chelmico - Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
“KAIKAIKITAN” by EVE - JUJUTSU KAISEN
“Wild Side” by ALI - BEASTARS
“G.P.” by Yutaka Yamada - Great Pretender
“Daddy Daddy Do!” by Masayuki Suzuki - Kaguya-sama: Love is War? (Season 2)
“Phoenix” by Burnout Syndromes - HAIKYU!! TO THE TOP

 


 

 

Best Ending Sequence (ED)

“LOST IN PARADISE” by ALI feat. AKLO - JUJUTSU KAISEN
“The Great Pretender” by Freddie Mercury - Great Pretender
“Night Running” by Shin Sakura ft AAAMYYY - BNA: Brand New Animal
“(K)NoW_NAME” by 「D.D.D.D」- Dorohedoro
“Welcome My Friend” by OKAMOTO’S - The Millionaire Detective - Balance: UNLIMITED

"Last Dance" by Mamoru MiyanoIn/Spectre

 


 

 

Best Boy

Caiman - Dorohedoro
Gojo Satoru - JUJUTSU KAISEN
Khun Aguero Agnes - Tower of God
Legoshi - BEASTARS
Anos Voldigoad - The Misfit of Demon King Academy
Shoyo Hinata - HAIKYU!! TO THE TOP

 


 

 

Best Girl

Sayaka Kanamori - Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
Chizuru Mizuhara - Rent-A-Girlfriend
Noi - Dorohedoro
Catarina Claes - My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
Abigail Jones - Great Pretender
Kaguya Shinomiya - Kaguya-sama: Love is War? (Season 2)

 


 

 

Best Score

Tower of God
Great Pretender
BEASTARS
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
The God of High School
Japan Sinks: 2020

 


 

 

Best Performance by a Voice Actor (Japanese)

Riho Sugiyama as Minare Koda - Wave, Listen to Me!
Megumi Ogata as Hanako - Toilet-bound Hanako-kun
Yusuke Kobayashi as Natsuki Subaru - Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2
Yuichi Nakamura as Gojo Satoru - JUJUTSU KAISEN
Mutsumi Tamura as Sayaka Kanamori - Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
Yuusuke Oonuki as Daisuke Kanbe - The Millionaire Detective - Balance: UNLIMITED

 


 

 

Best Performance by a Voice Actor (English)

Zeno Robinson as Hawks - My Hero Academia Season 4
Crispin Freeman as Ziusudra - Fate/Grand Order - Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia
Aaron Phillips as Laurent Thierry - Great Pretender
Johnny Yong Bosch as Bam - Tower of God
Jonah Scott as Legoshi - BEASTARS
Anairis Quiñones as Echidna - Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2

 


 

 

Best Director

Masaaki Yuasa - Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
Yuzuru Tachikawa - DECA-DENCE
Sunghoo Park - JUJUTSU KAISEN
Hiro Kaburagi - Great Pretender
Mamoru Hatakeyama - Kaguya-sama: Love is War? (Season 2)
Takashi Sano - Tower of God

 


 

 

Best Character Design

Naoyuki Asano, Original Designs by: Sumito Owara - Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hirotaka Katou - Great Pretender
Mayuka Itou, Original Designs by: Iro Aida - Toilet-bound Hanako-kun
Genice Chan, Yuusuke Yoshigaki - BNA: Brand New Animal
Masashi Kudoh, Miho Tanino, Original Designs by: S.I.U. - Tower of God
Rumiko Takahashi, Yoshihito HIshinuma - Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon

 


 

 

Best Protagonist

Natsume - DECA-DENCE
Catarina Claes - My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
Yuji Itadori - JUJUTSU KAISEN
Anos Voldigoad - The Misfit of Demon King Academy
Shoyo HInata - HAIKYU!! TO THE TOP

 


 

 

Best Antagonist

En - Dorohedoro
Ryomen Sukuna - JUJUTSU KAISEN
Rachel - Tower of God
Akito Soma - Fruits Basket (Season 2)
Echidna - Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2
Overhaul - My Hero Academia Season 4

 


 

 

Best Fight Scene

Gojo Satoru vs. Ryomen Sukuna - JUJUTSU KAISEN
Jin Mori vs Jegai Taek - The God of High School
Bercouli vs Emperor Vector - Sword Art Online Alicization: War of the Underworld Part 2
Deku vs Overhaul - My Hero Academia Season 4
Jin Mori vs Han Daewi - The God of High School
Brawler vs Master - Akudama Drive

 


 

 

Best Couple

Nasa Yuzaki and Tsukasa Yuzaki - TONIKAWA; Over the Moon For You
Kaguya Shinomiya and MIyuki Shirogane - Kaguya-sama: Love is War? (Season 2)
Legoshi and Haru - BEASTARS
Kotoko Iwanaga and Kuro Sakuragawa - In/Spectre
Catarina Claes and Maria Campbell - My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom
Chizuru Mizuhara and Kazuya Kinoshita - Rent-A-Girlfriend

 


 

 

Best Drama

Fruits Basket (Season 2)
Great Pretender
Japan Sinks: 2020
SING “YESTERDAY” FOR ME
BEASTARS
Somali and the Forest Spirit

 


 

 

Best Fantasy

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2
Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai
DECA-DENCE
Ascendance of a Bookworm Part 2
Dorohedoro
Tower of God

 


 

 

Best Comedy

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
Kaguya-sama: Love is War? (Season 2)
My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle
Kakushigoto
The Misfit of Demon King Academy

 


 

Now that you've met our nominees, cast your votes below!

 

 

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