‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ Wins Anime of the Year in Crunchyroll Anime Awards

Crunchyroll’s 4th annual Anime Awards revealed its winners during a livestream on 15 February from San Francisco. The awards bolstered 11 million votes during the voting period. 

The winners for the 18 categories are as followed: 

Anime of the Year: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Best Animation: Mob Psycho 100 II

Best Opening Sequence: Mob Psycho 100 II, ♪ 99.9 – MOB CHOIR feat. sajou no hana

Best Ending Sequence: KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR, ♪ Chikatto Chika Chikaa♡ – Konomi Kohara

Best Boy: Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Best Girl: Raphtalia, The Rising of the Shield Hero

Best Score: Mocky, Carole & Tuesday 

Best VA Performance (JP): Yuichi Nakamura voices Bruno Bucciarati in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

Best VA Performance (EN): Billy Kametz voices Naofumi in The Rising of the Shield Hero

Best Director: Tetsuro Araki, Chief Director and Masashi Koizuka, Director – Attack on Titan Season 3

Best Character Design: Satoshi Iwataki, Original Character Design by Hiroyuki Asada, Dororo

Best Protagonist: Senku, Dr. STONE

Best Antagonist: Isabella, The Promised Neverland

Best Fight Scene: Tanjiro & Nezuko vs. Rui, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Best Couple: Kaguya Shinomiya & Miyuki Shirogane, KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR

Best Drama: Vinland Saga, WIT STUDIO

Best Fantasy: The Promised Neverland, CloverWorks

Best Comedy: KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR, A-1 Pictures

Industry Icon: George Wada, WIT STUDIO

In related news, the 6th Anime Trending Awards will be held next week on 22 February at 10 PM US Pacific.

Source: press release

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