JUJUTSU KAISEN Named Anime of the Year at Crunchyroll Anime Awards

Crunchyroll announced during a Twitch live stream the winners of the 5th Anime Awards.  JUJUTSU KAISEN took the title “Anime of the Year” and also took the most categories with Anime of the Year, Best Antagonist with Ryomen Sukuna, and Best Ending Sequence for LOST IN PARADISE by ALI feat. AKLO. 

The full results are as follows:   

  • Anime of the Year – “JUJUTSU KAISEN”
  • Best Animation – “Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!”
  • Best Fantasy – “Re:ZERO -Starting Life In Another World- (Season 2)”
  • Best Drama – “Fruits Basket (Season 2)”
  • Best Comedy – “Kaguya-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”

JUJUTSU KAISEN anime series is based on the Weekly Shonen Jump manga by Gege Akutami. Viz Media is publishing the manga in English. MAPPA is in charge of the animation production with the following key staff: Sung Hoo Park as director, Hiroshi Seko as series composer, Hirohsi Seko as script writer, Tadashi Hiramatsu as character designer, and Arisa Okehazama, Hiroaki Tsutsumi, and Yoshimasa Terui as music composer. 

The anime is currently streaming on Crunchyroll. 

Source: email correspondence

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