Shinei Wins Boy of the Year in 8th Anime Trending Awards

Shinei Nouzen from the military science fiction series 86 EIGHTY SIX has won Best Boy in the 8th Anime Trending Awards. 

The skilled but haunted juggernaut pilot and “Undertaker” of the show made his AT chart debut in the Spring 2021 Male Characters chart, scoring 3rd place and eventually ranking 1st by Week 7. He maintained his position among the Top 3 throughout the rest of the Spring 2021 Male Characters Chart. 

During 86 EIGHTY SIX ‘s second cour, Shinei once again scored 1st place in the Fall 2021 Male Characters Chart during Weeks 3, 4, and 11, ultimately winning overall for that season.

Shinei is voiced by Shouya Chiba, who has also voiced characters like  Project Scard: Scar on the Praeter’s Kazuma Arashiba, Dororo’s Tahomaru, and Irodoku: The World in Colors’s Yuito Aoi. 

86 EIGHTY SIX also won 1st place in the following categories: Best Ending Theme Song with “Avid” by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:mizuki, Best in Adapted Screenplay, Best in Soundtrack, Sci-Fi or Mecha Anime of the Year, and most importantly, New Anime of the Year. The show was further nominated in four other categories, including Opening Theme Song of the Year, Best in Animation, Action or Adventure Anime of the Year, and Drama Anime of the Year. 

The ten nominees for Best Boy of the Year were:

1. Nouzen, Shinei 

2. Miyamura, Izumi 

3. Souma, Kyou 

4. Natsuki, Subaru 

5. Greyrat, Rudeus 

6. Tempest, Rimuru 

7. Yoshida

8. Sano, Manjirou “Mikey” 

9. Ishigami, Senku 

10. Tadano, Hitohito 

The full results of the 8th Anime Trending Awards can be viewed here

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