Crunchyroll has unveiled details for the upcoming Anime Awards including the categories and the launch of the website for the 2021 show.
The Anime Awards, presented by Princess Connect! Re: Dive, is a celebration of the best and brightest in Japanese animation made possible by the world’s most passionate community. Now entering its fifth year, the Anime Awards’ commitment to commemorating the best of the best is stronger than ever!
Nominees will be announced and voting will begin on January 15, 2021, at 5pm (UK time) and end on January 23, 2021, at 1.00am. Winners will be revealed during a live-streamed programme on
Friday, February 20, 2021, at 1am.
The categories for 2021 include fan favourites like Best VA Performance as well as returning classics like Best Couple.
Check out the full list below and get ready to vote daily from January 15 – 22, 2021:
- Anime of the Year
- Best Protagonist
- Best Antagonist
- Best Girl
- Best Boy
- Best Director
- Best Animation
- Best Character Design
- Best Score
- Best Fight Scene
- Best Couple
- Best VA Performance (JP)
- Best VA Performance (EN)
- Best Opening Sequence
- Best Ending Sequence
- Best Fantasy
- Best Drama
- Best Comedy
The Crunchyroll Anime Awards judges span the globe and represent a cross-section of anime knowledge. Meet this year’s community of industry experts in this Crunchyroll News post here.
The winners will be revealed during the Anime Awards live stream on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST.
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