A night to honor the anime industry
The anime community has made their voices heard as the winners of the 2023 Crunchyroll Anime Awards have been announced. This event was presented during a special ceremony in Tokyo, where the best workers in the animation industry were honored. The ceremony took place on March 4 and was broadcast live worldwide.
The 2023 Crunchyroll Anime Awards featured a variety of presenters across the entertainment industry. Among them were Super Bowl champion Juju Smith-Schuster, actor Finn Wolfhard, along with directors Justin Lin and Robert Rodriguez.
A winner was chosen for each of the 29 different categories. Among the highlights was Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Winner of the Anime of the Year award. Demon Slayer And The attack on the Giants Dominate the show with five awards won each. Jujutsu Kisen 0 Followed by winning three awards.
Here are the winners of the 2023 Crunchyroll Anime Awards, organized by their respective categories:
- Anime of the year – Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
- best work – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
- Best animation – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
- Best anime song – “Grumbling” by SiM Attack on Titan Final Season Part Two
- Best Character Design – Akira Matsushima’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba A.IRC
- Best Comedy – spy x family
- Best Continuing Series – one piece
- Best Director – Haruo Sotozaki for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
- Best Drama – Attack on Titan Final Season Part Two
- Best closing sequence – “Comedy” by General Hoshino about spy x family
- best fantasy – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
- the best movie – Jujutsu Kisen 0
- Best main character – Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan Final Season Part Two
- Best New Series – spy x family
- Best opening sequence – “rumbling”, sim, Attack on Titan Final Season Part Two
- Best original anime – Lycoris recoil
- Best romance – Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
- best score – Kota Yamamoto and Hiroyuki Sawano in Attack on Titan Final Season Part Two
- Best Supporting Character – Anya Forge from spy x family
- Best Performance by a Male Vocal Artist (English) – Zach Aguilar as David Martinez Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
- Best Vocal Performance (Japanese) – Yuki Kaji as Eren Jaeger Attack on Titan Final Season Part Two
- Best Voice Performance (Arabic) – Amal Hawija as Gon Freecss in Hunter X Hunter
- Best Vocal Performance (Castilian) – Jaime Pérez de Seville as Yuta Okutsu Jujutsu Kisen 0
- Best Vocal Performance (French) – Brigitte Lecordaire as Bojji from Order of Kings
- Best Vocal Performance (German) – Nicholas Artago as Yuta Okutsu Jujutsu Kisen 0
- Best Vocal Performance (Italian) – Elisa Georgiou as Maki Zenin Jujutsu Kisen (Core 1)
- Best Vocal Performance (Portuguese) Nina Carvalho as Anja Forget spy x family
- Best Vocal Performance (Spanish) – Alejandro Orozco as Giotaro Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
- “Character must be protected at all costs.” – Anya Forge from spy x family
during the ceremony. Crunchyroll has also made several major announcements. A new music initiative has been launched in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to add over 100 full-length live concerts, 3,200 music videos and featuring over 250 artists to the platform. As it was revealed monster hunter Will have a collaboration event with Street Fighter: Duel.
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