Winners and Nominees of The Anime Awards 2021 by Crunchyroll

Updated: Feb 27


Anime of the Year


Winner of 2021

JUJUTSU KAISEN

Studio: Studio MAPPA


Runner-ups:

The Great Pretender

Studio: WIT STUDIO

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Studio: Science SARU

Dorohedoro Studio: Studio MAPPA

BEASTARS

Studio: Orange

APPARE-RANMAN!

Studio P.A. WORKS

Best Protagonist


Winner of 2021

Catherine Claes

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!


Runner-ups:

Natsume

DECA-DENCE

Yuji Itadori

JUJUTSU KAISEN


Midori Asakusa

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!


Anos Voldigoat

The Misfits at Demon King Academy


Shoyo Hinata

HAIKYU!! TO THE TOP

Best Antagonist


Winner of 2021

Ryomen Sukuna JUJUTSU KAISEN


Runner-ups:

En Dorohedoro Rachel Tower of God

Echidna Re:ZERO (Season 2)

Akito Soma Fruits Basket (Season 2) Overhaul My Hero Academia (Season 4)

Best Boy


Winner of 2021

Shoyo Hinata

HAIKYU!! TO THE TOP


Runner-ups:

Caiman

Dorohedoro


Satoru Gojo

JUJUTSU KAISEN

Khun Aguero Agnes

Tower of God


Anos Voldigoat The Misfits at Demon King Academy


Legoshi BEASTARS

Best Girl


Winner of 2021

Kaguya Shinomiya Kaguya-Sama: Love is War?


Runner-ups:

Sayaka Kanamori

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!


Noi

Dorohedoro


Abigail Jones

Great Pretender


Chizuru Mizuhara

Ren-A-Girlfriend


Catherine Claes

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!


Best Opening Sequence


Winner of 2021

Wild Side

by ALI BEASTARS


Runner-ups:

Easy Breezy

by chelmico Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!


by Masayuki Suzuki Kaguya-Sama: Love is War? KAIKAI KITAN

by Eve

JUJUTSU KAISEN


G.P.

by Yutaka Yamada

The Great Pretender


PHOENIX by BURNOUT SYNDROMES HAIKYU!! TO THE TOP

Best Ending Sequence


Winner of 2021

LOST IN PARADISE by ALI feat. AKLO JUJUTSU KAISEN


Runner-ups:

NIGHT RUNNING by Shin Sakura ft AAAMYYY BNA: Brand New Animal

Welcome My Friend by OKAMOTO'S The Millionaire Detective - Balance: UNLIMITED

The Great Pretender by Freddie Mercury Great Pretender D.D.D.D by (K)NoW_NAME Dorohedoro


LAST DANCE by Mamoru Miyano In/Spectre

Best VA Performance (JP)


Winner of 2021

JP VA: Yusuke Kobayashi Character: Natsuki Subaru Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (Season 2)



Runner-ups:

JP VA: Riho Sugiyama Character: Minare Koda Wave, Listen to Me!


JP VA: Mutsumi Tamura Character: Sayaka Kanamori Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!


JP VA: Megumi Ogata Character: Hanako-kun Toilet-bound Hanako-kun


JP VA: Yuichi Nakamura Character: Satoru Gojo JUJUTSU KAISEN


JP VA: Yusuke Onuki Character: Daisuke Kambe The Millionaire Detective - Balance: UNLIMITED


Best VA Performance (EN)

Winner of 2021

EN VA: Zeno Robinson Character: Hawks My Hero Academia Season 4


Runner-ups:

EN VA: Aaron Phillips Character: Laurent Thierry Great Pretender

EN VA: Jonah Scott Character: Legoshi BEASTARS

EN VA: Crispin Freeman Character: Ziusudra Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia

EN VA: Johnny Yong Bosch Character: Bam Tower of God

EN VA: Anairis Quiñones Character: Echidna Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (Season 2)


Best Director


Winner of 2021

Masaaki Yuasa

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!



Runner-ups:

Sunghoo Park

JUJUTSU KAISEN

Mamoru Hatakeyama

Kaguya-sama: Love is War?


Yuzuru Tachikawa DECA-DENCE


Hiro Kaburagi

Great Pretender


Takashi Sano Tower of God


Best Animation


Winner of 2021

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Studio: Science SARU


Runner-ups:

The Great Pretender

Studio: WIT STUDIO

JUJUTSU KAISEN

Studio: Studio MAPPA

The God of High School Studio: Studio MAPPA

BEASTARS

Studio: Orange


Princess Connect! Re:Dive

Studio: Cygames Pictures

Best Character Design


Winner of 2021

Mayuka Ito Original Designs by Aidairo Toilet-bound Hanako-kun


Runner-ups:

Naoyuki Asano

Original Designs by Sumito Oowara Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Masashi Kudoh and Miho Tanino Original Story by SIU Tower of God

Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and Hirotaka Katou

Great Pretender


Genice Chan and Yuusuke Yoshigaki

BNA: Brand New Animal

Rumiko Takahashi and Yoshihito Hishinuma

Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon

Best Fight Scene


Winner of 2021

Deku vs. Overhaul

My Hero Academia Season 4


Runner-ups:

Satoru Gojo vs. Ryomen Sukuna

JUJUTSU KAISEN


Bercouli vs. Dark God Vecta Sword Art Online Alicization: War of the Underworld Part 2


Jin Mori vs. Han Daewi

The God of High School


Jin Mori vs. Jegal Taek

The God of High School

Brawler vs. Master

Akudama Drive

Best Drama


Winner of 2021

Fruits Basket (Season 2)

Studio: ‎TMS Entertainment


Runner-ups:

Japan Sinks: 2020

Studio: ‎Science SARU


BEASTARS

Studio: Orange


Great Pretender

Studio: WIT STUDIO


SING “YESTERDAY” FOR ME

Studio: ‎Doga Kobo

Somali and the Forest Spirit

Studio: SATELIGHT, HORNETS


Best Comedy


Winner of 2021

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Studio: Science SARU


Runner-ups:

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

Studio: SILVER LINK.

Kakushigoto

Studio: Ajia-do Animation Works


Kaguya-sama: Love is War?

Studio: A-1 Pictures


Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Studio: Doga Kobo


The Misfit of Demon King Academy: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His

Descendants

Studio: SILVER LINK.

Best Score


Winner of 2021

Kevin Penkin

Tower of God


Runner-ups:

Satoru Kousaki

BEASTARS


Alisa Okehazama

The God of High School


Yutaka Yamada

Great Pretender OORUTAICHI

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Kensuke Ushio

Japan Sinks: 2020

Best Couples


Winner of 2021

Nasa Yuzaki & Tsukasa Yuzaki

TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You


Runner-ups:

Legoshi & Haru

BEASTARS


Catarina Claes & Maria Campbell My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

Kaguya Shinomiya & Miyuki Shirogane

Kaguya-sama: Love is War?


Kotoko Iwanaga & Kuro Sakuragawa

In/Spectre


Chizuru Mizuhara & Kazuya Kinoshita

Rent-a-Girlfriend

Best Fantasy

Winner of 2021

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (Season 2)

Studio: WHITE FOX

Runner-ups:

DECA-DENCE

Studio: NUT


Dorohedoro

Studio: MAPPA

Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai

Studio: Toei Animation

Ascendance of a Bookworm Part 2

Studio: Ajia-do Animation Works


Tower of God

Studio: TELECOM ANIMATION FILM





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