Crunchyroll has uncovered their record of winners for the fifth yearly Anime Awards! Probably the most awesome aspect of being an anime fan is thinking back on a whole year of releases and sorting out which new series beat the competition. The most awesome aspect is having the opportunity to see what the rest of the fandom enjoyed over the course of the year.
For the fifth year straight, Crunchyroll compiled votes over across a long time from a large number of fans to discover which of the 2020 anime really stuck out. Read on for the full breakdown of champs from Crunchyroll’s Anime Awards for 2021:
- Best Character Design – Toilet-bound Hanako-kun
- Best Animation – Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
- Best Fight Scene – Deku vs. Overhaul (My Hero Academia)
- Best Couple – Nasa Yuzaki and Tsukasa Yuzaki – TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You
- Best Performance by a Voice Actor (JP) – Yusuke Kobayashi as Natsuki Subaru – Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2
- Best Performance by a Voice Actor (EN) – Zeno Robinson as Hawks – My Hero Academia Season 4
- Best Girl – Kaguya Shinomiya – KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR? (Season 2)
- Best Boy – Shoyo Hinata – HAIKYU!! TO THE TOP
- Best Director – Masaaki Yuasa – Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
- Best Score – Kevin Penkin – Tower of God
- Best Opening Sequence – “Wild Side” by ALI – BEASTARS
- Best Ending Sequence – “LOST IN PARADISE” by ALI feat. AKLO – JUJUTSU KAISEN
- Best Fantasy – Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World- Season 2
- Best Comedy – KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR? (Season 2)
- Best Drama – Fruits Basket (Season 2)
- Best Protagonist – Catarina Claes – My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
- Best Antagonist – Ryomen Sukuna – Jujutsu Kaisen
- Anime of the Year – Jujutsu Kaisen