KEY POINTS

  • “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” bagged the most number of awards
  • The award ceremony was hosted by WWE Superstar Xavier Woods
  • Four anime will be released on Crunchyroll in 2020

From the headquarters of Crunchyroll in San Francisco, the winners of the Anime Awards 2020 were declared on Saturday. WWW Superstar Xavier Woods, an avid anime fan, co-hosted the event, which was live-streamed in eight languages across the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, the U.K., and Canada.

Crunchyroll 2020 Anime Awards Winners

  1. Anime of the Year - “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”
  2. Best Opening Sequence – “ ♪ 99.9 - MOB CHOIR” feat. sajou no hana for “Mob Psycho 100 II”
  3. Best Animation – “Mob Psycho 100 II”
  4. Best Ending Sequence – “ ♪ Chikatto Chika Chikaa ♡” – Konomi Kohara for “Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War”
  5. Best Score – Mocky for “Carole & Tuesday”
  6. Best Boy – Tanjiro Kamado, “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”
  7. Best Girl – Raphtalia, “The Rising of the Shield Hero”
  8. Best VA Performance (EN) – Billy Kametz – Naofumi, “The Rising of the Shield Hero”
  9. Best VA Performance (JP) – Yuichi Nakamura – Bruno Bucciarati, “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind”
  10. Best Protagonist – Senku from “Dr. Stone”
  11. Best Antagonist - Isabella from “The Promised Neverland”
  12. Best Character Design – Satoshi Iwataki, original character design by Hiroyuki Asada, “Dororo”
  13. Best Director – Chief Director Tetsuro Araki and Director Masashi Koizuko for “Attack on Titan Season 3”
  14. Best Fight Scene – Nezuko and Tanjiro vs. Rui from “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”
  15. Best Drama – “Vinland Saga,” WIT Studio
  16. Best Couple - Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane from “Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War”
  17. Best Comedy – Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War,” A-1 Pictures
  18. Industry Icon – George Wada from WIT Studio
  19. Best Fantasy – “The Promised Neverland,” CloverWorks

At the award ceremony, Crunchyroll announced four anime coming in 2020, Gamespot reported. “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” Season 2 is coming this year. Meanwhile, the other three are, reportedly, new anime. “The 8th Son- Are You Kidding Me” and “My Next Life As a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom” will be releasing in April 2020. However, Crunchyroll has not revealed the date. Another anime that is coming in 2020 is “So I’m a Spider, So What.”

Attack on Titan Screenshot Eren prepares for action in the "Attack on Titan" video game. Photo: http://gematsu.com/