Crunchyroll Unveils 2018 Anime Awards Nominees, Opens Fan Voting

Crunchyroll has revealed the nominees for the 2018 Anime Awards presented by Devil May Cry 5, with each category now open to fan voting.
Released on Jan. 11, the nominees include both ongoing series and new properties that aired in 2018.
Highly regarded releases like Devilman Crybaby, A Place Further Than the Universe and Violet Evergarden are each up for several nominations, all of which include Anime of the Year and Best Animation.
Meanwhile, the smash hit shonen series My Hero Academia has been nominated once again via its third season, this time for Best Animation and Best Boy.
In a surprise turn however, the new original series Megalobox stands as the most nominated show of the year. It holds nominations in eight different categories, including Best Animation, Best Director and Anime of the Year to name a few.
Fans will be able to vote on their picks until Jan. 18, after which voting will be closed. The winners in each category will be revealed during the 2018 Anime Awards live show on Feb. 16.
The full list of nominees can be viewed down below.
Anime of the Year

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A Place Further Than the Universe
Devilman Crybaby
Violet Evergarden
Zombie Land Saga

Thursday January 01, 1970

Best Animation

Violet Evergarden
Devilman Crybaby
A Place Further Than the Universe
Bloom into You
My Hero Academia Season 3

Best Opening Sequence

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Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
Darling in the Franxx
Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler
Pop Team Epic
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

Best Ending Sequence 

Attack on Titan Season 3
After the Rain
FLCL Alternative
Revue Starlight
FLCL Progressive

Best Film

Night is Short, Walk On Girl
My Hero Academia: Two Heroes
Mirai of the Future
Liz and the Blue Bird
Mazinger Z: Infinity

Best Character Design

Violet Evergarden
Devilman Crybaby
Zombie Land Saga
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

Best Boy

Kotaro Tatsumi
Izuku Midoriya
Sakuta Azusagawa

Best Girl

Hinata Miyake
Lily Hoshikawa
Nadeshiko Kagamihara
Mai Sakurajima

Best VA Performance (JP)

Mamoru Miyano
Soma Saito
Megumi Han
Nao Toyama
Reina Ueda

Best VA Performance (EN)

Kari Wahlgren
Christopher Sabat
Erica Mendez
David Wald
Tia Ballard
Erika Harlacher

Best Director

Masaaki Yuasa
Atsuko Ishizuka
You Moriyama
Yohei Suzuki
Taichi Ishidate
Hiroko Utsumi

Best Protagonist

Yumeko Jabami
Violet Evergarden
Rimuru Tempest
Sakuta Azusagawa

Best Antagonist

Ryo Asuka
Akane Shinjo
All For One
Tokushiro Tsurumi

Best Fight Scene Presented by Capcom

Hina vs Anzu
All for One vs All Might
Naruto & Sasuke vs Momoshiki
Jiren vs Goku
Yami vs Licht
Satan vs Devilman

Best Continuing Series Presented by VRV

The Ancient Magus’ Bride
Dragon Ball Super
Black Clover
March comes in like a lion
One Piece
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

For more on the nominees, check out our op-eds on how one of Megalobox’s strongest points is its ’90s anime aesthetic, while Devilman Crybaby’s old-school use of violence and gore is to its benefit.
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