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The Nominees For Crunchyroll’s Anime Awards 2024 Are Here! Vote Now!

Three-time GRAMMY-winner Megan Thee Stallion and Japan’s hit singer LiSA will be amongst the list of people presenting the awards this year.

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2023 has brought us some amazingly new and old anime back to center stage, and it’s that time of the year once again!

That’s right! The voting for Crunchyroll’s Popularity Awards Anime Awards 2024 has begun! And it’s open right now until January 27, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. PT

The nominees are picked from the list of anime that aired between Fall 2022 and Summer 2023.

So yeah, Jujutsu Kaisen fans, you should vote for your show only with the Hidden Inventory arc in mind. Shibuya arc is considered for next year.

Three new categories are introduced for this year: Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Slice of Life.

Yaaay, more categories for Demon Slayer to rob!

The 8th annual Crunchyroll event is set to take place on March 2, 2024 in Tokyo, Japan, including a global fan livestream on Sony Global’s YouTube Channel.

The stars line-up for this year is PACKED! Three-time GRAMMY-winner Megan Thee Stallion and Japan’s hit singer LiSA will be amongst the list of people presenting the awards this year.

Without further ado, here’s the entire list of nominees and categories for the Anime Awards 2024!

Anime of the Year

  • BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • OSHI NO KO
  • VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2

Best Continuing Series

  • Attack on Titan (Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc)
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN (JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2)
  • One Piece
  • SPY x FAMILY (SPY x FAMILY Season 1 Cour 2)
  • VINLAND SAGA (VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2)

Best New Series

  • BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Heavenly Delusion
  • Hell’s Paradise
  • OSHI NO KO
  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

Best Film

  • Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King
  • BLUE GIANT
  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends-
  • PSYCHO-PASS: Providence
  • Suzume
  • THE FIRST SLAM DUNK

Best Original Anime

  • Akiba Maid War
  • BIRDIE WING -Golf Girls’ Story- Season2
  • Buddy Daddies
  • Do It Yourself!!
  • Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch From Mercury
  • THE MARGINAL SERVICE

Best Animation

  • Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • Mob Psycho 100 III
  • TRIGUN STAMPEDE

Best Character Design

  • Chainsaw Man
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • Hell’s Paradise
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • OSHI NO KO
  • TRIGUN STAMPEDE

Best Director

  • Yuichiro Hayashi – Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • Keiichiro Saito – BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Ryu Nakayama – Chainsaw Man
  • Hirotaka Mori – Heavenly Delusion
  • Shota Goshozono – JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • Daisuke Hiramaki – OSHI NO KO

Best Cinematography

  • Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • Heavenly Delusion
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2

Best Art Direction

  • Chainsaw Man
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • Hell’s Paradise
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • OSHI NO KO
  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

Best Romance

  • Horimiya: The Missing Pieces
  • Insomniacs after school
  • My Happy Marriage
  • My Love Story with Yamada-kun at Lv999
  • Skip and Loafer
  • Tomo-chan Is a Girl!

Best Comedy

  • BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Buddy Daddies
  • MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES
  • SPY x FAMILY Season 1 Cour 2
  • Urusei Yatsura
  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

Best Action

  • Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War – The Separation
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • One Piece

Best Fantasy

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • Hell’s Paradise
  • MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES
  • Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 2
  • Ranking of Kings: The Treasure Chest of Courage
  • The Ancient Magus’ Bride SEASON 2

Best Drama

  • Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • Heavenly Delusion
  • My Happy Marriage
  • OSHI NO KO
  • To Your Eternity Season 2
  • VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2

Best Slice of Life

  • BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Do It Yourself!!
  • Horimiya: The Missing Pieces
  • Insomniacs after school
  • My Love Story with Yamada-kun at Lv999
  • Skip and Loafer

Best Main Character

  • Bocchi (Hitori Gotoh) – BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Denji – Chainsaw Man
  • Eren Jaeger – Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • Mob (Shigeo Kageyama) – Mob Psycho 100 III
  • Monkey D. Luffy – One Piece
  • Thorfinn – VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2

Best Supporting Character

  • Arataka Reigen – Mob Psycho 100 III
  • Hange Zoe – Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • Kana Arima – OSHI NO KO
  • Power – Chainsaw Man
  • Satoru Gojo – JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • Suguru Geto – JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2

“Must Protect At All Costs” Character

  • Anya Forger – SPY x FAMILY Season 1 Cour 2
  • Hitori Gotoh (Bocchi) – BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Bojji – Ranking of Kings: The Treasure Chest of Courage
  • Miri Unasaka – Buddy Daddies
  • Pochita – Chainsaw Man
  • Suletta Mercury – Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury

Best Anime Song

  • Idol – YOASOBI – OSHI NO KO
  • KICK BACK – Kenshi Yonezu – Chainsaw Man
  • Seisyun Complex – Kessoku Band – BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Suzume – RADWIMPS feat. toaka – Suzume
  • Where Our Blue Is –– Tatsuya Kitani – JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • WORK – Ringo Sheena and millennium parade – Hell’s Paradise

Best Score

  • Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • OSHI NO KO
  • Suzume

Best Opening Sequence

  • Idol – YOASOBI – OSHI NO KO
  • innocent arrogance – BiSH – Heavenly Delusion
  • KICK BACK – Kenshi Yonezu – Chainsaw Man
  • Song of the Dead – KANA-BOON – Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead
  • Where Our Blue Is –– Tatsuya Kitani – JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • WORK – Ringo Sheena and millennium parade – Hell’s Paradise

Best Ending Sequence

  • Akari – Soshi Sakiyama – JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2
  • Happiness of the Dead – Shiyui – Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead
  • HAWATARI NIOKU CENTI (2-hundred-million-centimeter-long blades) – MAXIMUM THE HORMONE – Chainsaw Man
  • Koi Kogare – milet × MAN WITH A MISSION – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • Mephisto – QUEEN BEE – OSHI NO KO
  • color – yama – SPY x FAMILY Season 1 Cour 2

Best Voice Artist Performance – Japanese

  • Atsumi Tanezaki (Anya Forger) – SPY x FAMILY Season 1 Cour 2
  • Kikunosuke Toya (Denji) – Chainsaw Man
  • Mayumi Tanaka (Monkey D. Luffy) – One Piece
  • Yoshino Aoyama (Bocchi) – BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • Yuki Kaji (Eren Jaeger) – Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1
  • Yuuichi Nakamura (Satoru Gojo) – JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2

Best Voice Artist Performance – English

  • Abby Trott (Nezuko Kamado) – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc
  • Austin Tindle (Millions Knives) – TRIGUN STAMPEDE
  • Johnny Yong Bosch (Ichigo Kurosaki) – BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War – The Separation
  • Lexi Nieto (Tomo Aizawa) – Tomo-chan Is a Girl!
  • Marisa Duran (Sagiri Yamada Asaemon) – Hell’s Paradise
  • Ryan Colt Levy (Denji) – Chainsaw Man

The full list of the star presenters for the Anime Awards 2024 is as follows:

  • Three-time GRAMMY-winning recording artist, philanthropist and entrepreneur Megan Thee Stallion
  • Award-winning actress from Ms. Marvel and The Marvels, Iman Vellani
  • Japanese singer-songwriter who has performed hit anime theme songs, LiSA
  • Japanese night club host, entrepreneur and TV personality, ROLAND
  • American fashion model, drag entertainer and international DJ who was crowned the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10, Aquaria
  • British rapper and artist who regularly mixes genres within his musi, Che Lingo
  • Artist, producer, vocalist and DJ, whose introspective, dancefloor-ready tracks have made her a global icon, Yaeji
  • Singer born in the Philippines, and raised in Australia, Ylona Garcia

Megan and LiSA comment on their participation in the awards ceremony and their enthusiasm for anime as follows:

<Megan Thee Stallion comments>

“Watching anime is one of my favorite things to do! I love cosplaying all of my favorite characters, I love the storytelling, and I love getting inspiration from the different anime art styles! I’m really excited for the opportunity to attend and present an award at this year’s Crunchyroll Anime Awards. I’m looking forward to traveling to Tokyo and joining my fellow anime lovers as we celebrate and honor the best anime creators and shows in the world,”

<LiSA comments>

“Beyond time and borders, anime allows us to connect and be touched, be excited, and share the same emotions with others, regardless of age or values. Anime has the same potential and appeals that I feel towards music. I hope the wonderful Japanese anime continues to bring joy to many fans around the world. I consider anime to be one of the cultures that represents Japan, so I am very honored to be chosen as the presenter.”

According to Crunchyroll, Kenichiro Yoshida, Chairman and CEO of Sony Group Corporation, will return to deliver opening remarks at the Anime Awards live ceremony, hosted by voice actress Sally Amaki and entertainer Jon Kabira.

Fans can vote for their favorite entries in each category right here!

Source: Crunchyroll 1 | 2