VI Annual Seiyuu Awards: And the Winners Are…

The 6th annual Japanese awards for voice acting have ended and I must say that most of the prizes have gone to some of the best seiyuu in the past year. Tiger & Bunny, Inazuma Eleven, Tony Tony Chopper and many more are listed below as the all the categories and winners are collected in my little site.

BEST LEAD ACTOR AWARD

Award for best leading performances from an actor during the year

 

Hiroaki Hirata

Agency: Theatre Company Subaru

Roles: Tiger & Bunny, Air Gear, One Piece

 

BEST LEAD ACTRESS AWARD

Award for best leading performances from an actress during the year

 

Aoi Yuuki

Agency: Pro Fit

Roles: Puella Magi Madoka Magica, A-Channel, Ben-To

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR AWARD

Award for best supporting performances from an actor during the year

 

Ryohei Kimura

Agency: Gekidan Himari

Roles: Haganai, Angel Beats!, Eden of the East

 

Mamoru Miyano

Agency: Gekidan Himari

Roles: Gundam 00, Death Note, Antique Bakery

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS AWARD

Award for best supporting performances from actresses during the year

 

Emiri Katou

Agency: 81 Produce

Roles: Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Black Butler, Darker than Black

 

BEST NEW ACTOR AWARD

Award for noteworthy performances from an actor who debuted within the last five years

 

Takuya Eguchi

Agency: 81 Produce

Roles: Gosick, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi

 

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Agency: I’m Enterprise

Roles: Heaven’s Memo Pad, Campione!, Battle Spirits: Brave

 

BEST NEW ACTRESS AWARD

Award for noteworthy performances from actresses who debuted within the last five years

 

Ai Kayano

Agency: Pro Fit

Roles: AnoHana, Guilty Crown, Kamisama Dolls

 

Shiori Mikami

Agency: Aoni Production

Roles: Yuruyuri, Shining Hearts -Shiawase no Pan-, Kämpfer

 

 

BEST SINGING AWARD

Award for singing by a voice actor or actress under own name or in a role

 

STRISH (Uta no Prince-sama – Maji Love 1000%)

Takuma Terashima

Agency: AXL-ONE

Roles: Amagami SS, Aquarion, Durarara!!

 

Kenichi Suzumura

Agency: Arts Vision

Roles: D.Gray-man, Amatsuki, Boys Be…

 

Kishou Taniyama

Agency: Ken Production

Roles: Basquash!, Bottle Fairy, DearS

Mamoru Miyano

Agency: Gekidan Himawari

 

Junichi Suwabe

Agency: Haikyo

Roles: Black Butler, 07-Ghost, Bakuman.

Hiro Shimono

Agency: I’m Enterprise

Roles: 30-sai no Hoken Taiiku, Appleseed XIII, Big Windup!

 

BEST PERSONALITY AWARD

Award for best radio, web radio, or television personality under own name or in a role

 

Yuka Iguchi

Agency: Office Osawa

Role: Toaru Majutsu no Index, Bakemonogatari, Fractale

 

SPECIAL MERIT AWARD

Award for late performers who contributed to many genres, especially foreign works, over the years

 

Osamu Kobayashi (1934-2011)

Agency: Doujinsha Production

Roles: Yul Brynner, Michael Caine, Jon Voight, Harry Potter’s Alastor Moody, Mission: Impossible’s Willy Armitage

 

Junpei Takiguchi (1931-2011)

Agency: Freelance

Roles: Clifton James, Yatterman’s Dokurobee, Burari Tochuu Gesha no Tabi’s narration

 

Takeshi Watabe (1931-2011)

Agency: 81 Produce

Roles: Stargate SG-1’s Master Bra’tac (Tony Amendola), Uchuu Keiji Gyaban’s Don Horror (2nd actor), Muteki Choujin Zanbot 3’s Gaizok, Naruto’s Gamabunta, Fist of the North Star’s as Kiba Daio

 

MERIT AWARDS

Award for the seiyuu who have contributed to many genres, especially foreign works, over the years

 

Miyoko Asou

Agency: Haikyo

Roles: Mindy Sterling, Shizuko Hoshi, Gemma Jones, Sleeping Beauty’s Flora, Sazae-san’s Fune

 

Kaneta Kimotsuki

Agency: 21th Century Fox

Roles: Dokaben’s Tonoma, Tom & Jerry’s Tom, Ninja Hattori-kun’s Kemuzou Kemumaki, Doraemon’s Suneo, Galaxy Express 999’s 999 Conductor

 

SYNERGY AWARD

Award for maximizing the appeal of voice-acting in a work as a whole

 

Inazuma Eleven series

Junko Takeuchi (Ogipro The Next)

Yuka Terasaki (Ogipro The Next)

 

KEI TOMIYAMA AWARD

Award for the male performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media

 

Kenyuu Horiuchi

Agency: Kenyu Office

Roles: A Team the Movie’s Lieutenant Templeton “Face” Peck, Star Wars’ Han Solo (NTV broadcast), Full House’s Jesse

 

KAZUE TAKAHASHI AWARD

Award for the female performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media

 

Keiko Toda

Agency: Look Up

Roles: Julia Roberts, Jodie Foster, Vivien Leigh, Soreike! Anpanman’s Anpanman, Cat’s Eye’s Hitomi, Mobile Suit Gundam’s Matilda Ajan

 

KIDS/FAMILY AWARD

Award selected by children

 

Ikue Ohtani

Agency: Mausu Promotion

Roles: Pokémon’s Pikachu, One Piece’s Tony Tony Chopper

 

OVERSEAS FANS CHOICE AWARD

Award selected by overseas fans

 

Takahiro Sakurai

Agency: 81 Produce

Roles: C – Control – The Money and Soul of Possibility’s Masakaki, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children’s Cloud Strife

 

MOST VOTES AWARD

(New Award)

 

Hiroshi Kamiya

Agency: Aoni Production

Role: Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

 

SEIYUU AWARDS’ SPECIAL AWARD

Picture Book Read-Aloud Caravan Team

 

Tomoko Kawakami (1970-2011)

Agency: Production baobab

Roles: Revolutionary Girl Utena, Hikaru no Go, Sugar: A Little Snow Fairy, Air

 

 

Source: Anime News Network

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6 Comments on "VI Annual Seiyuu Awards: And the Winners Are…"

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MechaMan
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My respect to those awarded with the special merit. The new ones have a lot to learn.

Lulubel
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Yoshitsugu Matsuoka is quite well-known actually… Oh, well – congrats to the winners! :)

Chan-Chan
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So many of my favourite people ever!!!! Yuka Iguchi <3 Hiroshi Kamiya<3 Kishou Taniyama <3

Congratulations, dearssss!!!!!! :3

InStyleAkuma
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True, Chan-Chan :) I support your enthusiasm.

BakaOuji
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There’s a personality award?! Maaan…

Shounen
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Hiroaki Hirata all the way!!!! ;)