The organizers of the 12th Annual Seiyū Awards have announced the winners of the Merit Award, Kei Tomiyama Award, and Kazue Takahashi Award.
- Hiroshi Masuoka: roles include Masuo Fuguta in Sazae-san, Jam Ojisan in Soreike! Anpanman, Geronimo Junior/005 in Cyborg 009
- Tomie Kataoka: roles include VT in Cowboy Bebop and Ikawa Yoshiko in Tsuyoshi Shikkari Shinasai
Kei Tomiyama Award
- Chō: roles include Brook in One Piece, Ō-sama in Boku wa Ō-sama, and Ohji in Casshern Sins
Kazue Takahashi Award
- Miina Tominaga: roles include Katsuo Isono in Sazae-san, Rollpanna, Dokin-chan in Soreike! Anpanman, Nao Izumi in Patlabor the Mobile Police, and Yahiko Myōjin in Rurouni Kenshin
The awards ceremony, which will reveal the full list of awardees, will be held on March 3, 2018.