Crunchyroll has announced the nominees for the 2023 Anime Awards.

Anime of the Year:

  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • Ranking Of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Spy x Family

Best Original Anime

  • BIRDIE WING -Golf Girls’ Story-
  • Healer Girl
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • The Orbital Children
  • YUREI DECO

Best Character Design

  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • Ranking Of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Spy x Family

Best Animation

  • Akebi’s Sailor Uniform
  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Ranking Of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Spy x Family

Best New Series

  • Call of the Night
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • Spy x Family
  • Ya Boy Kongming!

Best Continuing Series

  • Attack On Titan [Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2]
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba [Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc]
  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War [Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-]
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure [JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean]
  • Made In Abyss [Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun]
  • One Piece

Best Opening Sequence

  • “Chikichiki Banban,” QUEENDOM, Ya Boy Kongming!
  • “Mixed Nuts,” Official HIGE DANdism, Spy x Family
  • “Naked Hero,” Vaundy, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • “The Rumbling,” SiM, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • “This Fffire,” Franz Ferdinand, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • “Zankyousanka,” Aimer, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc

Best Ending Sequence

  • “Akuma no Ko,” Ai Higuchi, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • “Comedy,” Gen Hoshino, Spy x Family
  • “My Heart Has Surrendered,” Airi Suzuki, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • “Koi no yukue,” Akari Akase, My Dress-Up Darling
  • “Koshaberibiyori,” FantasticYouth, Komi Can’t Communicate (2nd series)
  • “Yofukashino Uta,” Creepy Nuts, Call of the Night

Best Score

  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • Spy x Family
  • Ya Boy Kongming!

Best Film

  • Bubble
  • Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero
  • Inu-Oh
  • Jujutsu Kaisen 0
  • One Piece Film Red
  • The Deer King

Best Anime Song

  • “Chikichiki Banban,” QUEENDOM, Ya Boy Kongming!
  • “Comedy,” Gen Hoshino, Spy x Family
  • “My Nonfiction,” Miyuki Shirogane (CV: Makoto Furukawa) & Chika Fujiwara (CV: Konomi Kohara), Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • “New Genesis,” Ado, One Piece Film Red
  • “Shall We Dance?,” ReoNa, Shadows House -2nd Season-
  • “The Rumbling,” SiM, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2

Best Director

  • Haruo Sotozaki, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Hiroyuki Imaishi, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Kazuhiro Furuhashi, Spy x Family
  • Shingo Adachi, Lycoris Recoil
  • Yosuke Hatta, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Yuichiro Hayashi, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2

Best Main Character

  • Bojji, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Chisato Nishikigi, Lycoris Recoil
  • David Martinez, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Eren Jaeger, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Loid Forger, Spy x Family
  • Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling

Best Supporting Character

  • Ai Hayasaka, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • Anya Forger, Spy x Family
  • Kage, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Rebecca, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Tengen Uzui, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Yor Forger, Spy x Family

“Must Protect At All Costs” Character

  • Anya Forger, Spy x Family
  • Bojji, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Kage, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Komi Shouko, Komi Can’t Communicate (2nd series)
  • Kotaro Sato, Kotaro Lives Alone
  • Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling

Best Action

  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • Lycoris Recoil
  • Spy x Family

Best Comedy

  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • Kotaro Lives Alone
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • Spy x Family
  • Uncle from Another World
  • Ya Boy Kongming!

Best Drama

  • 86 EIGHTY-SIX Part 2
  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Dance Dance Danseur
  • Kotaro Lives Alone
  • Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun

Best Fantasy

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 1 Part 2
  • Overlord IV
  • Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • The Case Study of Vanitas (Cour 2)

Best Romance

  • Call of the Night
  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-
  • Komi Can’t Communicate (2nd Series)
  • Love After World Domination
  • My Dress-Up Darling
  • Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie

Best VA Performance (Japanese)

  • Atsumi Tanezaki, Anya Forger, Spy x Family
  • Chika Anzai, Chisato Nishikigi, Lycoris Recoil
  • Fairouz Ai, Jolyne Cujoh, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean
  • Misaki Kuno, Faputa and Irumyuui, Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • Natsuki Hanae, Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
  • Yuki Kaji, Eren Yeager, Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2

Best VA Performance (English)

  • Amanda Lee (Ama Lee), Marin Kitagawa, My Dress-Up Darling
  • Cherami Leigh, Kotaro Sato, Kotaro Lives Alone
  • Natalie Van Sistine, Yor Forger, Spy x Family
  • SungWon Cho (AKA ProZD), Kage, Ranking of Kings (Cour 2)
  • Zach Aguilar, David, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners
  • Zeno Robinson, Gamma 2, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

Voting for the Anime Awards runs from January 19, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. PST to January 26, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Winners will be revealed March 4, 2023 in Tokyo, Japan.

Source: Crunchyroll