The 8th Annual Anime Trending Awards have passed, celebrating a huge year in anime. Each season featured a diverse selection of outstanding and entertaining anime that kept us engaged throughout 2022. At this year’s Anime Trending Awards, many fans let their voices and opinions be known by choosing the best of the best.
Fruit basket: the last season hooked anime of the year honors and Josée, the tiger and the fish received the Animated Film of the Year award. Shin Nozen of 86 EIGHTY-SIX won Boy of the Year while Mieruko from Mieruko-chan braved her way to win girl of the year.
Now that the dust has settled, we hope to continue supporting the works of all anime creators through 2022. We are also very honored and thrilled to let you know that the fantastic creators have reached out and shared their their thoughts on their respective awards.
Yoshihide IbataDirector of Fruit basket: the last seasonshared some of his grateful thoughts and feelings after winning ATA’s Anime of the Year, saying:
Yuki Ogawa, Director of Mieruko-chan, shares her comments on Miko Yotsuya winning Girl of the Year. It is also expressed by Sora Amamiyawho won this year’s best voice acting performance by a female Seiyuu. Mieruko-chan also won Best Supernatural Anime of the Year.
Nobuhiro Nakayama— the producer of 86 EIGHTY-SIX — offered his thanks and appreciation to the original author of the light novel AsatoAsato after his show received the award for New Anime of the Year.
Voice actress Rie Murakawa was very proud to learn that her character, Ram, had won Best Supporting Girl and was not surprised that she had risen to the top. She warmly thanked all Re: zero fans there and asked them to keep loving her forever.
Pony Canyon Producer Hirofumi Itō was honored for Tokyo avengers“Cry Baby” for winning Best Opening Theme Song. He said his team is working hard on his next job and he looks forward to it in the future.
Re: zero voice actor Yusuke Kobayashi, who played Natsuki Subaru, remembered the hard work he and the rest of the voice cast put into their performances for the anime. He was happy that fans around the world enjoyed their performances and promised to do his best to bring the characters to life.
Mushoku Tensei won Best in Sceneries & Visuals. Artistic director Masakazu Miyake explained how important it was for him and his team to combine elements of digital and hand-drawn styles during the animation process. He then said that it made his team happy to see people drawn into the vast fantasy world they had created.
Horimiya character creator, Haruko Iizuka, attributes the appeal of the manga’s original designs to winning Best in Character Design. She was thrilled to have won the award and thanked everyone who voted for the anime.
Satoru Kosaki expressed his gratitude and joy to the fans for the award Vivy -Flurorite Eye’s Song- Best musical anime. He mentioned his desire to create powerful songs that would match the impact of the anime’s story and visual design.
Source: 8th Anime Trending Awards