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Presenting The Fifth Annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards Nominations

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Though we didn’t have much in the way of conventions last year based on the dreaded Coronavirus Pandemic, we were able to have some sense of normal life based on the assorted streaming services such as Crunchyroll. That being said, its now time to celebrate the best of the best from the fine folks at Crunchyroll. Let’s take a look at the full press release and nominees as provided by their media facilitators.

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The Press Release:
Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand, is excited to announce the nominees for the fifth annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards, presented by Princess Connect! Re: Dive, with voting open and available for fans starting today. The Anime Awards are a celebration of the best and brightest in Japanese animation from 2020, all made possible by the world’s most passionate community. The full list of nominees have been revealed below and can also be found on the Anime Awards website. Fans are encouraged to vote every day for their favorites between today, Friday, January 15 through Friday, January 22. Voting will reset every day at 12 AM PST. Logged in Crunchyroll users who vote in every category will also receive a special digital gift when voting ends delivered directly to their email! Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu will host the awards show this year, along with a special guest – Crunchyroll’s beloved princess Crunchyroll-Hime!

The winners will be revealed live during the Anime Awards show on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST. All winners will be chosen by fans across the global anime community and a committee of judges. Judges will serve as tiebreakers in the event of any ties.

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Anime of the Year:
* APPARE-RANMAN!
* BEASTARS
* Dorohedoro
* Great Pretender
* JUJUTSU KAISEN
* Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

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Best Girl:
* Abigail Jones – Great Pretender
* Catarina Claes – My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
* Chizuru Mizuhara – Rent-a-Girlfriend
* Kaguya Shinomiya – Kaguya-sama: Love is War?
* Noi – Dorohedoro
* Sayaka Kanamori – Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
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Announcing The 2020 Harvey Awards Hall of Fame Inductees

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The Press Release:
The Harvey Awards revealed this year’s inductees into the Harvey Awards Hall of Fame in advance of the digital event livestreamed during New York Comic Con’s Metaverse. With seven recipients being honored: the legendary Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy, Buddha), award-winning illustrator Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother, Beasts of Burden), and the core members of the groundbreaking Milestone Media imprint, Dwayne McDuffie, Derek T. Dingle, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis.

“This is an incredible induction class for 2020, with a long overdue recognition for Tezuka, whose contributions to popular culture worldwide cannot be overstated,” said John Lind, co-chair of the Harvey Awards Steering Committee. “Congratulations to all the Harvey Awards inductees.”
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Announcing The Nominees For The 2020 Harvey Awards

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The Press Release:
The Harvey Awards today revealed the nominations and opened the voting for the following categories: Book of the Year, Digital Book of the Year, Best Children or Young Adult Book, Best Adaptation from Comic Book/Graphic Novel, Best Manga, and Best International Book. The nominees for the 2020 Harvey Awards are:

Book of the Year:
Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden (First Second)
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang (First Second)
Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim (Drawn and Quarterly)
The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis (Drawn and Quarterly)
Invisible Kingdom Vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward (Dark Horse Books/Berger Books)
Little Bird: The Fight for Elder’s Hope by Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram (Image Comics)
Making Comics by Lynda Barry (Drawn and Quarterly)
Reincarnation Stories by Kim Deitch (Fantagraphics)
Rusty Brown by Chris Ware (Pantheon Graphic Library)
Something is Killing the Children Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera (BOOM! Studios)
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Presenting The 2020 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards Nominees

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Based on the number of years we’ve been supporting the comic book industry with either collecting the issues that hit the racks each and every week or attending the conventions like the New York Comic Con, Big Apple Comic Con and the rest, its pretty safe to say that this industry is of great importance to us. Last year, I began to showcase the nominees and winners circle for the Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Award and before we get to this years nominees let me remind the readership about what they are in the first place.

About The Awards: The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards is an annual celebration of the creativity, skill and fun of comics. The nomination ballot is determined by fans and pros alike.

And now without any further adieu, the 2020 Ringo Awards Nominees are…

Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)
Sarah Andersen
Eleanor Davis
Jaime Hernandez
Kevin Huizenga
Junepurr
Stan Sakai
Raina Telgemeier
David Jesus Vignolli

Best Writer
Drew Edwards
Jeff Lemire
Mark Russell
Erica Schultz
Mariko Tamaki
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Presenting The 2020 Crunchyroll Anime Awards Winners

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Earlier this evening, the 2020 Crunchyroll Anime Awards were handed out to the best and brightest in Anime entertainment and as many of you might recall, we lined out the run of nominations for this award just about a month ago. To keep this easier for you, I’ve left the full list of nominees and have highlighted the winner so you can see what was beat out. Let’s scroll through the list now shall we?

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Anime of the Year:
Carole & Tuesday
WINNER – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Mob Psycho 100 II
O Maidens in Your Savage Season
The Promised Neverland
Vinland Saga
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