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Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2019

by Sakana-san
Oct 27, 2019 1:17 PM | 71 Comments
Winners of the 2019 Newtype Anime Awards were announced at the Machi★Asobi event. The winners were selected by fans in magazine and online polls. The participants were anime and anime movies that aired or opened between July 2018 and April 2019.

Best TV Anime
Kimetsu no Yaiba
Bungou Stray Dogs 3rd Season
Banana Fish
Sarazanmai
Persona 5 the Animation
Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!
Toaru Majutsu no Index III
Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3
Sword Art Online: Alicization
Kemurikusa

Best Picture (Film)
Promare
Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly
Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie
Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch
Tenki no Ko
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu - Memory Snow
Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System trilogy
Hibike! Euphonium Movie 3: Chikai no Finale
Boku no Hero Academia the Movie 1: Futari no Hero
Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume wo Minai

Best Female Character
Nezuko Kamado (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Sakura Matou (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Kyouka Izumi (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Yuuki Asuna (Sword Art Online: Alicization)
Saber (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
C.C. (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Lucia Fex (Promare)
Rin (Kemurikusa)
Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen)
Alice Zuberg (Sword Art Online: Alicization)

Best Male Character
Tanjirou Kamado (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Aslan Jade Callenreese (Banana Fish)
Kazuto Kirigaya (Sword Art Online: Alicization)
Chuuya Nakahara (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Lio Fotia (Promare)
Osamu Dazai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Galo Thymos (Promare)
Wakaba (Kemurikusa)
Shirou Emiya (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)

Best Mascot Character
Vinny (Promare)
Chuntaro (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Keppi (Sarazanmai)
Shiro (Kemurikusa)
Higero (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)
Morgana (Persona 5 the Animation)
Ekubo (Mob Psycho 100 II)
Romero (Zombieland Saga)
Madara (Natsume Yuujinchou Movie: Utsusemi ni Musubu)
Nori Nori (Banana Fish)

Best Female Seiyuu
Akari Kitou
Mikako Komatsu
Sumire Morohoshi
Saori Hayami
Kana Hanazawa

Best Male Seiyuu
Natsuki Hanae
Yuuma Uchida
Mamoru Miyano
Kenji Nojima
Hiro Shimono

Best Theme Song
"Gurenge" by LiSA (Kimetsu no Yaiba OP1)
"Encore" by Mamoru Miyano (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie ED)
"Setsuna no Ai" by GRANRODEO (Bungou Stray Dogs S3 OP)
"Kakusei" by Superfly (Promare ED1)
"I beg you" by Aimer (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly ED)
"Prayer X" by King Gnu (Banana Fish ED1)
"Koori ni Tojikomete" by Superfly (Promare ED2)
"found & lost" by Survive Said The Prophet (Banana Fish OP1)
"Kimama na Tenshitachi" by Wataten☆Five (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita! OP)
"Lily" by Luck Life (Bungou Stray Dogs S3 ED)

Best Soundtrack
Elements Garden (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie)
Yuki Kajiura, Go Shiina (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Hiroyuki Sawano (Promare)
Taku Iwasaki (Bungou Stray Dogs S3)
Yuki Kajiura (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Shinichi Osawa (Banana Fish)
Hiroyuki Sawano (Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3)
Kotaro Nakagawa (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Takurou Iga (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)
Tetsuya Takahashi (Kemurikusa)

Best Director
Haruo Sotozaki (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Hiroyuki Imaishi (Promare)
Jouji Furuta, Tomoka Nagaoka (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie)
Takuya Igarashi (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Hiroko Utsumi (Banana Fish)
Tomonori Sudou (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Gorou Taniguchi (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Tatsuki (Kemurikusa)
Kunihiko Ikuhara (Sarazanmai)
Daisuke Hiramaki (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)

Best Screenplay
Kazuki Nakashima (Promare)
ufotable (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Youji Enokido (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Hiroshi Seko (Banana Fish)
ufotable (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Makoto Fukami, Ryou Yoshigami (Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System trilogy)
Ichiro Okouchi (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Yasuko Kobayashi (Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3)
Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi (Sarazanmai)
Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen)

Best Character Design
Akira Matsushima, Miyuki Satou, Youko Kajiyama (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Shigeto Koyama (Promare)
Maki Fujioka (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie)
Tomonori Sudou, Atsushi Ikariya, Hisayuki Tabata (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Nobuhiro Arai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Akemi Hayashi (Banana Fish)
Hiromi Nakagawa (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)
Takahiro Kimura (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Kayoko Ishikawa (Sarazanmai)
Yuuko Yahiro (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen)

Best Mechanical/Prop Design
Shigeto Koyama (Promare)
Akira Yasuda, Eiji Nakada, Kenji Teraoka (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Naohiro Washio (Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor - The Beyond)
Kunio Okawara, Hajime Katoki, Kimitoshi Yamane, Mika Akitaka (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Advent of the Red Comet)
Takeshi Itou, Takao Takegami, Noriko Ogura, Momoko Makiuchi, Kanta Suzuki (Girls & Panzer: Saishuushou)

Nogizaka46 Award (Monthly Newtype Joint Special Award)
Yakusoku no Neverland

Note: The Best Studio category was withdrawn this year in light of the Kyoto Animation arson attack that happened in July.

← Previous Year

Source: Web Newtype

20 of 71 Comments Recent Comments

It was mediocre at best and I’m still salty

Oct 22, 11:47 AM by God_I_hate_mal

This... is certainly a list. Can't judge because I haven't seen most of these, but the fact that Persona 5 and Index III got on here is hilarious (they even placed over SnK S3 lmao).

I also expected Mob Psycho II and Kaguya-sama to be within the top 10 best but I guess it's not as popular in Japan?

Overall the awards are fine, Demon Slayer characters being on top is strange but I guess it's just that popular.

Oct 11, 8:15 PM by tory1

Nezuko is not cute at all

Jun 22, 4:15 PM by Minum_bang

I really can't believe on how bad this ended up :
1)Best female character nezuko? She almost did nothing the entire show.
2)Best male character tanjiro? He is the shounen protagonist i have been seeing all across the decade, torfinn outclasses him in all possible ways.
3) best theme song Gurenge? Really? "I beg you" seemed to outclass it by all means.

And PLEASE change the titles of "best" to "mostpopular" as clearly this is just opinionated and strays as far away from facts as possible.

May 15, 5:52 PM by PegasusTheGod

Wholy sh*t, what a ridiculous list.

Nezuko as best female character? I would agree if you'd put her as in the Best Pet category.
Akari Kitou is her seyuu??? HAHAHAHAHA
Also why is Saber in the running, she's not really a character in Lost Butterfly.

No characters from Mob Psycho in the shortlist or MP100 as a whole anywhere for that matter, best show of the year by a few miles with a lot of great characters.

Promare, hmmmm, WAT??? Also screenplay, was there even a screenplay?

This is worse than the crunchyroll awards.

The mediocrity cap keeps getting lower.



"Best studio category withdrawn", this just keeps getting worse.

Dec 31, 2019 11:58 PM by SteelingMax

Ummmm.... WHERE IS DORORO?

Dec 30, 2019 3:18 AM by Swindie

AOT and SAO smashed it this year. Demon Slayer is more popular. Is it cuz of 1 ep?

Dec 28, 2019 9:36 PM by biswa290701

all the banana fish and sarazanmai awards are well deserved. these are two outstanding anime

Dec 24, 2019 2:53 PM by falafelfalafel

The winter season of 2019 and 2018 had some of the best anime I've seen... Yet here we have this list practically ignoring TPN and Kaguya-Sama. Like, come on. You can do better

Nov 24, 2019 3:39 AM by lovelylily678

I´m glad Bungou did pretty well this year, too. Kimetsu deserves praise, indeed, but it´s quite exaggerated putting Nezuko´s seiyuu as the best. I mean, she has a cute voice and make her funny mumbles, but actually had very few lines for real. I know Morohoshi won last year, but I´d rather see her in this place. Not really because of Kyouka, I think she was great as Emma. And for some reason, I don´t like Promare... Such a weird name. I thought it was a game, not an anime.

Oct 31, 2019 9:21 PM by Corrupted_Sorrow

Aot is still my best but the others anime deserved it too so it's fine. BTW WHAT ANIME IS PROMARE? DON'T TELL ME IT'S PROMISE NEVERLAND?! 😌 didn't know it's has a short name

Oct 31, 2019 6:35 AM by Aratamacken

Very happy for all the well diserved rewards for Sarazanmai!

Oct 30, 2019 12:42 AM by Ununpentium

A sad fall of attack on titan popularity

Oct 29, 2019 11:42 AM by Zeruk

Sakana-san said:
Winners of the 2018 Newtype Anime Awards were announced at the Machi★Asobi event. The winners were selected by fans in magazine and online polls. The participants were anime and anime movies that aired or opened between July 2018 and April 2019.

Best TV Anime
Kimetsu no Yaiba
Bungou Stray Dogs 3rd Season
Banana Fish
Sarazanmai
Persona 5 the Animation
Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!
Toaru Majutsu no Index III
Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3
Sword Art Online: Alicization
Kemurikusa

Best Picture (Film)
Promare
Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly
Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie
Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch
Tenki no Ko
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu - Memory Snow
Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System trilogy
Hibike! Euphonium Movie 3: Chikai no Finale
Boku no Hero Academia the Movie 1: Futari no Hero
Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume wo Minai

Best Female Character
Nezuko Kamado (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Sakura Matou (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Kyouka Izumi (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Yuuki Asuna (Sword Art Online: Alicization)
Saber (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
C.C. (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Lucia Fex (Promare)
Rin (Kemurikusa)
Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen)
Alice Zuberg (Sword Art Online: Alicization)

Best Male Character
Tanjirou Kamado (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Aslan Jade Callenreese (Banana Fish)
Kazuto Kirigaya (Sword Art Online: Alicization)
Chuuya Nakahara (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Lio Fotia (Promare)
Osamu Dazai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Galo Thymos (Promare)
Wakaba (Kemurikusa)
Shirou Emiya (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)

Best Mascot Character
Vinny (Promare)
Chuntaro (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Keppi (Sarazanmai)
Shiro (Kemurikusa)
Higero (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)
Morgana (Persona 5 the Animation)
Ekubo (Mob Psycho 100 II)
Romero (Zombieland Saga)
Madara (Natsume Yuujinchou Movie: Utsusemi ni Musubu)
Nori Nori (Banana Fish)

Best Female Seiyuu
Akari Kitou
Mikako Komatsu
Sumire Morohoshi
Saori Hayami
Kana Hanazawa

Best Male Seiyuu
Natsuki Hanae
Yuuma Uchida
Mamoru Miyano
Kenji Nojima
Hiro Shimono

Best Theme Song
"Gurenge" by LiSA (Kimetsu no Yaiba OP1)
"Encore" by Mamoru Miyano (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie ED)
"Setsuna no Ai" by GRANRODEO (Bungou Stray Dogs S3 OP)
"Kakusei" by Superfly (Promare ED1)
"I beg you" by Aimer (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly ED)
"Prayer X" by King Gnu (Banana Fish ED1)
"Koori ni Tojikomete" by Superfly (Promare ED2)
"found & lost" by Survive Said The Prophet (Banana Fish OP1)
"Kimama na Tenshitachi" by Wataten☆Five (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita! OP)
"Lily" by Luck Life (Bungou Stray Dogs S3 ED)

Best Soundtrack
Elements Garden (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie)
Yuki Kajiura, Go Shiina (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Hiroyuki Sawano (Promare)
Taku Iwasaki (Bungou Stray Dogs S3)
Yuki Kajiura (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Shinichi Osawa (Banana Fish)
Hiroyuki Sawano (Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3)
Kotaro Nakagawa (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Takurou Iga (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)
Tetsuya Takahashi (Kemurikusa)

Best Director
Haruo Sotozaki (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Hiroyuki Imaishi (Promare)
Jouji Furuta, Tomoka Nagaoka (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie)
Takuya Igarashi (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Hiroko Utsumi (Banana Fish)
Tomonori Sudou (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Gorou Taniguchi (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Tatsuki (Kemurikusa)
Kunihiko Ikuhara (Sarazanmai)
Daisuke Hiramaki (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)

Best Screenplay
Kazuki Nakashima (Promare)
ufotable (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Youji Enokido (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Hiroshi Seko (Banana Fish)
ufotable (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Makoto Fukami, Ryou Yoshigami (Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System trilogy)
Ichiro Okouchi (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Yasuko Kobayashi (Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3)
Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi (Sarazanmai)
Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen)

Best Character Design
Akira Matsushima, Miyuki Satou, Youko Kajiyama (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Shigeto Koyama (Promare)
Maki Fujioka (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie)
Tomonori Sudou, Atsushi Ikariya, Hisayuki Tabata (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - II. Lost Butterfly)
Nobuhiro Arai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Akemi Hayashi (Banana Fish)
Hiromi Nakagawa (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)
Takahiro Kimura (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Kayoko Ishikawa (Sarazanmai)
Yuuko Yahiro (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen)

Best Mechanical/Prop Design
Shigeto Koyama (Promare)
Akira Yasuda, Eiji Nakada, Kenji Teraoka (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch)
Naohiro Washio (Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor - The Beyond)
Kunio Okawara, Hajime Katoki, Kimitoshi Yamane, Mika Akitaka (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Advent of the Red Comet)
Takeshi Itou, Takao Takegami, Noriko Ogura, Momoko Makiuchi, Kanta Suzuki (Girls & Panzer: Saishuushou)

Nogizaka46 Award (Monthly Newtype Joint Special Award)
Yakusoku no Neverland

Note: The Best Studio category was withdrawn this year in light of the Kyoto Animation arson attack that happened in July.

← Previous Year

Source: Web Newtype
tenki no ko lost ? Why ? I know promare fun and exciting but tenki no ko more popular

Oct 29, 2019 9:38 AM by KMSpico

Garbage awards doesn’t mean anything AOT is AOTY and no one can change that because it’s a fu**ing fact

Oct 29, 2019 6:50 AM by H-X-H

A mountain of mediocre trash!!! Im not surprised!!

Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 was the best among those in my book!






Oct 29, 2019 3:48 AM by Yuri-Crusader

Yay! I love it when people shit on awards.

I'm glad to see Kimetsu no Yaiba getting some of the awards but...
WHERE TF IS THE PROMISED NEVERLAND AND KAGUYA SAMA IN THE CATEGORIES!? Is it because the Japanese doesn't really care for them? Also, what's up with Japan's obession with idol boys? And To Aru 3!? Why!?

Anyways, I'm glad both Tanjiro and Nezuko got number 1. I mean, sure I completely agree that Nezuko didn't do that much in series (for now that is), but I think she deserves. I'm also glad that Kyoka and CC also got in the best girls list.

But I'm not happy that Lulu and CC were beaten by Kirito and Asuna.

Also Gurenge and Setsuna no Ai were in the top spots which was quite nice considering that they're 2 of my favorite OP's this year.

Judging by this, I have a feeling that next year's CAA will be dubbed the Kimetsu no Yaiba Awards. All I can say now is, MAL forums, prepare for the worst.

Oct 29, 2019 2:08 AM by removed-user

This is just like the Crunchyroll awards. The only thing good about promare was the action and animation, the characters were extremely shallow and cliche and had almost nothing good or new in the plot. The fact Nezuko was one of the top characters surprises me too because she was barely even relevant. Hardly any winter anime, which were arguably the best of the entire 2019 won anything, and shows from late 2018 such as Bunny Girl didn't either. These awards were clearly biased due to recent releases and dont clearly take into account how good the character design, plot, or anything else were.

Oct 28, 2019 3:33 PM by Kyuberu

Can't say I agree with everything around here

Oct 28, 2019 3:12 PM by xchyssa

How to Write a Good Character 101: Grunt.

Ironically, Haru from My Roommate is a Cat had more personality.

At least Banana Fish and Ash made it on the list.

Oct 28, 2019 2:24 PM by -Mae-

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