The 2019 anime season is already in full swing, but Crunchyroll is using the beginning of the year to look back and honor the best anime had to offer last year.
Crunchyrolls 2018 Anime Awards is the third time streaming service has held the annual end of the year competition. The awards celebrate everything from more traditional award categories, such as Anime of the Year and Best Animation, right down to the sillier prices, which anime fans probably have opinions about as Best Fight Scene and Best Protagonist.
While Crunchyroll can put the prices together, the competition is not limited solely to shows that stream on the service. In fact, one of the year's biggest wins, Devilman Crybaby ̵
Fans from around the world The world decided the winners in each category, with over five million votes cast. With their help, some of the most popular ones took the biggest prizes at night. My Hero Academia whose third season was sent in 2018, took home more awards than any other show that won five, including Best Fight Scene and Best Antagonist. My Hero Academia: Two Heroes the first theatrical release in the series, won Best Movie of the Year.
You can see all the winners from the Crunchyroll's 2018 Anime Awards below.
- Anime of the year – Devilman Crybaby from Science SARU
- Best protagonist – Rimuru Tempest of The time I was reincarnated as a slime
- Best Antagonist – All for One of My Hero Academia Season 3
- Best Boy – Izuku "Deku" Midoriya of My Hero Academia Season 3
- Best Girl – Mai Sakurajima of Rascal does not dream of rabbit girl Senpai
- Best opening order – DARLING in FRANXX for the opening sequence "KISS OF DEATH" song by Mika Nakashima and produced by Hyde, sequence director Toshifumi Akai and storyboards by Atsushi Nishigori
- Best Ending Sequence – Attack on Titan Season 3 to the end of the sequence "Akatsuki no Requiem" song of Linked Horizon, sequence leader Satoshi Kadowaki  Best VA: Japan sk – Mamoru Miyano for his character Kotaro Tatsumi from ZOMBIE LAND SAGA
- Best VA: English – Christopher R. Sabat for his character Everyone can from My Hero Academia Season 3
- Best Instructor – Masaaki Yuasa by Devilman Crybaby
- Best Animation – for Violet Evergarden from Kyoto Animation
- Best Movie – ] My Hero Academia: Two Heroes from BONES
- Best Character Design – JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind by Takahiro Kishida with original designs by Hirohiko Araki
- Best Match Scene – All for One vs All Might from My Hero Academia Season 3
- Best Continuing Series – Dragon Ball Super from Toei Animation