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Madoka Magica Wins 12 of 21 Newtype Anime Awards

posted on 2011-10-09 13:45 EDT
Macross F, Steins;Gate, Tiger & Bunny, Idolm@ster, Tales of Xillia also win

The television series Puella Magi Madoka Magica won 12 of the 21 awards in the first ever Newtype Anime Awards in Tokushima on Saturday. Among others, it won the television series, direction, and scenario categories. Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa won the anime film category, while Steins;Gate's Rintarō Okabe won the male character category. The Tiger & Bunny television anime, The IDOLM@STER television anime, and the Tales of Xillia role-playing game each picked up an award.

The leading voice actor, leading voice actress, supporting voice actor, and supporting voice actress awards went to Mamoru Miyano, Aoi Yūki, Keiji Fujiwara, and Chiwa Saito respectively. (Unlike other awards, particularly overseas, the Newtype Anime Awards for acting are not given for specific roles.)

Mascot Character

Kyubey (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

Male Character

Rintarō Okabe (Steins;Gate)

Female Character

Homura Akemi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

Soundtrack

Puella Magi Madoka Magica (Music: Yuki Kajiura)

Theme Song

"Connect" (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

Anime Film

Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa

Scenario

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Character Design

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Mecha Design

Tiger & Bunny

Photography

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Art

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Color Design

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Effects

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Commercial

The IDOLM@STER

Game Opening Animation

Tales of Xillia

Supporting Voice Actress

Chiwa Saito

Supporting Voice Actor

Keiji Fujiwara

Lead Voice Actress

Aoi Yūki

Lead Voice Actor

Mamoru Miyano

Direction

Puella Magi Madoka Magica (Director: Akiyuki Shinbo)

Title of the Year

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Newtype magazine established the annual award contest this year, and any anime release between October 2010 and July 2011 was eligible. Visitors to Newtype's site could vote for 21 different categories, including best anime, best director, and best male and female voice actor. The awards were presented during a ceremony at the Machi Asobi Vol. 7 event in Tokushima on Saturday.

Source: Tokushima Shimbun via Hachima Kikō, Gigazine


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