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Some of the 7th Annual Seiyū Award Winners Announced

posted on 2013-02-18 06:54 EST

The organizers of the 7th Annual Seiyū Awards announced some of the winners on Monday.

Special Merit Award

Award for late performers who contributed to many genres, especially foreign works, over the years
Takeshi Aono (1936-2012)
Agency: Aoni Production
Roles: Tenchi Muyo!'s Katsuhito Masaki, Gegege no Kitarō's Nurarihyon, Harry Potter's Argus Filch, Naruto's Tazuna

Merit Awards

Award for the seiyū who have contributed to many genres, especially foreign works, over the years
Masako Nozawa
Agency: Office Nozawa
Roles: Sleeping Beauty's Merryweather, Dragon Ball's Son Goku, first Doraemon's Doraemon, Disney's Doug's title character, One Piece's Doctor Kureha

Shinsuke Chikaishi
Agency: Movement
Roles: Jacky Cooper, Jerry Lewis, James Cagney, Sazae-san's Masuo Fuguta (1st voice)

Synergy Award

Award for maximizing the appeal of voice-acting in a work as a whole
Tatsunoko Production's 50th Anniversary
Tooru Oohira (Oohira Production)
Katsuji Mori (Office Mori)
Mari Okamoto (Freelance)
Noriko Ohara (Production baobab)

Kei Tomiyama Award

Award for the male performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media
Yuji Mitsuya
Agency: Combination
Roles: Toy Story's Rex, Lion King's Timon, Touch's Tatsuya Uesugi, Ranma ½'s Doctor Tofu

Kazue Takahashi Award

Award for the female performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media
Megumi Ogata
Agency: Freelance
Roles: Neon Genesis Evangelion's Shinji Ikari, Sailor Moon's Sailor Uranus, Yū Yū Hakusho's Kurama, Angel Beats!' Naoi

Kids/Family Award

Award selected by children
Mayumi Tanaka
Agency: Mausu Promotion
Roles: One Piece's Monkey D. Luffy, Dragon Ball's Krillin, Sakura Wars' Kanna Kirishima

Via: Otanews


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