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Yuuki Kaji, Kana Asumi Win 7th Annual Seiyū Awards

posted on 2013-02-28 11:23 EST

The organizers of the 7th Annual Seiyū Awards announced the award winners on Friday.

Best Lead Actor Award

Award for best leading performances from an actor during the year
Yuuki Kaji

Best Lead Actress Award

Award for best leading performances from an actress during the year
Kana Asumi

Most Votes Award

Hiroshi Kamiya

Best Supporting Actor Award

Award for best supporting performances from an actor during the year
Yuuki Ono

Junichi Suwabe

Best Supporting Actress Award

Award for best supporting performances from actresses during the year
Sayaka Ohara

Haruka Tomatsu

Best New Actor Award

Award for noteworthy performances from an actor who debuted within the last five years
Nobunaga Shimazaki
Agency: Aoni Production

Kazutomi Yamamoto
Agency: Production Ace

Best New Actress Award

Award for noteworthy performances from actresses who debuted within the last five years
Kaori Ishihara
Agency: Style Cube

Rumi Ookubo
Agency: 81produce

Best Singing Award

Award for singing by a voice actor or actress under own name or in a role
Ushiro Kara Hai Yori Tai G (Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos)
Kana Asumi
Agency: 81produce

Miyu Matsuki
Agency: 81produce

Yuka Ōtsubo
Agency: Earlywing

Best Personality Award

Award for best radio, web radio, or television personality under own name or in a role
Mitsuo Iwata
Agency: Office Osawa

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: Aoni Production
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

Update: Masako Nozawa's agency updated. Thanks, GokuMew2


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