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Some of the 8th Annual Seiyū Award Winners Announced

posted on 2014-02-18 02:00 EST

The organizers of the 8th Annual Seiyū Awards announced some of the winners on Monday.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Award for late performers who contributed to many genres, including foreign works, over the years
Kenji Utsumi (1937-2013)
Agency: Haikyo
Roles: Fist of the North Star's Raoh, Dr. Slump's's Senbei, Japanese dub actor for Steve McQueen, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Carl Weathers

Ryoko Kinomiya (1931-2013)
Agency: Ken Production
Roles: Rose of Versaille's Countess du Barry, Saint Young Men's Narrator, Jigoku Sensei Nube's Narrator

Merit Awards

Award for the seiyū who have contributed to many genres, including foreign works, over the years
Keaton Yamada
Agency: Remax
Roles: Cyborg 009's Albert Heinrich/004, Chibi Maruko-chan's Narrator

Rokuro Naya
Agency: Mouse Production
Roles: Saint Seiya's Camus, Yū Yū Hakusho's Sensui, Japanese dub actor for William H. Macy, Sam Shepard, and Ed Harris

Synergy Award

Award for the work that demonstrated the appeal of voice-acting to the fullest
Girls und Panzer
Mai Fuchigama (INCS Toenter Co., ltd.)

Kei Tomiyama Award

Award for the male performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media
Shinichiro Miki
Agency: 81 Produce
Roles: Initial D's Takumi, Fullmetal Alchemist's Roy Mustang, Gundam 00's Lockon Stratos

Kazue Takahashi Award

Award for the female performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media
Kotono Mitsuishi
Agency: Razurii Arō
Roles: Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon in Sailor Moon, Misato Katsuragi in Neon Genesis Evangelion, Boa Hancock in One Piece

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