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Some of the 10th Annual Seiyū Awards Winners Announced

posted on 2016-02-16 02:40 EST

The organizers of the 10th Annual Seiyū Awards announced some of the winners on Tuesday.

Merit Awards

Award for the seiyū who have contributed to many genres, including foreign works, over the years
Sachiko Chijimatsu
Agency: 81produce
Roles: Dokonjo Gaeru (Pyon-kichi), Mahōtsukai Sally (Kabu), Combattler V (Kosuke Kita), Doraemon (Nobita's mom)

Tadashi Nakamura
Agency: Haikyou
Roles: Charlie's Angels Japanese dub (Charlie), Okusama wa Majō (Narrator), dub actor for John Forsythe and David Niven

Michiko Nomura
Agency: Ken Production
Roles: Speed Racer (Michi Shimura), Maya the Bee (Maaya), Sazae-san (Wakame Isono), Doraemon (Shizuka Minamoto)

Synergy Award

Award for the work that demonstrated the appeal of voice-acting to the fullest
Chibi Maruko-chan
TARAKO from Trobadour Ongaku Jimushō will accept the award

Kei Tomiyama Award

Award for the male performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media
Showtaro Morikubo
Agency: VIMS
Roles: Naruto Shippūden (Shikamaru Nara), Yowamushi Pedal (Yūsuke Makishima), Classroom Crisis (Kaito Sera), Major (Goro Shigeno)

Kazue Takahashi Award

Award for the female performer who broadens the profession of voice acting in every form of media
Kikuko Inoue
Agency: Office Anemone
Roles: Oh My Goddess! (Belldandy), Ranma ½ (Kasumi Tendo), Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (Aina Saharin), Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (Starsha Iscandar)

Special

Performers, works, or acts that do not fit within a category that deserve commendation
AŌP (Ace of Diamond, Insufficient Direction, Mr. Osomatsu)
Represented by Risa Sakurana (AT-X), Kei Tomoe (Hori Pro), Yuki Hirose (Sun Music), Saori Ogino (AT-X), Aoi Mizuki (AT-X), Yui Fukuo (81produce)
Agency: 81produce

The awards ceremony, which will reveal the full list of awardees, will be held on March 12.


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