Uta-Pri, Starry Sky, Mamoru Miyano Win Otome Game Awards
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Japanese publisher ASCII Media Works named the winners in the 2011 Dengeki Girl's Style Otome Game Awards during a presentation ceremony in Tokyo's Akihabara district on Sunday. The awards honor the best games for female players (otome games) in the following categories: consumer (console) games, PC games, characters, voice actors, scenario, illustrations, and game CDs. Readers of the Dengeki Girl's Style monthly magazine cast 6,852 votes to select the winners.
Mamoru Miyano (Starry Sky, La Corda d'Oro 2) won first place in the voice actor category. Koji Yusa (Starry☆Sky~in Autumn~, Hakuoki: Zuisouroku) received second place and appeared at the awards presentation.
In the consumer games category, Uta no Prince-Sama♪Repeat took first place, while second place went to Starry Sky ~in Winter~ Portable. Both games are for the Playstation Portable handheld system.
In the PC games category, Starry Sky~After Summer~ won first, and Starry Sky~After Autumn~ won second.
Shou Kurusu from the Uta no Prince-Sama series won first place in the character category, and Saitō Hajime from Hakuōki received second place.
Hakuōki Reimeiroku Portable for Playstation Portable won first place in both scenario and illustration categories, with second in the categories going to Uta no Prince-Sama♪Repeat and Hakuouki Zuisouroku DS, respectively.
First place in the otome game CD category went to Maji Love 1000%, the main theme from the Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 1000% anime, and the award for most anticipated title went to Uta no Prince Sama♪Debut.
The voice actors Daisuke Hirakawa (Alice in the Country of Hearts, Starry☆Sky~in Winter~) and Yuuki Ono (Starry Sky 〜in Autumn〜, Zettai Meikyuu Grimm ~Nanatsu no Kagi to Rakuen no Otome~) presented all of the awards at the ceremony.