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Shinkai's 'your name.' Film, The Secret Life of Pets Win Seiyu Awards

posted on 2017-03-15 00:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Makoto Shinkai's latest wins Synergy Award, U.S. CG film wins Kids/Family Award

The organizers of the 11th Annual Seiyū Awards announced more of this year's winners on Tuesday.

Makoto Shinkai's your name. anime film won the Synergy Award, which is given to works that maximized the appeal of voice-acting in a work as a whole. Illumination Entertainment's The Secret Life of Pets won the Kids/Family Award, which is bestowed from the point of view of children.

The organizers already announced some winners last month, including recipients of the Merit Awards, Kei Tomiyama Award, and Kazue Takahashi Award.

The awards ceremony, which will reveal the full list of awardees, will be held on this Saturday, March 18. This year's Special Merit Award, which honors deceased voice actors and actresses that have contributed to many genres, will be replaced this year with an honoring of all voice actors and actresses who passed away in 2016.


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