Anime Vice News

Seiyuu Awards Announced-- Well, Some Of 'Em

Mmm, award season.

Not quite sure why it worked out this way, but the Fourth Annual Seiyuu Award winners have been partially announced.

 Tetsujin-28's Shoutarou
 Tetsujin-28's Shoutarou
First, a special merit award for Kazue Takahashi, a voice actress who passed away in 1999. She was best known for playing Shoutarou in Tetsujin-28 (aka the Japanese voice of Jimmy Sparks in Gigantor, if you prefer).

Merit Awards also went to Tesshou Genda (City Hunter's Umibozu, Shin-Chan's Action Kamen), Kazuko Sugiyama (Dr. Slump's Akane, Urusei Yatsura's Ten-chan), and Nobuo Tanaka (Gatchaman's Sosai X).

Nana Mizuki took home the Kei Tomiyama award (named after the voice actor best known for his work as Susumu Kodai in Space Battleship Yamato) for her work on Sigma Seven, and Tohru Furuya and Shuuichi Ikeda (Ray Amuro and Char Aznable) won the Synergy Award for Original Gundam. Finally, Wasabi Mizuta (Doraemon) won the family award for the year.

These are essentially just the 'special' awards; the rest will be announced on March 6th. Who do you think deserves an award this year? I feel like the Haruhi gang should earn something for having to repeat the same lines for eight episodes in a row.   (Via 2ch.)
HeeroYuyon Feb. 16, 2010 at 1:01 p.m.
Wooo! Major props to Nana Mizuki, Tohru Furuya, and Shuuichi Ikeda!

Dig Deeper into Voice Acting

The right voice actor can make or break an anime.

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums (4 Posts)
Add/View Images (1 Image)
Watch Some Videos
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

KILL LA KILL -- The Secret Meaning?

Inspired by the PBS Idea Channel, Tom and Matt ponder if deep thoughts really have any place in anime.

BLEACH Ch. 595 Review

What's love got to do with THIS?

The Lamest JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Episode

STARDUST CRUSADERS #24 -- Watch & Learn. Fiiiiiiiiller!

Comparing DRAGON BALL to JOJO's BIZARRE ADVENTURE

#17-18-- Retro Review. It all comes down to team dynamics...

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Seriously Tries to Sell You "Mecha Naruto?"

Episode #376+377. A two-part infomercial?

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY... the Anime?

DISC WARS is like... "POKEMON versus Marvel."

Anime Caption Contest! -- 9/16/14

To celebrate Sailor Moon Crystal, get a dose of Magical Girl Madness!

ONE PIECE Ch. 760 Review

Turnabout is more than just fair play. It's mandatory in shonen.

BLEACH Ch. 595 Review

What's love got to do with THIS?

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY... the Anime?

DISC WARS is like... "POKEMON versus Marvel."

Anime Caption Contest! -- 9/16/14

To celebrate Sailor Moon Crystal, get a dose of Magical Girl Madness!

KILL LA KILL -- The Secret Meaning?

Inspired by the PBS Idea Channel, Tom and Matt ponder if deep thoughts really have any place in anime.

The Lamest JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Episode

STARDUST CRUSADERS #24 -- Watch & Learn. Fiiiiiiiiller!

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Seriously Tries to Sell You "Mecha Naruto?"

Episode #376+377. A two-part infomercial?

Comparing DRAGON BALL to JOJO's BIZARRE ADVENTURE

#17-18-- Retro Review. It all comes down to team dynamics...

ONE PIECE Ch. 760 Review

Turnabout is more than just fair play. It's mandatory in shonen.

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel