The winners of the 14th Seiyuu Awards were announced today. Natsuki Hanae takes home the Best Lead Actor Award.
Annually, the Seiyuu Awards recognise the achievements of seiyuu within the Japanese seiyuu industry.
This year’s edition of the Seiyuu Awards was originally going to be held on 07/03/2020 at Nippon Culture Broadcasting Media Plus Hall however, due to Coronavirus concerns, the ceremony was cancelled, with the announcement being made on the same day but only via radio.
Voting was open to fans from August 1 to September 30, 2019 on Seiyuu Awards‘ official website.
For this years’ edition, fans were only able to vote to determine who is the MVS or Most Valuable Seiyu. For this voting only seiyuu that were active from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019 were eligible to be voted by fans.
A special committee decided the winners for the other categories in this year’s edition.
Without further ado, the winners of the 14th Seiyuu Awards are the following:
Best Lead Actor Award
Natsuki Hanae (Across Entertainment)
Best Lead Actress Award
Aoi Koga (81 Produce)
Best Supporting Actor Award
Kaito Ishikawa (Pro-Fit)
Makoto Furukawa (TOYS FACTORY)
Best Supporting Actress Award
Atsumi Tanezaki (Tokyo Actor’s Consumer’s Cooperative Society)
Best New Actor Award
Takeo Otsuka (I’m Enterprise)
Gakuto Kajiwara (Tokyo Actor’s Consumer’s Cooperative Society)
Kotaro Daigo (A-light)
Natsumi Fukuhara (Axl-One)
Shogo Yano (Super Eccentric Theater)
Best New Actress Award
Madoka Asahina (81 Produce)
Miho Okasaki (I’m Enterprise)
Miyuri Shimabukuro (Office Osawa)
Sayumi Suzushiro (Arts Vision)
Ai Fairouz (Pro-Fit)
Nana Mori (ARBRE)
Most Valuable Seiyuu (MVS)
Hiroshi Kamiya (AONI PRODUCTION)
Roselia (Aina Aiba, Haruka Kudo, Yuki Nakashima, Kanon Shizaki, Megu Sakuragawa)
Best Personality Award
Showtaro Morikubo (ADD9TH)
Kei Tomiyama Award
Yu Mizushima (Production Ace)
Kazue Takahashi Award
Rica Fukami (Freelance)
Kimetsu no Yaiba
Mamoru Miyano (Himawari Theatre Group)
Kodai Sakai (EARLY WING)
Best Foreign film and TV drama Award
Koichi Yamadera (Across Entertainment)
Atsuko Tanaka (Mausu Promotion)
Minoru Yada (Kekke Corporation)
Makoto Kousaka (Tokyo Actor’s Consumer’s Cooperative Society)
Pierot 40th anniversary
Hiroki Suzuki (Awesome)
Congratulations are in order to all winners!