Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Results Are In --- See Which Anime Won In Crunchyroll's First Ever Anime Award Contest For 2016!



I know you've voted. I know you've been biting those fingernails and trying to wait patiently for the winning results.Well, the wait is over and below is the list of winners in the Crunchyroll's First Ever Anime Award Contest.

And the winners are!

HERO OF THE YEAR
Who rescued the damsel in distress, prevented the village from burning down, or saved the world from ultimate destruction?

·         Izuku "Deku" Midoriya | My Hero Academia

Studio: Bones | Director: Kenji Nagasaki

VILLAIN OF THE YEAR
Who haunted your dreams, toyed with your emotions, or possibly even killed off your favorite character?
·         Gaku Yashiro | ERASED


Studio: A-1 Pictures | Director: Tomohiko Itou

BEST BOY
Which boy steals the spotlight in your heart?

·         Yuri Katsuki | Yuri!!! on ICE

Studio: MAPPA | Director: Sayo Yamamoto


BEST GIRL
Which girl steals the spotlight in your heart?

·         Rem | Re:ZERO

Studio: White Fox | Director: Masaharu Watanabe

BEST FIGHT SCENE
Which fighting scene got your adrenaline pumping?

·         Shigeo vs. Koyama (Ep. 8) | Mob Psycho 100

Studio: Bones | Director: Yuzuru Tachikawa

BEST ANIMATION
Which anime made your eyes dance with joy this year?

·         Yuri!!! on ICE

Studio: MAPPA | Director: Sayo Yamamoto

MOST HEARTWARMING SCENE
Which heartwarming scene made you smile, feel fuzzy, or even restored your faith in humanity?

·         The Kiss (Ep. 7) | Yuri!!! on Ice

Studio: MAPPA | Director: Sayo Yamamoto

BEST DRAMA
All the feels you can handle. Which anime made you reach for the tissue box?

·         ERASED

Studio: A-1 Pictures | Director: Tomohiko Itou

BEST COUPLE
Love knows no bounds. Who was your favorite anime couple?

·         Yuri & Victor | Yuri!!! on Ice




Studio: MAPPA | Director: Sayo Yamamoto

BEST COMEDY
They say smiling can add years to your life. Which anime just made you immortal?

Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto!

Studio: Studio Deen | Director: Shinji Takamatsu

BEST ACTION
Which anime made you excited and left you amazed with its awesome moves?

·         Mob Psycho 100

 

Studio: Bones | Director: Yuzuru Tachikawa

BEST OPENING (OP)
Which opening song resonated with you the most, got stuck in your head, or moved you the most?

·         Yuri!!! on Ice

Song: History Maker | Artist: Dean Fujioka

BEST ENDING (ED)
Which ending song left you entranced, wanting more, and perhaps even got added to your own personal playlist?

·         Yuri!!! on Ice

Song: You Only Live Once | Artist: YURI!!! on ICE feat. w.hatano


There you have them the winners of the Crunchyroll's first ever anime award contest. As for which anime won the 2016 ANIME OF THE YEAR  award. Well,  that will be announced on January 28th.
So go to Crunchyroll and keep watching!

To learn more about the award contest and to see the results of where the other anime placed check them out at  Crunchyroll's 2016 Anime Awards .

30 ASIAN FILMS TO WATCH FOR IN 2019

FROM SOUTH KOREA

English Titles

Native Titles

Genre

Directors

Actors

The Swordsman

검객

Action, Period

Choi Jae-hoon

Jang Hyuk, Jung Man-sik, Joe Taslim, Kim Hyun-soo

EXIT

엑시트

Disaster, Action

Lee Sang-geun

Jo Jung-suk, Yoona

The Battle of Jangsari

장사리 9.15

War, Drama

Kwak Kyung-taek, Kim Tae-hoon

Kim Myung-min, Megan Fox, Kim In-kwon, Choi Min-ho

Heads of Namsan

남산의 부장들

Drama, Action

Woo Min-ho

Lee Byung-hun, Lee Sung-min, Kwak Do-won, Lee Hee-joon

The Divine Fury

사자

Action, Horror

Kim Joo-hwan

Park Seo-joon, Ahn Sung-ki, Woo Do-hwan

Okay Madam! (literal title)

오케이! 마담

Action, Comedy

Lee Cheol-ha

Park Sung-woong, Uhm Jung-hwa, Lee Sang-yoon, Lee Sun-bin, Bae Jeong-nam

Blackout

암전

Mystery, Horror

Kim Jin-won

Seo Ye-ji, Jin Seon-kyu

Money

Crime, Action

Park Noo-ri

Ryu Jun-yeol, Yoo Ji-tae, Jo Woo-jin

Hunting Time

사냥의 시간

Sci-fi, Thriller

Yoon Sung-hyun

Lee Je-hoon, Choi Woo-shik, Ahn Jae-hong, Park Jung-min, Park Hae-soo

The Odd Family: Zombie on Sale

기묘한 가족

Comedy

Lee Min-jae

Jung Jae-young, Kim Nam-gil, Uhm Ji-won

FROM JAPAN

Titles

Directors

Cast

Genre

Production Notes


City Hunter the Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes

Kenji Kodama

Akira Kamiya, Kazue Ikura, Yōko Asagami, Tesshō Genda, Mami Koyama

Drama, Action, Comedy, Spy, Sci-fi, Superheroes

Based on a manga series, This is a Valentine's Day (Chinese New Year, National Foundation Day) film.


Psycho-Pass SS Series

Naoyoshi Shiotani

Ayane Sakura, Kenji Nojima, Hiroki Tōchi, Kinryū Arimoto, Akira Ishida, Tomokazu Seki

Drama, Action, Crime, Spy, Sci-fi

Based on a manga series, This is a Valentine's Day (Chinese New Year, National Foundation Day) film.


Lord of Vermilion vs. School-Live!: The Crimson Apocalypse

Issei Shibata, Cédric Jimenez

Nanami Abe, Midori Nagatsuki, Wakana Majima, Rio Kiyohara, Benoît Magimel, Olga Kurylenko

Horror, Drama, Action, Monster, Thriller, Youth

A live-action film, based on a manga series, part of the sixth Asian Dark Universe, This is a New Year's Eve (Coming of Age Day) film.

BUILD NEW WORLD Kamen Rider Cross

Kyōhei Yamaguchi

Kyōhei Yamaguchi

Tokusatsur ( live-action), Action, Sci-fi

Based on Super Sentai and Kamen Rider, This is a Valentine's Day (Chinese New Year, National Foundation Day) film

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection

Gorō Taniguchi

Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai, Yukana, Ami Koshimizu, Kaori Nazuka, Fumiko Orikasa

Fantasy, Sci-fi, Action, Mecha, Supernatural

Based on the Code Geass anime and manga, This is a Valentine's Day (Chinese New Year, National Foundation Day) film.

King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars Series

Masakazu Hishida


Tetsuya Kakihara, Tomoaki Maeno, Toshiki Masuda, Junta Terashima, Sōma Saitō, Tasuku Hatanaka

Drama, Romance, Musical, Sports (Figure skating), Idol, Youth

Based on a video game series, This is the International Women's Day (Hinamatsuri, Commonwealth Day) and Saint Patrick's Day film.

Dragon Quest and Kingdom Crossover

Shinsuke Sato, Christophe Gans

Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Masami Nagasawa, Kanna Hashimoto, Takeru Satoh, Hayden Christensen

Historical, Fantasy, Drama, Action, Spy, Superheroes

Based on a manga series, This is an Easter Day (Earth Day, April Fools' Day) film.

Inemuri Iwane X Assassin's Creed

Katsuhide Motoki

Tori Matsuzaka, Fumino Kimura, Kyoko Yoshine, Tasuku Emoto, Yosuke Sugino, Kuranosuke Sasaki

Historical, Fantasy, Drama, Action

Based on a children's novel, This is a Golden Week (Europe Day, Constitution Memorial Day, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day) and May Day film.


Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution

Kunihiko Yuyama, Motonori Sakakibara

Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Action, Children's, Youth

Based on a video game series, This is a Marine Day and Mediterranean Stanza Heroes' Day (Bastille Day, Tanabata) film.


Tokyo Ghoul 2

Masataka Kubota, Maika Yamamoto, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Hiyori Sakurada, Yū Aoi, Yo Oizumi

Horror, Dark fantasy, Supernatural horror, Action, Monster, Superheroes

A live-action film, based on the Tokyo Ghoul anime and manga series, part of the prequel of Spider-Man: Far From Home.

From China

Titles

Directors

Cast

Genre

Production Notes

Air Strike

Xiao Feng

Bruce Willis, Liu Ye, Nicholas Tse, William Chan, Song Seung-heon

War / Drama

Mainland-United States co-production

Empires of the Deep

Olga Kurylenko

Sci-fi

Mainland-United States co-production

The Great Detective

Roy Chow

Han Geng, Yin Zheng, Zhang Huiwen

Comedy / Action / Suspense / Crime

L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties 2

Guo Jingming

Fan Bingbing, Kris Wu, Chen Xuedong

Animation / Fantasy

Out of Control

Axel Sand
Richard Lin

T.O.P, Cecilia Cheung, Michael Trevino

Action

Mainland-Germany-South Korea co-production

The Three-Body Problem

Panpan Zhang

Zhang Jingchu, Feng Shaofeng

Science fiction

The Wonder

Norman Stone

Archie Kao, Karl Urban, Willow Shields, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Leo Wu, Christy Chung, Joe Chen

Fantasy

China-New Zealand-United Kingdom co-production

The Forest Monster

Action / Suspense / Horror

A Rain Cloud in the Sky

Lou Ye

Jing Boran, Song Jia, Sandra Ma, Zhang Songwen, Michelle Chen, Qin Hao

Crime / Suspense

2019 Asian Television Dramas

South Korea

Japan

China

Absolute Boyfriend (South Korean TV series)

Asadal Chronicles

Beautiful World (TV series)

Because It's My First Love

Best Chicken

Big Issue (TV series)

Different Dream

Doctor Prisoner

The Fiery Priest

Haechi (TV series)

He Is Psychometric

Kingdom (South Korean TV series)

Left-Handed Wife

Legal High (South Korean TV series)

Live or Die (TV series)

Love Alarm

Love at First Sight (TV series)

My Fellow Citizens

My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2

Romance Is a Bonus Book

So I Married an Anti-fan (TV series)

Spring Turns to Spring

Touch Your Heart

Trap (TV series)

Vagabond (TV series)

Voice 3

Ace of Diamond

Ao-chan Can't Study!

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest

B-Project

Boogiepop and Others

Carole & Tuesday

The Case Files of Lord El-Melloi II

A Certain Scientific Accelerator

A Certain Scientific Railgun

Chihayafuru

Circlet Princess

Colorful Pastrale

Cop Craft

Date A Live

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Dimension High School

Domestic Girlfriend

Dororo

Dr. Stone

Dumbbell Nan-Kilo Moteru?

Endro!

Ensemble Stars!

Fate/Grand Order

Fire Force

Fruits Basket

Girly Air Force

Grimms Notes

Gunjō no Magmell

Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine

Hitori Bocchi no Marumaru Seikatsu

Hoshiai no Sora

Hulaing Babies

I'm From Japan

Isekai Quartet

Idaten (TV series)

Joshi Kausei

Kabukichō Sherlock

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War

Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler

Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko

Kemurikusa

Kenja no Mago

Kono Oto Tomare!

Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger

Magia Record

Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

Magical Sempai

The Magnificent Kotobuki

Manaria Friends

Maō-sama, Retry!

Mayonaka no Occult Kōmuin

Meiji Tokyo Renka

Mix (manga)

My Roommate is a Cat

Nobunaga Sensei no Osanazuma

Over Drive Girl 1/6

Pastel Memories

Pet (manga)

Pretty Rhythm

The Price of Smiles

The Promised Neverland

The Quintessential Quintuplets

Rainy Cocoa

Re:Stage!

Revisions (TV series)

The Rising of the Shield Hero

Sarazanmai

Senryū Shōjo

Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san

Shōmetsu Toshi

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen

Star Twinkle PreCure

Superbook

Super Sentai Strongest Battle

Symphogear

Ueno-san wa Bukiyō

Ultraman New Generation Chronicle

Vinland Saga (manga)

W'z

Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me

We Never Learn

Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki

YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of this World

Z/X

Beautiful Reborn Flower

Cry Me a Sad River

Dancing in the Storm (TV series)

Empress of the Ming

The Fated General

God of Lost Fantasy

The Gods (TV series)

The Golden Eyes

Held in the Lonely Castle

Idol Producer (season 2)

In Youth

The King's Avatar

The Legend of Ba Qing

The Legend of Haolan

The Legends of Monkey King

The Love of Hypnosis

New Dragon Gate Inn (TV series)

New Horizon (TV series)

Peace in Palace, Peace in Chang'an

Queen Dugu (TV series)

See You Again (TV series)

Sword Dynasty

Tears in Heaven (TV series)

Ten Years Late

The Wolf (TV series)

Zhaoge (TV series)