What an incredible year 2017 was for the anime industry as a whole. Not only was the content that was crammed into those 12 months genuinely awe-inspiring, but we also saw a lot of positive development in the way the industry operates and acts as a whole. We saw anime once again rise to the forefront of attention through the cinematic likes of “your name.,” and the rippling effect that would have world-round.
Each year Crunchyroll takes the opportunity to reflect on the year that was, and hands control over to the community to vote for what they believe the best anime was in any number of topics. From “Best CGI” to “Best Action” and even “Best Boy,” the anime community as a whole are given a chance to have their voice heard. This year is no different, and we see the return of the awards show in a new and improved form following feedback from last year. With a panel of 12 industry veterans casting their votes for “Anime of the Year,” we can’t wait to see who comes out on top.
With voting set to open January 22, 2018, you’ll want to be sure to head over to the official website and start planning out your votes strategically. Oh, and by the way, let’s see “Made in Abyss” win the title of “Anime of the Year,” alright?