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The 2020 AniTAY Anime Awards

2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, but we had some great anime to enjoy while stuck at home. Here’s what AniTAY decided was the best — The 2020 AniTAY Anime Awards.

In past years, we’d typically run two series of awards — the choices from the readers, and the choices from the authors of AniTAY, but in the transition from Kinja to Medium, the level of engagement has died down and there wasn’t enough votes in the readers sheet to justify running 2 awards. As such, the AniTAY Awards this year is what used to be the Author awards. Hopefully by next year this is resolved and this is a one time occurrence.

AniTAY’s AniTAY Favorite: Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

AniTAY’s Most Trashiest Trash of 2020: Interspecies Reviewers

AniTAY’s Best Male Character: Kaburagi (Deca-dence)

AniTAY’s Best Female Character: Katarina Claes (My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!)

AniTAY’s Best ED: LOST IN PARADISE feat. AKLO by ALI (Jujutsu Kaisen)

AniTAY’s Best OP: Easy Breezy by Chelmico (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!)

AniTAY’s Best Slice of Life: Tonikaku Kawaii

AniTAY’s Best Comedy: Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! & Kaguya-Sama: Love is War S2

AniTAY’s Best Romance: Tonikaku Kawaii

AniTAY’s Best Drama: Re:Zero S2

AniTAY’s Best Action: Jujutsu Kaisen

AniTAY’s Best Dub: Great Pretender

AniTAY’s Best Soundtrack: Re:Zero S2

AniTAY’s Best Animated: Deca-Dence

AniTAY’s Hidden Gem: Wave Listen to Me!, Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

AniTAY’s Sequel of the Year: Re:Zero Season 2, SNAFU S2, Golden Kamuy S3

AniTAY’s Anime Movie of the Year: Weathering With You

AniTAY’s Anime of the Year: Deca-Dence

Thanks for checking out AniTAY and the AniTAY Anime Awards! Ani-TAY is a fan run anime blog where writers love everything anime related. To join in on the fun, check out our website, visit our official subreddit, follow us on Twitter, or give us a like on our Facebook page.



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VN, Anime and Tech Enthusiast! Reikaze Rambles, Writer for @AniTAYOfficial, formerly also @NoisyPixelNews. AKA @RockmanDash12