Back in February, we reported on the eight nominees for the Tokyo Anime Award Festival’s Anime of the Year award, with four finalists in the movie category, and four in the TV series category. At the awards ceremony held today the winners of each were finally announced, so now we can tell you which anime came out on top, as voted by over 100 anime industry professionals.

Love Live! The School Idol Movie

Love Live! The School Idol Movie brought home the prize for film, rising above The Anthem of the Heart and Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast. As for the series award, Shirobako hoisted the trophy, taking out the competition including One Punch Man and Osomatsu-san.


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