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Crunchyroll to Stream Anime Marathon & The 2019 Anime Awards on Twitch

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they are partnering with Twitch to host an anime marathon on digital platform Twitch. The presentation, which kicked off on February 10, will stream the following:

  • 2/10/2019: Golden Kamuy Episodes 1-12
  • 2/11/2019: Golden Kamuy Episodes 13-24
  • 2/12/2019: Laid-Back Camp Episodes 1-12
  • 2/13/2019: Planet With Episodes 1-12
  • 2/14/2019: Zombie Land Saga Episodes 1-12
  • 2/15/2019: Angolmois: Record of Mongol Invasion Episodes 1-12

Crunchyroll will stream this year’s Anime Awards ceremony exclusively on Twitch on February 16, at 6:00PM Pacific (9:00PM Eastern).  This year’s event will be hosted by Cristina Vee, and will feature thirteen guests to present awards. Presenters include voice actor Justin Briner, influencer Tristan Gallant, and IGN Senior Editor Miranda Sanchez.

As part of the event, a lifetime achievement award will be presented to BONES President and Producer Masahiko Minami.

Anime Awards Visual - Masahiko Minami

In addition, Crunchyroll opened fan voting for ten bonus award categories. We break the categories and nominees down below:

Best Comedy

  • Hinamatsuri
  • Pop Team Epic
  • Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
  • Asobi Asobase – workshop of fun
  • Gintama: Silver Soul Arc
  • Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san

Best Drama

  • The Ancient Magus’ Bride
  • Banana Fish
  • March comes in like a lion
  • Steins;Gate 0
  • After the Rain
  • Dragon Pilot: -Hisone & Masotan-

Best Action

  • Goblin Slayer
  • Thunderbolt Fantasy 2
  • My Hero Academia Season 3
  • Sword Art Online: Alicization
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
  • Black Clover

Best Romance

  • Darling in the Franxx
  • Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
  • Banana Fish
  • Bloom Into You
  • Tada Never Falls In Love
  • Iroduku: The World in Colors

Best Slice-of-Life

  • Laid-Back Camp
  • A Place Further Than the Universe
  • Violet Evergarden
  • The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
  • How to Keep a Mummy
  • Today’s Menu For the Emiya Family

Best Sports Anime

  • Hanebado!
  • Umamusume Pretty Derby
  • Yowamushi Pedal: Glory Line
  • Tsurune
  • Run With the Wind
  • Megalobox

Best CGI

  • Double Decker! Doug & Kirill
  • SSSS.Gridman
  • Hi-Score Girl
  • Fist of the Blue Sky: Regenesis Season 2
  • Overlord III
  • Attack on Titan Season 3

Best Soundtrack

  • Devilman Crybaby
  • Megalobox
  • Violet Evergarden
  • Revue Starlight
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • A Place Further Than The Universe

Best Show About High Schoolers Doing A Very Specific Thing

  • Laid-Back Camp
  • Comic Girls
  • Tsurune
  • Revue Starlight
  • Food Wars! The Third Plate
  • Hinomaru Sumo

Best Dragon

  • Veldora Tempest (That Time I Was Reincarnated As a Slime)
  • Masotan (-DRAGON PILOT -Hisone & Masotan-)
  • Futomomo (– DRAGON PILOT -Hisone & Masotan-)
  • Super Sheron (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Issei Hyodo (High School DXD Hero)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)


Source: Crunchyroll (Email Communication)

Update 2/12/2019, 5:11PM EST: Fixed a typo in the air time for the Crunchyroll Anime Awards show.

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