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IDOLM@STER SideM Sweeps Awards!

Multiple Wins in Newtype Anime Award 2017-2018

8 Oct 2018

The final results of the Newtype Anime Award 2017-2018 were announced on 7 October 2018. 

Now into its 8th edition, the awards – as voted by fans – were for animation works that were broadcast, streamed or screened theatrically from October 2017 to June 2018. Biggest winner goes to THE IDOLM@STER SideM, which was voted #1 in multiple categories:

Best Work (TV Broadcast & Streaming) – #1 SideM


Best Screenplay – #1 SideM (Yuniko Ayana & Yukie Sugawara)


Best Character Design – #1 SideM (Yusuke Tanaka & Haruko Iizuka)


Best Theme Song – #1 SideM (Reason!!)


Best Character – #1 SideM (Teru Tendo)


Best Character (Mascot) – #1 SideM (Kaerre)


In addition, the TV series was voted #2 in Best Soundtrack and Best Director, outdone only by the theatrical version of Bungo Stray Dogs.

Best Soundtrack – #2 SideM (EFFY)


Best Director – #2 SideM (Takahiro Harada & Miyuki Kuroki)


THE IDOLM@STER SideM was simulcast on ANIPLUS Asia from October to December 2017 in Southeast Asia.

Other notable winners include DARLING in the FRANXX, PERSONA5 the Animation, Steins;Gate 0, Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Season 2 and Touken Ranbu Hanamaru Season 2.

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