The Hollywood Critics Association TV has recognized the exceptional quality and impact of anime by nominating “Attack on Titan” and “My Hero Academia” for their prestigious awards. These nominations reflect the growing recognition of the immense storytelling and animation prowess within the anime genre. It is a significant milestone for both series and a testament to their ability to captivate audiences worldwide with their compelling narratives and memorable characters.
This recognition from the Hollywood Critics Association TV further solidifies the cultural significance and broad appeal of anime in the entertainment industry.
“Attack on Titan” is a highly acclaimed anime series that captivated audiences with its intense storytelling and gripping action. Set in a post-apocalyptic world where humanity is under siege by enormous humanoid creatures known as Titans, the show follows the journey of Eren Yeager and his friends as they join the fight against these merciless adversaries.
Exploring themes of survival, identity, and the human condition, “Attack on Titan” delivers a thrilling and thought-provoking experience that has left a lasting impact on its viewers.
My Hero Academia, also known as Boku no Hero Academia, is a popular anime series set in a world where individuals with superpowers, known as “Quirks,” have become the norm. The story follows Izuku Midoriya, a young boy who aspires to become a hero despite being born without a Quirk.
When he encounters the legendary hero All Might, Izuku’s life takes an unexpected turn as he inherits All Might’s Quirk and begins attending the prestigious U.A. High School, where young aspiring heroes are trained. With its compelling characters, exciting battles, and themes of friendship and perseverance, My Hero Academia has captured the hearts of fans worldwide.
The nominations for the 2023 TV Awards by the Holywood Critics Association were announced on Tuesday. In the category of “Best Streaming Animated Series or TV Movie,” both My Hero Academia anime’s season 6 and Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1 have been selected. Competing against them are Animaniacs, Central Park, Harley Quinn, and Star Trek: Lower Decks.
According to Crunchyroll’s statement to ANN, the specific episode of My Hero Academia nominated for the category is “Deku vs. Class A,” which is the 23rd episode of the season and the 136th episode of the entire series. Due to the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike, the awards presentation, initially scheduled for August 12-13, has been postponed to future dates yet to be determined.
My Hero Academia’s sixth season premiered in October 2022, spanning two continuous cours (equivalent to a quarter of a year) and consisting of 25 episodes. The anime was streamed by Crunchyroll, both in its original Japanese version and with an English dub. Toonami is currently broadcasting the anime.
As for Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1 (also known as Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 3), it aired as a one-hour special on March 3. Crunchyroll and Hulu were the streaming platforms for this anime.
Sources | Email correspondence, Awards Watch (Erik Anderson)