The first ever American Anime Awards were held at the New Yorker Hotel's Crystal Ballroom on Feb 24. The first ever awards honored voice actors, directors and producers of American anime. Even thoug just under an hour it was a marking point in recognition of Anime and the people behind it in America.
And the winners are…
Best Cast: Fullmetal Alchemist
Best Manga: Fruits Basket
Best Actor in a Comedy: Dave Wittenberg (Parco Folgore in Zatch Bell)
Best Actor in a Comedy: Debbi Derryberry (Zatch Bell in Zatch Bell)
Best Anime Theme Song: "Rewrite," Asian Kung Fu Generation (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Best Anime Feature: Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
Best Package Design: Fullmetal Alchemist
Best Anime Comedy: FLCL
Best Actress: Mary Elizabeth (Maj. Motoko Kusinagi in Ghost in the Shell: 2nd Gig)
Best Actor: Vic Mignogna (Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist)
Best Short Series: FLCL
Best Long Series: Fullmetal Alchemist
Congrats to all the winners and may they share in the glow of being the heros to crazy otakus everywhere!!!
Fullmetal Alchemist won every award they were nominated for!!!