Nominations for the 2017 OVA-ies TV Animation Awards

By: Dylan Hysen


Here are the nominees for the 2017 OVA-ies Awards, celebrating the best in television animation from the year. Vote for your favorites in 5 categories. Winners are chosen 50% by an open vote, 50% from internal “expert” committees. Nominees were chosen internally by our patrons, co-hosts, hosts, and writers, and you can see the nominations below! Winners will be revealed in a podcast towards the end of December.

BoJack Horseman, Rick and Morty, Steven UniverseStar vs. the Forces of Evil, and Voltron: Legendary Defender lead with 4 nominations each.

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Voting closes at noon on Friday December 22nd. Google sign-in is required for voting. Voting is anonymous, the sign-in is just required to restrict voting to 1 per person.

Best Animated Show of 2017

  • BoJack Horseman
  • Mysticons
  • Rick and Morty
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Steven Universe
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender

Best Animated Episode of 2017

  • “All Hail Necrafa”, Mysticons
  • “The Legend Begins”, Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • “The Ricklantis Mixup”/”Tales from the Citadel”, Rick and Morty
  • “The Trial”, Steven Universe
  • “Time’s Arrow”, BoJack Horseman
  • “XCIII”, Samurai Jack

Best Animated Main Character of 2017

  • BoJack Horseman, BoJack Horseman
  • Emerald Goldenbraid, Mysticons
  • Marinette Dupain-Cheng, Miraculous Ladybug
  • Morty Smith, Rick and Morty
  • Star Butterfly, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Weiss Schnee, RWBY

Best Animated Supporting Character of 2017

  • Diana Cavendish, Little Witch Academia
  • Hollyhock Manheim-Mannheim-Guerrero-Robinson-Zilberschlag-Hsung-Fonzarelli-McQuack, BoJack Horseman
  • Lars Barriga, Steven Universe
  • Moon Butterfly, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Prince Lotor, Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • Summer Smith, Rick and Morty

Best Visuals for an Animated Show of 2017

  • Little Witch Academia
  • Miraculous Ladybug
  • Samurai Jack
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Steven Universe
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender

Check out the nominations announcement:

Dylan is a software developer from the DC area who hosts the Overly Animated podcast discussing everything animation.


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