Vote for the 2016 OVA-ies Animation Awards!

By: Dylan Hysen


It’s the inaugural OVA-ies Awards, celebrating the best in animation from the year. Vote for your favorites in 10 categories. Winners are chosen by an open vote. Nominees were chosen by our Patrons and Co-hosts, and you can see the nominations below! Winners will be revealed in a podcast at the end of December.

Steven Universe led with 19 nominations. Next was Star vs. the Forces of Evil with 8, Moana with 7, Voltron: Legendary Defender with 4, Kubo and the Two Strings with 3, and Zootopia and Yuri!!! On Ice with 2 each.

Vote Now!

Voting closes at the end of Thursday 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 2016

  • BoJack Horseman
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Steven Universe
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • Yuri!!! on Ice

Best Animated Film of 2016

  • Finding Dory
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • Your Name
  • Zootopia

Best Animated Episode of 2016

  • “Bismuth”, Steven Universe
  • “Bon Bon the Birthday Clown”, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • “Earthlings”, Steven Universe
  • “Mindful Education”, Steven Universe
  • “Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls”, Gravity Falls

Best Animated Main Character of 2016

  • Kubo, Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana, Moana
  • Pearl, Steven Universe
  • Star Butterfly, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Steven, Steven Universe

Best Animated Supporting Character of 2016

  • Janna, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Lance, Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • Maui, Moana
  • Monkey, Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Peridot, Steven Universe

Best Animated Ship of 2016

  • Keith & Lance, Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • Lapis & Peridot, Steven Universe
  • Pearl & Mystery Girl, Steven Universe
  • Star & Marco, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Yuri & Victor, Yuri!!! on Ice

Best Song from an Animated Show or Movie of 2016

Best Animated Voice Actor of 2016

  • Auli’i Cravalho as Moana, Moana
  • Deedee Magno Hall as Pearl, Steven Universe
  • Eden Sher as Star, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Ginnifer Goodwin as Judy, Zootopia
  • Shelby Rabara as Peridot, Steven Universe

Best Animated Scene of 2016

  • Garnet and Stevonnie Sing from “Mindful Education”, Steve Universe
  • Lapis and Peridot show off their Meep Morps from “Beta”, Steven Universe
  • Moana Restores the Heart, Moana
  • Star Sees Her Family’s Portraits from “Into the Wand”, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Steven Confronts Bismuth from “Bismuth”, Steven Universe

Best Animated Fight of 2016

  • Alexandrite vs. Malachite from “Super Watermelon Island”, Steven Universe
  • Bismuth vs. Steven from “Bismuth”, Steven Universe
  • Star vs. Ludo from “Bon Bon the Birthday Clown”, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Steven vs. Amethyst from “Steven vs. Amethyst”, Steven Universe
  • Voltron vs. Gladiator from “Return of the Gladiator”, Voltron: Legendary Defender

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



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