Nominations for the 2018 OVA-ies TV Animation Awards

By: Dylan Hysen


Here are the nominees for the 2018 OVA-ies Awards, celebrating the best in television animation from the year. Listen to the nominations announcement podcast accompanying this post and check out the nominations below!

Vote for your favorites in 5 categories. Winners are chosen 50% by an open vote weighed by shows watched, 50% from internal “expert” committees. Nominees were chosen internally by our patrons & staff, and you can see the nominations below! Winners will be revealed in a podcast at the end of December.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Steven Universe, & Mysticons lead with nominations in every category they were eligible for. Followed by BoJack Horseman and Voltron: Legendary Defender with nominations in all but one eligible category.

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Best Animated Show of 2018

  • BoJack Horseman
  • Mysticons
  • RWBY
  • She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
  • Steven Universe
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender

Best Animation Episode of 2018

  • “A Single Pale Rose”, Steven Universe
  • “The Black Paladins”, Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • “Come Along With Me”, Adventure Time
  • “Free Churro”, BoJack Horseman
  • “The Princess and the Pirate”, Mysticons
  • “Promise”, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Best Animation Main Character of 2018

  • BoJack Horseman, BoJack Horseman
  • Catra, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
  • Marinette Dupain-Cheng, Miraculous Ladybug
  • Pearl, Steven Universe
  • Star Butterfly, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Zarya Moonwolf, Mysticons

Best Animation Supporting Character of 2018

  • Eclipsa, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Hawk Moth, Miraculous Ladybug
  • Kitty Boon, Mysticons
  • Lapis, Steven Universe
  • Lotor, Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • Scorpia, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Best New Animated Show of 2018

  • Bloom Into You
  • Craig of the Creek
  • The Dragon Prince
  • Final Space
  • Hilda
  • She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

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



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