Nominations for the 2021 OVA-ies TV Animation Awards

By: Dylan Hysen


Here are the nominees for the 2021 OVA-ies Awards, celebrating the best in television animation from the year. Check out the nominations and find the link to vote for the winners below! Shows aired anywhere in the world in 2021 were eligible, but our community is generally focused on Western animation.

Vote for your favorites in 5 categories. Winners are chosen 50% by an open vote, 50% from our internal community of patrons & staff weighed by shows watched. Nominees were chosen internally by our patrons & staff, and you can see the nominations below! Winners will be revealed on December 30th.

Amphibia, Centaurworld, Miraculous Ladybug, and The Owl House lead with nominations in every eligible category.

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Voting closes at noon Eastern on Thursday December 30th. 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 2021

  • Amphibia
  • Arcane
  • Centaurworld
  • Invincible
  • Miraculous Ladybug
  • The Owl House

Best Animation Episode of 2021

  • “The Endings”, Castlevania
  • “Knock, Knock, Knockin’ on Hooty’s Door”, The Owl House
  • “The Last Lullaby”, Centaurworld
  • “True Colors”, Amphibia
  • “Where I Really Come From”, Invincible
  • “Wishmaker”, Miraculous Ladybug

Best Animation Main Character of 2021

  • Anne, Amphibia
  • Artemis, Young Justice: Phantoms
  • Craig, Craig of the Creek
  • Horse, Centaurworld
  • Luz, The Owl House
  • Marinette, Miraculous Ladybug

Best Animation Supporting Character of 2021

  • Alya, Miraculous Ladybug
  • Amity, The Owl House
  • Comfortable Doug, Centaurworld
  • Libby, The Ghost and Molly McGee
  • Sasha, Amphibia
  • Susie, Summer Camp Island

Best New Animated Show of 2021

  • Arcane
  • Centaurworld
  • The Ghost and Molly McGee
  • Invincible
  • Q-Force
  • What If…?

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


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