Surprise hit TV anime Kemono Friends has another feather in its cap, because the little series that could took home the “Anime” category award at the Yahoo! Search Awards 2017 celebration.
— Yahoo!検索 (@YahooSearchJP) December 6, 2017
Sponsored by Yahoo! Japan, the awards recognize the people, products, and works of pop culture that demonstrate not only a large support from their fanbase, but also massive traffic in Yahoo! search results for a given year. Voice actress Yuka Ozaki was on-hand to accept the award dressed as her character, Serval.
— 尾崎由香 (@yuka_bushi) December 6, 2017
Other notable winners include Junichi Suwabe in the “Voice Actor” category, Nogisaka46 in the “Idol” category, Kazuo Ishiguro in the “Novelist” category, Dragon Quest XI in the “Video Game” category, and the Nintendo Switch in the “Consumer Electronics” category. Comedian Chiemi Blouson took home both the Grand Prize and the award in the “Comedian” category.
Official Yahoo! Search Awards 2017 results page (Japanese)
Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.