May 3, 2019, 10:32 a.m.

2019 Watanabe You Fan Awards

The winners of 2019 Watanabe You Fan Awards are...

#1 Fan Winner - elected by our panel of judges


2100 points
  • mikasaki (dubu) (Artist;Graphic designer): "This cosplayer is clearly a big fan! You (no pun intended) can see the dedication and passion she has for not only the birthday girl, but for aqours too."
  • Miranda (Translator): "Their passion for You is evident and passionate. I really enjoyed reading her entry."
  • Jib (Artist): "The entry is neatly presented and the cosplays have a charm that I feel is similar to You."
  • Memoly (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "I can really see and feel the passion for You in this entry!"
  • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "You definitely radiate a lot of love for You! I'm sure your feelings reach her loud and clear"
  • BlakeW1995 (Donator): "A caring support you have with Aqours is cheerful, a wonderful collection of You merch, great design choice on cosplay for You and congratz on getting the limit UR You on both JP and WW on her birthday."
  • Yuzu 鬱 (Graphic designer;Translator) and Miss (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.

See entry

Runner up Fan Winner


1000 points
  • mikasaki (dubu) (Artist;Graphic designer): "Cute pictures, the gif is funny and her artwork is cute"
  • Miranda (Translator): "I really liked the idea of taking You out on bike rides and taking photos of her in multiple locations."
  • Memoly (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "I love the wide array of art forms here. From the photography, to the drawing, to the gif--everything is great and dedicated to You!"
  • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "There's a lot of fun energy behind this entry that fits the spirit of Yosoro very well!"
  • db0 (Developer): "It's really cool that you decided to use You as a way to train and become a better photographer. The resulting photos are stunning! Your art is also really good and the animated gif is original and fun."

See entry

#1 Crowd's Favorite Winner - elected by the community



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you  merch

Runner up Crowd's Favorite Winner



See entry


Honorable mentions

  • oreosampai - See activity

    • mikasaki (dubu) (Artist;Graphic designer): "cute art and figures, along with a heart warming message"
    • Yuzu 鬱 (Graphic designer;Translator): "The drawings, they're quite adorable and show how much the user likes You (combined with/and her other best girls)"
    • Jib (Artist): "The birthday artwork reminded me of the LL art style, very aesthetic~"
    • Yumi (Member of the judges panel): "Very adorable art style! Lot's of cute sentiments!"
    • Ganzfeld (Member of the judges panel): "Short and simple, you can tell from the art and writing that the user does like You. They aren't showing off their You pulls as well, which I think people do tend to use too much."
  • coconutchemist - See activity

    • Jib (Artist): "It's quite clear that there was a lot of effort put into this entry, each brush stroke is neat to contribute to the overall drawing, which may seem simple as first, but contains great detail."
    • rdsathene (School Idol Tomodachi staff;Donator): "With all the excellent art, photography, writing, and cosplay entries, I was looking for something that stood out through capturing Watanabe You's "genki" spirit. This work did that a little better than some of the others."
    • Miss (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.
  • soulheart - See activity

    • Miranda (Translator): "I enjoyed their art and dedicated collection."
    • Memoly (School Idol Tomodachi staff): "Beautiful words and art dedicated to You <3"
    • Miss (Member of the judges panel) and rubylovebot (Member of the judges panel) also liked this entry.
  • Diamencik333 - See activity

    • rdsathene (School Idol Tomodachi staff;Donator): "The style and colors really complement Watanabe You's aquatic style."
    • Yuzu 鬱 (Graphic designer;Translator) also liked this entry.
  • EmiliaLisa - See activity

    • db0 (Developer): "Loved all the effort you put into writing a little essay for You and making all these edits of her. Good job!"
  • wayouss - See activity

    • Ganzfeld (Member of the judges panel): "Nice mix of art and merch shown."
  • Sweetemily6123 - See activity

    • rdsathene (School Idol Tomodachi staff;Donator): "The bright colors spoke springtime birthday."
  • Pinkie123 - See activity

    • db0 (Developer): "You put a lot of love and effort into this drawing and even did all the details in the background. Good job!"

Other participants:

marimerimarime, Psycoidol, HappyCookie

Congratulations to our winners!

They will receive a prize of their choice among the You-themed goodies we offer. You can see the list of prizes with pictures in the original awards details post.

Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success! We loved your entries!

Miyashita Ai Toujou Nozomi Ohara Mari

The birthdays of Miyashita Ai (May 30), Toujou Nozomi (June 9) and Ohara Mari (June 13) are coming soon, so look forward to their Fan Awards as well!

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