The 48th Japan Science Fiction Convention
was held on July 4th and the winners of this year's Seiun Award
were announced. Macross Frontier
and Trigun Maximum
won the best media and the best comic of the year, respectively.
Seiun Award is one of the most authoritative science fiction awards in Japan. The candidates are selected from the sci-fi works completed in the previous year and the winners are chosen by the votes of the attendees of the Japan Science Fiction Convention.
Ref. The winners of Seiun Award 2007 and 2008
2007 Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo
2008 Dennou Coil
2007 Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou
2008 20th Century Boys
and 21st Century Boys