In an award ceremony on Friday, February 27, 2015, the Japan Academy Prize Association announced Stand By Me Doraemon
as the winner of the Animation of the Year award.
The movie was nominated alongside Omoide no Marnie
, Giovanni no Shima
, Detective Conan Movie 18: The Sniper from Another Dimension
, and Tezuka Osamu no Buddha: Owarinaki Tabi
Eien no 0
, based on a novel of the same name, which was also adapted as a manga series
, won the award for Picture of the Year. It won a total of nine awards, the most of any nominee.
Composers Joe Hisaishi
) and Naoki Sato
) were nominated for awards for music in non-anime titles, but neither won.
The second and third live-action movie adaptations of the manga Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan
won the All Night Nippon prize for best movie, as voted by listeners of the radio program.
Source: Doraemon Channel Twitter
, 38th Japan Academy Prize Nominees