The Japan Academy Prize Association has announced its nominees for the Animation of the Year award in the 39th edition of the annual ceremony. The Animation of the Year award was made a separate category from the Picture of the Year award in 2007. Nominated works must have opened in theaters in Japan between December 14, 2014 and December 15, 2015.
The award ceremony will be held on March 4, 2016 at Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa in Tokyo. Tickets for the ceremony and gala dinner will go on sale on February 6 and cost ¥40,000 each.
Source: Official website