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21st Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

by tsubasalover
Mar 16, 1:52 AM | 6 Comments

The 21st Japan Media Arts Festival list has been announced. The recipients include those from Japan, America, Russia, and France.

Animation Division
Grand Prize
Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni by Sunao Katabuchi (Japan)
Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta by Masaaki Yuasa (Japan)

Excellence Awards
Harmonia feat. Makoto by Tarafu Ootani (Japan)
Cocolors by Cocolors Production Team, represented by Toshihisa Yokoshima (Japan)
Negative Space by Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter (Japan / America)

New Face Awards
Fune wo Amu by Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (Japan)
The First Thunder by Anastasia Melikhova (Russia)
Yin by Nicolas Fong (France)

Manga Division
Grand Prize
Nee, Mama by Aoi Ikebe (Japan)

Excellence Award
Juuza no Ulna by Tooru Izu (Japan)
Nyx no Kakutou by Kan Takahama (Japan)
Yoru no Me wa Sen de Gozaimasu by Kentarou Ueno (Japan)
AI no Idenshi by Kyuuri Yamada (Japan)

New Face Award
Amagi Yuiko no Tsuno to Ai by Yoko Kuno (Japan)
Baku-chan by Juushichi Masumura (Japan)
Beastars by Paru Itagaki (Japan)

Aside from the awards, various anime and manga titles also made the Jury Selections. The lists are provided for both the Animation and Manga Divisions.

Source: Official site

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6 Comments Recent Comments

Good Job to BEASTARS!

Mar 22, 2:33 PM by alpha_shadow

it always the most unexpected untranslated things, except beastars! they are at least nominated in 2 other awards right? why it hadn't been adapted yet?

Mar 16, 7:31 AM by Kuma

The First Thunder by Anastasia Melikhova (Russia)

Wow, I do not know what work is being talked about, but I'm glad to see someone here from Russia.

Mar 16, 3:32 AM by RobertBobert

Japs surely loves their WW2 era movies, but thats ok because Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni. was a good movie.

Mar 16, 2:39 AM by Swagernator

Wat, Fune wo amu won something?

Thats pretty cool.

Mar 16, 2:36 AM by DatRandomDude