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22nd Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

by tsubasalover
Feb 28, 2019 9:41 PM | 8 Comments

The 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival list has been announced. The recipients include those from Japan, Korea, America, Russia, France, and Iran.

Animation Division
Grand Prize
La Chute by Boris Labbe (France)

Excellence Awards
Otona no Tame no Grimm Douwa: Te wo Nakushita Shoujo by Sébastien Laudenbach (France)
Hisone to Maso-tan by Shinji Higuchi (Japan)
Penguin Highway by Hiroyasu Ishida (Japan)
Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! Movie by Kitarou Kousaka (Japan)

New Face Awards
Toumei Ningen by Akihiko Yamashita (Japan)
Am I a Wolf? by Amir Houshang Moein (Iran)
The Little Ship by Anastasia Makhlina (Russia)

Manga Division
Grand Prize
Origin by Boichi (Korea)

Excellence Award
Uchuu Senkan Tiramisù by Satoshi Miyagawa and Kei Itou (Japan)
Nagi no Oitoma by Misato Komari (Japan)
Momo to Manji by Sawa Sakura (Japan)
Yuugure e by Nazuna Saitou (Japan)

New Face Award
Kiiroi Enban by Tenshin Kijima (Japan)
Mienai Chigai: Watashi wa Asperger by Julie Dachez and Mademoiselle Caroline; Translation by Masato Hara (France)
Metamorphose no Engawa by Kaori Tsurutani (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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8 Comments Recent Comments

Happy to see Tiramisu and Momo to Manji winning awards.

Mar 3, 2019 3:51 PM by Shadow-Chan

Feb 28, 2019 11:22 PM by tsubasalover

Good to see Penguin Highway up there, I haven’t seen it just yet but I’m planning to give it a watch a couple of weeks from now.
Kimi ni Suizou wa Tabetai, Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho and HisoMaso are also nice additions to see, but a little disappointed to not see Maquia here even among the selections.

Feb 28, 2019 10:33 PM by _MushiRock11_

Hisone to Maso-tan deserved recognition

Feb 28, 2019 10:29 PM by JizzyHitler

@shanimebib @Kuma Thanks for the notification, since Nagi no Oitoma is not approved yet, I cannot list it (there are two entries of the same title when trying to add it to manga relations). I have fixed it on the post for now.

Edit: Added both Nagi no Oitoma and Metamorphose no Engawa.

Feb 28, 2019 10:23 PM by tsubasalover

this is rondom AF.. Origin? Tiramisu?

the only thing i know that doesn't feel out of place is metamorphosis no engawa (RIP). A volume of this series is translated in english btw...


mal has it as

not nagisa, which one is correct? seems nagi no oitoma is what listed in other site...

Feb 28, 2019 10:20 PM by Kuma


Feb 28, 2019 9:51 PM by shanimebib

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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