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21st Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

21st Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

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...
'Yoru wa Mijikashi Arukeyo Otome' Wins Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

'Yoru wa Mijikashi Arukeyo Otome' Wins Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

The Japan Academy Prize Association announced in the 41st edition of its annual awards ceremony last Friday that director Masaaki Yuasa's 2017 film Yoru wa Mijikashi Arukeyo Otome (The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl) is the winner of the Animation of Year award. The film is Yuasa's first work to be nominated for and awarded the Japan Academy Prize, considered Japan's equivalent of Hollywood's Academy Awards. It was nominated alongside Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka? (Firewor...

Mar 8, 1:00 PM by arsonal 9 Comments

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Winners of 2018 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of 2018 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the Tokyo Anime Awards for 2018 have been announced. Animation of the Year Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (Film) Kemono Friends (Television) Fan Award Yuri!!! on Ice (Television) Individual Awards Best Director: Tatsuki (Kemono Friends) Best Script & Original Story: Kinoko Nasu (the Fate series) Best Animator: Takahiro Kishida (Keifuku-san) Best Art, Color, and Film: Nobutaka Yoda (Tobidasu PriPara: Mi~nna de Mezase! Idol☆Grand Prix) Best Sound and Performance: Yuki Kajiura (Princess Princ...
Winners of 72nd Mainichi Film Awards Announced

Winners of 72nd Mainichi Film Awards Announced

This year's winners of the 72nd Mainichi Film Awards were announced on Thursday by the Mainichi Shimbun and Sports Nippon Shimbun. Complex x Complex, a 25-minute animated short by Miyuki Fukuda, won the award for the Best Animation Film. It was produced in 2015 and centers around a female student who has an obsession with armpit hair. The film was screened in North America at the New York Japan CineFest event on June 2 last year. The Noburou Oofuji award for creative expression has been given t...
Animation of the Year Nominees of the 41st Japan Academy Prize [Update 3/2]

Animation of the Year Nominees of the 41st Japan Academy Prize [Update 3/2]

The 41st edition of Japan Academy Prize press conference held today has announced the nominees for the Animation of the Year category. The nominated works must have screened in Japanese theaters from December 16, 2016 to December 15, 2017. Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka? Hirune Hime: Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari Mary to Majo no Hana Detective Conan Movie 21: The Crimson Love Letter Yoru wa Mijikashi Arukeyo Otome The Japan Academy Prize recognizes excellence in Japanese...

Jan 15, 3:14 AM by sevenPocky 24 Comments

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Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2017

Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2017

Winners of the 2017 Newtype Anime Awards were announced at the Machi★Asobi event. The winners were selected by fans in magazine and online polls. The participants were anime and anime movies that aired or opened between October 2016 and September 2017. Best TV Anime Fate/Apocrypha Bungou Stray Dogs 2nd Season Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu Kemono Friends Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 2 Yuri!!! on Ice Kakegurui Shingeki no Kyojin Season 2 Re:Creators Isekai Shokudou Best Picture (Film) Sword Art...
'Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta' and 'Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni' Win Awards at Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2017

'Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta' and 'Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni' Win Awards at Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2017

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival announced this year's winners on Saturday. Masaaki Yuasa's Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta won the Cristal award for feature films, and Sunao Katabuchi's Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni won the Judge award for feature films. The Annecy International Animated Film Festival has been held since 1960, and it has featured films, short films, films produced for television and advertising, student films, and films made for the internet. It has been 22 years since a Ja...

Jun 17, 2017 9:09 PM by tsubasalover 10 Comments

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26th Japan Movie Critics Awards Winners Announced

26th Japan Movie Critics Awards Winners Announced

The 26th Japan Movie Critics Awards winners have been announced on May 16. Best Picture Award Koe no Katachi Director Award Makoto Shinkai (Kimi no Na wa.) Seiyuu Award Masako Nozawa (Kaze no You ni) Diamond Award Leiji Matsumoto (Ginga Tetsudou 999) Japan Movie Critics Awards are awarded by the movie critics to encourage works or people in the movie fields. The critics who chose the awards for animation are Yukio Kawasaki (director of TV Tokyo), Hiroki Gotou (editor of Weekly Shounen Jump), an...

May 18, 2017 9:16 PM by tsubasalover 14 Comments

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20th Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

20th Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

The 20th Japan Media Arts Festival list has been announced. The recipients include those from Japan, America, Brazil, Bulgaria, England, Korea, Mexico, and Russia. Animation Division Grand Prize Kimi no Na wa. by Makoto Shinkai (Japan) Excellence Awards Koe no Katachi by Naoko Yamada (Japan) O Menino e o Mundo by Alê Abreu (Brazil) A Love Story by Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara (England) Among the black waves by Anna Budanova (Russia) New Face Awards Moom by Daisuke Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo (Japa...
Sugoi Japan Award 2017 Winners Announced

Sugoi Japan Award 2017 Winners Announced

Winners of the third Sugoi Japan Award were announced at a ceremony in Tokyo on Thursday. Entries include anime which began broadcasting from July 2015, along with manga, light novels, and entertainment novels which began publishing from January 2013. Nominees were chosen by Japanese fans and experts who believe that these series have the potential to become global hits. Voting took place between November 16, 2016, and January 3, 2017. Sugoi Japan Award is co-organized by the Yomiuri Shimbun new...
'Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni' Wins 40th Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

'Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni' Wins 40th Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

During the 40th edition of the annual Japan Academy Prize ceremony on Friday, the award association announced that Sunao Katabuchi's Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of the World) is the winner of the Animation of the Year award. The movie was nominated alongside Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.), Koe no Katachi, Rudolf to Ippaiattena, and One Piece Film: Gold in January. Nominated works must have premiered in Japanese theaters between December 16, 2015, and December 15, 2016. Kono Sekai no K...
Winners of 2017 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of 2017 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the Tokyo Anime Awards have been announced for 2017. Animation of the Year Koe no Katachi (Film) Yuri!!! On Ice (Television) Fan Award Yuri!!! On Ice (Television) Individual Awards Best Director: Makoto Shinkai (Kimi no Na wa.) Best Script & Original Story: Reiko Yoshida (Koe no Katachi) Best Animator: Tadashi Hiramatsu (Yuri!!! On Ice) Best Art, Color, and Film: Shunichirou Yoshihara (JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Diamond wa Kudakenai) Best Sound and Performance: Hiroyuki Sawano (Koutets...
Winners of 71st Mainichi Film Awards Announced

Winners of 71st Mainichi Film Awards Announced

The winners for the 71st Annual Mainichi Film Award, hosted by the Mainichi Shimbun and Sports Nippon Shimbun were announced on Thursday. Hideaki Anno and Shinji Haguchi's Shin Godzilla received the Best Film Award. It is the 31st film in Godzilla franchise and the 29th Godzilla film produced by Toho. Shin Godzilla premiered in Japan on July 29, 2016 and earned 8 billion yen, becoming the highest grossing live-action Japanese film of 2016. Sunao Katabuchi's Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Co...
Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2016

Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2016

Winners of the 2016 Newtype Anime Awards were announced at the Machi Asobi event. The winners were selected by fans in magazine and online polls. The participants were anime and anime movies that aired or opened between October 2015 and September 2016. Best TV Anime (Top 10) Koutetsujou no Kabaneri Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Macross Δ High School Fleet Gintama Bungou Stray Dogs Monogatari Series JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Diamond wa Kudakenai Durarara!!x2 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shuku...
'Mitsuami no Kamisama' Received Platinum Remi Award on WorldFest Houston

'Mitsuami no Kamisama' Received Platinum Remi Award on WorldFest Houston

28-minute anime part of the stage adaptation of Mitsuami no Kamisama received Platinum Remi award on 49th Annual WorldFest Houston for Classic Cel Animation. It was the directorial debut of Yoshimi Itazu, who also did the storyboard, character design, and illustration direct. While Miho Maruo wrote the script, the animation studio was Production I.G. Kana Hanazawa, Junichi Suwabe, and Yuusuke Kobayashi were involved in reading. The BD and DVD of the play (shown) were released on March 16, 2016,...

Apr 24, 2016 9:49 AM by tsubasalover 8 Comments

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Winners of 2016 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of 2016 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the Tokyo Anime Awards have been announced for 2016. Animation of the Year Love Live! The School Idol Movie (Film) Shirobako (Television) Fan Award Gintama (Television) Individual Awards Best Director: Yoichi Fujita (Binbougami ga!) Best Script & Original Story: Shuu Matsubara (Osomatsu-san) Best Animator: Chikashi Kubota (Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo) Best Character Design & Mechanical Design: Naoyuki Asano (Saint☆Oniisan (Movie)) Honorary Achievement Awards Character Designer, Director: To...

Mar 21, 2016 1:56 PM by Snow 88 Comments

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'Bakemono no Ko' Wins Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

'Bakemono no Ko' Wins Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

The Japan Academy Prize Association announced during a ceremony on Friday that the 2015 original anime movie Bakemono no Ko is the winner of the Animation of the Year award. The movie was nominated alongside Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda., Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai, Dragon Ball Z Movie 15: Fukkatsu no F, and Love Live! The School Idol Movie in January. Nominated works must have opened in theaters in Japan between December 14, 2014 and December 15, 2015. Bakemono no Ko opened in theaters in Japan l...

Mar 4, 2016 6:25 AM by arsonal 36 Comments

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Animation of the Year Nominees of the 39th Japan Academy Prize

Animation of the Year Nominees of the 39th Japan Academy Prize

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. Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda. Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai Dragon Ball Z Movie 15: Fukkatsu no F Bakemono no Ko Love Live! The School Idol Movie The awar...

Jan 17, 2016 11:56 PM by arsonal 53 Comments

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19th Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

19th Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

The 19th Japan Media Arts Festival list has been announced. The recipients include those from Japan, Estonia, France, Russia, and Portugal. Animation Division Grand Prize Rhizome by Boris Labbé (France) Excellence Awards Hana to Alice: Satsujin Jiken by Shunji Iwai (Japan) Isand by Riho Unt (Estonia) My Home by Phuong Mai Nguyen (France) Yùl and the Snake by Gabriel Haren (France) New Face Awards Chulyen, a Crow's tale by Agnès Patron and Cerise Lopez (France) Deux Amis by Natalia Chernysheva (R...

Nov 27, 2015 12:39 PM by Snow 16 Comments

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Winners of the 20th Animation Kobe Awards

Winners of the 20th Animation Kobe Awards

The committee of the Animation Kobe Awards announced on Monday the winners of the 20th edition. The awards were created by the city of Kobe in 1996 in order to promote anime and other visual media. An award ceremony will be held on December 6, 2015, at Design and Creative Center Kobe, also known as KIITO. Individual Award Awarded to an individual involved in animation production between September 2014 and July 2015 whose innovative expressions enrich the creative activities of animation. Seiji M...

Nov 9, 2015 10:04 AM by arsonal 36 Comments

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