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23rd Japan Media Arts Festival Winners Announced

23rd Japan Media Arts Festival Winners Announced

The award-winning works for the 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival was announced on Friday. Recipients include creators from numerous countries, including Japan, China, Russia, and France. Jury selections for the Animation and Manga Divisions were also provided (not listed here.) Animation Division Grand Prize Award Kaijuu no Kodomo (Children of the Sea) by Ayumu Watanabe (Japan) Excellence Award Aru Nihon no Egaki Shounen (A Japanese Boy Who Draws) by Masayoshi Kawajiri (Japan) Gongitsune (Gon, th...
'Tenki no Ko' Wins 43rd Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

'Tenki no Ko' Wins 43rd Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

Makoto Shinkai's fantasy romance anime film Tenki no Ko (Weathering With You) won the prize for Animation of the Year award at the 43rd annual Japan Academy Prize ceremony on Friday. The film was nominated alongside Sora no Aosa wo Shiru Hito yo (Her Blue Sky), Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire, Lupin III: The First, and One Piece: Stampede. Tenki no Ko premiered in Japan on July 19 last year where it earned 14 billion yen domestically and 186 million dollars worldwide so far. A manga a...
Winners of the 2020 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the 2020 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the 2020 Tokyo Anime Awards were announced on Thursday. Judges selected the winners from a pool of 100 titles that either aired or screened between October 14, 2018 and September 30, 2019. The ceremony will take place between March 13 and 16. Animation of the Year Kimetsu no Yaiba (Television) Tenki no Ko (Film) Fan Award Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Kingdom Movie (Film) Individual Awards Best Director: Makoto Shinkai (Tenki no Ko) Best Script & Original Story: Koyoharu Gotouge (Kime...
Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2019

Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2019

Winners of the 2019 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 July 2018 and April 2019. Best TV Anime Kimetsu no Yaiba Bungou Stray Dogs 3rd Season Banana Fish Sarazanmai Persona 5 the Animation Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita! Toaru Majutsu no Index III Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 Sword Art Online: Alicization Kemurikusa Best Picture (Film)...
Anime Movie 'Mirai no Mirai' Wins Animation of the Year of the 42nd Japan Academy Prize

Anime Movie 'Mirai no Mirai' Wins Animation of the Year of the 42nd Japan Academy Prize

Winners of 42nd Japan Academy Prize have been announced on Friday. Among the five nominees, Mirai no Mirai wins animation of the year. Other nominees are Dragon Ball Super Movie: Broly, Penguin Highway, Detective Conan Movie 22: Zero The Enforcer, and Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! Movie. The Japan Academy Prize recognizes excellence in Japanese films, both animation and live-action, actors, and creative staff similar to the Academy Awards and is given annually. Source: Comic Natalie

Mar 1, 2019 6:51 AM by tsubasalover 11 Comments

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22nd Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

22nd Japan Media Arts Festival Award List Announced

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...
Winners of the 2019 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the 2019 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the Tokyo Anime Awards for 2019 have been announced. There was a winner to best art, color, and film honorary achievement award, but the person has rejected to receive it this year. Animation of the Year Detective Conan Movie 22: Zero The Enforcer (Film) Zombieland Saga (Television) Fan Award Banana Fish (Television) Individual Awards Best Director: Yoshiaki Kyougoku (Yuru Camp△) Best Script & Original Story: Jukki Handa (Kyoukai no Kanata series) Best Animator: Hitomi Kariya (Brade S...
Winners of 73rd Mainichi Film Awards Announced

Winners of 73rd Mainichi Film Awards Announced

This year's winners of the 73rd Mainichi Film Awards were announced on Wednesday by the Mainichi Shimbun and Sports Nippon Shimbun. Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! Movie won the award for the Best Animation Film. Based on the novel by Hiroko Reijou and Asami, Madhouse and DLE produced the film with directions by Kitarou Kousaka (Howl no Ugoku Shiro animation director). The film opened in 248 Japanese theaters on September 21 last year and has earned a cumulative 3,566,060,100 yen (approximately US$31...

Jan 24, 2019 2:48 PM by Sakana-san 4 Comments

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Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2018

Winners of the Newtype Anime Awards 2018

Winners of the 2018 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 2017 and June 2018. Best TV Anime The iDOLM@STER SideM Darling in the FranXX Sora yori mo Tooi Basho Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen Persona 5 the Animation Violet Evergarden Kekkai Sensen & Beyond...
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, 2018 1:00 PM by arsonal 9 Comments

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Winners of the 2018 Tokyo Anime Awards Announced

Winners of the 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, 2018 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 13 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...