Kaiyo-do, Spirited Away
and Tezuka World are awarded this years dubious honors.
The "winners" of the 2002 Otaku Awards
have been announced. The Otaku
Awards are an annual recognition of achievements of the worst kinds.
Japanese Figure Maker Kaiyo-do
, famous among Otaku
for Godzilla, warships, Astro, Beldandy, Rei Ayanami and other Anime figures, won the grand prize for two autobiographical books written by the company's president this year.
Red Bear Prize:Studio Ghibli
's Japanese DVD release of Spirited Away
, now infamous for its questionable Red Tint was "honored."
Tezuka World Theme Park, Construction of the theme Park, originally announced in 1998, was cancelled
this year for financial reasons.