News Japanese Otaku Awards' 'Girl's Side' Winners Announced
posted on 2010-02-11 14:27 EST
The "Japan Otaku Awards 2009 Girl's Side" were announced on February 7. These honors are essentially the female counterparts to the Japan Otaku Awards, a self-described "event of the otaku, by the otaku, for the otaku" to commemorate the things, people, and events that left a lasting impression on the otaku world in the past year.
Grand PrixSamurai Sentai Shinkenger (live-action special-effects series)
Masumi Kurata AwardAruku Harubaru (boys-love manga creator)
Yumiko Watanabe AwardMiracle Train - Ōedo-sen e Yōkoso (anime)
Orie Morizumi AwardNintama Rantaro (manga/anime-based musical)
The male Japan Otaku Awards were announced by a panel of six judges on January 11.