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No Grand Prizes Given for 1st Kyoto Animation Award

posted on 2010-04-22 05:00 EDT
Anime studio gives only honorable mention prizes in novel, scenario categories

The official website of the anime studio Kyoto Animation (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Lucky Star, K-ON!) has announced the results of the first ever Kyoto Animation Award program on Thursday. However, the studio awarded no grand prizes in any category.

Kyoto Animation announced the award program last October and offered 300,000-yen (about US$3,400) grand prizes and 100,000-yen (US$1,100) honorable mention prizes in novel, manga, and scenario (script treatment) categories. The popular winning entries were to have had a chance at being animated by Kyoto Animation.

The results are as follows:

Novel Category


Grand Prize


No winners

Honorable Mention


Boku-tachi, Watashi-tachi by Kamasu Onii
Tōi Machi to Kuro no Negai by Tsukasa
O-Yashiki to Coppelia by Mutsuki Ichinose
Chū-2 Byō Demo Koi ga Shitai! by Torako
Kuroi Kanojo to Aki-Chi no Boku by Tomoya Kizuka

Scenario Category


Grand Prize


No winners

Honorable Mention


Kaze ni Sakarafu Tamashii no Hana ~Utayomi~ by coyote
Cafe Avant-Hier ~Mō Hitosu no Menu~ by Ayumu Hisao
Kamata-"kō"-shinkyoku by Victory
Magical Girl Returns! by Yumihiko Tōya
Hare no Isekai ~Koi to Kenka to Senchisha~ by Kenta Taniguchi
Dynamite My Honey by Shinichirō Arisaka

Manga Category


Grand Prize


No winners

Honorable Mention


No winners


[Via Ko Ransom]

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