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Comic-Con Int'l Gives Domo's Tsuneo Goda Inkpot Award

posted on 2011-07-23 16:50 EDT
Previous receipients include Hayao Miyazaki, Moto Hagio

Comic-Con International gave Tsuneo Goda, the creator of the internationally known mascot character Domo-kun (Domo), an Inkpot Award during his panel on Saturday. Goda is appearing at the convention courtesy of Dark Horse Comics.

Goda (pictured below) created Domo-kun as the mascot for the Japanese public broadcaster NHK, and he oversaw the stop-motion shorts that the Japanese studio dwarf inc. animated. Goda's other works include the Komaneko film and PLUG, the New World, a project created in conjunction with Nissan Motors.

Shōjo manga pioneer Moto Hagio received the Inkpot Award last year, and Hayao Miyazaki received the award the year before.


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