Haruhi Film, K-ON!!, Miku Win Anime Kobe Awards
posted on by Egan Loo
The judging committee of the 15th Animation Kobe Awards has announced this year's award winners on Friday. The awards are among the most prestigious industry accolades in Japanese animation and media.
Individual AwardMamoru Hosoda (anime film director, Summer Wars)
Special AwardStudio Biho (anime background art)
Theatrical Film AwardThe Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
Network AwardMiku no Nichi Kanshasai 39's Giving Day event
Theme Song Award"only my railgun" by flipSide
The 15th Annual Animation Kobe event will hold an awards ceremony on November 28 in the city of Kobe in western Japan. The judging committee is composed of experts in the industry — notably the editors of animation and media magazines such as Animage, Animedia and Weekly ASCII,.
Previous winners have included Kunio Katō, Mitsuo Iso, Hideaki Anno, Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, Miku Hatsune, Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2, Ghost in the Shell, Paprika, Princess Mononoke, Eden of the East, Cowboy Bebop, Fullmetal Alchemist, Key the Metal Idol, Voices of a Distant Star, Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya, Phantasy Star Online, Final Fantasy XI, Second Life, Fujiko F. Fujio, Leiji Matsumoto, and the theme songs to the K-On! Fruits Basket, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, and Macross Frontier television series.
[Via Kyō mo Yarareyaku]
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