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Giovanni's Island Film Wins Media Arts Award

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Tamako Love Story, Aoi Honō, Kill la Kill, more also win awards

The Japanese government's Ministry of Cultural Affairs announced the winners of the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards on Friday.

Animation Division

Grand Prize

The Wound (Anna Budanova)

Excellence Award

Crayon Shin-chan: Serious Battle! Robot Dad Strikes Back! (Wataru Takahashi)

Giovanni's Island (Mizuho Nishikubo)

New Face Award

Tamako Love Story (Naoko Yamada)

Jury Selections

Kill la Kill
Animated TV Series
Hiroyuki Imaishi & Kazuki Nakashima (Japan)

Ping Pong
Animated TV series
Masaaki Yuasa (Japan)

Mushishi: The Next Chapter
Animated TV series
Hiroshi Nagahama (Japan)

Terror in Resonance
Animated TV series
Shinichiro Watanabe (Japan)

Stand By Me Doraemon
Animated feature film
Ryūichi Yagi & Takashi Yamazaki (Japan)

Manga Division

Grand Prize

Goshiki no Fune (Youko Kondo with original story by Yasumi Tsuhara)

Excellence Award

Aoi Honō (Kazuhiko Shimamoto)

Harukaze no Sunegurachika (Hiroaki Samura)

Hitsuji no Ki (Mikio Igarashi with original story by Tatsuhiko Yamagami)

New Face Award

Ai o Kurae!! (Renaissance Yoshida)
Dobugawa - Our life is connected. (Aoi Ikebe)

Jury Selections

Nobunaga Concerto
Ayumi Ishii (Japan)

Hiroya Oku (Japan)

One-Punch Man
ONE & Yūsuke Murata (Japan)

The website for the awards has a full list of the winners in English.

Update: Typo fixed. Thanks, molibdaenum.

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