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Complex x Complex, Lu Over the Wall Anime Win at 72nd Mainichi Film Awards

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Films receive Best Animation Film award, Noburou Oofuji Award

The Mainichi Shimbun and Sports Nippon Shimbun newspapers announced the winners for the 72nd Annual Mainichi Film Awards on Thursday. Miyuki Fukuda's Complex x Complex 25-minute short film won this year's Best Animation Film award.

Masaaki Yuasa's Lu over the wall won the Noburou Oofuji Award, which honors animated works that offer new forms of creative expression.

This year's awards ceremony will be held on February 15 at the Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall in Kawasaki, Kanagawa.

The Mainichi Shimbun launched the Noburou Oofuji Award in 1962, and it is Japan's oldest ongoing animation award. The newspaper then launched the Animation Film Award in 1989.

Previous winners of the Animation Film Award include:

Previous winners of the Noburou Oofuji Award include:

Source: The Mainichi Shimbun

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