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Directors Tsutomu Shibayama, Gisaburo Sugii, More Win TAAF's Lifetime Achievement Award

posted on 2018-01-22 05:00 EST
Ace o Nerae! singer Kumiko Ohsugi, Fist of the North Star animator Masami Suda, more also honored

The staff of the Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) event announced the winners of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday:

Singer

Kumiko Ohsugi (Attack No. 1, Ace o Nerae!, Doraemon)

Art Director

Shôhei Kawamoto (Doraemon television anime and films, Heidi - A Girl of the Alps)

Voice Actor

Kiyoshi Kobayashi (Lupin III's Daisuke Jigen)

Director

Tsutomu Shibayama (Doraemon television anime and films, Chibi Maruko-chan)

Director

Gisaburō Sugii (Touch, Jack to Mame no Ki, Night on the Galactic Railroad, Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie)

Animator

Masami Suda (Speed Racer, Fist of the North Star, Kyokujitsu no Kantai)

Producer

Yoshio Takami (Galaxy Express 999, Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid, Fist of the North Star, Sakigake!! Otoko Juku)

Scriptwriter

Hiroyuki Hoshiyama (Osomatsu-kun, Mobile Suit Gundam, Patlabor the Mobile Police, Dirty Pair)

Sound Director

Yasunori Honda (The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?, Megazone 23, Record of Lodoss War)

Production Founder

Kōichi Motohashi (Dog of Flanders, Conan, the Boy in Future, Chibi Maruko-chan. Founder of Nippon Animation.)

Animation History Researcher

Yasushi Watanabe (Nihon Anime Eigashi)

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival will be held from March 9 to 12.

Last year's winners included Shigeru Mizuki, Ichiro Mizuki, Toyoo Ashida, Norio Hikone, and more.

Source: Animation Business Journal (Tadashi Sudo)


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