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

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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:


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)


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


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


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


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


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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