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8 Anime Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Wednesday the list of 25 films that have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards. A maximum of five films from the list will receive the nomination.

The following anime films are submitted for nomination:

The other films submitted for nomination include:

  • Ana y Bruno
  • Dr. Seuss' The Grinch
  • Early Man
  • Have a Nice Day
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • On Happiness Road
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Ruben Brandt, Collector
  • Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
  • Sherlock Gnomes
  • Smallfoot
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Tall Tales
  • Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
  • Tito and the Birds

The Academy will reveal the nominations on January 22, 2019. The 91st annual Academy Awards will be held on February 24, 2019.

In 2016, a record 27 films were submitted for nomination. In 2017, 26 films were submitted, including In This Corner of the World, Mary and The Witch's Flower, Napping Princess, A Silent Voice, and Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale. No anime films received nominations in 2017, and Coco won the award.

Sources: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences website, Variety (Kristopher Tapley)

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