One Piece, Suzume, INU-OH, Lonely Castle, Slam Dunk Nominated for Japan Academy Film Prizes
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda, Crystalyn Hodgkins
The five movies that have been nominated for Animation of the Year are:
In addition, Shin Ultraman and Anime Supremacy! (Haken Anime!) are among the five Best Picture nominees for this year. Shin Ultraman director Shinji Higuchi and Anime Supremacy! director Kōhei Yoshino are similarly nominated for Best Director. Yōsuke Masaike is also nominated for Best Script for Anime Supremacy!.
Riho Yoshioka is nominated for Best Actress for her role as Hitomi Saitō in Anime Supremacy!, while Tasuku Emoto and Machiko Ono are both nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Actress, respectively, for their respective roles as Osamu Yukishiro and Kayako Arishina in the same film. Nana Seino is also nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Qiang Lei in the Kingdom 2 live-action film.
For Rookie of the Year, Karin Ono is nominated for the role of Kazuna Namisawa in Anime Supremacy!, Meru Nukumi is nominated for the role of Moe Sasaki in the live-action My Boyfriend in Orange (Moekare wa Orange-iro) film, Daiki Arioka is nominated for the role of Akihisa Taki in Shin Ultraman, and Hokuto Matsumura is nominated for the role of Shizuka Doumeki in the live-action xxxHOLiC film.
For Best Cinematography, Osamu Ichikawa and Keizō Suzuki are nominated for Shin Ultraman, and Akira Sako is nominated for Kingdom 2.
For Best Lighting, Sosuke Yoshikado is nominated for Shin Ultraman and Hiroyuki Kase is nominated for Kingdom 2.
Movies are eligible if they opened in Japan between January 1, 2022, and December 31, 2022.