Belle, Fortune Favors Woman Nikuko Anime Movies Nominated for Annie Awards
The Worldwide Animated Movie Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, introduced the nominees for its forty ninth Annual Annie Awards on Tuesday. Mamoru Hosoda‘s BELLE, Ayumu Watanabe‘s Fortune Favors Woman Nikuko, Takayuki Hirao‘s Pompo: The Cinéphile, and Patrick Imbert’s The Summit of the Gods acquired nominations within the “Greatest Indie Function” class.
Hosoda’s BELLE additionally acquired nominations within the “Greatest Course – Function,” “Greatest FX – Function,” “Greatest Manufacturing Design – Function,” and “Greatest Writing – Function” classes.
Youki Kojima and Yuta Bando‘s music for the Poupelle of Chimney City movie was nominated for the “Greatest Music – Function” class.
Netflix‘s Castlevania was additionally nominated for the “Greatest FX – TV/Media” class.
The Annie Awards acknowledge excellent achievement in animation. ASIFA-Hollywood added the Greatest Animated Unbiased Function award for the 2016 awards as a way to “acknowledge not solely options in extensive launch, but in addition the impartial animators, worldwide studios, anime and particular productions which may not in any other case get the eye they deserve.” Mamoru Hosoda‘s Mirai movie received the award in 2019.
The awards ceremony will happen on February 26 at UCLA’s Royce Corridor.