January 22, 2022


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Belle, Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko, Pompo the Cinephile, Poupelle of Chimney Town Confirmed Eligible for Oscars

Mamoru Hosoda's Belle Film Opens in Hong Kong on October 28


Belle, Fortune Favors Girl Nikuko, Pompo the Cinephile, Poupelle of Chimney City Confirmed Eligible for Oscars

The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences introduced on Monday that the next anime movies are eligible for consideration on the 94th annual Academy Awards:

  • Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu‘s BELLE
  • Studio 4°C‘s Fortune Favors Girl Nikuko primarily based on Kanako Nishi‘s Gyokō no Nikuko-chan (Nikuko of the Fishing Harbor) novel
  • BONESJosee, The Tiger and the Fish primarily based on Seiko Tanabe ‘s quick story
  • Pleased Science’s The Legal guidelines of the Universe – The Age of Elohim
  • Pompo: The Cinéphile primarily based on manga by Shogo Sugitani
  • Studio 4°C‘s Poupelle of Chimney City primarily based on image e-book by Akihiro Nishino

The Summit of the Gods, the France-Luxembourg animated movie of Jiro Taniguchi‘s The Summit of the Gods (Kamigami no Itadaki) manga can be eligible.

There are 26 movies eligible for this 12 months’s awards. A most of 5 movies from the total checklist of eligible movies can obtain nominations within the Animated Characteristic Movie class.

The 94th Academy Awards might be held on March 27, 2021, with nomination reveals on February 8, 2021. Lately, the ceremony has taken place in late February/early March. The exception was the 93rd annual Academy Awards, which have been held on April 25 this 12 months, delayed by two months as a result of new coronavirus illness (COVID-19).

The eligibility interval for Academy Awards consideration will return to the usual December 31 deadline after having been prolonged to February 28 this 12 months as a result of delayed ceremony. This 12 months, function movies will need to have a qualifying launch date between March 1 and December 31, a 10-month interval as a substitute of the standard 12-month interval. This 12 months’s Academy Awards had a 14-month interval, once more as a result of delay.

No anime movies obtained nominations within the Animated Characteristic Movie class on the 93rd Academy Awards.

Supply: Selection (Clayton Davis)