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The 25th Japan Media Arts Awards Announces Winners

25th Japan Media Arts Awards

The twenty fifth Japan Media Arts Awards Publicizes Winners

The official web site for the twenty fifth Japan Media Arts Pageant Awards sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Cultural Affairs introduced the winners on Sunday, Mar 13, 2022.

Among the many 3,537 entries from 95 nations throughout the board for 2021, Sonny Boy directed by Shingo Natsume received the Excellence Award for Animated TV Sequence. Baku Kinoshita‘s TV anime ODD Taxi bagged the New Face Award for Animated TV Sequence.

Within the manga division, Golden Raspberry by Aki Mochida received the Grand Prize whereas Inio Asano‘s Useless Useless Demon’s Dededede Destruction was honored with the Excellence Award.

All of the award winners within the Animation Division and Manga Division embrace:

Animation Division

  • Excellence Award for Animated Characteristic Movie: Fortune Favors Woman Nikuko
  • Excellence Award for Animated TV Sequence: Sonny Boy
  • Social Impression Award: Pui Pui Molcar
  • New Face Award for Animated TV Sequence: ODDTAXI

Manga Division

  • Grand Prize: Golden Raspberry
  • Excellence Award: Darwin’s IncidentUseless Useless Useless Demon’s Dededede DestructionThe Concierge at Hokkyoku Division Retailer
  • Social Impression Award: Onna no Sono no Hoshi
  • New Face Award: Fiance and Two CrittersRolling SiblingsMisplaced Lad London

The Leisure Division’s Grand Prize was awarded to the Naoki Urasawa presents Manben neo -Yoshikazu Yasuhiko- program. The competition additionally acknowledged Polygon Photos president and CEO Shūzō Shiota and professor and manga creator belne with Particular Achievement Awards.

Final 12 months, Hold Your Fingers Off Eizouken! TV anime sequence received the Grand Prize within the Animation Division, and March Is available in Like a Lion manga by Chica Umino received the Grand Prize within the Manga Division.

The Japan Media Arts Pageant is an annual competition held since 1997 by Japan’s Company for Cultural Affairs. The competition begins with an open competitors and culminates with the awarding of a number of prizes and an exhibition.

Based mostly on judging by a jury of inventive friends, awards are given in 4 classes: Artwork (previously referred to as Non-Interactive Digital Artwork), Leisure (previously referred to as Interactive Artwork; together with video video games and web sites), animation, and manga. Inside every class, one Grand Prize, 4 Excellence Prizes, and (since 2002) one Encouragement Prize are awarded.

Supply: Japan Media Arts Pageant web site