Winners of the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards

The Japanese government’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs has announced the winners of the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards.

Animation Division

Grand Prize:
The Wound (Anna Budanova)

Excellence Award:
Crayon Shin-chan: Serious Battle! Robot Dad Strikes Back! (Wataru Takahashi)
Giovanni’s Island (Mizuho Nishikubo)

New Face Award:
Tamako Love Story (Naoko Yamada)

Jury Selections:
Kill la Kill
Animated TV Series
Hiroyuki Imaishi & Kazuki Nakashima (Japan)

Ping Pong
Animated TV series
Masaaki Yuasa (Japan)

Mushishi: The Next Chapter
Animated TV series
Hiroshi Nagahama (Japan)

Terror in Resonance
Animated TV series
Shinichiro Watanabe (Japan)

Stand By Me Doraemon
Animated feature film
Ryuichi Yagi & Takashi Yamazaki (Japan)

Manga Division

Grand Prize:
Goshiki no Fune (Youko Kondo with original story by Yasumi Tsuhara)

Excellence Award:
Aoi Hono (Kazuhiko Shimamoto)
Harukaze no Sunegurachika (Hiroaki Samura)
Hitsuji no Ki (Mikio Igarashi with original story by Tatsuhiko Yamagami)

New Face Award:
Ai o Kurae!! (Renaissance Yoshida)
Dobugawa – Our life is connected. (Aoi Ikebe)

Jury Selections:
Nobunaga Concerto
Ayumi Ishii (Japan)

Inuyashiki
Hiroya Oku (Japan)

One-Punch Man
ONE & Yuusuke Murata (Japan)

Source: ANN

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