Media news website The Wrap has reported that the following anime films have been submitted for consideration for a nomination for the Animated Feature category at the 93rd annual Academy Awards:
- Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train
- Earwig and the Witch
- Lupin III THE FIRST
- ON-GAKU: Our Sound
- Ride Your Wave
- A Whisker Away
A total of 27 films have been submitted for consideration, and only five will be nominated. The Academy will announce the nominees on March 15, 2021.
The 93rd annual Academy Awards will be held on April 25, 2021, delayed by two weeks due to COVID-19.