Complex x Complex and Lu Over the Wall Win at the 72nd Mainichi Film Awards

The Mainichi Shimbun and Sports Nippon Shimbun newspapers have announced the winners for the 72nd Annual Mainichi Film Awards.

Miyuki Fukuda’s Complex x Complex 25-minute short film won this year’s Best Animation Film award. Masaaki Yuasa’s Lu over the wall won the Noburou Oofuji Award, which honors animated works that offer new forms of creative expression.

This awards ceremony will be held on February 15, 2018 at the Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall in Kawasaki, Kanagawa.

Source: ANN

Anime Shorts to Screen in New York City

The Asia Society has announced that it will screen eight anime shorts at its New York Japan CineFest event on June 2, 2017. The screening will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in New York City.

The eight shorts are:

  • Pigtails
  • Complex x Complex
  • Vita Lakayama
  • Double Eyes
  • Little Shimajiro
  • 1001001.
  • Nothing You Need to See (Nanimo-minakuteii)
  • In the clock (Tokei no Hanashi)

Source: ANN