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Japan Academy Prize For Animation Of The Year
The of the Japan Academy Film Prize is one of the annual Awards given by the Japan Academy Film Prize Association. History Although the Japan Academy Film Prize has been awarded annually since 1978 to Japanese films, animation films were disregarded in the early years of the Prize. Animation films have included top grossing Japanese films of the year, such as ''Doraemon'' (1980,1981,1983,1984), Studio Ghibli's ''Kiki's Delivery Service'' (1989), ''Only Yesterday'' (1991), ''Porco Rosso'' (1992), ''Pom Poko'' (1994), and ''Whisper of the Heart'' (1995). Yet no animated film received a nomination for a Japan Academy Film Prize during those years. This was notably different from other major Japanese film awards, such as the Mainichi Film Award and Kinema Junpo, which both awarded Picture of the Year to ''My Neighbor Totoro'' in 1988. In 1990, the Japan Academy Film Prize Association gave a Special Award to ''Kiki's Delivery Service'' at the 13th the Japan Academy Film Prize, and ag ...
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Japan Academy Film Prize
The , often called the Japan Academy Prize, the Japan Academy Awards, and the Japanese Academy Awards, is a series of awards given annually since 1978 by the Japan Academy Film Prize Association (日本アカデミー賞協会, ''Nippon Akademii-shou Kyoukai'') for excellence in Japanese film. Award categories are similar to the Academy Awards. Venue Since 1998 the venue is regularly the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa of Prince Hotels in Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Admission tickets for this award ceremony are also sold to regular customers. As of 2015, there is a charge of 40,000 Yen which includes a French cuisine course dinner named after the award ceremony. Spectators are expected to attend in semi-formal attire. Elementary school students and younger are not permitted. Award The winners are selected from the recipients of the Award for Excellence.
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Hayao Miyazaki
is a Japanese animator, director, producer, screenwriter, author, and manga artist. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, a film and animation studio, he has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and as a maker of animated feature films, and is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished filmmakers in the history of animation. Born in ward of Tokyo, expressed interest in manga and animation from an early age, and he joined Toei Animation in 1963. During his early years at Animation he worked as an in-between artist and later collaborated with director . Notable films to which contributed at include ''Doggie March'' and ''Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon''. He provided key animation to other films at , such as ''Puss in Boots'' and ''Animal Treasure Island'', before moving to A-Pro in 1971, where he co-directed ''Lupin the Third Part I'' alongside . After moving to (later known as Nippon Animation) in 1973, worked as an animator on ''World Masterpiece Th ...
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Arashi No Yoru Ni
is the first in a series of children's books authored by Yūichi Kimura and illustrated by Hiroshi Abe. In 1995, the book won the 26th Kōdansha Literature Culture Award and the 42nd Sankei Children's Literature Culture Award. When ''Arashi no Yoru ni'' was published in 1994, Kimura had no plans to continue the story as a series, but due to the popularity of the story and receiving considerable encouragement, he continued the story through five more books, ending with in 2002. As the series became more popular, a compilation called was released in 2004 and a movie adaptation was produced. Soon after, Kimura wrote the seventh and last book, . ''Arashi no Yoru ni'' was published in Japanese textbooks by Mitsumura Tosho Publishing. In 2005, Gisaburō Sugii directed an animated film adaptation covering all seven books in the series. A CG-animated anime television series by Sparky Animation, , began airing in Japan from April 4, 2012 to September 26, 2012. Plot A goat named Mei ...
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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006 Film)
is a 2006 Japanese-animated science fiction romance film produced by Madhouse, directed by Mamoru Hosoda and written by Satoko Okudera. Released by Kadokawa Herald Pictures, the film is a loose sequel to the 1967 novel of the same name by Yasutaka Tsutsui and shares the basic premise of a young girl who gains the power of time travel and repeatedly relives the same day in a time loop, but with a different story and characters than the novel. Riisa Naka voices teenager Makoto Konno, who learns from Kazuko Yoshiyama, Makoto's aunt and the protagonist to the original story, that Makoto has the power to travel through time. Makoto begins using the time-leaps frivolously to fix problems. ''The Girl Who Leapt Through Time'' was released on July 15, 2006, and received positive reviews. The film won numerous awards, including the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year. The English version was licensed and produced by Kadokawa Pictures U.S., with dubbing supplied by Ocean Production ...
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Neon Genesis Evangelion (franchise)
is a Japanese media franchise created by Hideaki Anno and owned by Khara. Most of the franchise features an apocalyptic mecha action story, which revolves around the efforts by the paramilitary organization NERV to fight hostile beings called Angels, using giant humanoids called Evangelions (or EVAs for short) that are piloted by select teenagers. Subsequent works deviate from this theme to varying degrees, focusing more on romantic interactions between the characters, plotlines not present in the original works, and reimaginings of the conflicts from the original works. The ''Neon Genesis Evangelion'' manga debuted in Shōnen Ace in December 1994, to generate interest in the upcoming anime release. The ''Neon Genesis Evangelion'' anime was written and directed by Hideaki Anno, originally airing from October 1995 until March 1996. The general consensus is that the anime was groundbreaking; it explored religious, psychological, and philosophical themes, while initially appearing t ...
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List Of One Piece Films
Since the premiere of the anime adaptation of Eiichiro Oda's ''One Piece'' manga in 1999, Toei Animation has produced fourteen feature films based on the franchise, traditionally released during the Japanese school spring break since 2000. Four of the films were originally shown as double features alongside other Toei film productions and thus have a running time below feature length (between 30 and 56 minutes). The first three films were shown at the and the eleventh was released as part of ''Jump Heroes Film''. The films generally use original storylines, but some adapt story arcs from the manga directly. With the release of films ten, twelve, thirteen and fourteen, tie-in story arcs of the TV series were aired concurrently. Additionally, three of these films have had special featurette shorts, showcasing the characters engaged in various activities unrelated to the series. They were shown dancing in ''Jango's Dance Carnival'' with ''Clockwork Island Adventure''; playing soccer ...
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List Of Doraemon Films
This list of ''Doraemon'' films features both feature-length and short films based on the manga and anime series ''Doraemon''. Since 1980, all of these films to date have been released by Toho. Toho currently holds worldwide distribution and licensing rights for all of the films in the series. At the Japanese box office, ''Doraemon'' grossed more than revenue and sold more than 100 million tickets, having surpassed ''Godzilla'' as the highest-grossing film franchise in Japan. ''Doraemon'' is also the highest-grossing anime film franchise of all time, and one of the highest-grossing animated film franchises worldwide. Feature films All the original series films were directed by Tsutomu Shibayama. Shunsuke Kikuchi was the music and composer of the movies from the year 1980 to 2000, except the 1998 and 1999 movies, whose music was composed by Senri Ohe. Kikuchi was followed by Katsumi Horii for the movies of the years 2000-2004. The music for the films from 2006–17 are composed by ...
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Case Closed
''Case Closed'', also known as , is a Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. It has been serialized in Shogakukan's ''Weekly Shōnen Sunday'' since January 1994, and has been collected into 98 ''tankōbon'' volumes as of April 2020. Due to legal problems with the name ''Detective Conan'', the English language releases from Funimation and Viz were renamed to ''Case Closed''. The story follows the high school detective Shinichi Kudo (renamed as Jimmy Kudo in several English translations) who was transformed into a child while investigating a mysterious organization and solves a multitude of cases while impersonating his childhood best friend's father and other characters. The manga was adapted into an anime television series by Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation and TMS Entertainment, which premiered in January 1996. The anime resulted in animated feature films, original video animations, video games, audio disc releases and live action episodes. ...
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Madhouse (company)
is a Japanese animation studio founded in 1972 by ex–Mushi Pro animators, including Masao Maruyama, Osamu Dezaki, Rintaro and Yoshiaki Kawajiri. Madhouse has created and helped to produce many well-known shows, OVAs and films, starting with TV anime series ''Ace o Nerae!'' (produced by Tokyo Movie Shinsha) in 1973, and including ''Wicked City'', ''Ninja Scroll'', ''Perfect Blue'', ''Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust'', ''Trigun'', ''Di Gi Charat'', ''Black Lagoon'', ''Death Note'', ''Paprika'', ''Wolf Children, Parasyte: The Maxim'' and the first season of ''One-Punch Man''. Unlike other studios founded at this time such as AIC and J.C.Staff, their strength was and is primarily in TV shows and theatrical features. Expanding from the initial Mushi Pro staff, Madhouse recruited important directors such as Morio Asaka, Masayuki Kojima, and Satoshi Kon during the 1990s. Their staff roster expanded in the 2000s to include Mamoru Hosoda, Takeshi Koike, and Mitsuo Iso, as well as many younge ...
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Studio Chizu
is a Japanese animation studio based in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan. It was co-founded by Mamoru Hosoda and Yuichiro Saito in 2011. Studio Chizu has won three Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year awards. The image in their logo is a reference to Makoto Konno, the main character of the Hosoda-directed 2006 film ''The Girl Who Leapt Through Time''. History Studio Chizu was founded by Yūichirō Saitō and Mamoru Hosoda, both of which had ties to animation studio Madhouse. Saitō had been with Madhouse since 1999, and had co-produced ''The Girl Who Leapt Through Time'', which Mamoru Hosoda directed. The aim of the studio was described by Saito as an "auteur's studio" for Hosoda, who himself mentioned that creating Studio Chizu was necessary in order for him to make the films that he wanted to make. Studio Chizu co-produced its first feature film ''Wolf Children'' with Madhouse, which was released in 2012. It earned roughly $55 million and won its first Japan Academy Prize for An ...
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Academy Award For Best Animated Feature
The Academy Award for Best Animated Feature is given each year for animated films. An animated feature is defined by the Academy as a film with a running time of more than 40 minutes in which characters' performances are created using a frame-by-frame technique, a significant number of the major characters are animated, and animation figures in no less than 75 percent of the running time. The Academy Award for Best Animated Feature was first awarded in 2002 for films made in 2001. The entire AMPAS membership has been eligible to choose the winner since the award's inception. If there are sixteen or more films submitted for the category, the winner is voted from a shortlist of five films, which has happened nine times, otherwise there will only be three films on the shortlist. Additionally, eight eligible animated features must have been theatrically released in Los Angeles County within the calendar year for this category to be activated. Animated films can also be nominated for ot ...
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Academy Awards
The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. They are regarded as the most famous and prestigious awards in the entertainment industry around the world. Given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are an international recognition of excellence in cinematic achievements, as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette as a trophy, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", although more commonly referred to by its nickname, the "Oscar". The statuette depicts a knight rendered in the Art Deco style. The award was originally sculpted by George Stanley from a design sketch by Cedric Gibbons. AMPAS first presented it in 1929 at a private dinner hosted by Douglas Fairbanks in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in what would become known as the 1st Academy Awards. The Academy Awards ceremony was first b ...
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United States
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. At , it is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area. With a population of more than 328 million people, it is the third most populous country in the world. The national capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Paleo-Indians migrated from Siberia to the North American mainland at least 12,000 years ago, and European colonization began in the 16th century. The United States emerged from the thirteen British colonies established along the East Coast. Disputes over taxation and political representation with Great Britain led to the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), which established independence. In the late 18th century, the U.S. began vigor ...
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Spirited Away
is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Tohokushinsha Film, and Mitsubishi.Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi
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The film stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito,
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Media Arts Festival
Media may refer to: Physical means Communication * Media (communication), tools used to deliver information or data ** Advertising media, various media, content, buying and placement for advertising ** Broadcast media, communications delivered over mass electronic communication networks ** Digital media, electronic media used to store, transmit, and receive digitized information ** Electronic media, communications delivered via electronic or electromechanical energy ** Hypermedia, media with hyperlinks ** Interactive media, media that is interactive ** Mass media, all means of mass information and communication ** MEDIA Programme, a European Union initiative to support the European audiovisual sector ** Multimedia, communications that incorporate multiple forms of information content and processing ** New media, the combination of traditional media and computer and communications technology ** News media, mass media focused on communicating news ** Print media, communications ...
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