Home MANGA NEWS Le Garçon et le héron, Godzilla Minus One, Detective Conan, Blue Giant Nominated for Japan Academy Film Prizes

Le Garçon et le héron, Godzilla Minus One, Detective Conan, Blue Giant Nominated for Japan Academy Film Prizes

The Japan Academy Film Prize Association, an organization that honors achievement in film, today announced the nominees for its 47th annual awards.

The five films nominated in the Animation of the Year category include:

Godzilla Minus One was also nominated for Best Film, along with nominations for Best Director (Takashi Yamazaki), Best Male Leading Role (Ryunosuke Kamiki), Best Female Leading Role (Minami Hamabe), Best Female Supporting Role (Sakura Ando), Best Cinematography (Kozo Shibasaki), Best Soundtrack (Naoki Sato), Best Lighting (Naruyuki Ueda), Best Art Direction (Anri Jojo), Best Sound Recordings (Hisashi Takeuchi), and Best Editing (Ryuji Miyajima).

Blue Giant was also recognized for its Soundtrack (Hiromi Uehara).

New Masked Rider additionally received a nomination for Best Female Supporting Role (Minami Hamabe). Kingdom: Destiny’s Flame was nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Lighting.

Nanoka Hara received a Breakthrough of the Year nomination for her role in the live-action film Do not say mystery.

The late Ryuichi Sakamoto, composer, and Shuji Abe, producer of Godzilla Minus One, will be posthumously awarded the President’s Special Prize.

Films are eligible if they were released between January 1 and December 31, 2023. The awards ceremony will take place on March 8.

The First Slam Dunk was honored with the Animation of the Year award in 2023. RADWIMPS and Kazuma Jinnouchi won the Best Music award for their work on the film Suzume.

Sources : Japan Academy, Mantan Web

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