The 16th Animation Kobe Awards winners have just been announced on Friday! They are the most prestigious and popular prizes given by acknowledged representatives of the animation and media industry in Japan. Notably, they are editors in specialized animation and media magazines such as Animage, Animedia, Newtype and Weekly ASCII.
Here is the list:
Individual Award: Mari Okada (writer)
Special Award: Osamu Dezaki (director)
Detective Conan Production Team
Theatrical Film Award: Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa
Television award: Hetalia: World Series
Theme Song Award: “Shinryaku No Susume ☆” by ULTRA-PRISM with Ika Musume (Hisao Kanemoto)
An award ceremony shall be held on October 16, 2011in Kobe, Eastern Japan.
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