Tokyo Anime Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2013 Tokyo Anime Awards have been announced officially on the website of the event. The ceremony will be held during the Tokyo International Anime Fair, which is happening on March 23 at the Tokyo Big Sight. Director Mamoru Hosoda’s Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki wins the Animation of the Year award while the late director Noboru Ishiguro will receive (although postmortem) one of the annual Awards of Merit. See below for the full list of winners.

ANIMATION OF THE YEAR
Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (Wolf Children)
Director/Writer: Mamoru Hosoda
Studio Chizu

TOKYO ANIME AWARDS’ 8TH ANNUAL AWARDS OF MERIT
Producer
Kenji Yokoyama
Galaxy Express 999, Gegege no Kitarō, Mazinger Z

Creator
Tetsuya Chiba
Ashita no Joe, Akane-chan, Notari Matsutaro

Scriptwriter
Keisuke Fujikawa
Galaxy Express 999, Mazinger Z, Space Battleship Yamato

Director
Noboru Ishiguro (passed away last March)
Space Battleship Yamato, The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Animator
Yoshiyuki Hane
Kiki’s Delivery Service, Grave of the Fireflies, Mazinger Z

Director of Photography
Katsuji Misawa (passed away)
Akira, Conan, the Boy in Future, Panda! Go, Panda!

Sound Director
Shigeharu Shiba
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, My Neighbor Totoro, Gatchaman

Composer
Shunsuke Kikuchi
Doraemon, Dragon Ball, Getter Robo

Voice Actor
Tooru Oohira
Gatchaman, Kaiketsu Tamagon, Warau Salesman

 

Source: Official Website
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