From anime and manga to artwork and video games, the Japan Media Arts Festival has celebrated outstanding works from a wide range of media for 25 consecutive years, and this year’s lineup was just as special. .
Here are the anime and manga that earned 3,537 entries across all fields for 2021:
- Excellence in Animated Feature Award: Fortune favors Lady Nikuko
- Excellence Award for Animated Television Series: sonny boy
- Social Impact Award: Pui Pui Molcar
- New Face Award for Animated Television Series: ODDTAXI
- Grand Prize: golden raspberry
- Excellence Award: The Darwin Incident, Dead Dead Dead Dededede Demon Destruction, Hokkyoku Department Store Janitor
- Social Impact Award: Onna no Sono no Hoshi
- New Face Award: Fiancé and two creatures, Rolling Siblings, lost boy london
Shuzo John Shiota, the president of Polygon Pictures (Knights of Sidonia, BLAME!), also won a Special Achievement Award.
You can consult the complete list of award-winning works and international personalities here.
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