The Japan Academy Film Prize Association for greatness in film reported the chosen people for the 44th yearly honors on Wednesday. The five motion pictures that have been selected for Animation of the Year are:
- Violet Evergarden: The Movie
- Poupelle of Chimney Town
- Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train
- Josee, The Tiger and the Fish
- Stand By Me Doraemon 2
Both Yuki Kajiura and Gō Shiina are selected for the Best Music grant for their work on the Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba The Movie: Mugen Train anime film.
Ren Nagase was likewise selected for Best New Actor for his part as Sakamichi Onoda in the true to life film transformation of the Yowamushi Pedal manga.
Artist and anime chief Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (Mobile Suit Gundam character plan and boss movement chief, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin maker and anime chief) will get a Special Award from the Association for lifetime accomplishment with artist Matsuo Ikehata and firearm impacts and weapon counsel Kikuo Notomi.
Entertainer Kazuko Yoshiyuki (Ponyo, When Marnie Was There) will likewise get a Special Award from the Chairperson for lifetime accomplishment.
Movie chief Nobuhiko Obayashi (Shōnen Keniya, true to life The Drifting Classroom, true to life 1983 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) and entertainer Tetsuya Watari (Sangokushi : Eiyū-tachi no Yoake) are among the three people who will get post mortem Special Awards from the Chairperson for lifetime accomplishment.
The late Toei Group Chairperson Yusuke Okada will likewise get a Special Award of Honor from the Association.
The Nippon Academy-Sho Association, a Japanese gathering generally equivalent to America’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Oscars popularity, presents the Japan Academy Film Prizes each year.
The chosen people all get “Awards of Excellence,” however the genuine top honor in every classification will be introduced in a service on March 19 at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa in Tokyo.
Motion pictures are qualified on the off chance that they opened in Japan between December 16, 2019, and December 15, 2020.
The Animation of the Year classification was just made 14 years prior. A year ago, Weathering With You won the honor. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Tekkonkinkreet, Ponyo, Summer Wars, The Secret World of Arrietty, From Up On Poppy Hill, Wolf Children, The Wind Rises, Stand By Me Doraemon, The Boy and The Beast, In This Corner of the World, Night is Short, Walk On Girl, and Mirai were the past victors.
Prior to that, Studio Ghibli won the general Picture of the Year Award for Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away.