Yesterday, the Japan Academy Awards announced its nominees for the 36th annual awards, the best film of 2012. The five nominees for Animation of the Year are: Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (chief director: Hideaki Anno), Wolf Children (director: Mamoru Hosoda), A Letter to Momo (Hiroyuki Okiura), Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki (Takashi Yamazaki), and One Piece Film Z (Tatsuya Nagamine). The winner will be announced at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa in Tokyo on March 8th.
The last year's winner was From Up on Poppy Hill which was the best-grossing film of 2011 in Japan. The most successful film in the nominees of 2012 is One Piece Film Z which has earned more than six billion yen and the second is Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo which has earned 50 billion yen. Which anime film do you want to win?
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo trailer
Wolf Children trailer
A Letter to Momo trailer
Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki trailer
One Piece Film Z trailer