"JIN" and "Mother" top the Tokyo Drama Awards
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"JIN" and "Mother" top the Tokyo Drama Awards



The 4th International Drama Festival opened in Tokyo on Monday, as part of the annual Japan International Contents Festival (CoFesta). The event's Tokyo Drama Awards were presented on the same day, and the biggest winners were "JIN" and "Mother."

"JIN" took four of the prizes, including the Grand Prix in the drama series category and Best Performance by an Actor for Takao Osawa. "Mother," on the other hand, won five awards, including a Best Drama award in the drama series category and Best Performance by an Actress for Yasuko Matsuyuki.

One of the special awards this year was Best Actor in Asia, awarded to an actor or actress in a non-Japanese Asian drama. The winner was Lee Byung Hun for his performance in "IRIS."

The complete award list is as follows:

* Grand Prix (Series Drama): "JIN"
* Best Drama (Series Drama): "Mother", "Dousoukai", "Ninkyo Helper", "Ryomaden"
* Grand Prix (Single Drama): "Wagaya no Rekishi"
* Best Drama (Single Drama): "Toomawari no Ame", "Shoeshine Boy"
* Asia Award: "JIN"
* Local Drama Award: "Mieruhi", "Kaka-san e"
* Best Performance by an Actor: Takao Osawa ("JIN")
* Best Performance by an Actress: Yasuko Matsuyuki ("Mother")
* Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Teruyuki Kagawa ("Ryomaden")
* Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Machiko Ono ("Hi no Sakana" and "Mother")
* Best Screenplay: Yuji Sakamoto ("Mother")
* Best Director: Hiroshi Kurosaki ("Hi no Sakana")
* Best Producer: Akihiko Ishimaru ("JIN")
* Special Award: Filming staff of "Ryomaden", Mana Ashida ("Mother")
* Best Actor in Asia: Lee Byung Hun

The International Drama Festival runs until October 28.

Source: Tokyograph





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Posted 10/27/10
JIn deserves it...
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Posted 10/27/10

Bashment wrote:

JIn deserves it...


Really?~ Hmm maybe I should try watching it...

Right now I'm downloading MOTHER.
Posted 10/27/10 , edited 10/27/10
I agree with Jin winning awards for sure. One of the best jdramas ive seen. The story was amazing and all the actors/actresses were amazing <3
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Posted 10/28/10
I recommend MOTHER!

Very much!!
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Posted 10/29/10
Has anyone heard if there is going to be like a Jin 2? I mean the way it ended it seems like it might.
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Posted 10/30/10
mana ashida should be awarded as best child actress!
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garcon wrote:

mana ashida should be awarded as best child actress!


OMG! Yes!! She's very good at acting! When she cries, I feel like hugging her T.T
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Has anyone heard if there is going to be like a Jin 2? I mean the way it ended it seems like it might.


yes...asianmediawiki posted it's coming this april 2011
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garcon wrote:


calismapluver wrote:

Has anyone heard if there is going to be like a Jin 2? I mean the way it ended it seems like it might.


yes...asianmediawiki posted it's coming this april 2011


wow!!

so they'll be doing a 2nd season instead of a movie???
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kenken_091 wrote:


garcon wrote:


calismapluver wrote:

Has anyone heard if there is going to be like a Jin 2? I mean the way it ended it seems like it might.


yes...asianmediawiki posted it's coming this april 2011


wow!!

so they'll be doing a 2nd season instead of a movie???


not sure..but the the title is JIN 2 and the description is a tv show..so yeah, prolly it's the season 2.
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