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    Monday July 27, 2015
  • Manga Shut Out of North America's 2015 Harvey Awards

    "Attack on Titan" honored in 2014

    While Attack on Titan was recognized for Best American Edition of Foreign Material in the 2014 Harvey Awards, a North American prize given for achievement in comic books, named for writer-artist Harvey Kurtzman and founded by Gary Groth, president of the publisher Fantagraphics, no manga was among its 2015 nominees. More after the jump.

  • Saturday July 11, 2015
  • Manga "Showa: A History of Japan" by Shigeru Mizuki Wins Eisner Award

    Prestigious North America comics awards announced at Comic-Con

    The North American comic industry has presented the winner of its prestigious Eisner Awards during a gala ceremony on Friday, July 10 at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The prize of the manga-dominated (and this year manga-exclusive) Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia category went to Drawn & Quarterly's release of Showa 1939–1943 and Showa 1944–1953: A History of Japan, by Shigeru Mizuki.

  • Sunday December 7, 2014
  • LA Film Critics Honor "Princess Kaguya"

    Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's anime movie took its first major English language award of the season

    Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's The Tale of The Princess Kaguya took its first major English language award of the season courtesy of The Los Angeles Film Critics Association. The LEGO Movie was runner-up for their top animated film of 2014. More after the jump.

  • Monday October 13, 2014
  • Newtype Anime Awards 2014 Winners Announced

    Kill la Kill, Idolm@ster movie take top honors in many categories

    The Newtype Anime Awards of 2014 have concluded and the winners have been announced as of the Machi Asobi event on Saturday.  Hit the jump for more!

  • Wednesday July 16, 2014
  • "Attack on Titan," "Cyborg 009" Make Final Ballot For Comic Industry's Harvey Awards

    Shigeru Mizuki's "Showa: A History of Japan" and Taiyo Matsumoto's "Sunny" also nominated

    The comic industry's Harvey Awards have announced their final nominee ballot. Named for Mad Magazine's legendary Harvey Kurtzman, the awards are distinguished by Comic-Book creators. Kodansha's release of Attack on Titan competes with Drawn and Quarterly's release of Shigeru Mizuki's Showa: A History of Japan, and Viz's release of Taiyo Matsumoto's Sunny compete with two European comics for Best American Edition of Foreign Material. More after the jump.

  • Monday April 28, 2014
  • "Gargantia," "Psycho-Pass" and "Girls und Panzer" Nominated for Seiun Sci-Fi Award

    Anime competes with "Pacific Rim" and "Gravity" for media awards

    Selections for this year's 45th Seiun Awards have been announced. Anime titles Gargantia, Space Battleship Yamato 2199, Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Psycho-Pass, Girls und Panzer and Patema Inverted will be competing against the movies Gravity and Pacific Rim for the media award. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday March 25, 2014
  • "Moribito" Author Wins Prestigious Andersen Award

    Nahoko Uehashi honored with children's literature equivalent of the Nobel Prize

    Nahoko Uehashi, author of anime-adapted novel series Moribito and Erin, has won the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Author Award, the children's literature equivalent of the Nobel Prize. More after the jump.

  • Thursday February 28, 2013
  • 7th Annual Seiyū Awards Honor Year's Best Voice Actors

    Yuuki Kaji and Kana Asumi took home top male and female honors

    A Ceremony was held today announcing the major category winners in the 7th annual Seiyu Awards, recognizing outstanding outstanding voice performance in anime and other Japanese media. Yuuki Kaji and Kana Asumi took home top male and female honors. See who else won after the jump.

  • Friday February 8, 2013
  • "Journey" Takes Game of the Year at DICE Awards

    16th annual awards ceremony names the best of the year

    The 16th annual DICE Awards have come and gone, and the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has named the year's best of the best. Not surprisingly, critical favorites like TellTale Games' The Walking Dead and thatgamecompany's Journey came out with a bunch of awards, with the latter nabbing Game of the Year. Full list past the jump!

  • Tuesday August 14, 2012
  • "One Piece" Movie Wins Japanese Award

    Several MPTE awards went anime and anime-related projects.

    Japan's MPTE awards were announced recently. Several anime- and manga-related projects got awards! The winners after the jump.

  • Tuesday January 24, 2012
  • The 2012 Academy Award Nominees for "Best Animated Feature" Are...

    No Nomination for Pixar or Anime in 2012

    This year, no anime was among the list 18 animated features submitted for Oscar consideration. What's more surprising, however, is that Pixar was left out for a change, and The Adventures of Tintin didn't make the cut either. See what was selected after the jump.

  • Saturday November 5, 2011
  • No Anime Submitted For Animated Feature Oscar

    See The 18 Movies That Were Submitted

    Spirited Away won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 75th Awards. Last year, Summer Wars fought for a nomination slot. This year, not a single anime movie from Japan was submitted for consideration. Instead, see what mightl be eligible for Oscar honors after the jump...