Maquia and Lu Over the Wall Among Anime Films Submitted for Oscars

Now we just have to cross our fingers for the voting process to come

 

The Oscars are rarely friendly to anime, but there are a handful of hopefuls aiming to get into the running this year. In fact, a whopping eight anime films have been submitted, five of which come from GKIDS alone. 

 

Submitted anime films include Fireworks, The Laws of the Universe - Part I, Liz and the Blue Bird, Lu Over the Wall, MFKZ, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, MIRAI, and The Night is Short, Walk on Girl. 

 

We'll have to wait until January 22, 2019 to find out which animated films made the cut for the category's five nominees. Here's the full list of animated feature submissions:

 

Ana y Bruno

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Early Man

Fireworks

Have a Nice Day

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

The Laws of the Universe – Part I

Liz and the Blue Bird

Lu over the Wall

MFKZ

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

Mirai

The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

On Happiness Road

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Ruben Brandt, Collector

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Sherlock Gnomes

Smallfoot

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Tall Tales

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

Tito and the Birds

 

Source: Variety

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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