Film festival / awards ceremony in March honors excellence in Japanese TV and film animation
The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 (TAAF 2019 for short) - an industry award show and film festival that recognizes excellence in Japanese TV and film animation - will be held in Tokyo from March 08 - 11, 2019, and now the winners for the Grand Prix and Individual awards have been revealed.
Of the 524 films and TV series screened and broadcast during the period from October 15, 2017 - October 15, 2018, anime fans chose their favorite 90 TV shows and 10 films, and a panel of industry professionals then voted for the winners from this pool of finalists. The results are as follows:
Grand Prix Awards:
- Theatrical film division: Detective Conan: Zero Enforcer (known as Case Closed in the U.S.)
- TV division: ZOMBIE LAND SAGA
- Original work, screenplay division: Jukki Hanada
- Director, production division: Yoshiaki Kyougoku
- Animator division: Hitomi Kariya
- Voice acting performance division: Mamoru Miyano
Anime Fan Award:
- Banana Fish
For more information about the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019, please check out their official English language home page here.
Official TAAF 2019 home page
Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.