What's Tokyo Anime Award?
What is the Tokyo Anime Awards Competition?
The Tokyo Anime Awards competition is a part of the Tokyo International Anime Fair. This year's competition, which is 12th, it has two broad entry categories: “Nomination Entries”, for works chosen from amongst outstanding animated works that have been broadcast, screened, or sold during the previous 12 months; and “Open Entries”, for abroad range of animation work from throughout the world solicited from the general public with the aim of discovering fresh talent and human resources.
Outstanding animation works selected by the judges will receive various prizes, including the one-million-yen Grand Prize, Outstanding Work Award and Business Award. The Awards Ceremony will be take place during the Tokyo International Anime Fair 2013 which will be held from March 21(Thu) to 24(Sun), 2013.
Which work will receive the glorious Grand Prize? Look forward to the Tokyo Anime Awards competition as they grow bigger and more exciting each year.
Nomination Entries (Commercial Works)
The commercial animation work that broadcasts, was screened, and sold in the period from November 1, 2011 to October 31, 2012 domestically is automatically entered, and it becomes a selection object. The work that broadcasts, was screened, and sold after the above-mentioned period becomes the selection object of next year.
Open Entries (How to apply?)
Please apply by the Tokyo International Anime Fair official website from October 9(Tue) to November 30(Fri) 2012, and then send the work.
Please refer to the 12th Tokyo Anime Awards Competition Entry Guidelines
What is the Award of Merit?
Today, Animation Industry enjoys its prosperity thanks to efforts by predecessors who contributed to raise its social status. Tokyo International Anime Fair Executive Committee established “the Award of Merit” in 2005 to throw light on virtue of those who set up the foundation of animation industry and its cultural and historical constitution as well as contributed in various aspects of animation including production, technology, expressions, cultivation of human resources, education, and cultural and international exchanges.
The 9th Award of Merit will take place in Tokyo International Anime Fair 2013 which will be held from March 21(Thu) to 24(Sun), 2013.