The 20th 'Animation Kobe Award' Winners Announced

shirobako-wallpaper-03-560x385 The 20th 'Animation Kobe Award' Winners Announced

What You Need to Know:

  • Animation Kobe is an annual anime event held by the city of Kobe in Japan. Several awards are given out during the event, including awards to notable people and titles in the anime industry. Earlier this week, the winners for 2015's Animation Kobe Award had been announced.
  • See the award winners below!

Individual Award

Awarded to Seiji Mizushima, for his innovative work in CG anime Rakuen Tsuihou: Expelled From Paradise.

Special Award

Awarded to Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, for his comeback to the anime industry after 25 years with Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin.

Animation Work Award

Awarded to Shirobako, notable for being an inspirational work to other animators.

Theme Song Award (Radio Kansai Award)

Awarded to "JoJo - Sono Chi no Kioku: end of THE WORLD" by JO☆STARS~TOMMY, Coda, JIN~, for being a superb theme song that captures the hearts of fans.

Source: Animation Kobe

Reactions Around the Web

I don't want a Shirobako movie, I want a Shirobako season 2. And make it 2 cour!
I award Love Live.
So this is an anime version of KOTY (kusoge/garbage game of the year)?

shirobako-wallpaper-03-560x385 The 20th 'Animation Kobe Award' Winners Announced
Congratulations to the winners!
shirobako-wallpaper-03-560x385 The 20th 'Animation Kobe Award' Winners Announced
I wonder if every city has their own annual awards?

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