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21:41 - 26th February 2013, by David West

Winners Announced For Tokyo Anime Awards

The winner of Animation of the Year and the recipients of the Awards Of Merit have been announced for the Tokyo Anime Awards.

The actual awards ceremony will take place on 23 March 2013 at the Tokyo International Anime Fair.

The prestigious prize for Animation of the Year went to Mamoru Hosoda's The Wolf Children.

The film previously took home the award for Best Animated Film at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival in October 2012 and the Animation Film Award at the 67th Annual Mainichi Film Awards.

Manga has picked the movie up for the UK.

The awards to Noboru Ishiguro and Katsuji Misawa are both posthumous.

Tokyo Anime Awards' 9th Annual Awards of Merit:

Producer - Kenji Yokoyama
Galaxy Express 999, Gegege no Kitarō, Mazinger Z

Creator - Tetsuya Chiba
Ashita no Joe, Akane-chan, Notari Matsutaro

Scriptwriter - Keisuke Fujikawa
Galaxy Express 999, Mazinger Z, Space Battleship Yamato

Director - Noboru Ishiguro
Space Battleship Yamato, The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Animator - Yoshiyuki Hane
Kiki's Delivery Service, Grave of the Fireflies, Mazinger Z

Director of Photography - Katsuji Misawa
Akira, Future Boy Conan, Panda! Go Panda!

Sound Director - Shigeharu Shiba
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, My Neighbor Totoro, Gatchaman

Composer - Shunsuke Kikuchi
Doraemon, Dragon Ball, Getter Robo

Voice Actor - Tooru Oohira
Gatchaman, Kaiketsu Tamagon, Warau Salesman

Source: ANN

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