The Japanese authorities’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs introduced the winners of the twenty fifth Japan Media Arts Festival Awards on Sunday.

The Naoki Urasawa presents Manben neo –Yoshikazu Yasuhiko program received the Entertainment Division’s Grand Prize. The pageant additionally awarded Polygon Pictures president and CEO Shūzō Shiota and professor and manga creator belne with a Special Achievement Award.

The award winners within the Animation Division and Manga Division embrace:

Animation Division

Grand Prize

“The Fourth Wall” animated brief movie by Mahboobeh Kalaee (Iran)

Excellence Award

Dozens of Norths anime movie by Koji Yamamura (Japan)

Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko anime movie by Sanma Akashiya and Ayumu Watanabe (Japan)

“Letter to a Pig” animated brief movie by Tal Kantor (Israel)

Sonny Boy TV anime sequence by Shingo Natsume (Japan)

Social Impact Award

Pui Pui Molcar animated TV sequence by Tomoki Misato (Japan)

New Face Award

ODDTAXI TV anime sequence by Kadzuya Konomoto and Baku Kinoshita (Japan)

“A Bite of Bone” brief anime movie by Honami Yano (Japan)

“Yallah!” animated brief movie by Nayla Nassar, Edouard Pitula, Renaud de Saint Albin, Cécile Adant, and Anaïs Sassatelli (France)

Manga Division

Grand Prize

Golden Raspberry by Aki Mochida (Japan)

Excellence Award

Darwin Jihen (Darwin’s Incident) by Shun Umezawa (Japan)

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction by Inio Asano (Japan)

Hokkyoku Hyakkaten no Concierge-san (The Concierge at Hokkyoku Department Store) by Tsuchika Nishimura (Japan)

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui (United States)

Social Impact Award

Onna no Sono no Hoshi by Yama Wayama (Japan)

New Face Award

Kitsune to Tanuki to Iinazuke (Fiance and two critters) by Seiichi Tokiwa (Japan)

Korogaru Kyōdai (Rolling Siblings) by Tsubumi Mori (Japan)

Lost Lad London by Shinya Shima (Japan)

Last 12 months the Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! tv anime sequence received the Animation Division’s Grand Prize, and Chica Umino‘s March is available in like a lion manga received the Manga Division Grand Prize.

Sources: Japan Media Arts Festival, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web