Japan Media Arts Festival

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The Japan Media Arts Festival
Awarded for"Outstanding works in the four divisions of Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga"
Country Japan
Presented by Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan
First awarded1997
Website JAPAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL

The Japan Media Arts Festival is an annual festival held since 1997 by Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs. The festival begins with an open competition and culminates with the awarding of several prizes and an exhibition. [1] [2] [3]

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Based on judging by a jury of artistic peers, awards are given in four categories: Art (formerly called Non-Interactive Digital Art), Entertainment (formerly called Interactive Art; including video games and websites), animation, and manga. Within each category, one Grand Prize, four Excellence Prizes, and (since 2002) one Encouragement Prize are awarded.

Digital Art (Non-Interactive Art) awards

YearGrand PrizeExcellence PrizesEncouragement Prize
1997 (1st) [4] "Soul Blade" Opening Movie
  • Scene#97 -Generated After-
  • Daisuki Me
  • SMAP×SMAP Special Effects in the Tribute Songs
  • hana
n/a
1998 (2nd) [5] Tokitama Hustle (CG moving picture)
  • REMtv (CG moving picture)
  • Garahina (CG moving picture)
  • Silent Hill (CG moving picture)
  • Within the Cry of the Red Night (CG moving picture)
n/a
1999 (3rd) [6] The Diverting History of Mechanical Fellows (CG still picture, solid)
  • Tall Small Stories (CG moving picture)
  • Revelation Lugia (CG moving picture)
  • Tekkon Kinkreet (CG moving picture)
  • Tatsumi HIYAMA3EXHIBITION (CG still image)
n/a
2000 (4th) [7] 1 (CG moving picture)
  • Csoda Pok (wonder spider) (CG moving picture)
  • Garden of the metal (CG moving picture)
  • Avalon (movie/CG moving picture)
  • The nostalgic 21st century (CG moving picture)
n/a
2001 (5th) [8] Anjyu (CG moving picture)
  • Insanity (CG still picture)
  • After Image (CG still picture)
  • FADE into WHITE #3 (CG moving picture)
  • Beauty Kit (CG moving picture)
n/a
2002 (6th) [9] TextArc print:Alice's Adventure in Wonderland (CG still picture)
  • I AGAINST I (CG still picture)
  • Prize Re-typo “E”“A”“R”“N” (CG still picture)
  • Justice Runners(CG moving picture)
  • Mustafrog and NINJA bunny (CG moving picture)
FISHER MAN (CG moving picture)

Digital Art (Interactive Art) awards

YearGrand PrizeExcellence PrizesEncouragement Prize
1997 (1st) [4] Kagen/a
1998 (2nd) [5] The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time n/a
1999 (3rd) [6] AIBO, model ERS-110n/a
2000 (4th) [7] Dragon Warrior VII
  • Shenmue
  • Stand-up Comedy Simulation
  • Vectrial Elevation, Relational Architectecture
  • Forest of Thoughts
n/a
2001 (5th) [8] Protrude, Flow
  • Pikmin
  • Floating Eye
  • Contact Water
  • J-PHONE Sky Pavilion
n/a
2002 (6th) [9] Social Mobiles
  • CamCamtime
  • Course
  • type R
  • His Master's Voice
Youkai Yamiwarashi

Art awards

YearGrand PrizeExcellence PrizesEncouragement Prize (2003–2010) / New Face Award (since 2011)
2003 (7th) [10] Digital Gadgets #6,8,9 (interactive art)
  • Panorama Ball & Zerograph -Another story of media evolution (still image)
  • three (web)
  • E-BABY (moving picture CG)
  • Venus Villosa (installation)
Tracks of Blue
2004 (8th) [11] 3 minutes2 (installation)
  • Sky Ear (interactive art)
  • GLOBAL BEARING (interactive art)
  • OÏO (visual image)
  • z reactor (visual image)
life-size (still image)
2005 (9th) [12] Khronos Projector (Interactive)
  • The Six String Sonics (interactive)
  • Spyglass (installation)
  • Gate vision (visual image)
  • Anima (visual image)
Conspiratio (interactive)
2006 (10th) [13] Imaginary・Numbers 2006 (installation)
  • ×man vibration (interactive art)
  • OLE Coordinate System (interactive art)
  • front (installation)
  • MediaFlies (installation)
Sagrada Familia Project (still image)
2007 (11th) [14] nijuman no borei (200000 phantoms) (visual image)
  • Se Mi Sei Vicino (If you are close to me) (interactive art)
  • BYU-BYU-View (interactive art)
  • "Camera Lucida: Sonochemical Observatory" (installation)
  • ISSEY MIYAKE A-POC INSIDE. (visual image)
Super Smile (visual image)
2008 (12th) [15] Oups! (installation)
  • Touched Echo (interactive)
  • Touch the Invisibles (interactive)
  • Moment-performative wandering (visual image)
  • OUTSIDE (still image)
insider''||outsider (installation)
2009 (13th) [16] Growth Modeling Device (Installation)
  • Mr. Lee Experiment (Interactive)
  • Nemo Observatorium (Installation)
  • SEKILALA (Visual Image)
  • Braun Tube Jazz Band (Performance)
F - Void Sample (Installation)
2010 (14th) [17] Cycloïd-E (Sound sculpture)
  • The Tenth Sentiment
  • The EyeWriter
  • NIGHT LESS
  • The Men In Grey
Succubus
2011 (15th)plain voices, Yoshihiro Yamamoto
2012 (16th)Pendulum Choir, Cod.Act (Michel Décosterd, André Décosterd)
2013 (17th)crt mgn, Carsten Nicolai
2014 (18th)(no award)
2015 (19th)50 Shades of Grey, Bryan Chung Wai Ching
2017 (20th)Interface I, Ralf Baecker
2018 (21st) [18] Interstices / Opus I - Opus II, Haythem Zakaria
  • Avatars, So Kanno / yang02
  • Rapid biography in a society of evolutionary lovers, Unemi Tatsuo / Daniel Bisig
  • Datum Point, Orikasa Ryo
  • Language Producing Factory, Dai Furen
  • I'm In The Computer Memory!, Aida Torajiro
  • Panderer (Seventeen Seconds), Gary Setzer
  • The Dither is Naked, Yano
2019 (22nd)Pulses/Grains/Phase/Moiré, Ken Furudate
2020 (23nd) [19] [ir]reverent: Miracles on Demand, Adam W. Brown

Entertainment awards

YearGrand PrizeExcellence PrizesEncouragement Prize (2003–2010) / New Face Award (since 2011)
2003 (7th) [10] Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles atMOS: Self-Packaging Movie
2004 (8th) [11] WarioWare: Twisted! Cherry-Clouds
2005 (9th) [12] Flipbook!, Khronos Projector
  • Nintendogs
  • "Wamono" by Hifana (music video)
  • Mitsui Fudosan Shibaura Island 3LDK Image Movie
  • Vodafone Design File
Incompatible Block
2006 (10th) [13] Ōkami Amagatana
2007 (11th) [14] Wii Sports The moon princess being smelled by ~ Japanese old tales remix ~ (picture book)
2008 (12th) [15] Tenori-On (electronic musical instrument)
  • Wii Fit
  • Exhibition Transform Yourself (exhibition)
  • Carbon Footprint (visual image)
  • FONTPARK 2.0
Gyorol (web)
2009 (13th) [16] Hibi No Neiro (Tone of Everyday)Asahi Art Festival
2010 (14th) [17] IS ParadeiPad magic
2011 (15th)Space Balloon Project, Tsubasa Oyagi, Kempei Baba, Takeshi Nozoe, John Powell
  • Digital Warrior Sanjigen, Kaito Nakamura
  • Hietsuki Bushi, Omodaka
  • Rhythmushi, Tsubasa Naruse
2012 (16th)Perfume "Global Site Project", Daito Manabe, Mikiko, Yasutaka Nakata, Satoshi Horii, Hiroyasu Kimura
2013 (17th)Sound of Honda / Ayrton Senna 1989, Kaoru Sugano, Sotaro Yasumochi, Yu Orai, Nadya Kirillova, Kyoko Yonezawa, Kosai Sekine, Taeji Sawai, Daito Manabe
2014 (18th) Ingress , Google's Niantic Labs (John Hanke, Founder)
2015 (19th)Best way for counting numbers, Yuichi Kishino
2017 (20th) Shin Godzilla , Hideaki Anno / Shinji Higuchi
2018 (21st) [20] The Last Guardian , Fumito Ueda
  • Foresta Lumina
  • Industrial JP
  • PaintsChainer, Yonetsuji Taizan
  • Pechat, Ono Naoki
  • The Blind Fish, Ishikawa Yasuaki / Mikaduki Hutatsu / Kondou Keishi
  • Dust, Mária Júdová / Andrej Boleslavský
  • MetaLimbs, Sasaki Tomoya / Mhd Yamen Saraiji
2019 (22nd)Chico Will Scold You!, "Chico Will Scold You!" Production Team
  • Kabukicho Detective Seven, Team Detective7 (Takao Kato, Takumi Nishizawa, Masataka Hirai, Nobu Horita, Tatsuro Iwamoto)
  • LINNÉ LENS, "LINNÉ LENS" Production team (Kenichi Sugimoto (representative))
  • Reframe, Perfume, Perfume+Reframe Production Team (MIKIKO (representative), Daito Manabe, Ishibashi Motoi)
  • TikTok , "Tik Tok" Japan team
  • The Bamboo Princess", Wednesday Campanella, Kento Yamada
  • Spring, Ayumi Omori
  • Pixel Ripped 1989, Ana Ribeiro, Carlo Caputo, Julia Lemos, Leonardo Batelli, William Rodriguez
2020 (23rd)Shadows as Athletes, Masahiko Sato, Masashi Sato, Masaya Ishikawa, Tomoko Kaizuka
  • Ogiri AI and Chihara-Engineer, "Ogiri AI and Chihara-Engineer" Production Team (Daisuke Takenouchi (representative))
  • New Logos Order, "New Logos Order" Direction Team (Hiromu Akita, Amazarashi (representative))
  • CellMate, Solmaz Etemad
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice , Sekiro Development Team (Hidetaka Miyazaki (representative))
  • TON-TON VOICE SUMO, "TON-TON VOICE SUMO" Production Team (Atsushi Otaki (representative))
  • Buddience, Takuta Akamatsu, Takuya Tsuyuki, Kengo Tatsuzawa, Fuya Ozaki
  • PickHits, Azumi Maekawa, Seito Matsubara

Animation awards

YearGrand PrizeExcellence PrizesEncouragement Prize/New Face AwardSocial Impact Award
1997 (1st) [4] Princess Mononoke n/an/a
1998 (2nd) [5] Glassy Ocean n/an/a
1999 (3rd) [6] The Old Man and the Sea n/an/a
2000 (4th) [7] Blood: The Last Vampire n/an/a
2001 (5th) [8] Spirited Away and Millennium Actress (tie)n/an/a
2002 (6th) [9] Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Battle of the Warring States "The Evening Traveling"n/a
2003 (7th) [10] Winter Days Hoshi no Kon/a
2004 (8th) [11] Mind Game DREAMn/a
2005 (9th) [12] Flowseasonsn/a
2006 (10th) [13] The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • Bloomed Words
  • A Country Between the World
  • My Love
  • PIKA PIKA
Vladimir Bellini's La grua y la jirafan/a
2007 (11th) [14] Summer Days with Coo ushi-nichin/a
2008 (12th) [15] La Maison en petits cubes ALGOLn/a
2009 (13th) [16] Summer Wars ANIMAL DANCEn/a
2010 (14th) [17] The Tatami Galaxy The Wonder Hospitaln/a
2011 (15th) [21] Puella Magi Madoka Magica Rabenjungen/a
2012 (16th) Combustible n/a
2013 (17th) Approved for Adoption
  • YOKOSOBOKUDESU Selection
  • Airy Me
  • While the Crow Weeps
n/a
2014 (18th)The Woundn/a
2015 (19th) [22] Rhizomen/a
2017 (20th) [23] Your Name
  • Moom, Daisuke Tsutsumi / Robert Kondo
  • Have Dreamed Of You So Much, Emma Vakarelova
  • Rebellious, Arturo ‶Vonno" Ambriz / Roy Ambriz
n/a
2018 (21st) [24]
  • The Great Passage , Kuroyanagi Toshimasa
  • The First Thunder, Anastasia Melikhova
  • Yin, Nicolas Fong
n/a
2019 (22nd)La Chute, Boris Labbén/a
2020 (23rd) [25] Children of the Sea , Watanabe Ayumu
  • Wandering Mouse, Tsukiji Nohara
  • Daughter, Daria Kascheeva
  • Elephant in the Bath House, Cheng Jialin
Weathering with You , Shinkai
2021 (24th) [26] Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! , Yuasa Masaaki
  • The Man on the Shore, Osaza Daisuke, Morishige Hikaru
  • The Mark of Emi, Furukawahara Momoka
  • À la mer poussèire, Héloïse Ferlay
Haze Haseru Haterumade, Waboku

Manga awards

YearGrand PrizeExcellence PrizesEncouragement Prize/New Face AwardSocial Impact Award
1997 (1st) [4] The Manga Classics of Japan (22 artists)n/an/a
1998 (2nd) [5] Sakamoto Ryōma, Hiroshi Kurogane n/an/a
1999 (3rd) [6] I'm Home, Kei Ishizakan/an/a
2000 (4th) [7] Vagabond , Takehiko Inoue (art) and Eiji Yoshikawa (original story)n/an/a
2001 (5th) [8] F-shiteki nichijō, Yōji Fukuyama n/an/a
2002 (6th) [9] Sexy Voice and Robo , Iō Kuroda Naze Hakase wa Okotte Iru no ka, Isao Ikegayan/a
2003 (7th) [10] Kajimunugatai: Kaze ga kataru Okinawa-sen, Susumu HigaJunkissa Nokoribi, Tai Itōn/a
2004 (8th) [11] Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms , Fumiyo Kōno Shōwa Nijūnen no Edekami, Shi no Hachigatsu Jūgojitsu, Watashi no Hachigatsu Jugonichi Associationn/a
2005 (9th) [12] Disappearance Diary , Hideo Azuma E-Cartoon, Yoshio Nakaen/a
2006 (10th) [13] A Spirit of the Sun , Kaiji Kawaguchi Shiritori, Kazuko Chikuhama (story) and Kenichi Chikuhama (art)n/a
2007 (11th) [14] Mori no Asagao , Mamora Gōda Tenken-sai, Yumiko Shirai n/a
2008 (12th) [15] Piano no Mori , Makoto Isshiki Cartoon 2008, Masafumi Kikuchin/a
2009 (13th) [16] Vinland Saga , Makoto Yukimura Hesheit Aqua, Wisut Ponnimitn/a
2010 (14th) [17] Historie , Hitoshi Iwaaki Uchino Tsumatte Doudeshou?, Shigeyuki Fukumitsun/a
2011 (15th) [21] Saturn Apartments , Hisae Iwaoka Nakayoshi-dan no Bōken, Tsuchika Nishimuran/a
2012 (16th) Les Cités Obscures , Benoît Peeters and François Schuiten Our "Eruption" Festival, Shinzo Keigon/a
2013 (17th) JoJolion , Hirohiko Araki
  • Alice to Zouroku, Tetsuya Imai
  • A Taste of Chlorine, Bastien Vivès
  • Natsuyasumi no Machi, Matida You
n/a
2014 (18th)Goshiki no Fune, Yōko Kondō (art) and Yasumi Tsuhara (original story)
  • Ai o Kurae!!, Renaissance Yoshida
  • Chi-chan wa Chotto Tarinai, Tomomi Abe
  • Dobugawa, Aoi Ikebe
n/a
2015 (19th) Kakukaku Shikajika , Akiko Higashimura
  • esoragoto, nerunodaisuki
  • Tamashii Ippai, Yuka Okuyama
  • Machida-kun no Sekai, Yuki Ando
n/a
2017 (20th) Blue Giant , Shin'ichi Ishizuka
  • Oten no Mon, Yak Haibara
  • Tsuki ni Hoeran nee, Yukiko Seike
  • Jasmin, Yui Hata
n/a
2018 (21st) [27] Nee mama (My Dear, Mom), Ikebe Aoi
  • Ulna at the Emplacement, Izu Toru
  • Nyx's Lantern, Takahama Kan
  • Yorunome wa sendegozaimasu (The Night Has a Thousand Eyes), Ueno Kentaro
  • AI no idenshi (Gene of AI), Yamada Kyuri
  • AMAGI Yuiko no tsuno to ai (A Horn and Love of AMAGI Yuiko), Kuno Yoko
  • BAKU-CHAN, Masumura Jushichi
  • Beastars , Paru Itagaki
n/a
2019 (22nd)Origin, Boichi
  • Space Battleship Tiramisu , Satoshi Miyakawa, Kei Ito
  • Nagi's Long Vacation, Misato Konari
  • Momo & Manji, Sawa Sakura
  • To dusk, Nazuna Saito
n/a
2020 (23rd)A Brief History of Robo sapiens, Toranosuke Shimada
  • To Die Tomorrow, Sumako Kari
  • Double, Ayako Noda
  • Memoirs of Amarous Gentlemen, Moyoco Anno
  • The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East (1978-1984), Riad Sattouf
  • If You Become an Adult, Atsushi Ito
  • Hana to Hoho, Kei Itoi
  • There is no other., Yama Wayama
Ushijima the Loan Shark , Shohei Manabe
2021 (24th) [26] March Comes In Like a Lion , Chica Umino
  • Innocent Rouge, Shinichi Sakamoto
  • Kashikokute Yukiaru Kodomo, Miki Yamamoto
  • Hitori de Shintai, Kaoru Curryzawa
  • Hei no naka no Biyoshitsu, Marco Kohinata and Mina Sakurai
  • Swingin' Dragon Tiger Boogie, Koukou Haida
  • Soratobu Kujira, Suzuhiro Suzuki
  • My Broken Mariko, Waka Hirako
Golden Kamuy , Satoru Noda

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