Anime Films Nominated For 42nd Japan Academy Prize
Photo Credit: Toei Animation, TMS Entertainment, Toho / Marza Animation

Year 2019 has brought a lot of great anime films with great stories, perfect animation and well-designed characters that managed to be successful both in ticket sales and conquering fans’ hearts.

The series of grants given every year since 1978 by the Nippon Academy-shō Association for excellence in Japanese film Japan, Academy Film Prize Association reported the nominees for the 43rd yearly awards on Wednesday. The five anime movies that have been assigned for Animation of the Year are:

Her Blue Sky

Photo Credit: CloverWorks

Weathering With You

Photo Credit: CoMix Wave Films Story Inc

Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire

Photo Credit: TMS Entertainment

Lupin III THE FIRST

Photo Credit: Toho / Marza Animation

One Piece: Stampede

Photo Credit: Toei Animation

The Japan Academy Film Prize, regularly called the Japan Academy Prize, the Japan Academy Awards, and the Japanese Academy Awards, is a progression of awards given every year since 1978 by the Nippon Academy-shō Association for greatness in Japanese film. Awards classifications are like the Academy Awards.