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36th Japan Academy Awards Nominate Anime Of The Year

Recently the Japan Academy Award selection committee chose and nominated their best anime films for 2012 with some absolute heavyweights in the mix.

In the running are Wolf Children (director: Mamoru Hosoda), One Piece Film Z (Tatsuya Nagamine), Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki (Takashi Yamazaki), A Letter to Momo (Hiroyuki Okiura) and Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (chief director: Hideaki Anno).


A firm favourite to win is One Piece Film Z seeing as how on its opening weekend in Japan it took in ¥750 million! Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo is a close second favourite to take out the top prize.