Mainichi Concours

A.M. Nornes amnornes
Tue Jan 23 00:04:42 EST 2001

At 9:01 AM +0900 1/23/01, Ono Seiko and Aaron Gerow wrote:
> Yet it also prominently gives awards to technical crew and
> has a particular emphasis on animation: the Ofuji Award, named after one
> of Japan's most original animators, is given each year to significant
> contributions to the art of animation.

A DVD boxed set of the award winners from the beginning is available from
Kinokuniya. It costs several thousand dollars, and is regionalized (as if
they're in danger of losing money to piracy preventing a foreign distributor
from picking it up!!?!?!?), but it does allow access to the best work of the
major animators of the postwar era.


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