Japan Academy Prize

Aaron Gerow aaron.gerow at yale.edu
Fri Feb 20 16:54:06 EST 2009

It seems the Japan Academy Prizes were awarded last night and most  
(10 prized, in fact) went to Okuribito (Departures). This is the list  
in Japanese:


While the majors try to present this as Japan's version of the  
Academy Awards, many dismiss these awards because the voting pool is  
overwhelmingly skewed towards the majors.

Aaron Gerow
KineJapan owner

Assistant Professor
Film Studies Program/East Asian Languages and Literatures
Yale University

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