1st Japan Sinks 2020 Anime Episode Gets Nominated for Annecy International Animation Film Festival TV Division Award
It was announced today that the 2020 disaster anime seriesJapan Sinks2020 and director Masaaki Yuasa have been nominated for theAnnecy International Animation Film Festival award in theTV Division for the first episode of the Netflix-released anime. Yuasa has previously won in the feature film division in 2017 forLu over the Wall, and has been nominated many times before.
Japan Sinks 2020was an updated adaptation ofSakyo Komatsu's 1973 bestselling sci-fi novelJapan Sinks, which has seen multiple adaptations in the past. The 10-episode anime series was set right after the in-universe 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics where disaster strikes Japan. The series launchedon Netflix worldwide on July 9 and was compiled into a compilation film that released in Japan on November 13, 2020.
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