The Japan Science Fiction Convention has released its Seiun Award nominations, with the winners set to be revealed in August. There are different categories for nominations: Media, Comic, Art, Japanese Novel, Japanese Short Story, Translated Novel, Translated Short Story, Nonfiction, and Free.
The nominees for the Media category are the anime Deca-Dence, the live-action Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai, the live-action movie Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, the live-action Ultraman Z, the anime ID: INVADED, the anime BNA: Brand New Animal, the anime movie Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, the anime movie Eiga Precure Miracle Leap: Minna to Fushigi na 1-nichi, the anime Drifting Dragons, and the live-action Maeda Kensetsu Fantasy Eigyōbu.
This will be the 52nd Seiun Awards.
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.