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Director Masaaki Yuasa and Demon Slayer Creator Win Japanese Government Awards

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The Agency for Cultural Affairs is a part of the Japanese government, and it has revealed who it’s rewarding for the 2020 “Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Fine Arts Recommendation Awards.”

The Cabinet Minister Award in the media fine arts category went to director Masaaki Yuasa, who has done Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, Japan Sinks: 2020, DEVILMAN crybaby and Ping Pong: The Animation, among others.

The Newcomer Award in the media fine arts category went to mangaka Koyoharu Gotouge, whose manga series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (and its subsequent anime adaptation) has been breaking records.

Source: Anime News Network


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.