A pair of acclaimed anime films received nominations for the International Animated Film Society’s 43rd annual Annie Awards. Up for consideration in the new Best Animated Feature-Independent category are Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast and Studio Ghibli’s When Marnie Was There.
When Marnie Was There director Hiromasa Yonebayashi has also been nominated for Outstanding Achievement awards in the categories of writer and director.
Here’s the full list for the Best Animated Feature-Independent category:
Best Animated Feature-Independent
- Boy and the World – Filme de Papel
- Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet – Ventanarosa
- The Boy and the Beast – Studio Chizu
- When Marnie Was There – Studio Ghibli
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