The animation industry of today has developed to a very advanced level, thanks to the contribution of many pioneers in this field.
To continue encouraging this progress, since 2005, the Tokyo International Animation Fair – Tokyo Anime Award has been awarding the “Achievement Award” for those who have made special contributions towards the development of the animation industry and animation culture.
This prize praises people with talent and creativity, who have innovated and contributed to the field of anime expression, training of young animators, education, international communication, and for whom contribute to promote the social image of the animation industry. 148 professionals have been nominated including this edition.
The “Achievement Award”, still continues to award this prestigious honor.