What Is Achievement Award?
The Achievement Award was first established as an award for a category of Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF) held in 2005 to honor individuals who made a great contribution to the development of the animation culture and industry. The award was designed to honor his/her longtime achievement for technical skills, methods of expression and human resources development in the animation production as well as contributions made for broadly improving the social status of the animation industry through activities such as education, international exchanges, etc. It was firstly announced as Special Achievement Award then changed the name to Achievement Award in the 3rd year and marks its 17th edition in 2021 honoring a total of 186 people including awardees of this year.
Awardees of TAAF2021
“Spirited Away” etc.
Momoko SakuraOriginal Author
“Chibi Maruko Chan” etc.
“Dragon Ball Z 2 THE STRONGEST GUY IN THE WORLD” etc.
“MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM” etc.
“Gauche the Cellist ” etc.
“ATTACKER NO.1” etc.
Michio HazamaVoice Actor
“Legend of the Galactic Heroes” etc.
Awardees of TAAF2020
“CONAN, THE BOY IN FUTURE” etc.
“HEIDI A GIRL OF THE ALPS” etc.
Takeshi Shudo (The Deceased)Writer
“Pokémon: The First Movie” etc.
Kazuko Nakamura (The Deceased)Animator
“The White Snake Enchantress” etc.
Hisao Shirai (The Deceased)Director of Shooting
“My Neighbor Totoro” etc.
Akiko KoyamaColor Coordinator
“LITTLE WOMEN” etc.
“Gauche the Cellist” etc.
Masako IkedaVoice Actress
“Galaxy Express 999” etc.
SEIKI Co.,Ltd.Camera and Camera Stand etc.
A precision equipment manufacturer that has supported the animation industry and production for many years.