Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 (TAAF2019) calls for unique animation works with high potential and strong messages, both feature and short animation, from all over the world. Our aim is to screen high-quality animation works superior in originality, provide opportunities to inspire audience as well as creators, cultivate new talents, and contribute in the development and promotion of animation cultures and industry.

Festival Period: March 8 (Fri)-11 (Mon), 2019
Venue: Ikebukuro, Tokyo



  1. Feature Animation (60 min. or longer)
  2. Short Animation (less than 30 min. )

*Any animation works longer than 30 min. but less than 60 min. shall be applied to the category of Feature Animation first. The TAAF Office will contact the applicant later to notify which category is appropriate for the work.



Please read this outline and application guideline carefully before your application.
We look forward to your application for TAAF2019.


Application Guideline for Feature Animation Application Guideline for Short Animation



Tokyo Anime Award Festival Office
(The Association of Japanese Animations)


TAAF2018 Nominated works

Nominated works


Winners of TAAF2018

Feature Animation for Competition of TAAF2018
Grand Prize:On Happiness Road (Director : SUNG Hsin-Yin)
Award of Excellence:Have A Nice Day (Director : LIU Jian)
© Happiness Road Productions Co., Ltd. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. / © Nezha Bros. Pictures

Short Animation for Competition of TAAF2018
Grand Prize:Negative Space (Director : Max Porter,Ru Kuwahata)
Award of Excellence:Catherine (Director : Britt Raes)
© Creative Conspiracy – Britt Raes