Outline of Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017 Competition

Tokyo Anime Award Festival2017 (TAAF 2017) 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.

TAAF2017 is scheduled in 10-13 March, 2017.



  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 TAAF 2017.


Application Guideline for Feature Animation Application Guideline for Short Animation



TAAF2017 (Tokyo Anime Award Festival Office)
Akihabara UDX Bldg. 4F, 4-14-1,Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0021 JAPAN 
(The Association of Japanese Animations)


Winners of TAAF2016

Feature Animation for Competition of TAAF2016
Grand Prize:LONG WAY NORTH (Director: Rémi Chayé)
Award of Excellence:Monkey King: Hero is Back (Director: Tian XiaoPeng)
© 2015 SACREBLEU PRODUCTIONS / MAYBE MOVIES / 2 MINUTES / FRANCE 3 CINEMA / NØRLUM | ©2015 October Animation Studio,HG Entertainment

Short Animation for Competition of TAAF2016
Grand Prize:Off Belay (Director: Mataić Siniša)
Award of Excellence:Fisherwoman and Tuk Tuk (Director: Suresh Eriyat) / I can’t breathe. (Director: Sayaka Kihata)
© Luma Film | © Studio Eeksaurus Productions Pvt. Ltd. | © Sayaka Kihata 2015