The entertainment portal, The Wrap, reported today that a total of 27 films are competing for the nomination in the category of "Best Animated Feature Film" at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards, also known as The Oscar Awards. This also includes anime movies.
Unsurprisingly, one of the works that could be considered for the nomination is the film adaptation of the Kimetsu no Yaiba franchise, titled Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen, which is now considered the most successful film of all time. in theaters in Japan.
Additionally, Studio Ghibli's first CGI animated film, Aya to Majo (Earwig and the Witch) and Studio Color's original film, Nakitai Watashi wa Neko wo Kaburu (A Whisker Away), also have a chance to be nominated for the coveted film award. In addition, the projects Lupine III: The First (Lupine the 3rd: The First), Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara (Ride Your Wave) and Ongaku (On-Gaku: Our Sound) are also present.
Finally, the five films that will finally make it to the final selection will be announced on March 15, while this year's Academy Awards ceremony will be held on April 25.
Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen
Tanjirou Kamado and his friends from the Demon Hunter Corps accompany the Pillar of Fire, Kyoujurou Rengoku, on a mission to investigate a series of disappearances that occur inside a train. Little do they know that Enmu, one of the members of the Twelve Demon Moons, is also on board and has set a trap for them.
Source: The Wrap
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