Tsutsumi Daisuke's anime 'Oni: Thunder God's Tale' wins two Annie Awards

NHK -- Feb 27

Japanese animation director Tsutsumi Daisuke's "Oni: Thunder God's Tale" has claimed two of the prestigious Annie Awards, which are often called the Oscars of animation.

The winners of the 50th Annie Awards were announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday.

"Oni: Thunder God's Tale" collected the award for "Best TV/Media -- Limited Series" and another for "Best Production Design -- TV/Media."

The work is a four-part series offered on a video streaming service. It uses computer graphics to create an atmosphere like a puppet show.

The story is set in a world of gods and spirits from Japanese mythology. It depicts a courageous, lively girl named Onari, who struggles to find her true powers to confront the menacing presence called Oni. ...continue reading

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