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The Japan Academy Prize (日本アカデミー賞, Nippon Akademī-shō), often called the Japan Academy Awards or the Japanese Academy Awards, is a series of awards given annually since 1978 by the Nippon Academy-shō Association for excellence in Japanese film. Award categories are similar to the Academy Awards.

Japan Academy Prize
42nd Japan Academy Prize
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Awarded forExcellence in film making
CountryJapan
Presented byJapan Academy Prize Association
First awarded1978
Websitehttp://www.japan-academy-prize.jp/
Trophy of the Japan Academy Prize. In 2012, best director was awarded to Izuru Narushima for the film Yōkame no semi (八日目の蝉)

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VenueEdit

 
Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa

Since 1998 the venue is regularly the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa of Prince Hotels in Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Admission tickets for this award ceremony are also sold to regular customers. As of 2015, there is a charge of 40,000 yen which includes a French cuisine course dinner named after the award ceremony. Spectators are expected to attend in semi-formal attire. Elementary school students and younger are not permitted.[1]

AwardEdit

The award statue itself measures 27 cm × 11 cm × 11 cm (10.7 in × 4.4 in × 4.4 in).[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "第38回 日本アカデミー賞授賞式 (The 38th Japan Academy Prize Award ceremony)]". Archived from the original on 2014-09-28. Retrieved 2015-01-16.
  2. ^ 映画神像について (in Japanese). 日本アカデミー賞公式サイト. Archived from the original on 2006-12-09. Retrieved 2007-02-04.

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