The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the full list of official nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards (Oscars). Unfortunately, none of the 4 anime films that were submitted made the official nomination list for Best Animated Feature Film.
The four submitted anime films include:
Tenki no Ko (Weathering with You)
Kaijuu no Kodomo (Children of the Sea)
Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! (Okka’s Inn)
The official nominations for Animated Feature Film for the 2020 Oscars are:
- How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
- I Lost My Body
- Missing Link
- Toy Story 4
Shinkai’s prior film Kimi no Na wa. was also submitted for an Academy Award nomination at the 89th Oscars, but did not make the final 5 nominations.
Only one Japanese film won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, 2002’s Spirited Away from Hayao Miyazaki (Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro) and Studio Ghibli (Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro).