Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Feature Film Award [Winner] (2017)

Feature Film

Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta (2017)

Cristal [Nominee] (2013)

Best Short

Kick-Heart (2013)

Annie Awards

Annie [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Achievement in Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production

Adventure Time with Finn & Jake (2010)

Fantasia Film Festival

Satoshi Kon Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Animated Feature

"For its magical realism and surprising ... More

"For its magical realism and surprising storytelling, the Satoshi Kon Jury would like to grant the award for best animated feature film to the Japanese film RIDE YOUR WAVE. This seamless hybrid of 2D and 3D lively animation, with pastoral scenery and water as its main character, will take you on an emotional ride."


Kimi to, nami ni noretara (2019)

Audience Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Animated Feature
Silver Prize

Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta (2017)

Audience Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Animated Feature
Bronze Prize

Yoru wa mijikashi aruke yo otome (2017)

Best Animated Short Film [Winner] (2013)


Kick-Heart (2013)

Fantastic Fest

Fantastic Fest Jury Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Animated Short

Kick-Heart (2013)

Mainichi Film Concours

Ofuji Noburo Award [Winner] (2005)


Mind Game (2004)

Ottawa International Animation Festival

Grand Prize [Winner] (2017)

Best Animated Feature

Yoru wa mijikashi aruke yo otome (2017)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

Netpac Award [Nominee] (2018)


Yoru wa mijikashi aruke yo otome (2017)

Shanghai International Film Festival

Golden Goblet [Winner] (2019)

Best Animation Film

Kimi to, nami ni noretara (2019)

Golden Goblet [Nominee] (2017)

Best Animation Film

Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta (2017)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

Anima't Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Animated Short Film

Kick-Heart (2013)

Tokyo Anime Award

Animation of the Year [Winner] (2015)

Grand Prize, TV Series

Ping Pong the Animation (2014)

Notable Entry [Winner] (2011)

TV Category

Yojôhan shinwa taikei (2010)