Asian Film Awards

Asian Film Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Director

Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Cannes Film Festival

Un Certain Regard Jury Prize [Winner] (2016)


Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] (2016)


Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (2019)

Best Feature

Yokogao (2019)

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Best International Feature Film [Nominee] (2014)


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

Faro Island Film Festival

Golden Carp Film Award - Korean And Japanese [Winner] (2020)

Best Original Screenplay

Yokogao (2019)

Fribourg International Film Festival

Talent Tape Award [Winner] (2014)


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2014)


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

José Ignacio International Film Festival

Audience Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Film

Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Kinema Junpo Awards

Kinema Junpo Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Film

Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Las Palmas Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2017)


Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Golden Lady Harimaguada [Nominee] (2017)

Best Film

Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

Jaeger - LeCoultre Best Film Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Film

Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Locarno International Film Festival

Golden Leopard [Nominee] (2019)

Best Film

Yokogao (2019)

Miami Film Festival

Rene Rodriguez Critics Award [Winner] (2017)


Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Nantes Three Continents Festival

Golden Montgolfiere [Winner] (2013)


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

Young Audience Award [Winner] (2013)


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

Pingyao International Film Festival

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2020)

Gala-Best Film

Honki no shirushi: Gekijôban (2020)

Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival

NETPAC Award [Winner] (2011)


Kantai (2010)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

Big Screen Award [Nominee] (2016)


Sayônara (2015)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Jury Prize [Winner] (2013)

Best Director

For its sensitively observed scenes to create a ... More

For its sensitively observed scenes to create a story with intelligent deep insight of Japanese everyday life.


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

Grand Prize [Nominee] (2013)


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

Tokyo International Film Festival

Tokyo Grand Prix [Nominee] (2015)


Sayônara (2015)

Tokyo Grand Prix [Nominee] (2013)


Hotori no Sakuko (2013)

Japanese Eyes: Best Film [Winner] (2010)


Kantai (2010)