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Festival Information

Exhibition of Award-winning Works

Dates:

Friday, September 16 - Monday, September 26, 2022

Venue:

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)(Odaiba Area, Tokyo) etc.

Satellite Venue:

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Cooperation:

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Admission free


Awards Ceremony

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Venue:

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Entry Period:

Thursday, June 1 – Friday, September 3, 2021


Cooperative Programs:

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Organizer:
25st Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee

Chair:

MIYATA Ryohei [Commissioner of the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan]

Operating Committee:

FURUKAWA Taku [Animation Artist] / TATEHATA Akira [President, Tama Art University] /

Jury:

Art Division

Head of the Jury: TASAKA Hiroko [Curator of the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum] / Christophe CHARLES [Artist and Professor, Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Musashino Art University] / HACHIYA Kazuhiko [Media Artist and Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts] / IWASAKI Hideo [Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University] / TAKESHITA Akiko [Performing Arts Producer, Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM)] /

Entertainment Division

Head of the Jury: TOKITA Takashi[Producer and Game Creator, Square Enix Co., Ltd.] / EGUCHI Rika [Art Director and Artist] / HASEGAWA Ai[Artist] / KONISHI Toshiyuki[Founder of POOL Inc., Creative Director and Copywriter] / SAYAWAKA [Writer and Story Critic] /

Animation Division

Head of the Jury: SUGAWA Akiko [Professor, Institute of Urban Innovation Yokohama National University] / FUJITSU Ryota [Anime Critic] /GONDO Shunji[Researcher of Animation History and Associate Professor, Tokyo Polytechnic University] / MIZUSAKI Jumpei[Animation Director and CEO, Kamikaze Douga] / OYAMA Kei[Producer and CEO, CALF Co., Ltd.] /

Manga Division

Head of the Jury: KURATA Yoshimi [Manga Artist and Professor, Otemae University] / Jessica BAUWENS-SUGIMOTO [Associate Professor, Department of Intercultural Communication, Faculty of International Studies, Ryukoku University] /
OZAWA Yuki [Manga Artist] / SAITO Tamaki [Psychiatrist, Critic, and Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba] / SHIMAMOTO Kazuhiko [Manga Artist and CEO, Aibic Co., Ltd.] /

Festival Platform Award

KAWAMURA Masashi [Creative Director and CCO, Whatever Inc.] / MIZUGUCHI Tetsuya [Founder and CEO, Enhance / Project Professor, Keio University, Graduate School of Media Design] / MIZUTANI Hitomi [Sales & Marketing, THETA Business Division, Smart Vision Business Unit, Ricoh Company, Ltd] /

Selection Members:

Art Division

GOTO Akinori [Artist and Associate Professor, Department of Visual Communication Design, Musashino Art University] / HAGIWARA Shunya[Web Designer and Programmer] / HIRAHARA Makoto [Associate Professor, Department of Art Science, Faculty of Arts, Osaka University of Arts] / HIRAKAWA Norimichi [Artist] / MYOKAM Hiroko [Curator and Researcher] / OKADA Shima [Associate Professor, Department of Robotics, College of Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University] / OKA Mizuki [Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba] / TAKAWO Shunsuke [Lecturer, Department of Creative Media Studies, Faculty of Literature, Konan Women’s University] / YUBISUI Yasuko [Assistant Curator, NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]]

Entertainment Division

IMAI Shin / [Deputy Chief Editor of IGN JAPAN, Video Game Journalist, and Aesthetics Researcher] / INABA Mari [Animator and Illustrator] / KASAI Hajime [Mixed-Genre Writer] / MASUDA Nobuhiro [Lecturer, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University] / TSUCHIYA Ryoko [Editor and Director] / WATANABE Daisuke [Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Atomi University]

Animation Division

AOYAGI Mihoko [Writer] / HAGIHARA Yukari [Lecturer, Department of Japanese Culture, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Teikyo University] / Onohana [Animated Short Film Creator, Painter, and Senior Partner at UchuPeople LLC] / TAKASE Koji [Animation Researcher and Critic] / TANIGUCHI Riuichi [Writer and Book Critic] / UEKUSA Wataru [Illustrator and Animator]

Manga Division

HIDAKA Toshiyasu [Researcher of Manga] / INOMATA Noriko [Associate Professor, Ibaraki University] / ITO Yu [Associate Professor, Kyoto Seika University] / KANNO Hiroshi [Manga Artist and Professor, Kobe Design University] / KUBO Naoko [Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Hijiyama University Junior College] / NAGAIKE Kazumi [Professor, Oita University Institute for Global Education and Advanced Research] / TAMAGAWA Hiroaki [Researcher of Media] / TOYODA Yumetaro [Manga Editor] / YOKOI Shuko [Manga Writer and Researcher]

Special Achievement Award

General Critiques

KUSAHARA Machiko

(Researcher in Media Art and Archaeology, Professor Emeritus at Waseda University, and Doctor of Engineering)

TATEHATA Akira

President, Tama Art University

FURUKAWA Taku

Animation Artist