Weathering With You, Astra Lost in Space Win at 51st Seiun Sci-Fi Awards!

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Astra Lost in Space lost in 6th anime trending awards in terms of visuals and Weathering With You lost an Oscar in 2020. But on the other side, they have been getting deserved titles lately. Now the 51st Seiun Sci Awards brings them another award.

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Astra Lost in Space, Weathering With You Wins at 51st Seiun Sci-Fi Awards!

The 59th Japan Science Fiction Convention or precisely known as Nihon SF Taikai revealed the winners of this year’s Seiun Awards. This 51st Seiun award announces that Astra Lost in Space, the best work of Kenta Shinohara, and Makoto Shinkai’s latest classic “Weathering With You” won the “Best Media” award. In addition to these, there are quite a few winners in different categories.

Winners by Categories:

  • Best Comic: How Many Light-Years to Babylon? Manga by Dowman Sayman and Batman Ninja manga by Masato Hisa.
  • Best Artist: Yuko Shiraishi
  • Best Japanese Long Story: Signpost to the Stars by Issui Ogawa
  • Best Japanese Short Story: Mizu no Tsuki (Invisible Moon) by Hiroe Suga
  • Best Translated Long Story: The Three-Body Problem novel by Liu Cixin
  • Best Translated Short Story: Uncanny Valley novel by Greg Egan
  • Best Non-Fiction: 100 Minutes on a Famous Book’s Special Program

The Nominees of the Comic and Media categories:

Best Comic:

  • “How Many Light-Years to Babylon” by Dowman Sayman (one volume to complete)
  • “A Brief History of Robo Sapiens” by Toranosuke Shimada (two volumes to complete)
  • “Dimension W” by Yuji Iwahara (16 volumes to complete)
  • “Kagaku Chop” by Kaduho (six volumes to complete)
  • “Ninja Batman” by Masato Hisa (two volumes to complete)
  • “Project Itoh’s Harmony” by Fumi Minato (four volumes to complete)

Best Media:

  • Astra Lost in Space (anime series)
  • Weathering With You (anime film)
  • Hello World (anime film)
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (video game)
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (live-action movie)
  • Promare (anime film)
  • SHINKALION The Movie (anime film)
  • Fly Me to Saitama (live-action film)

Well, these are the nominees and winners of 51st seiun sci-fi awards. It’s good that both Weathering With You and Astra Lost in Space won the best media awards for those incredible efforts. And other nominees and winners of different genre deserved the awards for their efforts as well. What is your opinion on these results? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section.

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