Japan Media Arts Festival  

23nd Summary of Entries

The 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival closed entries on October 4, 2019. As last time, the festival saw enthusiastic participation with a total of 3,566 works submitted. 1,916 international entries from 106 countries and regions. These numbers reflect the festival’s increasing international recognition as a showcase that widely presents diverse and contemporary artistic expressions in the field of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese).

  • Art / Entertainment / Animation / Manga Division
  • Festival Platform Award

Art / Entertainment / Animation / Manga Division

Entry Period: August 1 – October 4, 2019

Total number:3,566 works

Art Division

Interactive art: 228
Media installations: 230
Video works: 513
Video installations: 118
Graphic art: 746
Internet art: 62
Media performances: 70
Total: 1,967

Entertainment Division

Games: 46
Video / sound works: 214
Multimedia productions: 55
Products: 43
Websites
Applications: 32
Total: 390

Animation Division

Animated feature films
Animated TV series
Videos for streaming: 101
Animated short films: 442
Total: 543

Manga Division

Comics published in book form
Comics published in a magazine: 557
Comics published online: 53
Self-published comics: 56
Total: 666

Entries from Abroad: 1,916 works from 106 countries and regions

(last time's festival received 2,453 works from 101 countries and regions)

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyz, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Hong Kong, Palestine, Taiwan(Alphabetical order)

Festival Platform Award

Entry Period: September 17 – November 29, 2019

Total number:46 works

Geo-Cosmos Category: 22
Dome Theater Category: 24

Entries from Abroad: 28 works from 16 countries and regions

Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Latvia, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan(Alphabetical order)

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