1980 in Japan

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1980
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See also: Other events of 1980
List of years in Japan

Events in the year 1980 in Japan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Popular culture[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

In film, Zigeunerweisen by Seijun Suzuki won the Best film award at the Japan Academy Prize and the Yokohama Film Festival, Kagemusha by Akira Kurosawa won Best film at the Hochi Film Awards, the Blue Ribbon Awards and the Mainichi Film Award. For a list of Japanese films released in 1980 see Japanese films of 1980.

In manga, the winners of the Shogakukan Manga Award were Hakatakko Junjō and Gangaragan by Hōsei Hasegawa and Chie the Brat by Etsumi Haruki (general) and Urusei Yatsura by Rumiko Takahashi (shōnen or shōjo).[1] Susano Oh by Go Nagai (shōnen) and Lemon Report by Mayumi Yoshida (shōjo) won the Kodansha Manga Award. For a list of manga released in 1980 see Category:1980 manga.

In music, the 31st Kōhaku Uta Gassen was won by the Red Team (women). Hiroshi Itsuki won the FNS Music Festival.

In television, see: 1980 in Japanese television.

Japan hosted the Miss International 1980 beauty pageant, won by Costa Rican Lorna Chávez.

Sports[edit]

In football (soccer) Yanmar Diesel won the Japan Soccer League. For the champions of the regional leagues see: 1980 Japanese Regional Leagues. For more see: 1980 in Japanese football.

At the Winter Olympics Japan won a silver medal.

Births[edit]

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References[edit]

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