Japan Academy Prize (film award)

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Japan Academy Prize
40th Japan Academy Prize
Awarded for Excellence in film making
Country Japan
Presented by Japan Academy Prize Association
First awarded 1978
Official website http://www.japan-academy-prize.jp/

The Japan Academy Prize (日本アカデミー賞?, Nippon Akademī-shō), often called the Japan Academy Awards or the Japanese Academy Awards, is a series of awards given annually since 1978 by the Nippon Academy-shō Association for excellence in Japanese film. Award categories are similar to the Academy Awards.

The award statue itself measures 27 cm × 11 cm × 11 cm (10.7 in × 4.4 in × 4.4 in).[1]



  1. ^ 映画神像について (in Japanese). 日本アカデミー賞公式サイト. Archived from the original on 2006-12-09. Retrieved 2007-02-04. 

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