Nihon SF Taisho Award
|Nihon SF Taisho Award|
|Awarded for||Japanese science fiction|
|Presented by||Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan|
The Nihon SF Taishō Award (日本SF大賞 Nihon Esu Efu Taishō, lit. "Japan SF Grand Prize") is a Japanese science fiction award. It has been compared to the Nebula Award as it is given by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan or SFWJ. The Grand Prize is selected from not only Science Fiction novels, but also various SF movies, animations, and manga.
Special Awards (特別賞 Tokubetsushō) are awarded to the works that is considered to be special by the juries. Since 2011, Special Services Award (特別功労賞 Tokubetsu kōrōshō) or Award of Merit (功績賞 Kōsekishō) is presented to the deceased person.
- 1st (1980) Taiyō-fu Kouten (Solar Wind Node) by Akira Hori.
- 2nd (1981) Kirikiri-Jin by Hisashi Inoue.
- 3rd (1982) Saigo no Teki (The Last Enemy) by Masaki Yamada.
- 4th (1983) Dōmu by Katsuhiro Ōtomo.
- 5th (1984) Genshi Gari (Fancy-Poem Hunting) by Chiaki Kawamata.
- 6th (1985) Shuto Shōshitsu (Capital City Disappeared) by Sakyō Komatsu.
- 7th (1986) Warai Uchū no Tabi Geinin (Jongleur in Laughing Cosmos) by Musashi Kanbe.
- 8th (1987) Teito Monogatari (Empire Capital Saga) by Hiroshi Aramata.
- 9th (1988)
- 10th (1989) Jōgen no Tsuki wo Taberu Shishi (The Lion Eats Increscent Moon) by Baku Yumemakura
- Special Award for Osamu Tezuka.
- 11th (1990) Ad Bird by Makoto Shiina.
- 12th (1991) Salamander Semmetsu (Salamander Omniside) by Shinji Kajio,
- Special Award for Fujio Ishihara.
- 13th (1992) Asa no Gaspard (Gaspard of the Morning) by Yasutaka Tsutsui
- 14th (1993) Venus City by Gorō Masaki
- Special Award for Hisashi Kuroma.
- 15th (1994)
- 16th (1995) Kototsubo (Wordpot) by Chohei Kanbayashi
- Special Award to Masahiro Noda.
- 17th (1996) Gamera 2: Attack of Legion directed by Shūsuke Kaneko.
- 18th (1997)
- 19th (1998) Brain Valley by Hideaki Sena
- 20th (1999) Chigurisu to Yūfuratesu by Motoko Arai
- Special Award to Ryū Mitsuse
- 21st (2000) Nihon SF Ronsōshi by Takayuki Tatsumi
- 22nd (2001) Kamekun by Yūsaku Kitano
- 23rd (2002)
- 24th (2003) Marduk Scramble by Tō Ubukata
- 25th (2004) Innocence by Mamoru Oshii
- Special Award to Tetsu Yano
- 26th (2005) Katadorareta chikara by Hirotaka Tobi
- 27th (2006) Barbara Ikai (Otherworld Barbara) by Moto Hagio
- 28th (2007) Hoshi Shinichi 1001wa wo tsukutta hito by Hazuki Saisho
- 29th (2008)
- 30th (2009) Harmony by Keikaku Itō
- 31st (2010)
- 32nd (2011)
- 33rd (2012)
- 34th (2013)
- 35th (2014)
- 36th (2015)
- 37th (2016)
- 38th (2017)
- "日本SF大賞" (in Japanese). Science Fiction Writers of Japan. Retrieved June 1, 2009.