YouTube VIDEO AWARDS JAPAN 2009 announced, Animation Award went to “Fumiko’s Confession”
(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 15:30 Jan. 15, 2010)
74 videos posted on YouTube in 2009 were nominated to "YouTube VIDEO AWARDS JAPAN 2009" in seven categories: Animation, How-To, Pet/Animal, Music, Live-Action/Tokusatsu, Vehicle/Technology and Scenery/Nightscape/Nature.
The voting closed on January 10 and seven awesome videos including the adorable short anime Fumiko's Confession were announced as the winners today.
Videos after the cut!
YouTube - YTVawardsJP2009's Channel
Animation: 13 videos were nominated in the Animation category and the incredibly fast-moving indie anime Fumiko's Confession by student Hiroyasu Ishida was voted as the best.
YouTube - Independent production anime"Fumiko's Confession"
Music: "SOUR 'Hibi no neiro'" was shot for SOUR's Hibi no Neiro(Tone of everyday) from their first mini album Water Flavor EP. The cast were selected from the actual SOUR fan base, from many countries around the world. Each person and scene was filmed purely via webcam.
YouTube - SOUR 'Hibi no neiro'
Live-Action/Tokusatsu: "I AM ROBOT" tells the sorrow of a Super Robot fan who turned into a robot one day and can't turn back.
YouTube - I AM ROBOT
How-To: "Hair Tutorial Ribbon with little hair" from hairstyling tutorial channel Bi no Susume shows you how to make a big Minnie Mouse-like bow with your hair.
YouTube - Hair Tutorial Ribbon with little hair
Pet/Animal: In "Okina Hako to Neko." (lit. Big Box and Cat), you can see how an ordinary cardboard box can keep a cat entertained forever.
YouTube - Okina Hako to Neko
Vehicle/Technology: "Atama Araeyo!" (lit. Wash Your Head!) shows you how an excavator gets cleaned after the day's work. You should see how he rinses his head! You'd want to refer to the heavy equipment as "him" after watching this video.
YouTube - Atama Araeyo!
Scenery/Nightscape/Nature: "miniature city 2 -featuring vividblaze 'tight rope (floor mix)'-". Must be tilt-shift or postprocessing but in some part it really look like miniature. And the time-lapse of the amusement park is fun to watch.
YouTube - miniature city 2 -featuring vividblaze "tight rope (floor mix)"-
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