Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2023

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
10/03/2023 - 13/03/2023
Ikebukuro, Tokyo
Final submission deadline
Submission/Registration Fee

Festival Description

Tokyo Anime Award Festival”(TAAF) is an international animation film festival which started from 2014 became independent from “Tokyo International Anime Fair” which had been held from 2002. Next edition TAAF2021 is the eighth edition of TAAF.

Tokyo Anime Award Festival is focusing to find and development of new talented creators, and promote animation culture all over the world.
Under the slogan “TOKYO is the HUB of contemporary ANIMATION”, we are showing high quality and originality animation films from all over the world in Tokyo. And provide opportunity for personal exchange among people who love animation, and give them an impetus and thrilling. And we send it’s impetus and thrilling to the world from Tokyo.

 2023 Call For Entries

Feature Animation (60 min. or longer)
Short Animation (less than 30 min. ) 
*Any animated films longer than 30 min. but less than 60 min. shall be applied to the category of Feature Animation first. The TAAF office will contact the applicant later to notify which category is appropriate for the film.


The film must have been completed on, or after, January 1, 2021 (regardless of country of origin, and whether it is professional, amateur or student work).
The film that has been theatrically released, paid video streaming, broadcast, or distributed for profit in Japan for a certain period prior to March 9(Thu), 2023 is not eligible for the Competition (such film would qualify under the “Anime of the Year” category). Screening at film festivals and previews are not considered “for-profit” herein.
The film that has been nominated to TAAF in the past will not be accepted.
No submission fee is required.

The application deadlines are as follows;Short Animation: October 31 (Mon), 2022
Feature Animation: November 10 (Thu), 2022


    Event Dates

    • From 10/03/2023 to 13/03/2023

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