NHKAward Winning Programs

As Japan's public broadcaster, NHK aims to promote understanding between Japan and the rest of the world.
We participate in program competitions and TV festivals as a way to expose Japan to international audiences and enhance the quality of our programs.

2018

DATE
COMPETITION
CATEGORY
AWARD
PROGRAM
2018.9.20
Asian Tourism Film & Television Arts Week
Travel Documentary
Excellence Award
Zhangjiajie's Miracle Stone Forest
2018.6.20
Deauville Green Awards
Demographic Transition and Dependence
Silver Argent
An Honest Death: A Palliative Care Doctor's Final Days
2018.6.14
Malta Tourism Press Awards
TV/Radio Documentary
1st
Somewhere Street Valletta
2018.6.10
US International Film & Video Festival
DOCUMENTARY: History
GOLD CAMERA / BEST OF FESTIVAL NOMINEE
Unit 731: Elite Doctors and Human Experimentation
DOCUMENTARY: History
GOLD CAMERA
Searching for Fathers: Japanese-Dutch Children of War
DOCUMENTARY: History
GOLD CAMERA
Breaking Their Silence: Women in Wartime Manchuria
ENTERTAINMENT: Variety
SILVER SCREEN
Give Us a Break! 100 People with Disabilities Speak Out
DOCUMENTARY: Science, Research, Technology
SILVER SCREEN
Moribito II: The Anguish of the Destroyers
DOCUMENTARY: Science, Research, Technology
SILVER SCREEN
Samurai Wisdom: Restoring Kumamoto Castle
EDUCATION: Pre-School, Kindergarten
CERTIFICATE
PythagoraSwitch: The Marble Brothers' Great Adventure
EDUCATION: Intermediate/Middle School
CERTIFICATE
Miracle Lesson: Figure Skating
ENTERTAINMENT: Drama
CERTIFICATE
KURARA: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter
DOCUMENTARY: Health, Medical
CERTIFICATE
An Honest Death: A Palliative Care Doctor's Final Days
2018.5.30
Prix Jeunesse 2018
Category Up to 6 Fiction
Prix Jeunesse International Award
PHYTHAGORASWITCH: THE MARBLE BROTHERS' GREAT ADVENTURE
Category11-15 Non-Fiction:
3rd Prize
JAPANGLE: PUBLIC RESTROOMS
Category11-15 Non-Fiction:
3rd Prize
FACES
2018.5.16
World Media Festival TOURISM
Web: Web Based Mix-Media
Intermedia-globe Gold
Journeys in Japan
2018.5.16
World Media Festival
Documentaries /Sustainability
Intermedia-globe Gold
China: The Great Dragon - Citizens Battle to Clear the Skies
Documentaries/Arts
Intermedia-globe Gold
Hokusai's Impact
Documentaries/Ethics and Religion
Intermedia-globe Gold
Koko Kondo: Relaying the Torch of Peace
Documentaries/History
Intermedia-globe Gold
Unit 731: Elite Doctors and Human Experimentation
Documentaries/Culture
Intermedia-globe Silver
A Tale of Love and Honor: Life in Gion
Education/Edutainment
Intermedia-globe Silver
Give Us a Break! Part 2: 100 People with Disabilities Speak Out
Documentaries/Climate
Intermedia-globe Silver
MEGA CRISIS: Forecasting Super Typhoons
2018.4.10
Newcastle International Film Festival
Breakthrough Filmmaker
Breakthrough Filmmaker Award
KISS vs. MCZ: The Movie A Miracle Collaboration
2018.4.10
New York Festivals
DOCUMENTARY - Human Concerns
Silver World Medal
Fraudulent Marriage: The Plight of Syrian Refugee Women
Entertainment Special: Special Event
Silver World Medal
A Flower Belongs in a Meadow
DOCUMENTARY - Cultural Issues
Bronze World Medal
A Tale of Love and Honor: Life in Gion
DOCUMENTARY - National Affairs
Bronze World Medal
Last Doctor Standing
2018.4.7
Taiwan International Children Film Festival
TV/Web Series Episode
Best TV/Web Program
PythagoraSwitch: The Marble Brothers' Great Adventure!
2018.3.25
Green Image Film Festival
GREEN IMAGE Award
Moon Bear Chronicle: Unraveling the Mysteries
2018.3.22
Chicago International Television Festival
Television Series: Animated Series
Silver Hugo
Pingu in the City
Television Program: Nonfiction Program
Silver Hugo
Breaking Their Silence: Women in Wartime Manchuria
2018.2.10
Children's Film Festival Seattle
Fantastic Foxes Children’s Jury Prizes (ages 11+)
Special Prize for Most Creative Film
PythagoraSwitch: The Marble Brothers’ Great Adventure
2018.2.6
ABU Awards on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction
TV Feature on Climate Change
Best TV Feature on Climate Change
MEGA CRISIS: Forecasting Super Typhoons
2018.1.26
Science Film Festival
Technology Award
Evolving AI: Blessing or Curse?
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