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
2018.10.4
ABU Prizes
TV Drama
ABU Prize
KURARA: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter
TV Children
Commended Entry
PythagoraSwitch: The Marble Brothers' Great Adventure
TV ABU Perspective
Commended Entry
The Fisherman and the Forest
Radio Documentary
Commended Entry
From the Atomic Bomb Dome
2018.9.30
Ottawa International Animation Film Festival
Animation for Young Audiences Competition: Preschool
Winner
Koniguri-Kun Music Box
2018.9.28
Prix Italia
Special Prize of the President of the Italian Republic
# On the Night of August 31st
Web Factual
Prix Italia
# On the Night of August 31st
TV Performing Arts
Special Mention
Creations From The Obscure
2018.9.20
Asian Tourism Film & Television Arts Week
Travel Documentary
Excellence Award
Zhangjiajie's Miracle Stone Forest
2018.9.4
Fan Chile
Pre-school Series
Best Pre-school Series
PythagoraSwitch: The Marble Brothers' Great Adventure
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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