Seiun Nominees

Science Fiction Awards Watch has the list of Seiun nominees:

Japanese – long form

  • Karyuu no Kyuu (Palace of Flower Dragons)
  • Kyoren wa Ii Nen ni Narudarou (Last Year Was Probably a Good Year)
  • Doronko Rondo
  • Fudou Karin wa Issai Douzezu
  • Endless Garden, Magic Mystery Tour, Kimi to (Endless Garden, Magic Mystery Tour, and You)
  • Penguin Highway
  • Swallowtail Jinkou Shoujo Kengeisho (The Swallowtail Artificial Girl Bazaar)

Japanese – short form

  • “allo,toi,toi”
  • “Arisuma-oo no Aishita Mamono” (“King Arisuma’s Beloved Demon”)
  • “Goshiki no Fune” (“Five Boats”)
  • “Shuujin no Ryuudourompo” (“Prisoner’s Dilemma”)
  • “Teremin-jou” (“Miss Teremin”)
  • “Magnefio”
  • “Agari” (“Rise”)

Foreign – long form

  • Eifelheim, Michael Flynn
  • World War Z, Max Brooks
  • Farthing trilogy, Jo Walton
  • El Mapa del Tiempo (The Map of Time), Félix J. Palma
  • Hunter’s Run, George R. R. Martin
  • Un Lun Dun, China Miéville
  • Genesis, Bernard Beckett

Foreign – short form

  • “Exhalation”, Ted Chiang
  • “The Ray-Gun: A Love Story”, James Alan Gardner
  • “Crystal Nights”, Greg Egan
  • “Pump Six”, Paolo Bacigalupi
  • “Man in the Mirror”, Geoffrey A. Landis
  • “Carry the Moon in My Pocket”, James Lovegrove
  • “The Beloved Time of Their Lives”, Ian Watson and Robert Quaglia

Media

  • District 9
  • Yojou Han Shinwa Taikei (Tatami Galaxy)
  • Kamen Rider W
  • Uchuu Show e Youkoso (Welcome to the Space Show)
  • Samurai Sentai Shinkenjaa (Samurai Squadron Shinkenjaa)
  • Toki o Kakeru Shoujo (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) (the live-action version)
  • Uchuu Inu Sakusen (Space Dog Strategy)

Comics

  • Hagane no Renkinjutsushi (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Wakusei no Samidare (Planet of Early-Summer Rain)
  • Natsu no Arashi (Arashi’s Summer)
  • Heikai Kyoku Hijoushikiki Zaikanren Kaihatsushitsu Wunderkammer (Wunderkammer: Weapons Bureau, Irrational Machine Materials Development Section)
  • SARU
  • Kick-Ass
  • Bentoraa-Bentoraa
  • SF Taishou Tokubetsuben Benbutsu Riron (SF Leader Special Edition: Theory of Everything)

Art

  • Naoyuki Katou
  • Masaru Ohishi
  • Tsuyoshi Nakamura
  • Juuryoku Iwagou
  • Yuukyou Nakagawa
  • Katsuyuki Hoshino
  • Miho Takeoka

Nonfiction

  • Bokura ga Yumemita Miraitoshi (The Future Cities of Which We Dream)
  • Sa wa Science no Sa
  • Nijuu Seiki kara Detekitatokoro Dakeredomu, Nandaka Ni Tayou na Kibun
  • Tokyo-sou Motoshu Bunko Kaisetsu Somokuroku
  • SF Anime no Karakusuru! Fukue-ryuu SF Anime to Kagaku to Bishoujo Rakushimikata
  • Kagaku to Shimpi no Aida (Between Science and Mystery)

Open category

  • Hayabusa (MUSES-C) space probe
  • IKAROS solar sail demonstration mission
  • “Robots and the fine arts” art exhibition
  • SF Magazine‘s 50th anniversary collection
  • Live feed of Hayabusa by Wakayama University
  • Introduction of the iPad to Japan
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One thought on “Seiun Nominees

  1. Some titles are incorrect and it’s only a recommendation list, but usually the voters choose their picks from it. Ted Chiang and Greg Egan are the top two bestselling genre writers in Japan now.

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