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2011 Seiun Award Winners

Locus reports on the 2011 Seiun Award winners:

Winners of the 2011 Seiun Awards, the Japanese equivalent to the Hugos, were announced at Donbura Con L, the 50th Japanese Science Fiction Convention, Sept 3-4, 2011.

  • Japanese Novel: Kyonen wa Ii Toshi ni Narudarou (Last Year Was Probably a Good Year), Yamamoto Hiroshi
  • Japanese Short Story: “Arisuma-oo no Aishita Mamono” (“King Arisuma’s Beloved Demon”), Ogawa Issui
  • Foreign Novel: Eifelheim, Michael Flynn
  • Foreign Short Story: “Carry the Moon in My Pocket”, James Lovegrove
  • Media: District 9
  • Comics: Hagane no Renkinjutsushi (Fullmetal Alchemist), Arakawa Hiromu
  • Art: Naoyuki Katou
  • Non-fiction: Sa wa saiensu no sa (Sa is for Science), Tsukasa Shikano
  • Open category: Hayabusa (MUSES-C) space probe

September 8, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

1 Comment

  1. I saw the annoncement at theHugos. I would love, love, love it if the British, European, Canadian, Australinan awards had similar announcements and discussionn sessions. I’d also like a “foreign” works category until we have consistent world sf represented in the nominations.

    Comment by amy west | October 5, 2011


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