One of the most popular anime, Naruto Shippuden, has received the 2023 JASRAC Internal Award for its amazing background music.
On May 24, the creator of the Naruto Shippuden background music, Yasuharu Takanashi, shared the news via her Twitter account.
#NARUTO Shippuden music
Received 6th JASRAC International Award for 4 consecutive years㊗️🎉
It seems that no one has been able to do it for 4 years in a row.
I started out as a member of aband, but I was able to come this far thanks to the support I received from so many people…
— 高梨康治 YasuharuTakanashi (@nassy_takanashi) May 24, 2023
Naruto Shippuden BGM has received this award six times, and this is the fourth consecutive time it has received it.
JASRAC Awards is a yearly award given by the “Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers, and Publishers” (JASRAC).
The organisation was founded in 1939 as a non-profit and is currently the largest musical copyright administration society in Japan.
The JASRAC Awards were established in 1982, and awards are given on the basis of the royalty earned by the right holder in the previous year.
The JASRAC Awards are given out depending on the amount of royalties earned from April to March of each year.
The Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards are given to the three domestic works with the highest total royalties.
Meanwhile, the Foreign Work Award is given to the foreign musical work with the highest total royalties.
The International Award is given to the work with the highest royalties from foreign copyright societies.