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Suzume, The First Slam Dunk, The Boy and the Heron Amongst 33 Animated Films Eligible For 2024 Oscars

Keep in mind that these films are just eligible to be nominated for the 2024 Oscars.

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The film list for the 2024 Academy Awards, including the Animated Feature Film category, among others, was disclosed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences website on Dec 7, 2023.

This list essentially comprises a compilation of films that meet the criteria to be considered for the 2024 Oscars. And it looks like a couple of anime movies are part of this list.

These anime films include:

  • Suzume No Tojimari (directed by Makoto Shinkai)
  • The First Slam Dunk (original manga by Takehiko Inoue)
  • The Boy and the Heron (directed by Hayao Miyazaki, Studi0 Ghibli)
  • Lonely Castle in the Mirror (original novel by Mizuki Tsujimura)
  • Blue Giant (original manga by Shinichi Ishizuka)

(The 5 anime films eligible for nomination at the 2024 Oscars)

The entire list of 33 movies eligible for the 2024 Academy Awards is as follows:

  • The Amazing Maurice
  • Blue Giant
  • The Boy and the Heron
  • Chang’an
  • Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
  • Deep Sea
  • Elemental
  • Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia
  • The First Slam Dunk
  • The Inventor
  • Leo
  • Lonely Castle in the Mirror
  • The Magician’s Elephant
  • Migration
  • Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie
  • The Monkey King
  • My Love Affair with Marriage
  • Nimona
  • PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie
  • The Peasants
  • Perlimps
  • Robot Dreams
  • Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie
  • Suzume
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
  • They Shot the Piano Player
  • Titina
  • Trolls Band Together
  • Unicorn Wars
  • Warrior King
  • Wish

Keep in mind that these films are just eligible to be nominated for the 2024 Oscars. Last year, 3 movies were eligible, but none of them got nominated.

A cumulative sum of 167 films has been selected for consideration at the 96th Academy Awards, with 88 countries securing nominations for the International Feature. The 15-film shortlists for each category will be unveiled on December 21.

Source: Deadline, via ANN