The 47th Annie Awards ceremony, which is said to be the Academy Award for animation, was held in Los Angeles on the 25th. In Japanese works, Makoto Shinkai's “ Weather Child '', director Hiroyuki Imaishi's “ Promare '', and director Kitaro Takasaka's “ Wakawaka is an elementary school student! '' Three works were nominated for a feature-length independent work award, Missed the award. Netflix's original animation, "Claus", has won a maximum of seven categories including the feature film award and the director award. At the award ceremony, a memorial service was offered to staff who died in the arson of Kyoto Animation last July.