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Oshima Yuko to receive 'popularity award' from Maeda Atsuko at "The 36th Japan Academy Prize"

February 14, 2013 @ 8:06 pm
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It was announced on the radio show "Ninety-nine no All Night Nippon (aka ANN)", thatAKB48's Oshima Yuko has been elected for the popularity award (actor/actress category) of "The 36th Japan Academy Prize."

The popularity award is the only award that is elected based on the votes by the listeners of ANNand it is given to the most favored work and actor/actress by the young generation. Oshima displayed her impressive acting in the movie "Yamikin Ushijima-kun", and she commented, "I am really happy that I was able to receive this award with my work as an actress."

At the awarding ceremony (to be held on March 8th), former AKB48 member Maeda Atsuko who received the same award last year, will be there as a presenter, and she will hand the certificate of merit to Oshima, thus, the fans can expect Maeda and Oshima's 2-shots at the ceremony. Maeda congratulated Oshima, with, "Congratulations for the award Yuko! I'm glad that we will be able to stand on the same stage of the Japan Academy Prize. I'm looking forward to seeing her at the awarding ceremony."

For the film category of thepopularityaward, Kamiki Ryonosuke's starring movie "Kirishima, Bukatsu Yamerutteyo" has been elected. Kamiki also left a comment, "I'm really honored to receive this wonderful award."

The Japan Academy Prize awarding ceremony which will be held on March 8th, will be aired on NTV at 9:00 pm, and Nippon Broadcasting System will also broadcast the special radio program "All Night Nippon GOLD The 36th Japan Academy Prize Special" starting at 10:00 pm.

Source & Image: Oricon


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