On October 23, the awards ceremony for the 'Tokyo Drama Awards 2014', which was the main event of the 'International Drama Festival in TOKYO 2014', was held in Tokyo. Actor Sakai Masato and actresses Ishihara Satomi and Mitsushima Hikari were among the many that attended the event.
This year is 7th year that the 'Tokyo Drama Awards' was held in Japan. Every year, it recognizes superior TV dramas that have the potential to be accepted overseas with the concept of "Japanese dramas that we want to show to the world." Dramas are chosen not only for its quality, but also for its "marketability" and "commercial potential".
Below are the prize-winning dramas and prize winners.
[Renzoku (Series) Drama Category]
- "Hanzawa Naoki" (TBS)
- "Gochisousan" (NHK)
- "Woman" (NTV)
- "BORDER" (TV Asahi)
- "MOZU" Season 1 ~Mozu no Sakebu Yoru~ (TBS), Season 2 ~Maboroshi no Tsubasa~ (WOWOW)
- "First Class" (Fuji TV)
[Tanpatsu (Single) Drama Category]
- "Yamada Taichi Drama Special "Toki wa Tachidomaranai" (TV Asahi)
Award of Excellence:
- "Ashio kara Kita Onna" (NHK)
- 24-Hour TV Drama Special "Kyou no Hi wa Sayonara" (NTV)
- "Saikou no Rikon Special 2014" (NHK)
- Drama W "Chicken Race" (WOWOW)
[Local Drama Awards]
- "Daruma-san ga Waratta." (NHK Kochi Broadcasting Station)
- "Lady Lady ~Toilet de Naita Koto, Arimasuka?~" (Chukyo TV Broadcast)
Best Performance by an Actor:
- Sakai Masato - "Hanzawa Naoki"
Best Performance by an Actress:
- Mitsushima Hikari - "Woman"
- Yoshida Kotaro - "Hanako to Anne", "MOZU" Season 1 ~Mozu no Sakebu Yoru~"
- Ishihara Satomi - "Shitsuren Chocolatier"
- Okada Yoshikazu - "Zoku?Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi"
- Fukuzawa Katsuo - "Hanzawa Naoki"
- "Sanbiki no Ossan" - The 3 lead roles
- Kitakyushu Film Commission for cooperation on set of "MOZU"
[Special Awards for Foreign Dramas]
- "Hoshi Kara Kita Anata" - South Korea
- "Tukang Bubur Naik Haji The Series" - Indonesia
- "Thong Neua Kao (Pure Gold)" - Thailand
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