Goro Miyazaki’s “Ronia, The Robber’s Daughter” Nominated For International Emmy Kids Awards

The 3DCG adaptation of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren’s children’s fantasy novel Ronia the Robber’s Daughter from Goro Miyazaki, the son of Hayao, and Polygon Pictures, in cooperation with Studio Ghibli, has gotten the nod for the “Animation” category in the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS)’ 4th International Emmy Kids Awards. 


The nominees in the Kids: Animation catagory include:

Get Ace
Galaxy Pop
Mr. Trance
El Recreo Studio / Señal Colombia
Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter
NHK / NHK Enterprises / Dwango / Polygon Pictures
Le Trésor du Vieux Jim
(The Great Treasure Quest)
TAT Productions / Master Films

Other Japanese nominees are Shimajiro’s WOW! for “Kids: Preschool,” Kore-eda x High School Girls:
Portrait of Fukushima 3 Years After for “Kids: Factual” and Battle for Money: Return of the Dinosaurs for “Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment.”


Plans to localize and market Ronia internationally, in English have previously been revealed.


via The Asahi Shimbun 


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.