Guillermo del Toro‘s Pinocchio won the Best Motion Picture – Animated award in the 80th Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday.
INU-OH, Masaaki Yuasa‘s musical anime feature film of Hideo Furukawa‘s Heike Monogatari: INU-OH no Maki (Tales of the Heike: Inu-Oh) novel, was nominated in this category. Other nominees include Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, and Turning Red.
Aside from INU-OH, two anime feature films have been nominated in previous Golden Globe Awards. Hayao Miyazaki‘s The Wind Rises was nominated for the “Best Foreign Language Film” award at the 71st Golden Globes, and Mamoru Hosoda‘s Mirai was nominated for the “Best Motion Picture – Animated” award at the 76th Golden Globes.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) changed its rules in 2014 to stipulate that foreign-language animated films must compete in the Best…