JSF News & Views: The 2008 Seiun Awards

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Report on the 2008 Seiun Shō Awards
by Ebihara Yutaka
© 2009 Ebihara Yutaka

The Seiun Awards (Seiun Shō 星雲賞; "seiun" confusingly means "nebula," although it is the Japanese equivalent to the Hugo)are voted annually by science fiction fans with six categories: Japanese novel, Japanese short story, translated novel, translated short story, media work (animation, manga/comics,video games, etc.), and a catch-all for everything else. Three of the 2008 Seiun Awards went to

  • Japanese novel: Arikawa Hiro (有川浩), The Library Wars series (「図書館戦争」シリーズ)
  • Japanese short story: Nojiri Hōsuke (野尻抱介), "Flyby in Silence" (沈黙のフライバイ)
  • Other media: Hatsune Miku (初音ミク)

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