According to reports from Hollywood blog ‘The Wrap’, Summer Wars has been submitted for consideration as an Oscar nominee in next year’s Academy Awards.
So far, Summer Wars is the only Japanese submission in the category of Best Animated Feature.
Other films that have been submitted are:
* Alpha and Omega
* Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
* Despicable Me
* The Dreams of Jinsha
* How to Train Your Dragon
* Idiots and Angels
* The Illusionist
* Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
* My Dog Tulip
* Shrek Forever After
* Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
* Toy Story 3