'Alice in Borderland' bags three national wins at 2021 Asian Academy Creative Awards


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The 2021 Asian Academy Creative Awards has recently announced its list of winners for different TV and film categories, where Alice in Borderland has been given recognition in the national category (Japan) for its production. The Netflix live-action series has won Best Cinematography (Kawazu Taro), Best Visual or Special Effects in TV Series or Feature Film (Robot Communications/Netflix), and Best Director (Sato Shinsuke). Entries from different networks made the competition tight as media content that has been broadcast from July 1, 2020 up to August 1, 2021 is eligible to join regardless of the platform, unless stated in a specific category.


The Asian Academy Creative Awards is an award-giving body based in Singapore that commends the excellence of media production entities and digital creators from 16 regions/countries in Asia-Pacific. For this year, a series of awarding ceremonies and the red carpet event will be held starting December 2021.

Netflix's Alice in Borderland is a thriller, survival series based on the manga Imawa no Kuni no Arisu written by Aso Haro in 2010. Hardcore gamer Arisu and his friends mysteriously plunge into a parallel universe of Tokyo where the residents are missing and deadly games await those who have managed to enter.

The first season streamed on Netflix on December 10, 2020, while the filming for Alice in Borderland Season 2 ends in December 2021 and will be released on Netflix sometime in the first quarter of 2022.
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