Mitsuo Iso’s Dennou Coil won the Nihon Science Fictions awards and Shin Sekai Yori by Yuusuke Kishi’s, The Dennou Coil series was an adaptation by Yasako Miyamura’s novel.
Dennou Coil already won a Seiun Award from the 46th Japan Science Fiction Convention “Nihon Science Fiction Taikai” last August.
The theme of the awarding features the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s Nebula Awards.
Director Mitsuo Iso also won an individual award at the anime industry’s 13th Animation Kobe Awards.
It also won an “Excellence Prize” in the 2007 (11th) Japan Media Arts Festival Awards from Japan’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs last December.
I’d say, this is one of the best anime I’ve watched last year. Must watch gem.