Paris, 14 October 2020MIPCOM announces today the winners of the MIPCOM Buyers’ Awards for Japanese drama 2020, held in partnership with the Bureau of International Drama Festival in Tokyo.

The MIPCOM Buyers’ Awards is specifically dedicated to presenting and promoting Japanese content selected by MIPCOM Buyers, and the 11th edition of the MIPCOM Buyers’ Awards was announced yesterday, Tuesday 13 October 2020, at MIPCOM ONLINE+.

The awards are part of the World’s Entertainment Content Market, MIPCOM, which takes place online 12 October to 17 November.

The winning programmes are:

MIPCOM Buyers’ Award for the Grand Prix

Title: Harassment Games
Production / Distribution: TV TOKYO Corporation
Country: Japan
54min. x 9

MIPCOM Buyers’ Award for the Honorable Mention

Title: The Secrets
Production / Distribution: Kansai Television Co. Ltd.
Country: Japan
74min. x 1 (#1)
54min. x 9 (#2-10)

“MIPCOM Buyers’ Award for Japanese Drama” was founded in 2009 in collaboration with MIPCOM. Since then, it has been held annually as an official MIPCOM event.

The award recognise exceptional Japanese dramas as selected by European, American, and Middle Eastern buyers based on the notion of “what they want to buy.”
MIPCOM Online+ is the first digital edition of the World’s Entertainment Content Market offering month-long access to inspiring keynotes, screenings, conferences, intel, pitching, networking and more. A premium digital platform offering 1-to-1 video meetings and live chat among attending delegates during the week of 12 October. MIPCOM Online+ will be available for catch-up through 17 November.

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