Seiun Award

A Japanese award for the best sf published in Japan during the preceding year, as voted by attendees of the Japan Science Fiction Convention, Nihon SF Taikai.

The categories are:

  • Best Japanese Novel of the Year
  • Best Japanese Short Story of the Year
  • Best Foreign Language Novel of the Year
  • Best Foreign Language Short Story of the Year
  • Best Media of the Year
  • Best Comic of the Year
  • Best Artist of the Year
  • Non-Fiction of the Year
  • Free Genre
  • Special Prize

In many years, the announcement of the winners of the Best Foreign Language Novel of the Year and the Best Foreign Language Short Story of the Year was repeated at the Worldcon's Hugo Ceremony.