First anime film to win an Oscar
Who
Spirited Away (Japan, 2001)
What
first
Where
Japan (Kodak Theater,Los Angeles,California)
When

Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi aka Spirited Away (Japan 2001) is the first anime to win an Oscar, for Best Animated Feature, when it took the prize during the Academy Award ceremony at the Kodak Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA on 23 March 2003. At 124 minutes, Hayao Miyazaki's (Japan) blockbuster is also the longest movie to win in this category.