Ever since Spirited Away, anime fans always look forward to more nominations for some quality films at the Academy Awards. But practically 90% of the time, it never turns out. Even when there are anime films that garner a lot of attention from American critics and in the world wide box-office. This year, many believed a hit title, and one of the highest-grossing anime films since Spirited Away - Makoto Shinkai's 'Your Name' - might've had a chance. But as it turns out, no anime films were nominated for 2017 either. So what went wrong? Or is it a more systematic problem? The opinion video below offers a practical look at why things didn't work out.