Winners of 9th Kobe Animation Award Announced
Individual Award: Kenji Kamiyama
Special Award: Shigeru Watanabe
Best work, Theatrical category: Innocence Ghost in the Shell
Best work, TV category: "Hagane no Renkin Jutsushi" (Full Metal Alchemist)
Best work, OVA category: "Jungle Wa Itsumo Hale Nochi Guu Final "
Best work, Network category: "Skiijanpu Pea" (official English title: Ski Jumping Pairs)
Radio Kansai award (theme song award): "Danzen! Futari wa Pretty Cure" (artist: Gojou Mayumi)
I don't know anything about the Kobe awards, but I assume it's really important award.
[Edit] Here is the 9th Kobe Animation Award website (japanese)
[Edit 2]Here is another website in english that briefly talks about the Kobe Awards: