>>11940433>Kakurenbo premiered in March 2005 at the Tokyo International Anime Fair, where it won the award for Notable Entry in the General Category. In Korea, it received a Best Film Nomination at the Seoul Comics and Animation Festival. It then went on to win Best Short film at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal
So yeah, it won a few awards. But of course, it was made in 2005, so most of /a/ hasn't heard of it.