The nation's most popular and quality creative contents were honored at this year's Korea Content Awards Ceremony on Friday.
A total of 36 creative contents from six categories were recognized.
Among them was the smartphone game Anipang, awarded the prestigious President's Award in the game category.
Smile Gate received the Presidential Citation award for developing CrossFire, a first-person online shooting game.
And the action-fantasy comic book "The Beast,". featuring members of the K-pop group BEAST as its protagonists, received the Culture Minister's Award in the comic category.
The culture ministry and the Korea Creative Contents Agency have been hosting this annual event since 2009.