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36th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards Announced

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  • 36th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards Announced

  • 14.05.2012 03:01

  • Recently the Japanese publisher Kodansha announced the results of its 36th Annual Manga Awards on its official website. The winners will be honored in a ceremony on July 3 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward. Each winner will receive a certificate, a bronze statue, and 1 million yen.

    The Kodansha Manga Award is an annual award for serialized manga published in the previous year, sponsored by the publisher Kodansha. It is currently awarded in four categories: children’s, shounen, shoujo, and general. The awards began in 1977, initially with categories for shounen and shoujo. The first award for the general category was in 1982, and the first children’s category’s award was in 2003.

    Here are the winners of the 36th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards:

    Best Children’s Manga
    Watashi ni xx Shinasai! by Ema Toyama
    Serialized in Nakayoshi (Kodansha)



    Best Shounen Manga
    Mashiro no Oto by Marimo Ragawa
    Serialized in Monthly Shounen Magazine (Kodansha)



    Best Shoujo Manga
    Shitsuren Chocolatier by Setona Mizushiro
    Serialized in Flowers (Shogakukan)



    Best General Manga
    Vinland Saga by Makoto Yukimura
    Serialized in Afternoon (Kodansha)






  • Tags: Kodansha Manga Awards, Watashi ni xx Shinasai!, Mashiro no Oto, Shitsuren Chocolatier, Vinland Saga
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