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Project Itoh's Harmony Honored at Philip K. Dick Awards

posted on 2011-04-27 14:00 EDT by Gia Manry
Editor of Viz's Haikasoru line also nominated for Hugo Award

The North American publisher Viz Media announced on Monday that its English-language version of the late Project Itoh's novel Harmony earned a Special Citation honor at this year's Philip K. Dick Awards ceremony. The Philip K. Dick Award and the related Special Citation honor the American science-fiction author of the same name. Viz acquired the Harmony novel, which revolves around three girls fighting against a totalitarian government in the future, in 2009. It won a Nihon SF Taisho award from the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of Japan that same year.

Viz's Haikasoru blog also announced on Sunday that Nick Mamatas, the editor for its Haikasoru line of English-translated Japanese science fiction/fantasy novels, has been nominated for a Hugo award in the the Best Editor — Long Form category. The award is not attached to a specific work; the following is a list of works in the Haikasoru line (including those not yet published):


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