News
Tezuka Cultural Prize Nominees for Manga Announced

posted on 2007-04-30 19:43 EDT
Ohoku, Osaka Hamlet, Death Note Among the Hopefuls

ComiPress reports that Asahi Shimbun has announced the nominees for the 11th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prizes on its website. The newspaper celebrates works that follow the tradition of "The God of Manga," Osamu Tezuka, by awarding four annual prizes: the Manga Grand Prize, New Artist Prize, Short Work Prize, and Special Prize. Each prize includes a statuette, a certificate, and 2 million yen (about US$17,000, for the Manga Grand Prize) or 1 million yen (about US$8,400, for each of the other three prizes).

The 2007 nominees are as follows:

Title Author Publisher
Ohoku Fumi Yoshinaga Hakusensha
Osaka Hamlet Hiromi Morishita Futabasha
Imperial Guards Story: Daisuke Satōh
Art: Yuu Itoh
Shueisha
Danchi Tomoo Tobira Oda Shogakukan
Death Note Story: Tsugumi Ooba
Art: Takeshi Obata
Shueisha
Hyouge-mono Yoshihiro Yamada Kodansha
Maihime Τερψιχόρα Ryouko Yamagishi Media Factory
Tales of Agriculture Masayuki Ishikawa Kodansha

All the past winners of the Manga Grand Prize are as follows:

Year Title Author
2006 Disappearance Diary Hideo Azuma
2005 Pluto Story & Art: Naoki Urasawa
Original creator: Osamu Tezuka
2004 Helter Skelter Kiyoko Okazaki
2003 Kiiroi Hon Fumiko Takano
2002 Vagabond Takehiko Inoue
2001 Onmyoji Art: Reiko Okano
Original Novel: Baku Yumemakura
2000 Saiyuu Youenden Daijrou Morohoshi
1999 Monster Naoki Urasawa
1998 The Times of Botchan Story: Natsuo Sekikawa
Art: Jiro Taniguchi
1997 Doraemon Fujiko F. Fujio

discuss this in the forum (8 posts) |

bookmark/share with:
Around The Web