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Manga Nominated for France's Angoulême Comics Awards

posted on 2008-11-22 12:38 EST
Kami no Shizuku, Ushijima, Tezuka's The Castle of Dawn, Doraemon, NANA, more

France's Angoulême International Comics Festival has announced the nominations for the awards in three of its categories this year. Among them are several Japanese manga titles:

Official Selection


Les Gouttes de Dieu volume 1 (Kami no Shizuku/The Drops of God)
Tadashi Agi and Shū Okimoto (Glénat)


Le Voleur de visages (Kao Dorobō/The Thief of Faces)
Junji Ito (Tonkam)


Ushijima volume 3 (Ushijima the Loan Shark)
Shohei Manabe (Kana)


Undercurrent
Tetsuya Toyoda
Kana


Youth Selection


Le Château de l'aurore (Yoake Shiro/The Castle of Dawn)
Osamu Tezuka (Cornélius)


Doraemon, Le Chat venu du futur volume 8 (Doraemon, The Cat from the Future)
Fujiko F. Fujio (Kana)


NANA volume 18
Ai Yazawa (Delcourt)


Heritage Award


Au bord de l'eau (Suigoden/Water Margin)
Mitsuteru Yokoyama (Delcourt)


L'Enfer (Jigoku/Hell)
Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Cornélius)


Opération Mort (Operation Death)
Shigeru Mizuki (Cornélius)


Source: The Comic Reporter via Icarus Publishing

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