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

posted on 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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