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March comes in like a lion, Space Bros. Win Kodansha Manga Awards

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The Japanese publisher Kodansha announced the results of its 35th Annual Manga Awards on Thursday.

Best Children's Manga

Hidekichi Matsumoto
Honto ni Atta! Reibai-Sensei
Serialized in Monthly Shōnen Rival (Kodansha)
(Being adapted into a television anime series)

Best Shōnen Manga

Hajime Isayama
Shingeki no Kyojin
Serialized in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine (Kodansha)


Best Shōjo Manga

Yuki Suetsugu
Chihayafuru
Serialized in Be-Love (Kodansha)

Best General Manga

Chika Umino
March comes in like a lion
Serialized in Young Animal (Hakusensha)

Chūya Koyama
Uchū Kyōdai (Space Brothers)
Serialized in Morning (Kodansha)
(Being adapted into a live-action film)

The winners will be honored in a ceremony on July 5 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward. Each winner will receive a certificate, a bronze statue, and 1 million yen (about US$12,000). Inazuma Eleven, Ace of Diamond, Kuragehime, and Giant Killing won last year's awards.

Source: Sports Hochi


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