36th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards Announced
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The Japanese publisher Kodansha announced the results of its 36th Annual Manga Awards on Thursday.
Best Children's MangaEma Toyama
Watashi ni xx Shinasai! (Missions of Love)
Serialized in Nakayoshi (Kodansha)
Best Shōnen MangaMarimo Ragawa
Mashiro no Oto
Serialized in Monthly Shōnen Magazine (Kodansha)
Best Shōjo MangaSetona Mizushiro
Shitsuren Chocolatier (Un chocolatier de l'amour perdu)
Serialized in Monthly flowers (Shogakukan)
Best General MangaMakoto Yukimura
Serialized in Afternoon (Kodansha)
The winners will be honored in a ceremony on July 3 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward. Each winner will receive a certificate, a bronze statue, and 1 million yen (about US$12,500). Yuma Ando (Psychometrer), Miwa Ueda (Peach Girl), Tohru Fujisawa (GTO), Kousuke Fujishima (Oh My Goddess!), Takeshi Maekawa (Ironfist Chinmi), Akemi Matsunae (Renai Naika 25 Ji), and Norifusa Mita (Dragon Zakura) formed the seven-member judging committee. Honto ni Atta! Reibai-Sensei, Shingeki no Kyojin, Chihayafuru, March comes in like a lion, and Uchū Kyōdai won last year's awards.
Source: Nikkan Sports