Winners of the 34th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards

Kodansha, a Japanese publisher, has announced the winners of the 34th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards.

Best Children’s Manga
Tenya Yabuno
Inazuma Eleven
Serialized in Monthly CoroCoro Comic (Shogakukan)

Best Shounen Manga
Yūji Terajima
Ace of Diamond (Daiya no A)
Serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine (Kodansha)

Best Shoujo Manga
Akiko Higashimura
Kuragehime
Serialized in Kiss (Kodansha)

Best General Manga
Art: Tsujitomo
Story: Masaya Tsunamoto
Giant Killing
Serialized in Morning (Kodansha)

The winners will be honored in a ceremony on June 21 at the Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward. Each winner will receive a certificate, a bronze statue, and 1 million yen (about US$10,000). Miwa Ueda (Peach Girl), Shūichi Shigeno (Initial D), Daisuke Terasawa (Mister Ajikko), Nobuyuki Fukumoto (Akagi), Yukari Fukumoto, Akemi Matsunae (Renai Naika 25 Ji) and George Morikawa (Hajime no Ippo) formed the seven-member judging committee. Meitantei Yumemizu Kiyoshirō Jiken Note, Q.E.D., Fairy Tail, Kiyoku Yawaku, Ah My Goddess, and Ashita no Joe’s Tetsuya Chiba won last year’s awards.

Source:
ANN

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