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Wine Manga Kami no Shizuku Wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award Hall of Fame

by dtshyk
Jul 2, 2009 7:36 PM | 8 Comments
According to, Aoki Yuya's Sommelier manga Kami no Shizuku won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award "Hall of Fame". It's for the first time that a Japanese book wins the French award.

Eight volumes of the French edition of Kami no Shizuku has been published in France and were sold 350,000 copies.

Gourmand World Cookbook Award

8 Comments Recent Comments

Oh my god, that's great great news, this kind of knowledgeable author who wrote this manga should be greatly respected!!!!

May 27, 2010 6:44 PM by mastertek

Well, I've been watching the drama for Kami no Shizuku and I have really wanted to read some of the source materiel. Problem is, I'm having troubles finding any scanlations caught up with the series. :-\

Jul 2, 2009 11:50 PM by HappyPear

I've read the 8 published volume of Kami no Shizuku and found them entertaining even though I don't drink wine. Kami no shuzuku became popular in France obviously because of the subject it deals with and thanks to newspapers and TV stations. Many friends offered this title to their parents because they knew that it would interest them and show them that manga is not only about sex, violence and usual cliché.
Sommelier is another interesting but not famous manga about wine.

My favorite manga about food is the one shot Kodoku no Gurume, each time I read it it makes me crave for good japanese cuisine.

Jul 2, 2009 10:29 PM by Moya

Seems good.

Jul 2, 2009 9:48 PM by Tatanium

From such a height!?

Also, English version where...

Jul 2, 2009 9:12 PM by fruant

I just noticed someone tagged the manga "more intense than it really needs to be." lol how true :D Good one.

Jul 2, 2009 9:10 PM by shinkeikaku

Seems interesting.
I've been looking for another manga like Bartender. I guess I'll add this one to my PtR list :]

Jul 2, 2009 8:19 PM by Trie

While I understand it's popularity in France, I just couldn't get into this title. Not big into wine I guess. Nice sparkly covers though.

I think Kinou Nani Tabeta? is a better food/cooking centric work. :3

Jul 2, 2009 7:41 PM by shinkeikaku

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