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'Hibiki: Shousetsuka ni Naru Houhou' Wins Manga Taisho Award for 2017

by tsubasalover
Mar 27, 2017 11:54 PM | 6 Comments
The 2017 award list for the 10th edition of Manga Taisho, an annual Japanese manga award, has been announced. The award is decided by a panel of bookstore clerks who select the best title from manga series which have fewer than 8 volumes and have released at least one volume in the last year. The first voting round decides the nominees, and the second decides the final ranking.

*1. 67 pts Hibiki: Shousetsuka ni Naru Houhou [slice of life, seinen] by Mitsuharu Yanamoto
*2. 64 pts Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni [shoujo] by Nao Iwamoto
*3. 63 pts Dungeon Meshi [comedy, fantasy, seinen] by Ryoko Kui
*4. 60 pts Ao Ashi [sports, seinen] by Yuugo Kobayashi and Naohiko Ueno
*5. 48 pts Nami yo Kiitekure [comedy, drama, romance, seinen] by Hiroaki Samura
*6. 43 pts Yakusoku no Neverland [mystery, horror, sci-fi, shounen] by Posuka Demizu and Kaiu Shirai
*7. 42 pts Golden Gold [supernatural, seinen] by Seita Horie
*8. 37 pts Fire Punch [action, mystery, shounen, supernatural] by Tatsuki Fujimoto
*9. 33 pts High Score Girl [comedy, romance, seinen] by Rensuke Oshikiri
10. 30 pts Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san [comedy, school, shounen] by Souichirou Yamamoto
11. 20 pts Watashi no Shounen [drama] by Hitomi Takano
12. 18 pts Tokyo Tarareba Musume [comedy, romance, josei] by Akiko Higashimura
13. 9 pts Kuutei Dragons [adventure, fantasy, seinen] by Taku Kuwabara

Source: Comic Natalie

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shanimebib said:
Tokyo Tarareba Musume and Dungeon Meshi are the only recurring manga in that list from last year.


high score girl was recuring from.... 2013 list... XD

May 5, 2017 6:37 PM by Kuma

shanimebib said:
Tokyo Tarareba Musume and Dungeon Meshi are the only recurring manga in that list from last year. I really need to start reading Dungeon Meshi and Yakusoku no Neverland. Good to see Takagi-san in the list.

Good to know.
Both of em are somewhat different after all I believe.

May 5, 2017 4:53 PM by KamSung

Wish Takagi-san was ranked higher but oh well... at least it made the list.

Mar 28, 2017 1:05 PM by A_Lonely_Jedi

*3. 63 pts Dungeon Meshi [comedy, fantasy, seinen] by Ryoko Kui
*8. 37 pts Fire Punch [action, mystery, shounen, supernatural] by Tatsuki Fujimoto

love to both of them... nice to see something i like get more award...

*6. 43 pts Yakusoku no Neverland [mystery, horror, sci-fi, shounen] by Posuka Demizu and Kaiu Shirai
*9. 33 pts High Score Girl [comedy, romance, seinen] by Rensuke Oshikiri
10. 30 pts Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san [comedy, school, shounen] by Souichirou Yamamoto

congratulation, nice to see it got award... just matter of time for yakusoku and karakai got adaptation... how about high school girl adaptation? any news?

the rest is mainly untranslated T_T..

oh well, kutai dragon pick my interest since it sound similiar with dungeon meshi...

Mar 28, 2017 1:35 AM by Kuma

Dungeon meshi anime when ffs

Mar 28, 2017 12:33 AM by Robiiii

Tokyo Tarareba Musume and Dungeon Meshi are the only recurring manga in that list from last year. I really need to start reading Dungeon Meshi and Yakusoku no Neverland. Good to see Takagi-san in the list.

Mar 28, 2017 12:13 AM by shanimebib