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Winners of the 42nd Kodansha Manga Awards

by tsubasalover
May 10, 4:14 AM | 12 Comments
Publisher Kodansha announced on Thursday the winners of its 42nd annual manga awards in each of three categories. Winners are listed in bold alongside other nominated works.

Shounen
Beastars by Paru Itagaki, publishing in Shounen Champion
Arslan Senki by Hiromu Arakawa and Yoshiki Tanaka, publishing in Bessatsu Shounen Magazine
Kyokou Suiri by Kyou Shirodaira and Chashiba Katase, publishing in Shounen Magazine R
Hataraku Saibou by Akane Shimizu publishing in Shounen Sirius

Shoujo
Toumei na Yurikago: Sanfujinkain Kangoshi Minarai Nikki by Bakka Okita, publishing in Hatsu Kiss
Koiwazurai no Ellie by Momo Fuji, publishing in Dessert
Kore wa Kitto Koi janai by Maya Tachiki, publishing in Line Manga, Nakayoshi
Suteki na Kareshi by Kazune Kawahara, published in Bessatsu Margaret

General
Sanju Mariko by Yuki Ozawa, publishing in Be-Love
Fragile: Byourii Kishi Keiichirou no Shoken by Saburou Megumi and Bin Kusamizu, published in Afternoon
Tongari Boushi no Atelier by Kamome Shirahama, publishing in Morning Two
Hare-Kon. by NON, published in Weekly Young Magazine

The selection committee of the 42nd Kodansha Manga Awards is composed of mangaka Ken Akamatsu (Love Hina), Tochi Ueyama (Cooking Papa), Oh! Great (Air Gear), Atsushi Kase (Chameleon), Miyuki Kobayashi (Kitchen no Ohimesama), Yuuji Moritaka (Gurazeni), and Waki Yamato (Haikara-san ga Tooru).

Source: Comic Natalie Winners, Nominees

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Grats to Beastars. Been an unique experience to read so far and definitely deserves those awards.

May 13, 11:41 PM by Stark700

Might as well try all of these.

May 10, 11:19 PM by Major_Gilbert

HATARAKU SAIBOU

did not win

)':

May 10, 3:16 PM by Lemon

Damn... I need to read this "Beastars",
I have come across on this title so many times...
Like really... this is REALLY that good series?
If yes, then ANIME WHEN?

May 10, 2:08 PM by LittleStar

I need to read what this 'beastars' is all about

May 10, 2:04 PM by Cybertron

I need to read this soon!

:v

May 10, 12:49 PM by Ixiel

Shoujo
Toumei na Yurikago: Sanfujinkain Kangoshi Minarai Nikki by Bakka Okita, publishing in Hatsu Kiss
Koiwazurai no Ellie by Momo Fuji, publishing in Dessert
Kore wa Kitto Koi janai by Maya Tachiki, publishing in Line Manga, Nakayoshi
Suteki na Kareshi by Kazune Kawahara, published in Bessatsu Margaret


Tfw I read and love three out of four nominations in a category and the one to win is not one of them.

Anyways, gotta start reading Beasters.

May 10, 10:45 AM by shanimebib

I really gotta reminds myself to read Beastars soon. Hopefully it gets an English localization someday.

May 10, 10:27 AM by GoldenDevilGamer

beastars, wow, they like win 4 award already... need to read this soon....

May 10, 6:35 AM by Kuma

Zydeph said:
Beastars is sure winning a lot of awards, huh. I wonder if it'll ever get an anime adaptation.

I really do hope so..

I want david production or wit to do it..

May 10, 5:14 AM by Deku6339

Beastars is sure winning a lot of awards, huh. I wonder if it'll ever get an anime adaptation.

May 10, 4:44 AM by Zydeph

Jesus christ Beastars is wrecking the awards this year

May 10, 4:36 AM by DatRandomDude