13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

The Manga Taisho awards, an award also known as the “Cartoon grand prize” that celebrates excellence in the manga industry, has announced its 2017 nominees. The selection process is curated by a volunteer committee of 92 people, most of whom work as bookstore employees.

 

 

A total of 13 titles were nominated from a pool of 253 possibilities. The nominees include:

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Aoashi, by Yuugo Kobayashi.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san, by Souichirou Yamamoto.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni, by Nao Iwamoto.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Koutei Dragons, by Taku Kuwabara.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Golden Gold, by Seita Horio.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Delicious in Dungeon, by Ryoko Kui.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Tokyo Tarareba Musume, by Akiko Higashimura.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Nami yo Kiite Kure, by Hiroaki Samura.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Hi Score Girl, by Rensuke Oshikiri.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Hibiki – Shousetsuka ni Naru Houhou, by Mitsuharu Yanagimoto.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Fire Punch, by Tatsuki Fujimoto.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

The Promised Neverland, written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu.

 

13 Nominees Announced for Manga Taisho 2017 Award

Watashi no Shōnen, by Hitomi Takano.

 

The winner of the 2017 Manga Taishou award will be announced at a special ceremony on March 28, 2017.

 

Source: Manga Taisho 2017 official home page via Yaraon!

 

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