Manga Creator Jiro Taniguchi Being Knighted in France

France has announced that manga creator Jiro Taniguchi will be conferred the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) decoration. The order honors those individuals who have contributed in art, literature, and other areas. Taniguchi’s works include The Walking Man, The Ice Wanderer, and A Distant Neighborhood.

A date has not yet been announced for when the ceremony for the decoration will take place.

Source: ANN

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