The nominees for the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been announced, and some manga titles received nominations.
Shigeru Mizuki’s Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths is one of the nominees in the Best Reality-Based Work award.
Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys is one of the nominees in the Best Continuing Series award.
There are also six titles vying for the Best U.S. Edition of International Material-Asia award:
- A Bride’s Story by Kaoru Mori
- The Drops of God by Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto
- Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths by Shigeru Mizuki
- Saturn Apartments (Volumes 3-4) by Hisae Iwaoka
- Stargazing Dog by Takashi Murakami
- Wandering Son (Volume 1) by Takako Shimura