ReLIFE, Shuriken and Pleats, and Children of the Whales Manga Win France’s Mangawa Award

The official website for France’s “Mangawa” award has announced that Yayoiso’s ReLIFE, Matsuri Hino’s Shuriken and Pleats, and Abi Umeda’s Children of the Whales (Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Utau or Les enfants de la baleine) won the 2017 awards for the shōnen, shōjo, and seinen categories, respectively.

French bookstore L’ange Bleu began holding the awards in 2005 in order to introduce students to high-quality manga titles from the previous year. About 11,000 middle school and high school students voted on the results this year via their schools or local libraries.

Source: ANN

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