Winners Announced for the 42nd Annual Kodansha Manga Awards

Japanese publisher Kodansha has announced the winners for its 42nd annual Manga Awards.

Best Shōnen Manga

  • BEASTARS by Paru Itagaki

Best Shōjo Manga

  • Tōmei na Yurikago (The Invisible Cradle) by Bakka Okita

Best General Manga

  • Sanju Mariko (Mariko at 80) by Yuki Ozawa
  • Fragile – Byōrii Kishi Keiichirō no Shoken (Fragile – The Finds of Pathologist Keiichirō Kishi) by Saburō Megumi and Bin Kusamizu

The prizes awarded to each of the winning authors include a certificate, bronze statuette, and one million yen (about US$9,100). Ken Akamatsu, Tochi Ueyama, Oh! great, Atsushi Kase, Miyuki Kobayashi, Yūji Moritaka, and Waki Yamato formed the selection committee.

Source: ANN

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