The judging committee of the 64th Shogakukan Manga Awards has announced this year’s winners. Each winning title will be honored with a bronze statuette and a prize of 1 million yen (about US$9,000).
Best Children’s Manga
- 12-Sai. (Age 12) by Nao Maita
Best Shōnen Manga
- Dr. Stone by Riichirou Inagaki and Boichi
Best Shōjo Manga
- Suteki na Kareshi (Where’s My Lovely Sweetheart?) by Kazune Kawahara
Best General Manga
- Hibiki: Shōsetsuka ni Naru Hōhō by Mitsuharu Yanamoto
- Kenkō de Bunkateki na Saitei Gendo no Seikatsu by Haruko Kashiwagi
This year’s judging committee included Kumiko Asou, Mitsuyo Kakuta, Eiji Kazama, Genki Kawamura, Kazuhiko Shimamoto, Bourbon Kobayashi, Fujihiko Hosono, and seven others.