The executive committee for the 12th Manga Taisho awards announced during the awards ceremony that Kenta Shinohara’s Astra Lost in Space (Kanata no Astra) won this year’s award.
The manga was also nominated for the 23rd Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in February 2019, and also ranked at #3 on the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! male readers list in December 2018.
Shinohara launched the manga in May 2016 on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ app. The manga ended in December 2017, and Shueisha published five compiled book volumes for the manga.