The Harvey Awards, which honors outstanding work in comics and sequential art, has announced that it is awarding Kamome Shirahama’s Witch Hat Atelier manga with the Best Manga award at its upcoming awards ceremony.
The manga competed against Gou Tanabe’s H.P. Lovecraft’s At The Mountains Of Madness, Yoshiharu Tsuge’s The Man Without Talent, Moto Hagio’s The Poe Clan, and Kousuke Oono’s The Way of the Househusband.
The series was nominated for the Best Comic award at Angoulême International Comics Festival in January 2019. It was also ranked on the American Library Association’s (ALA’s) Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens list for 2020.
Witch Hat Atelier launched in Monthly Morning two in July 2016. Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English.