Manga Nominated for Best Comic at Angoulême 2022

The 48th Angoulême International Comics Festival has announced its nominees for Best Comic, which includes six manga:

  • Lemon Haruna’s Daruchan
  • Toshiya Higashimoto’s Le Bateau de Thésee (Theseus no Fune or Ship of Theseus) Volume 10
  • Keigo Shinzô’s Mauvaise Herbe (Nora to Zassō) Volume 4
  • Akira Oze’s Natsuko no Sake Volume 5
  • Junji Ito’s Sensor
  • Toranosuke Shimada’s Une brève histoire du Robo-Sapiens (Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow) Volumes 1-2

Lemon Haruna’s Daruchan is also nominated for the “Sélection Fauve Des Lycéens” category.

Kuniko Tsurita’s L’Envol manga is nominated for the Heritage category. Drawn & Quarterly published the manga collection in English under the title The Sky is Blue with a Single Cloud.

Tsubasa Yamaguchi’s Blue Period manga Volume 6 and Okura’s Je crois que mon fils est gay (I Think Our Son Is Gay) manga Volume 2 are nominated for the Kids category for ages 12-16. Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura’s Blue Lock manga Volume 5 and Shin’ya Komatsu’s Un été à Tsurumaki (Tsurumaki Machi Natsu Jikan) manga are nominated for the Kids category ages 8-12.

The 48th Angoulême Festival will run from January 27-30, 2022 in the Angoulême area of France.

Source: ANN

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