The 50th Angoulême International Comics Festival has announced that Attack on Titan manga creator Hajime Isayama received the Fauve Spécial de la 50e édition award. In addition, Ryoichi Ikegami and Junji Ito both received the Fauves d’Honneur.
Shūzō Oshimi’s Blood on the Tracks won the Prix de la série for comic series. Hisashi Sakaguchi’s Ishi no Hana won the Prix du Patrimoine, which honors works that left their mark on history.
Masakazu Ishiguro’s Heavenly Delusion, Shun Umezawa’s The Darwin Incident, Kasumi Yasuda’s Fool Night, and Kazuyoshi Takeda’s Peleliu: Guernica of Paradise manga are all in the official selection of the awards.
The 2023 Angoulême Festival ran from January 26-29, 2023 in the Angoulême area of France. The festival launched in 1974 as an event celebrating comics from countries throughout the world.