This award honors the MANGA artists who are contributing to the development of MANGA culture in the world
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GoldPiece of Mind©Guy Lenman
SilverMy little kitchen in summer season©BUNBOOKS
SilverKorokke and the girl who said no©2019 Spaceman Project
The Japan International MANGA Award is given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to MANGA artists who have contributed to the promotion of MANGA culture overseas and international cultural exchanges through MANGA. For 13th MANGA Award we have received 345 entries from 66 countries and regions.
Following the selection process carried out in cooperation with the Association of MANGA Publishers, and the Selection Committee of the Award led by Ms. SATONAKA Machiko (Manga artist), a total of 15 winners, including one Gold Award and three Silver Award winners were chosen.
The ceremony for the 13th Japan International MANGA Award hosted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs will be held in Tokyo on February 18th with the participation of the Gold and Silver winners.
The Executive Committee of the Award
Ms.SHIRAISHI Saya, Professor emeritus, Tokyo University
Mr.SUGIYAMA Kotaro, President, LIGHTPUBLICITY Co.Ltd.
Mr.Frederik L. SCHODT, American translator, interpreter and writer
Mr.YOKOTA Kiyoshi, Auditor, SHOGAKUKAN Co.Ltd.
Mr.ANDO Hiroyasu, Prsident, Japan Foundation
The Selection Committee of the Award
Ms.IPPONGI Ban, Manga artist
Mr.KUMATA Masafumi, Publisher
Mr.FUJITA Tsutomu, former Publisher
Mr.MIURA Mitsuru, Manga artist