International MANGA Award/日本国際漫画賞
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs founded the International MANGA Award in 2007 for the purpose of expanding international exchange and mutual understanding through the MANGA culture which is widely accepted around the world.
This award honors the MANGA artists who are contributing to the development of MANGA culture in the world
 The 14th Japan International MANGA Award Winners Announcement

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 14th MANGA Award we have received 383 entries from 61 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 award presentation ceremony for the 14th Japan International MANGA Award will be held in Tokyo next February in an online format for the first time.


The Executive Committee of the Award

Mr.MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs

Ms.SHIRAISHI Saya, Professor emeritus, Tokyo University
Mr.Frederik L. SCHODT, American translator, interpreter and writer
Mr.YOKOTA Kiyoshi, Auditor, SHOGAKUKAN Co.Ltd.
Mr.UMEMOTO Kazuyoshi, President, Japan Foundation

The Selection Committee of the Award

Ms.SATONAKA Machiko, Manga artist

Mr.AKAMATSU Ken, Manga artist

Ms.NAGANO Noriko , Manga artist

Mr.FUJITA Tsutomu, former Publisher

Mr.YOSHITOME Hiroyuki, former Publisher