Comic-Con International has announced nominations for the American comic industry's prestigous Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2017. The nominees were chosen by a panel of expert judges. See what manga got the nod after the jump.
The winners have been announced for the 21st Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize awards, an industry award that is sponsored by the Asahi Shimbun and that is named in honor of one of manga's most prolific and influential creators. Hit the jump to learn more.
The final Top 5 results have been announced for the SUGOI JAPAN Award 2017 competition - an industry award that seeks to recognize excellence in manga, anime, light novels, and entertaining novels - and Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- won big this year by taking the top spots in both the anime and light novel categories. Hit the jump to learn more.
In order to recognize the group efforts of grown-up comics created via a division of labor, Saito Production is sponsoring a new manga industry award called the "Takao Saito Award", which is named after the creator of Golgo 13, one of the longest-running manga still in serialization. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Manga Taisho awards, an award also known as the "Cartoon grand prize" that celebrates excellence in the manga industry, has announced its 2017 nominees. Hit the jump to learn more.
The 5 nominees have been announced for the catergory of "Animation of the Year" for the Japan Academy Film Prize, a prestigious industry award that celebrates excellence in Japanese films. Hit the jump to learn more.
Manga author Moto Hagio (They were Eleven, A-A') has been awarded the 2016 Asahi Prize for her many years of innovation and creative expression in the art of manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure author Hirohiko Araki took home the gold at the 45th Annual Best Dresser Awards in Tokyo on November 30, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Soon Japanese fans will be able to cast their online ballots for the "SUGOI JAPAN Award 2017", an industry award that seeks to recognize excellence in anime, manga, light novels, and entertaining novels. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, North American comics' equivalent of the Oscars, awarded this year's prizes on Friday during San Diego Comic Con. Taking the manga dominated Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia category was Showa, 1953–1989: A History of Japan, by Shigeru Mizuki (Drawn & Quarterly). More after the jump.
The 55th annual Japan SF Convention (nicknamed "Iseshimacon" this year) has announced its slate of winners for the 47th Seiun Awards, and two anime / manga properties took home awards this year. Hit the jump to learn more.
With the motto of "Ultra wo Coero." ("To Go Beyond Ultra"), Tsuburaya productions has introduced a new creative award named in honor Tetsuo Kinjo, the playwright / screenwriter primarily responsible for writing Ultra Q, Ultraman, and Ultra Seven. Hit the jump to learn more.
This week, the comic industry's Harvey Awards have announced their 2016 nominee ballot. Named for Mad Magazine's legendary Harvey Kurtzman, the awards are distinguished by being voted on exclusively by Comic-Book creators. In its Best American Edition of Foreign Material, category, Viz's release of One and Yusuke Murata's One-Punch Man and Drawn & Quarterly's release of Shigeru Mizuki's Showa 1953-1989: A History of Japan are featured.