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    Wednesday November 2, 2022
  • The Poe Clan Manga Author Moto Hagio Receives The Order of Rising Sun from Japanese Government

    "It is thanks to my many predecessors and compatriots."

    On November 3, Japanese Government announced 3,999 Japanese citizens and 119 foreigners who will receive awards under the 2022 Autumn Conferment of Decorations for their achievements in various fields, which included manga artist Moto Hagio, well-known for her The Poe Clan series. Check out her delightful comments after the jump!

  • Saturday July 23, 2022
  • Junji Ito Wins Eisner for Lovesickness, Manga Pioneer Moto Hagio Inducted into Hall of Fame

    2022 winners were officially revealed during last night's ceremony

    Last night marked the official unveiling of this year's winners of the Eisner Awards, created for recognition of outstanding contribution to the comics and graphic novel industry. Read on for more on the manga wins!

  • Wednesday January 5, 2022
  • INTERVIEW: Ed Chavez On How Denpa Connects People Through Beautiful Books

    A legend of Western manga publishing talks about his history in the industry and Denpa's core philosophies

    Last year, we had the opportunity to sit down with Ed Chavez, the president of Denpa and talk about how Denpa was started, their core philosophies, and the deep level of care that goes into every volume they publish. Hit the jump to read!

  • Friday March 26, 2021
  • Denpa Books Announces They Were Eleven Manga License With New Complete Edition

    New edition slated for 2023 with original and sequel stories in one volume

    Manga publisher Denpa Books has closed out their acquisition announcements for the season with a bombshell of a license rescue, with the confirmation that the imprint will release Moto Hagio's seminal shoujo manga They Were Eleven in an expanded and complete edition. Read on for the details.

  • Tuesday October 29, 2019
  • Shigeru Miyamoto Becomes First Video Game Creator to Be Recognized as Person of Cultural Merit in Japan

    70 year old Manga creator Moto Hagio also gets bestowed the honor

    On October 29, it was announced that beloved video game creator Shigeru Miyamoto will be awarded the highest honor a person in a creative field can receive in Japan alongside manga creator of The Poe Clan, Moto Hagio, the “Person of Cultural Merit”. Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Tuesday January 3, 2017
  • Moto Hagio Wins The Asahi Prize for Her Contributions to the Art of Manga

    After Osamu Tezuka in 1987 and Shigeru Mizuki in 2009, Hagio is the 3rd recipient of the prestigious award

    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.