Asahi Shimbun declared the winners for the 19th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize awards on Tuesday.
Riku is a fourteen-year-old center university student who can convert on bogus tears like a faucet.
New Creator Prize
A Silent Voice
Younger boy Jōya Ishida has the motto of “Shiny! Fun! Adventures!” He fulfills a deaf woman named Shōko Nishimiya. Their assembly improvements the classroom, the university, and Jōya’s whole daily life.
Quick Get the job done Prize
The judging committee made a decision to give this award to Yoshida not for any certain operate but for all his works as a complete, from his absurd gag series to his childcare diary series. The committee cited his attribute sense of humor as a explanation for selecting him for the award. The graphic at still left is the fourth volume of Yoshida’s Okayu Neko manga.
Chiisana Koi no Monogatari
Mitsuhashi launched the four-panel adore tale series in 1962, and she finished the series in its forty third volume final year immediately after fifty two years of serialization.
This year’s nominating committee — which includes novelist Atsuko Asano, manga creator Machiko Satonaka, university professor Shōhei Chūjō, manga editor Haruyuki Nakano, columnist Bourbon Kobayashi, manga commentator Shinbo Nobunaga, manga creator and researcher Tarō Minamoto, and manga researcher Tomoko Yamada — picked the nominees and winners from amid the works that were published from January to December 2014.
Last year, the judging committee nominated ten titles, and March comes in like a lion received the Grand Prize. Chūya Koyama‘s Area Brothers received the reader prize from amid twenty nominees.
The newspaper awards a two-million-yen (about US$twenty,000) Manga Grand Prize along with a statuette of Tezuka’s Mighty Atom (Astro Boy) character. In addition, one million yen (US$ten,000) goes to each of the winners of the New Creator Prize, Quick Get the job done Prize, and the Particular Prize just about every year. The true awards presentation ceremony will just take spot on May possibly 22.
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