Fourteen Nominated for Manga Taisho Awards 2015

manga taisho awards 2015The Manga Taisho Awards 2015 (a.k.a. Cartoon Grand Prize) have announced the fourteen nominees for the renowned prize. The recognition is given to the title that has achieved an impact on the community in sales, popularity, story and art alike. Read below to find out who has the chance to receive this honorary acknowledgement.

To be nominated, the title needs to have not more than eight published volumes by the end of the year and to have been published at least nice within 2015.

The award ceremony will happen later in the year. No certain date has been announced as of now.

Here is the full list of the Manga Taisho Awards 2015:


Shin’ichi Sakamoto

“Ousama-tachi no Viking” (Kings’ Viking)

Sadayasu, Makoto Fukami

“Kakukaku Shikajika” (Such-and-Such)

Akiko Higashimura


Daruma Matsuura

“Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun” (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun)

Izumi Tsubaki

“Koe no Katachi” (A Silent Voice)

Yoshitoki Ooima

“Kodomo wa Wakatte Agenai” (Children Wouldn’t Understand)

Rettou Tajima

“Dimitri Tomkins”

Fumiko Takano

“Blue Giant”

Shinichi Ishizuka

“Houseki no Kuni” (Kingdom of Gems<)

Haruko Ichikawa

“Ballroom e Youkoso” (Sweep Over the Dance Floor or literally, Welcome to the Ballroom)

Tomo Takeuchi

“Boku dake ga Inai Machi” (The Town Where Only I Am Missing)

Kei Sanbe

“Boku no Hero Academia” (My Hero Academia)

Kouhei Horikoshi

“Mahou Tsukai no Yome” (The Ancient Magus’ Bride)

Kore Yamazaki

Last year’s nominations included “Ashizuri Suizokukan” by panpanya, “Sakamoto desu ga?” by Nami Sano and “One-Punch Man” by Story:ONE Art:Yuusuke Murata. The winner was “The Bride’s Stories” by Kaoru Mori.

Source: Manga Taisho Awards 2015

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