Shogakukan’s official website has finally revealed the winners for their 62nd annual Shogakukan Manga Awards. The awards that they give are considered some of the most prestigious awards given in the manga industry. They revealed five winners in total, across four categories. Here are the winners:
Best Manga for Children
Ijime (Kaoru Igarashi)
Best Shonen Manga
Mob Psycho 100 (ONE)
Best Shojo Manga
37.5°C no Namida (Chika Shiina)
Best General Manga (2 winners)
Blue Giant (Shinichi Ishizuka)
Juuhan Shuttai (Naoko Matsuda)
While this year’s winners were all from Shogakukan, previous winners also included ones from other publishing firms. These include Haikyuu and Sket Dance, which are from Shueisha.
This year’s panel of judges comprised of Kiyoko Arai, author Mitsuyo Kakuta, Eiji Kazama, Kaiji Kawaguchi, Kenshi Hirokane, Fujihiko Hosono, and columnist Bourbon Kobayashi.