Series Listing

Futari-Daka

Futari-Daka (Manga)

Futari Daka (Synonyms), ふたり鷹 (Synonyms)

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Award-Winning Work Motorcycle/s

Futatabi

Futatabi (Manga)

Rewind (Miura Kentaro) (Synonyms), 再び (Synonyms)

One of the first published works by famed mangaka, Miura Kentaro.Rick has lived a normal life as a mechanic's apprentice in a world underground. That, however, is about to change as he bumps into a strange intruder who is not quite like anyone Rick has ever seen before. Venus, the intruder, claims to be from another world just like Rick's, though slightly different. With the police after Venus, can they figure out what is going on?Note: Won the "Best New Author" prize in the Weekly Shōnen Magazine

Award-Winning Work Cohabitation First Love Future Futuristic City Hidden Past Mechanic On the Run Post-War Underground

Fuuunjitachi: Bakumatsuhen

Fuuunjitachi: Bakumatsuhen (Manga)

Fuuunjitachi Bakumatsu-hen (Synonyms), 風雲児たち 幕末編 (Synonyms)

N/A

Award-Winning Work

Fuyu Monogatari

Fuyu Monogatari (Manga)

Winter Story (Synonyms), 冬物語 (Synonyms)

Fuyu Monogatari received the 1988 Shogakukan Manga Award for shounen manga along with .

Award-Winning Work

Ganbare! Kickers

Ganbare! Kickers (Manga)

Fight! Kickers (Synonyms), Ganbare, Kickers! (Synonyms), がんばれ!キッカーズ (Synonyms), 加油!吉塔斯 (Synonyms), 超新星足球小將翔 (Synonyms), 足球小將 (长井纪昭) (Synonyms), 足球小旋风 (Synonyms)

The story is about an enthusiastic kid soccer team at the Kitahara elementary school, who struggle without a competent striker, when little Kakeru Daichi's family moves in to the town. He immediately applies to join the team, keen to use his skills gained in the kid team of famous soccer club "The Falcons".This series won the 1987 Shogakukan Manga Award for best children's manga

Award-Winning Work Elementary-School Student/s Friendship Soccer/Football

God Pretender

God Pretender (Manhua)

Chong Shen Bang (Synonyms), Full Lists of Gods (Synonyms), Sung Thần Bảng (Synonyms), 充神榜 (Synonyms)

Award-Winning Work Blood and Gore Clan/s Demon/s Half-Human Monster/s Realistic Art Style Suspicion Vampire/s War/s

Goshiki no Fune

Goshiki no Fune (Manga)

Five-color Boat (Synonyms), 五色の舟 (Synonyms)

Circumstances have intertwined the fates of five strangers. As a team of five, they make their living running a freak show. As a family of five, they live on a small covered boat together. In the midst of a terrible war, they embark to add to their number the kudan, a monster rumored to tell the future.Won the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival Grand Prize for Manga. Originally a short story published in "11 eleven".

Amputee/s Award-Winning Work Based on a Novel Deaf Protagonist Disability/ies Family Freak Show LGBT Character in Non-Yaoi/Yuri Manga Male Demographic with Female Artist Telepathy

Hana to Hoho

Hana to Hoho (Manga)

Flower and Cheek (Synonyms), Flowers and Cheeks (Synonyms), はなとほほ (Synonyms), 花と頬 (Synonyms)

About a girl whose father is a singer and a boy who admires her dad.Note: Won a New Face Award from the 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival in 2020.

Award-Winning Work Famous Parent/s Fanboy/s High School Student/s

Inakappe Taishou

Inakappe Taishou (Manga)

The Funny Judo Champion (Synonyms), いなかっぺ大将 (Synonyms)

Adapted to Anime Award-Winning Work Judo

Inu o Kau

Inu o Kau (Manga)

Allevare un cane e altri racconti (Synonyms), Feed the Dog (Synonyms), Inu wo Kau (Synonyms), Raising a Dog (Synonyms), Terre de rêves (Synonyms), Tierra de sueños (Synonyms), Träume von Glück (Synonyms), 犬を飼う (Synonyms)

Five short stories. - Inu wo Kau (Raising a Dog)- Soshite Neko wo Kau (And Then, Caring for a Cat)- Niwa no Nagame (View of the Backyard)- Sannin no Hibi (Three People's Days)- Yakusoku no Chi (Promised Land)The first four stories are about the everyday life of a couple living together with their pets.The first one tells the death of an old dog, hence the title. The last one is a bit similar to a later work of the author, Kamigami no Itadaki.Note: Won the Shogakukan Manga Award (examination committee special) in 1992.

Age Progression Animals Award-Winning Work Cat/s Collection of Inter-Linked Stories Dog/s Married Couple Middle-Aged Protagonist Mountain Climbing Pet/s

Kage no Matsuri

Kage no Matsuri (Manga)

Festival of Shadows (Synonyms), Фестиваль тьмы (Synonyms), 影の祭 (Synonyms)

Info from Drawn by an American artist, this textless short story is about a young man's encounter with a oni girl. The oni witnesses an act of simple kindness on the man's part and chooses to invite him to a secret youkai festival deep in the forest.Grand prize winner of the 4th Kodansha International competition contest.

Award-Winning Work Demon/s Festival Highly Visual Narrative Japan Japanese Ambient Oni Textless youkai

Kanata Kara

Kanata Kara (Manga)

Dunia Mimpi (Synonyms), From Far Away (Synonyms), From the Other Side (Synonyms), Vùng Đất Xa Xăm (Synonyms), Из другого мира (Synonyms), Издалека (Synonyms), จอมคนแดนฝัน (Synonyms), 來自遠方 (Synonyms), 彼方から (Synonyms), 異境奇緣 (Synonyms)

Award-Winning Work Character Growth Demon/s Inner Demon/s Language Barrier Magic Parallel Universe Slow Romance Strong Male Lead World Travel

Megumi no Daigo

Megumi no Daigo (Manga)

Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M (Synonyms), め組の大吾 (Synonyms), 消防員的故事 (Synonyms)

Accident/s Adapted to Anime Adapted to Live Action Adapted to Movie Award-Winning Work Dream Job Firefighter/s New Job Sketchy Art Style Young Protagonist

Miyamoto kara Kimi e

Miyamoto kara Kimi e (Manga)

From Miyamoto to You (Synonyms), 定本 宮本から君へ (Synonyms), 宮本から君へ (Synonyms)

Miyamoto is a new salaryman. Working hard and head over heels for Misako Tanaka. Even though he's clumsy, with the help of his colleague, Kazuo Jinbo he will never give up.Miyamoto kara Kimi e received the 1993 Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga.

20th Century Adapted to Live Action Adapted to Movie Award-Winning Work Japan Office Worker/s Salaryman

Yukikaze (Novel)

Yukikaze (Novel) (Novel)

Battle Fairy Yukikaze (Novel) (Synonyms), Fairy Airforce Yukikaze (Novel) (Synonyms), Good Luck, Yukikaze (Novel) (Synonyms), Sentou Yousei Yukikaze (Novel) (Synonyms), Unbroken Arrow (Novel) (Synonyms), 戦闘妖精・雪風 (Novel) (Synonyms)

Adapted to Anime Adapted to Manga Adapted to OVA / OAV Award-Winning Work

Yume no Kaseki - Kon Satoshi Zentanpen

Yume no Kaseki - Kon Satoshi Zentanpen (Manga)

Dream Fossil (Synonyms), Fossiles de rêves (Synonyms), Skamieniałe sny (Polish) (Synonyms), Toriko (KON Satoshi) (Synonyms), 夢の化石 (Synonyms)

is a collection of 15 short stories by the late Satoshi Kon. These stories, serialized in a variety of magazines in the 1980’s, give a rare glimpse into the early stages of Kon’s uniquely compelling style of storytelling. The buds of dream-like themes and imaginative worldviews that would blossom in his later animated works are also readily apparent. Yet the flights of fancy are anchored by knowing, empathetic portrayals of the very human nature of each story.

20th Century Award-Nominated Work Award-Winning Work Collection of Stories Dream/s Japan

Soratobu Kujira: Suzuki Suzuhiro Sakushinshuu

Soratobu Kujira: Suzuki Suzuhiro Sakushinshuu (Manga)

A Flying Whale (Synonyms), Sora Tobu Kujira: Suzuki Suzuhiro Sakuhin-shuu (Synonyms), Soratobu Kujira (Synonyms), SUZUKI, Suzuhiro Works (Synonyms), 空飛ぶくじら スズキスズヒロ作品集 (Synonyms)

1) Kimura-sensei2) Juusei o Kezuri Dasu3) Trainspotting4) Taxi Driver5) Kids Return6) Soratobu KujiraWon the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards an New Face Award in 2021.

Award-Winning Work Collection of Stories

ECHOES

ECHOES (Manga)

このマンガがすごい! Comics ECHOES (Synonyms)

High school freshman Igarashi Sei belongs to the women's basketball club. Sei takes interest in Asuka, an unfriendly girl who has an outstanding basketball sense, but can't fit in with the team. Sei struggles with being transgender and Asuka is misanthropic due to her previous relationships. The two gradually deepen their bond as they aim for nationals. Sei, however, starts to experience emotions like "love" that he cannot tell anyone about...

Award-Winning Work Basketball Female to Male Transgender Protagonist

Eien no Nohara

Eien no Nohara (Manga)

永遠の野原 (Synonyms)

Won the 15th Kodansha Manga Award for shoujo in 1991.

Award-Winning Work Dog/s

Escape (Yoono)

Escape (Yoono) (Manhwa)

탈옥 (Synonyms)

Grand prize winner of Korea's creative cartoon competition in 2013

Animal Characteristics Award-Winning Work Dark Ambience Full Color Mind Games Prison Prisoner/s Technology Web Comic Webtoon