The official website of Shogakukan revealed a list of nominees for the 68th Shogakukan Manga Awards. A total of 13 manga have been nominated for the award, with two under Children’s category, three in the Shonen category, four in the Shojo category, and four in the General category.
The winning works will be announced on Jan 18, 2023.
Here is a list of manga that have been nominated:
Black Channel by Satoshi Kisaichi
Ui×Kon by Minori Kurosaki
Call of the Night by Kotoyama
Blue Orchestra by Maoto Akui
Sakamoto Days by Yuuto Suzuki
Seishun Heavy Rotation by Ai Minase
The King’s Beast by Rei Toma
Ashita, Watashi wa Dareka no Kanojo by Hinao Wono
A Sign of Affection by Suu Morishita
Chi: On the Movements of the Earth by Uoto
Showa Tenno Monogatari by Junichi Nojo and Kazutoshi Hando
Chi no Wadachi by Shuzo Oshimi
Medalist by Tsurumaikada
The Shogakukan Manga Award is one of Japan’s major manga awards, and is sponsored by Shogakukan Publishing. It has been awarded annually for serialized manga and features candidates from a number of publishers. It is the oldest manga award in Japan, being given since 1955.
Each winning work will be honored with a bronze statuette, a certificate and a prize of 1 million yen (about US$7,500).
Source: Official Website