The Fourth International MANGA Award Presentation Ceremony
February 16, 2011
On Wednesday, February 23, 2011, the presentation ceremony of the International MANGA Award will be held at Iikura House. The winners will be presented with certificates and trophies by Mr. Seiji Maehara, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Ms. Machiko Satonaka, President of the jury.
The winners are invited to Japan by the Japan Foundation and will meet with Japanese MANGA artists and visit publishers and related facilities.
The International MANGA Award Gold Award (the best work)
- Name of Work: Si loin et si proche...
Name of Artist: Xiao Bai, (China(Belgium))
Silver Award (three excellent runners-up)
- Name of Work: Face cachée
Name of Artist: Olivier Martin (France)
Name of Author: Sylvain Runberg (France)
- Name of Work: La Isla sin Sonrisa
Name of Artist: Enrique Fernández (Spain)
- Name of Work: "THE STORY BEGINS WITH …"
Name of Artist: VERACHAI DUANGPLA (Thailand)
(Note 2) The countries and regions of the artists in numerical order of entries are: Thailand/Brazil (24 each), Belgium/Spain (14 each), Kazakhstan (11), etc.
(Note 3) In addition to the four works above, five other works won prize (see attached sheet 1)
- (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)