© Yoshio Nakae

9th Manga Division Encouragement Prize


Comics published online (for computer or mobile) [Japan]

NAKAE Yoshio

Reason for Award

This work makes good use of the advantages of digital media, while maintaining the original style of four-frame manga. Unlike the ‘pasted on’ manga that is usually found on existing websites, this work is enjoyable precisely because it uses a different form of expression, which is achieved through the use of an interactive function at the last frame. It gives us a good feeling because it appears as though it could have been produced without any high level web construction techniques. This work has greatly expanded the possibility for the expression of, not only four-frame manga, but digital manga in general.