1st Manga Division Grand Prize

Manga Nihon no Koten (The Manga Classics of Japan)

Chuo Koronsha Co. [Japan]

Reason for Award

It is not only the quality of each of the 32 works but just the fact the series was planned and completed that is most impressive. These works take the classic works of Japan and recreate them in Manga form. The accessibility and quality of these works is commendable and gives us a glimpse of the future of Manga.