10th Manga Division Excellence Award
Story manga [Japan]
Reason for Award
This is a unique piece of work which makes readers feel they will never forget about it. This story has an amazingly fine balance which convinces us there is no other way of presenting this story. The combination of each character is strange as well as laughable, and this is a new way of presentation of a short story manga. The style of drawing may be not acceptable for everyone but it convinces us, which is in keeping with the story, with this character. Also it has persuasive power. This work proved that even while presenting life realistically, the work can be well-established as a significant manga work.