©Matsuda Naoko / SHUEISHA

13th Manga Division Jury Selections

Shojo Manga

Story manga [Japan]



This work is filled with the creator’s thoughts and respect for masterpiece girls’ comics. It vividly depicts the present condition of the women who have grown up reading girlsÅf comics and being influenced by them. Among the women are a temporary employee longing for Lady Oscar, the heroine of the Roses of Versailles, and a female announcer who compares herself to HIMEKAWA Ayumi, one of the two rival young actresses in Glass Mask.