Voting opened on Friday for the eighth “Next Manga Awards” (Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Taishō), with 50 titles nominated in the print and web manga categories. Readers can vote for their favorite choice until July 11. The nominees are listed below, many of which are currently available in English in the printed manga category.

Nominated for Best Printed Manga

  • Akane banashi by Yuki Suenaga and Takamasa Moue *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • With you and the rain by Ko Nikaido *Licensed by Kodansha comics
  • WITCH WATCH by Kenta Shinohara (sketch dance, Astra lost in space) *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • Tenkaichi by Yosuke Nakamaru (Gamaran) and Kyōtarō Azuma (The King of Fighters: A New Beginning)
  • The skirt rings at the landing (Odoriba ni Skirt ga Naru) by Yuu Utatane
  • Odoru Sennen Kazoku by Sho Kasugai
  • CELINE by Akame Hinoshita
  • Gachiakuta by Kei Urana and graffiti by Hideyoshi Ando
  • The summer you were there by Yuama *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Kujima Utaeba Ie Hororo by Akira Konno
  • Wives of Cuprum (Cuprum no Hanayome) by name (Baka to test for Shōkanjū Spinout! Sore ga Bokura no Nichijo.)
  • High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku by Ryo Nakama *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • Amber Days and Golden Nights (Kohaku no Yume by Yoimashō)by Masoho Murano, Nodoka Yoda and Kei Sugimura
  • Draw this, then die! (Kore Kaite Shine) by Minoru Toyoda (I love Rome)
  • golden spiral by Tsubasa Fukuchi (Ueki’s Law)
  • Goodbye ghost girl by sugar.
  • thunder 3 by Yuki Ikeda
  • shinigami.com by Naizo Yasashii
  • Shiroyama to Mita-san by Yuhei Kusakabe
  • Sudachi no Maōjō by Makoto Morishita (Im: High Priest Imhotep)
  • Supersmartphone by Hiroki Tomisawa and Kentaro Hidano *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • Tamon-kun Ima Docchi!? by Yuki Shiwasu (Takane & Hana)
  • dark dai by Q Hayashida*Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Ninja in Koroshiya no Futarigurashi by HundredBurger
  • Null-Meta by kokamumo
  • Bad girl by Nikumaru
  • Bounce by Ryo Koshino (Machi Isha Jumbo)
  • PPPPPPP by Mapollo 3 *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • Futari Escape by Shoichi Taguchi *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Though I’m an Inept Villain: The Story of Butterfly Rat and Rat Body Swap by Ei Ohitsuji, Satsuki Nakamuraand Yuki Kana *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment
  • A Drifting Girl and a Noble Moon (Tsumugu Otome to Taishou no Tsuki) by Chiune
  • crazy night by Kasumi Yasuda
  • black channel by Satoshi Kisaichi
  • My wife has no emotion by Jiro Sugiura *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Still. (Matazoro.) by Horoda
  • Mikadono Sanshimai wa Angai, Choroi. by Aya Hirakawa
  • Medal by Tsurumaikada *Licensed by Kodansha comics
  • Die more valiantly by Yu Aida *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Rokujo Hitoma no Majo Life by Akitaka (Umineko when they cry)
  • I’m in love with the bad girl by AONOSHIMOInori and Hanagata *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment

Nominated for Best Web Manga

  • I want to end the love game. (Aishiteru game with Owarasetai) by Yūki Domoto
  • Akuyaku Reijō no Naka no Hito by Nazuna Shiraume, Makiburo and May Murasaki
  • He was my brother (Ani Datta Mono) by Minoru Matsuda
  • The Moon on a Rainy Night (Amayo no Tsuki) by kuzushiro
  • Rough diamond by Nao Sasaki *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • Anten-sama no Hara no Uchi by Itsuki Yosuga
  • Thank you, Isekai! by Arai Azuki and Zianazu *Available on Comikey
  • Völundio ~Saga of Divergent Swords~ by Nanao Nanaki *Available on Comikey
  • Ichizu female dog Chan by Ironon
  • Make the Exorcist fall in love by Aruma-Arima and Masuku Fukayama *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • The Weirdly Wonderful Workplace of a Mangaka (Egao no Taenai Shokuba desu) by kuzushiro
  • Cie Magilumiere Ltd. by Sekka Iwata and Yu Aoki *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • The fragrant flower blooms with dignity (Kaoru Hana wa Rin in Saku) by Saka Mikami
  • Kamiina Botan, Yoeru Sugata wa Yuri no Hana by Hei
  • Chef Kajiki: divine cuisine by Sanami-Suzuki *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • From today we are childhood friends by Midori Obiya *Available on Comikey
  • I want to be praised by Gal Gamer (Gyaru Gamer Homeraretai) by Geshumaro
  • Kuchibeta Shokudo by katy
  • Kemofujin by Fujiso
  • Kemutai Hanashi by Fumiya Hayashi
  • Kemonozyoushi ni Zitsuha Mitomerareteita Hanashi by Fumiya Hayashi
  • I think I turned my childhood friend into a girl by Banjo Azusa *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Koibito Ijō Yūjin Miman by yatoyato
  • Koroshiya wa Smartwatch ni Sakaraenai by T Chow
  • Godaigo Daigo by Konosuke
  • Gokon ni Ittara Onna ga Inakatta Hanashi by Nana Aokawa
  • viking salad by Soichiro
  • Jirai nandesu ka? Chihara-san by Ryon
  • Giant Ojosama by Nikumura Q
  • Sushi Sister Hunter by Tomoko Machinery
  • Super no Ura by Yani Su Hanashi by jinushi
  • You and I are polar opposites by Kocha Agasawa *Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • Books purchased with tax by Zuino and Kei Keiyama
  • Soara and the Monster House by Hidenori Yamaji
  • Daijobu Club by Mai Inoue
  • Daija ni Totsuida Musume Designed by fushiashikumo
  • Dungeon no Osananajimi by Yasuhisa Kuma
  • She likes to cook and she likes to eat by Sakaomi Yuzaki *Licensed by Yen Press
  • Debby la Corsifa is moved (Debby la Corsifa wa Makezugirai) by Masahiro Hirakata (best blue)
  • Tonari no Onee-san ga Suki by Koume Fujichika
  • Tokuni Aru Hibi by Kento Naka
  • DQN Saga by Itoman
  • Nabe ni Dangan wo Ukenagara by Juntarō Aoki and Shin Moriyama
  • Nisemono no Renkinjutu by Jiro Sugiura
  • Nippon Goku by Matsuki Ikka
  • Pachinko. by Toshiya Wakabayashi (Children’s Tsurure)
  • Rebellious commentator Mr. Endo by Yosuken
  • Hikaru Summer is Dead (Hikaru ga Shinda Natsu) by Mokumokuren
  • Step on it, kick it, love it (Fundari, Kettari, Aishitari) by Sumi Ichiya
  • Puniru wa Kawaii Slime by Maedakun
  • Hosekishō no Maid by Chika Yamase
  • Star Tripper (Hoshi Tabi Shōnen) by Sakana Sakatsuki
  • One Hundred Ghost Stories Where I Only Die (Boku ga Shinu dake no Hyakumonogatari) by Anji Matono
  • MARRIAGETOXIN by Jōmyaku and Mizuki Yoda Available on MangaPLUS/Viz Media
  • Miss Maid’s Food Diary (Maid-san wa Taberu Dake) by Susumu Maeya
  • Yarinaoshi Hime wa Otto in Koishitai by Kōkū Tanue
  • Yurinihasamaruotokowasinebaii!? by Yomogimochi
  • Ramen Akaneko by ANGYAMAN (East in the night)
  • Reiwa no Dara-san by Haruomi Tomotsuka
  • There’s no way I’m your lover! Unless…by Musshu, Teren Mikamiand Eku Takeshima *Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment

The winners will be announced on August 31.

Last year, Naoya Matsumotoit is Kaiju #8 manga won the Web category, while Mengo Yokoyari and Aka Akasakait is Oshi no Ko series topping the print category.

Yoshifumi Tozukait is Undead bad luck and Mitsudomoe manga Creator Norio Sakuraiit is The dangers in my heart (Boku no Kokoro no Yabai Yatsu) won the print and web manga categories in 2020. In 2019, the winners were Kusuriya no Hitorigoto (The pharmacist’s monologue) in the printing category and SPY x FAMILY in the manga web category. In 2018, the winners were Yakuza Fiancé: Raise wa Tanin ga Ii by Asuka Konishi and My Senpai is boring by Shiro Manta manga took the top spots.

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