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Eisner Awards Nominees 2024 has a strong showing for Japanese talent

Eisner Awards Nominees 2024 has a strong showing for Japanese talent

Written by Ross Locksley on 17 May 2024



Time for the Eisner Awards once again, and manga is taking a few choice spots for this year's event. AIPT Comics has the full list, but here's a roundup of the Japanese talent nominated in their categories:

Best publication for Teens
My Girlfriend’s Child, vol. 1, by Mamoru Aoi, translation by Hana Allen (Seven Seas)

Best Humour Publication
The Yakuza’s Bias, by Teki Yatsuda. translation by Max Greenway (Kodansha)

Best Graphic Memoir
Memento Mori, by Tiitu Takalo, translation by Maria Schroderus (Oni Press)

Best US Edition of International Material (Asia)
#DRCL midnight children, vol. 1, based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula, by Shin’ichi Sakamoto, translation by Caleb Cook (VIZ Media)

Goodbye, Eri, by Tatsuki Fujimoto, translation by Amanda Haley (VIZ Media)

The Horizon, vol. 1, by JH, translation by ULTRAMEDIA Co. Ltd. (Yen/Ize Press)

My Picture Diary, by Fujiwara Maki, translation by Ryan Holmberg (Drawn & Quarterly)

River’s Edge, by Kyoko Okazaki, translation by Alexa Frank (Kodansha)

The Summer Hikaru Died, vol. 1, by Mokumokuren, translation by Ajani Oloye (Yen Press)

Best Writer/Artist
Mokumokuren, The Summer Hikaru Died, vol. 1 (Yen Press)

Best Painter/Artist Multimedia (Interiors)
Sana Takeda, The Night Eaters: Her Little Reapers (Abrams ComicArts); Monstress (Image)

Best Cover Artist
Peach Momoko, Demon Wars: Scarlet Sin, various alternate covers (Marvel)

Best Publication Design
Toilet-bound Hanako-kun First Stall Box Set, designed by Wendy Chan (Yen Press)


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Ross founded the UK Anime Network waaay back in 1995 and works in and around the anime world in his spare time. You can read his more personal articles on UKA's sister site, The Anime Independent.


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