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The Osamu Tezuka nominated for the Eisner Award!

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, May 02, 2017

We are very excited to share that our very own, The Osamu Tezuka Story by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions, translated by Frederik L. Schodt has been nominated for the Eisner Award!

We are competing in the category of "Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia" against some great books from Pantheon Books, VIZ Media, Seven Seas, Kodansha Comics and Dark Horse Comics. Tough contenders so wish us luck!


  • The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, by Sonny Liew (Pantheon)
  • Goodnight Punpun, vols. 1–4, by Inio Asano, translated by JN PRoductions (VIZ Media)
  • orange: The Complete Collection, vols. 1–2, by Ichigo Takano, translated by Amber Tamosaitis, adaptation by Shannon Fay (Seven Seas)
  • The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime, by Toshio Ban and Tezuka Productions, translated by Frederik L. Schodt (Stone Bridge Press)
  • Princess Jellyfish, vols. 1–3 by Akiko Higashimura, translated by Sarah Alys Lindholm (Kodansha)
  • Wandering Island, vol. 1, by Kenji Tsuruta, translated by Dana Lewis (Dark Horse)


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