Manga Taishō
Awarded for Manga awards
Country Japan
First awarded 2008
Currently held by Yuki Suetsugu, for Chihayafuru
Official website

The Manga Taishō (マンガ大賞?) is an annual Japanese manga award.

First iteration

In the inaugural edition of the award in 2008, twelve manga were nominated[1] and the winner was Gaku, by Shinichi Ishizuka.[2]

2nd iteration

In the second edition in 2009 there were ten manga nominated[3] and the winner was Chihayafuru, by Yuki Suetsugu.[4]

3rd iteration

In the third edition in 2010 there are ten manga nominated[5] and the winner was Thermae Romae, by Mari Yamazaki.[6]


  1. "12 Titles Nominated for 1st Ever Manga Taisho Awards (Updated)". Anime News Network. January 23, 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  2. "Shinichi Ishizuka Wins First Ever Manga Taisho for Gaku". Anime News Network. March 31, 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  3. "10 Titles Nominated for 2nd Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 18, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  4. "Yuki Suetsugu's Chihayafuru Wins 2nd Manga Taisho Award". Anime News Network. March 26, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  5. "10 Titles Nominated for 3rd Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-13. 
  6. "Mari Yamazaki's Thermae Romae Wins Manga Taisho Award (Updated)". Anime News Network. March 17, 2010. Retrieved 2010-9-30.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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