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February 22, 2010


Your 2010 Japan Expo Nominees

This may have been the year where more people than ever admitted that Japan Expo has become the most important event in Europe for manga publishers. These nominees for the prizes to be given out in July at the Expo were announced at a regional event leading up to the big one, and I suppose gives one a snapshot of what translated French-language manga enjoys traction in that marketplace.

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Best Shônen
* Black Butler -- Kana
* Bleach -- Glénat
* Darren Shan -- Pika Édition
* D-Gray.Man -- Glénat
* Hyde & Closer -- Delcourt/Akata
* Letter Bee -- Kana
* Mirai Nikkiv -- Sakka
* Soul Eater -- Kurokawa

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Best Shôjo
* Arakure Princesse Yakuza -- 12 BIS
* Koko Debut -- Panini Manga
* Le Sablier -- Kana
* Ma Petite Maitresse -- Soleil Manga
* Otaku Girls -- Doki-Doki
* Private Prince -- Asuka
* RG Veda -- Éditions Tonkam
* Skip Beat! -- Sakka

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Best Seinen
* Biomega -- Glénat
* Doubt -- Ki-oon
* Ikigami -- Asuka
* Je ne suis pas mort -- Delcourt/Akata
* Mushishi -- Kana
* Sky Hawk -- Sakka
* Vagabond -- Éditions Tonkam
* Vinland Saga -- Kurokawa

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Best Book
* Code Geass, Lelouch of the Rebellion (Tome 1) -- Éditions Tonkam
* Cyborg 009 (Tome 1) -- Glénat
* Dragon Ball (Perfect Edition) -- Glénat
* Heaven's Door -- Glénat
* L'histoire des 3 Adolf (Édition Deluxe) -- Éditions Tonkam
* L'incident de Sakai et autres récits guerriers -- Delcourt/Akata
* RG Veda (Édition Deluxe) -- Éditions Tonkam
* X Day (Édition Deluxe) -- Asuka

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