Mangoulême 2011

It doesn’t feel like there are as many Japanese titles nominated as usual in the various categories for the upcoming Festival International de la Bande Dessinée in Angoulême, but it’s always worth a look:

Sélection Officielle:

  • Pluto, by Naoki Urasawa, inspired by Osamu Tezuka, published by Kana
  • La Chenille, by Suehiro Mauro and Edogawa Rampo, published by Le Lezard Noir
  • Sélection Patrimoine:

  • Sabu & Ichi, by Shotaro Ishinomori, published by Kana
  • La fille du bureau de tabac et autres nouvelles, by Masahiko Matsumoto, published by Cambourakis
  • Ashita no Joe, by Asao Takamori and Tetsuya Chiba, published by Glénat
  • Sélection Jeunesse:

  • Naruto, by Masashi Kishimoto, published by Kana
  • Détective Conan, by Gosho Aoyama, published by Kana
  • (Links courtesy of The Comics Reporter, found via Deb Aoki, who just posted her own Best Manga of 2010 list.)

    4 Responses to Mangoulême 2011

    1. Rij says:

      So many great looking comics! Why can’t learning langauges be easier?

      You missed Detective Conan in the youth category.

    2. JTabon says:

      Is Edogawa Rampo as big a deal to mystery readers internationally as he is in Japan? Cause if so it’s a damn shame his work in English all seems to be out of print.😦

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