NEXT MANGA AWARDS
NEXT MANGA AWARDS
Your vote decides the “NEXT MANGA AWARDS” for Print & Web Manga!

Now selecting final nominees!

Voting starts on June 21st (Fri) 11:00 JST.

About the
“NEXT MANGA AWARDS”
The NEXT MANGA AWARDS was established in 2014 by KADOKAWA Group as a Japanese manga award based on fan votes and nominations.

Users submit up-and-coming manga they feel have the potential to become the next big hits, and the most popular titles will be selected as award nominees.
Winners are then determined based on votes from manga fans from all over the world.

Submission
Criteria

Note: Previous NEXT MANGA AWARDS winners (TOP3) are not eligible for nomination.

Print Manga category
  • Titles currently primarily serialized in a Japanese print magazine as of May 9th, 2024.
  • The title should either (1) have no more than five print volumes released in Japan, or (2) have started serialization after January 1st, 2023.
  • All genres accepted, excluding R-rated (18+) titles.
Web Manga category
  • Titles currently primarily serialized on a Japanese web platform as of May 9th, 2024.
  • If the title has already been published in Japan, it must either (1) have no more than five volumes released, or (2) have started serialization after January 1st, 2023.
  • Original works of all genres accepted, excluding R-rated (18+) titles. Derivative works are not eligible.

Now selecting final nominees!

Voting starts on June 21st (Fri) 11:00 JST.

Schedule

Submit nominees

May 9th (Thu) 11:00~May 23rd (Thu) 11:00 (JST)

Select final nomineesNOW!

May 23rd (Thu) 11:00~June 21st (Fri) 11:00 (JST)

Voting period

June 21st (Fri) 11:00~July 8th (Mon) 11:00 (JST)

Vote counting

July 8th (Mon) 11:00~August 28th (Wed) 11:00 (JST)

Winners Announcement

August 28th (Wed)*

*Subject to change.