Amazon Comics Award: J-Pop’s The Promised Neverland triumphs, third place for Demon Slayer

The promised Neverland by Kaiu Shirai won the first edition ofAmazon Comics Award, the competition that emerged in 2020 from the collaboration between Amazon Italy and Lucca Comics & Games. J-Pop Manga, Editor of the comic, celebrated the top position with a post on social channels and thanked the fans for their support.

The winner was determined through a public vote, with participation restricted to Amazon Italy customers only. Below you can read the list of comic book candidates.

  • anesthesia, Ugly comics
  • the Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman
  • The Promised Neverland, Kaiu Shirai
  • The stories of the secret, Lyon Gamer
  • Killing stalkingKoogi
  • Tex. Dakotas, Gianluigi Bonelli and Giovanni Tucci
  • Dragon Ball Super, Akira Toriyama and Toyotaro
  • Japanese notebooksIgort
  • Sapiens. The cognitive revolution, Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Hobbit. Sketches and sketchesAlan Lee
  • Skeletons, Zerocalcare
  • In dangerous India, Alain Ayroles
  • Jimi Hendrix, Matteo Guarnaccia
  • Everything will be fineLeo Ortolani
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Koyoharu Gotouge

The Promised Neverland therefore took first place, while Skeletons by Zerocalcare (BAO Publishing) and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba by Koyoharu Gotouge (Edizioni Star Comics) completed the podium.

What do you think about it? Do you agree with the top 3? Let us know with a comment! If you're looking for new comics, we recommend checking out the November releases of J-Pop Manga and the recent Lucca Changes 2020 announcements.


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