Kadokawa Publishing has announced the names of the two winners of the Next Manga Awards 2021, the latest edition of the prestigious awards for the best manga series of the past year. The winning works were selected directly by the fanswho voted on two official websites, one for Japanese and one for Western readers.

For the 2021 edition, Kadokawa has listed fifty physical manga and fifty web manga, which opens votes for the first time outside of Japan. To be eligible, works had to have fewer than 5 volumes published and each fan could express a maximum of three preferences. You can watch the top 10 final below.

Top 10 Best Manga TV Shows (Print)

  1. Oshi no Ko
  2. Uma Musume: Cinderella Gray
  3. Sousou no Friren
  4. Onna no I'm not a hoshi
  5. Shangri-La border
  6. The elusive samurai
  7. Kubo doesn't let me be invisible
  8. Blue box
  9. SAKAMOTO DAYS
  10. Who: About the movement of the earth

Top 10 best manga series (digital)

  1. Monster # 8
  2. Danadan
  3. Senpai wa Otokonoko
  4. My Lvl999 love for Yamada-kun
  5. Urabaito Touboukinshi
  6. Hyperinflation
  7. Ibitte Konai Gibo after Gishi
  8. I was reborn as the 7th prince so I can take my time to perfect my magical skills
  9. Gaming lady
  10. Ninja versus Yakuza

As for the top 10 printed manga, the young author Aka Akasaka has taken another satisfaction, after winning 2017 with Kaguya-sama: Love is War. Instead, the absences of Four knights of the apocalypse, new work from the author of The Seven Deadly Sins, e Boy's abyss, the drama by Ryo Minenami, which is also very popular in the west.

For web manga, the usual monster # 8 has triumphed, with over 4 million copies already in circulation, and one of the most widely read mangas by Japanese students. Among other things, the excellent one stands out Danadan, recently available on MangaPlus, and the funny comedy Senpai wa Otokonoko from Pamu.

And what do you think? Do you read one of the works in the ranking? As always, let us know by leaving a comment in the box below!

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