On the awards official website Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Taishou It has been reported that the manga was written and illustrated by Norio Sakurai, Boku no Kokoro no Yabai Yatsu, won in the "Web Manga" category. It should be noted that this event rewards publications that “could be very successful in the future".
Sakurai responded to the award: "It is an honor to receive this amazing award. I want to thank not just the voters, but everyone who was involved in this series. Since the aim is to prove the vulnerability of the hero and mine, it's really embarrassing that so many people read it. But please keep watching how the protagonist grows up and what the interactions between the two characters look like.".
For his part, Sakurai began posting the manga on the website Manga Cross from the publisher Akita Shoten in March 2018. The publisher published the second compilation volume in September 2019 and the third on June 8th.
Boku no Kokoro no Yabai Yatsu synopsis
A dark thriller that focuses on "the dark side of youth". The story revolves around Kyoutarou Ichikawa, a person at the end of their school's popularity who tries to limit the murderous impulse that constantly haunts his soul.
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