I’ve Received the International Manga Award!


On April 12th I received the International Manga Award for Dolltopia! It was at a small ceremony and dinner with Deputy Consul General Yasuhisa Kawamura and Consul Masakazu Kigure. What a great experience! It was so interesting to spend time with diplomats and share our thoughts on manga being a worldwide culture, we also discussed how artists can help with the current crisis in Japan. It was wonderful and I feel incredibly honored. Photo above by Matt Loux.


The Bronze International Manga Award is a gorgeous certificate and a very cute word balloon pin that says “manga”. ^_^