Kodansha announced on Thursday that it has awarded Attack on Titan manga creator Hajime Isayama in its third Noma Publishing Culture Awards. The award honors those who have made excellent contributions to publishing, particularly to “reinventing publishing.”
Isayama won the award due to the global impact of his Attack on Titan manga and its story. Attack on Titan‘s cumulative circulation exceeds 100 million copies.
Hajime Isayama launched the original Attack on Titan manga in Kodansha‘s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in 2009, and ended the series on April 9. The manga’s 34th and final volume shipped on June 9. Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English digitally and in print, and released the 34th volume on October 19.
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