Gerry Alanguilan's ELMER has been nominated by Association des Critiques et des journalistes de Bande Dessinée (ACBD), a French association of comics, critics and journalists, under the Asia-CALL category. "Award Asia-CALL distinguishes a work of comic Asian adapted into French during the last season. Comics from the Asian continent are an increasingly important place in contemporary culture."
The winners will be announced at at the Japan Expo Awards Ceremony, Thursday, June 30, 2011.
Here's the complete list of nominees:
Elmer, Gerry Alanguilan
Kamui Den, Sanpei Shirato
The Kanto Plain, Kazuo Kamimura
The Voyage of Ryu, Shotaro Ishinomori
Vinland Saga, Makoto Yukimura
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