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Welcome to The MangaHelpers Manga Awards, an awards competition where you, the fans, nominate and decide what is the best of the best in the Manga world.General Rules
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- This year the event is made up by two separate groups.
- Best Manga of All Time and Best Manga of 2012.
- Each group and its categories will have separate nomination periods, each period the amount of 10 days. After those 20 days, the voting process will begin for all the categories.
- Nominations for Best Manga of All Time will not have any restrictions, while Best of 2012 nominees will qualify only if they began serialization since or after 2009. Also the nominations for 2012 will have to be based on their content published in 2012.
- The nomination process is where all the members of this site come together an appoint nominees for the different categories.
- Submit a nomination for the different award categories by posting in their respective thread and by explaining why said series/character/event deserves to be a nominee for that award category.
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Last edited by Miyagi; March 28, 2013 at 11:38 AM.
After 2009? So, that's 2010-Present?
Don't forget that you can submit 3 nominations at most...
Guys, please don't forget to add hyperlink of your nominations to Mangahelpers' Mangadatabase or MangaUpdates for easier overview. Thank you.
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So on a more general note...
How do you guys fight the new setup for the Awards...are there any pros or contras...we always take every criticism and observation into account to make this event suitable
For now, I nominate One Piece for Best Manga of All Time, of course.
There seems to have been some confusion guys, this is not a nomination thread, only discussion.
Hoho why didnt you said it sooner
In little over 12 hours, the threads will be closed, and we will launch the next phase of the awards!
Please keep in mind, that the next phase is only for content released in 2012. So if someone would like to nominate a plot twist, that plot twist should've happened in 2012.
There's also another requirement...the titles that can be nominated are limited to the ones that started publishing at least in 2009. So only 2009 - present day manga are allowed.
Just to be sure about a few things. I imagine that 2009 is the publish date in japan not the date the scanlation started. But does it correspond to the first prepublication chapter or the first volume ? For example Kuroko no basket first chapter was jump 2009 issue 2 which was probably out in december 2008, its first volume was in april 2009 so does it apply or not ?
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Also wouldn't it be better that the best manga is renamed into best comic so as to include manhwa too ?