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    Best Seinen of 2012

    Welcome to the nomination phase of
    Best Seinen of 2012

    This thread if for this specific category only, for discussion regarding other categories and general discussion about the Awards, please visit the MH Manga Awards 2012 Discussion Thread.

    Nomination Rules
    • Please remember, that you may nominate maximum three title for this award. However during the nomination phase, you can always change your nomination. You can change your nomination twice.
    • For the nomination phase to run smoothly and to avoid situations where nominations weren't counted by accident, please state your nomination clearly. It is preferable to highlight the nominated title with bolded text and color. Example of nomination format:
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      I nominate <insert title> for <insert category>
    • Please explain briefly the reason for your nomination.
    • In the Best of 2012 categories, a 3 years restriction rule applies. Any manga created before 2009 are NOT eligible to be nominated.
    • Please also include a link to the series page in the MangaHelpers Database or at Manga Updates (MU) for easier overview of the series.
    • For more information about how the Awards work, please check the opening post of the thread linked above.


    Enjoy the Awards and thanks for understanding!

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I nominate Spirit Circle, I would have nominate Mizukami other title Sengoku Youko to but it started in 2008 :-(

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    Indeed, One Punch Man of course.

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I support Onepunch-Man and nominate I Am a Hero.

    Onepunch-Man is funny, has great art, and makes great use of its webcomic medium.

    I Am a Hero breathes life into the zombie genre with a masterfully characterized main character.

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I nominate Vinland Saga

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by jakensama View Post
    I nominate Vinland Saga
    Sorry, but Vinland Saga was serialized in 2005, ergo ineligible to be nominated.




    My nomination goes to I Am A Hero - A "time bomb" manga, while the plot is relatively slowly unfolded, I couldn't stop reading it until I caught up. Also, this manga won Taisho and Shogakukan awards, so more or less that this manga is giving excellent thrills. I love Hanazawa Kengo.

    Onepunch-Man - Yuusuke Murata is great, when I discovered this for the first time, I didn't know Murata is the one who draws it. Plot-wise, it's funny and entertaining, while art-wise, it's sublime, since Murata employs modern devices to enhance the drawing.

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I nominate Paperakyu.

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I support One-punchman and nominate Green Blood

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I Nominate Terra Formars

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I support Onepunch-Man too and would nominate Yokokuhan

    Both works surprised me on their own and caught me. The first was recommended to me the latter I stumbled upon on my own, and would definitely recommend it as well if you are into hacking, cyber crime and similar topics.

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    I support I am A Hero and nominate Tokyo Kushu (Tokyo Ghoul). There aren't that many chapters out there but I highly enjoy the art and the story. The conflict the main character goes through right from the beginning is fascinating and the art makes it even more... gruesome in a good way.

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    Re: Best Seinen of 2012

    Winner Announcement
    MangaHelpers Manga Awards 2012

    Best Seinen 2012

    The voting period of MH's Manga Awards 2012 has ended and the winner is ready! The crown this year goes to...

    Onepunch Man


    Thank you very much to all members who has helped to make this event merry. Complete list of winners can be seen here. The info thread for this event is now open for comments and suggestions. If you have any ideas on how to improve this event the next time we do it, please post it here.

    See you next year!

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