The tsugi or Kuru Manga Taisho, also known as Next Manga Award, is an annual prize presented by the Da Vinci magazine of the Kadokawa publisher in collaboration with Japanese Niconic service. The award is divided into two categories: one for printed sleeves and another for serialized sleeves digitally. For a work to be eligible, it must have less than five volumes collector published before their nomination, and the final decision is left to the vote of the fans. In the end, this event rewards the most promising new manga works of the year.
Results - Printed Sleeves
- 10. Chi.: Chikyuu No Undou or Tsuite (About The Movement of the Earth), from Uoto.
- 9. Sakamoto Days, Yuuto Suzuki.
- 8. Ao No Hako (Blue Box), from Kouji Miura.
- 7. KUBO-SAN WA MOB WO Yurusanai (Kubo Won't Let me be invisible), from Nene Yukimori.
- 6. Nige Jouzu No Wakagimi (The Elusive Samurai), by Yuusei Matsui.
- 5. Shangri-La Frontier: Kusoge Hunter, Kamige or Idoman to Su, Katarina and Ryousuke Fuji.
- 4. Onna No Sono No Hoshi (The Star of Girls' Garden), Yama Wayama.
- 3. SOUSOU DO NOT FRIEN (FRIEN: BEYOND JOURNEY'S END), Kanehito Yamada and Tsukasa Abe.
- 2. Uma Musume Cinderella Gray, from Taiyou Kuzumi.
- 1. Oshi No Ko (My Star), Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari.
Results - Digital Sleeves
- 10. Ninja to Gokudou, from Shinsuke Kondou.
- 9. Gaming Eyeusama, Dai @ Nani and Masao Yoshio.
- 8. Tensei Shitara Dainana Ouji Datta Node, Kimama Ni Majutsu Wo Kiwamemasu (I Was Reincarnated As The 7th Prince So I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability), from Kenkyo Na Circle and Yousuke Kokuzawa.
- 7. IBITTE KONAI GIBO TO GISHI (My Stepmother and Stepsisters Do Not Pick On Me), from Otsuji.
- 6. Hyper Inflation, from Kyu Sumiyoshi.
- 5. Ura Baito: Toubou Kinshi (Back Part-Time Job: Do not escape), from Shutarou Taguchi.
- 4. Yamada-kun to lv999 No Koi Wo Suru (My Lv999 Love for Yamada-kun), from Mashiro.
- 3. SENPAI WA OTOKONOKO (SENPAI IS A MAN), POM.
- 2. DANDADAN, YUKINOBU TATSU.
- 1. Kaijuu 8-GOU (Monster No. 8), from Naoya Matsumoto.
Source: Comic Natalie / Tsugi Ni Kuru Manga Taishou 2021