The Kodansha manga award is one of the most prestigious awards in all of manga, and the well-known manga publisher has announced the nominees for this year, which are divided into the Shounen, Shoujo, and General categories. Here are the nominees, as announced by the official Kodansha website:

BEST SHOUNEN MANGA

Seraph of the End
Story: Takaya Kagami  Art: Yamato Yamamoto

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DAYS
Story and Art: Tsuyoshi Yasuda

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Noragami
Story and Art: Adachitoka

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My Hero Academia
Story and Art: Kouhei Horikoshi

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BEST SHOUJO MANGA

Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai
Story and Art: Makino

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Say “I love you”.
Story and Art: Kanae Hazuki

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Nijiiro Days
Story and art: Minami Mizuno

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First Love Monster
Story and Art: Akira Hiyoshimaru

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Kiss Him, Not Me
Story and Art: Junko

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BEST GENERAL MANGA

Ajin – Demi-Human
Story and art: Gamon Sakurai

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Kounodori
Story and Art: Yuu Suzunoki

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Golden Kamui
Story and Art: Satoru Noda

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Tokyo Tarareba Musume
Story and Art: Akiko Higashimura

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ERASED
Story and Art: Kei Sanbe

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For last year’s awards, Nakaba Suzuki’s The Seven Deadly Sins and Wataru Watanabe’s Yowamushi Pedal manga won the Best Shounen Manga award, Tsunami Umino’s Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu manga won the Best Shoujo Manga award, and Tsutomu Nihei’s Knights of Sidonia manga won the Best General Manga award. The winners of the Kodansha Manga Awards will be declared on May 12, 2016.

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