The last manga author to win the Grand Prix was Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo in 2015.
This lifetime achievement award also means she gets to be the marshal of the 2020 event, so look forward to a Rumiko Takahashi exhibit next year.
Takahashi was up against two other comics greats, Chris Ware and Emmanuel Guibert, so the victory is no small feat.
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