I am sorry I am spamming journals lately!
;;___;; tears of happiness guys. SOBSOB
Yesterday someone wrote me a message on tumblr, saying 'congrats on 2nd place!'. confused, I inquired what this was about and then I found out this...-> youtu.be/EhQG5gGryyA
Notice the titles displayed in the background.
to which I contributed the story 'king thrushbeard', won 1st place for Best National Manga, in the Animania Awards 2012.
And not only that, runner up was...Lost and Found. my own. my ...first...this one!
I... this is like double-christmas. I am truly flabbergasted and I don't know what to say, except that this means a lot to me. /_\ I knew Tokyopop did a great job on their part. graphic design, marketing, sales.... But this is a reader-voting system, and me, who is absolutely NOT active in the German Manga community managed to be up there. It's pretty crazy.
So: Ganz ganz lieben Dank an alle meine Deutschen Fans/Leser. das bedeutet mir die Welt, ganz ehrlich! /tearsofjoy