Disappearance Diary (Japanese: 失踪日記 Hepburn: Shissō Nikki) is a manga by Hideo Azuma and published by East Press in Japan in March 2005. The manga is a somewhat-fictionalized autobiography of part of the author's life and of his alcohol dependency problems. It has received multiple awards inside and outside Japan. In addition to being published in Japan, this book has been licensed and published in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian and Polish.
Cover of English language adaptation.
|Genre||Slice of life story|
|Written by||Hideo Azuma|
|Published by||East Press|
- 2005: Grand Prize, Manga Division, 9th Japan Media Arts Awards
- 2006: Grand Prize, Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize
- 2008: Selection, Angoulême International Comics Festival
- 2009: Nominee, Ignatz Award, Outstanding Graphic Novel, Small Press Expo
- "9th Japanese Media Arts Festival Winners". Anime News Network. 2005-12-22. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
- "Tezuka Cultural Award Winners". Anime News Network. 2006-05-11. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
- "OFFICIAL SELECTION 2008". Angoulême International Comics Festival. Archived from the original on 2008-11-20. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
- "Ignatz Awards". Small Press Expo. Archived from the original on 2009-08-31. Retrieved 2009-09-30.
- Aoki, Deb. "2008 Best New Manga". About.com. Retrieved 2009-08-20.