I'm not a big fan of the series because of it's unorthodox representation of shonen which I'm not used too but to know that it's been chosen as the Best Japanese Anime by the largest Anime Publisher in France is a big deal! I'd still pick Naruto over Fairy Tail if you'll ask me but yeah, I'll give the series big round of applause for a great work for a good entertainment that show had offered. For sure, Hiro Mashima is happy for the warm welcome the French has made for the series.
On a side note a couple of good titles bagged some awards too.
- Beelzebub - Best Manga Series Award
- Secret World of Arriety - Best Animated Film Award
- One Piece - Best Classic Manga Series, Best Classic Boys Manga Awards
- Madoka Magica - Best "Hope" Anime Award
Congratulations to all of the awardees!