To be a part of the ever-expanding Japanese manga industry and getting your name associated with this world, Join the 15th Japan International Manga Award contest to kickstart your career in the manga industry.
15th Japan International Manga Award 2021
This contest has been live for decades. As such, this year they will accept entries from students under the manga/cartoon/ illustration category from artists across the world. You can win many participation prizes including cash rewards, software, tablets, accessories, and much more!
Today, you can participate in this festival and be a part of one of the biggest manga and graphic novels contests for international emerging artists. The event takes place annually, (around summer) and has so far attracted thousands of participants, from around the world.
Last years GOLD winner
The application period is from April 7th, 2021 to July 8th, 2021. According to their official website:
|Purpose:||To spread MANGA culture overseas and promote international cultural exchanges through MANGA.|
Award categories :
|The Gold Award: Best MANGA work|
|Silver Award: 3 excellent work|
|Bronze Award: 11 eleven work|
|The Gold Award and the Silver Award winners will be invited to Japan approximately for 10 days on the occasion of the award ceremony as an extra prize (The Bronze Award winners are not entitled).|
About the event
The International MANGA Award was founded by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2007 for the purpose of expanding international exchange and mutual understanding through MANGA culture which is widely accepted around the world.