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Kyoto International Manga Anime Award 2020 Manga Contest| Contest - ART street by MediBang

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What is Kyoto International Manga Anime Award?

Kyoto International Manga Anime Award is an international competition for aspiring creators and manga artists,

who want to make their professional debut through Kyoto.

The theme for the manga is anything you want. Please submit your best manga!

Past winners are successfully working in the industry!

2019|銀輔(YingFu)

"Aku Yume Shonen" "Ouryo Kishi" is being serialized in "Monthly Shonen" by Tongli Publishing (Taiwan).

2018|薫(Hsun)

The 2018 Grand Prize work "She and He" is serialized on Jump + (Shueisha / Japan)

2017|常勝(Jōshō)

In 2019, the serialization of "Kyumeijin-Tokinowa" ended and is now being sold in volumes published by Tongli Publishing (Taiwan).

2016|nyaroro

"Wake Ari Yakushi no Mankakucho" is serialized in "P Fantapy Monthly" by Square Enix (Japan). In February 2020, they are selling it in volumes. The Grand Prize 2016 "Debug-Notebook User Manual-" has a stage adaptation and will be performed in 2021.

2015|ANTENNA牛魚

Made their serialization debut in Shogakukan (Japan) magazine "Hibana".

The winners will be invited to Kyoto, Japan!

The results will be announced on this page at the beginning of September and the award ceremony will be held in Kyoto.

The round-trip transportation expenses and accommodation fees (for one person per prize) will be taken care of by the organizer! They will also make arrangements for an interpreter.

(There is a possibility that the event may be canceled or held online due to the new coronavirus. The details about that will be updated frequently.) eventPhoto

Your shortcut to a professional debut!

【For the winners】

The prize-winning works of the "Kyoto International Manga Anime Award Manga Contest" will be recommended to all participating editorial departments in the Manga Business Trip Editorial Department. You might get an offer from a successful editor!

【Other options besides winning!? 】Introducing the Illustration Scouting System!

About 60 manga editors will participate in the Manga Business Trip Editorial Department. If an artwork catches their eyes, and they want to offer a job to the artist, they can do that through MediBang. Even if you don't win, you might receive an individual job offer!

(There is a possibility that the event may be canceled or held online due to the new coronavirus. The details about that will be updated frequently.)

Special Review!

Judge

Third Comic Department Producer and General Manager of Big Comics at Shogakukan

Tomofumi Aritо̄

Tomofumi worked on various magazines such as Weekly Shōnen Sunday, Big Comic Spirits, Big Comic Original, and Big Comic Superior.
He was in charge of a great number of works which include “Kaze no Daichi”, “Rumic Theater”, “Yoiko”, “Yattarо̄ Jan!!”, “Shippudotо̄”, “Aozora”, “Touch”, and “Urusei Yatsura”. He worked as the editor in chief for the editorial department of Big Comic Superior and is now in charge of the secretariat for the Shogakukan Manga Award. He is also currently in charge of “Nietzsche Ga Kyoto Ni Yattekite 17 Sai No Watashi ni Tetsugaku No Koto Oshietekureta” and “Infinity 8” as the editor of Moba Man on Shogakukan’s e-Comic Store.

Judge

Shueisha Shonen Jump editor, Shonen Jump+ person in charge

Shihei Rin

He entered Shueisha in 2006. He belongs to the editorial department of Weekly Shonen Jump.
Currently in charge of "SPYxFAMILY", "Chainsaw Man", "HEART GEAR", and "Moonland". Works he released in the past are "Blue Exorcist", "Kono Oto Tomare! Sounds of Life", "Fire punch", "Kemono Jihen", "Left-handed Ellen", "Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku", "Kakko Kawaii Sengen!", and many others.

Judge

Editor in Chief of LINE MANGA

Takashi Nakano

Takashi was the editor in chief for the first editions of YOUNG GANGAN and BIG GANGAN seinen magazines when he worked for Square Enix Co., Ltd.
He began working for the LINE Corporation in January of 2017 and currently produces original works as the editor in chief of the editorial department for LINE MANGA.

Enter in 4 easy steps

  • 1Draw a illustration

  • 2Check the box next to the banner

    Required!

  • 3Submit the participant form

    Required!

  • 4Submit to ART street

    Submit

Users outside of Japan can use MediBang translation

  • 1Submit manga

  • 2MediBang translates

  • 3Judging commences

*Limited to English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional).

Submission Details

Entry Period
June 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020 17:00 * Japan time
Entry Format
・JPG, PNG, PSD, MDP(File size: Under 30MB)
・No designated page order (pages can be ordered from right to left, left to right, or even top to bottom)
・Color / Black and white are also welcome.
・No limit on the number of pages (The recommendation is between 16 to 45 pages)
・The acceptable languages are Japanese, English, Spanish, and Chinese (Simplified & Traditional).
・It must be an original manga
・The genre is not specified
Entry Conditions・Please Note
・ Entries must be an original work where the applicant has the copyrights. You may not enter works that have been published in a commercial magazine or an app (both Japanese and International), won awards in a competition in Japan including new artist awards, or currently participating in a competition. You may submit works that you have already posted on an art website, social media, etc.
・Both professionals and amateurs can apply for the contest. (However, it is limited to those who are not currently serialized in a commercial magazine)
・Derivative works are not allowed.
・Various parts of the prize-winning works (such as the title, pen name, part or all of the work, etc.) may be used as necessary by the organizer for free and without compensation for purposes such as announcing the results of the contest, printed materials, and use on the homepage in order to publicize and record the project.
・Entrants should keep the original file until the results are announced.
・The rights of the work submitted for the prize belong to the entrant, however each editorial department may contact the entrant through the organizer for magazine publication.
・The prize may be revoked if we discover that an entry condition was not fulfilled prior to the completion of the judging.
・After the entry period has ended, you may receive a notification from info-contests@medibang.com to the email address registered in your MediBang account. If you do not reply within the reply deadline, your work may be excluded. Check your email and email settings. You can check your registered email address here.
・Works that are submitted to the contest will be posted for free and without compensation on the website managed by Kyoto Government and MediBang, Inc., social networking services/sites, catalogs, etc., for purposes such as contest promotion, advertising, announcing the results, etc.
・At the award ceremony, photos of the winners will be taken. Please note that those photos may be posted on websites and social media managed by the city of Kyoto and MediBang Inc.
How to Enter
【Try to enter the contest from from this page】
1.Register or log-in ART street.
2.Click "enter" at the bottom of this page.
3. Select a file format, and upload your manga.
4. Change settings for "Age restrictions" "Details" "Cover and Pages" etc.
5. Check the banner "Kyoto International Manga Anime Award 2020 Manga Contest" under "Participate in the contest"
6. It will take you to the entry form. Please fill it in.
7. Click "Publish to ART street".

【Try to use artwork been already submitted to ART street】
1.Select "manga" from "Your submissions"
2.Choose the submission and press "Details"
3.Add "Kyoto International Manga Anime Award 2020 Manga Contest" banner from "Apply for a Contest"
4. It will take you to the entry form. Please fill it in.
5. Click "Publish to ART street".

【Enter from MediBang Paint】
1. Search for "Kyoto International Manga Anime Award 2020 Manga Contest" under "Contest" or "Apply for a Contest".
2. Click "Yes" when the message "This contest cannot be entered from the app" appears.
3. Select a file format, and upload your manga.
4. Change settings for "Age restrictions" "Details" "Cover and Pages" etc.
5. Check the banner "Kyoto International Manga Anime Award 2020 Manga Contest" under "Participate in the contest"
6. It will take you to the questions. Please fill it in.
7. Click "Publish to ART street".
Prize
・Grand Prize Award (1 artwork)(for the best content among all entries in the manga, illustration and animation categories): 100,000 yen + Invitation to the award ceremony
・ Excellence Award (1 artwork): 50,000 yen + Invitation to the award ceremony
・ Runner-up Award (1 artwork): 30,000 yen + Invitation to the award ceremony
・ Finalist (3 artwork): 10,000 yen + Invitation to the award ceremony
・ Special Jury Award (1 artwork): 10,000 yen + Invitation to the award ceremony
The winners will be presented to the companies that will be exhibiting in the "Manga Business Trip Editorial Department" organized by Kyoto city, which is scheduled after September.
* Interpreters will be present to assist the winners
(There is a possibility that the event may be canceled or held online due to the new coronavirus. The details about that will be updated frequently.)
How to Claim the Prize
Prize money will be credited to your Medibang account you applied with. To receive the prize money, you need to register a PayPal account or your bank account information. (The transfer fee is borne by the winner.)
Attention!
By entering in this contest, you are agreeing to the Entry Terms , so be sure to read the full text. In addition, about the entered illustration/s, PLEASE NOTE that after the contest recruitment period is over, except for the addition of tags, it can not be edited or deleted.

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