Call for Entries to 5th Annual Manga Kingdom Totto

Tottori Prefecture

2016/5/19 14:01

The government of Tottori Prefecture, which has produced many manga artists including Shigeru Mizuki, Jiro Taniguchi and Gosho Aoyama, is calling for the submission of cartoon works that convey messages to the world that "Manga Kingdom Tottori exists here" in Japan, the birthplace of comic art.

TOTTORI, Japan, May 19, 2016 /Kyodo JBN/ --

Tottori Prefectural Government

Call for Entries to 5th Annual Manga Kingdom Tottori

International Comic Art Contest

The government of Tottori Prefecture, which has produced many manga artists including Shigeru Mizuki, Jiro Taniguchi and Gosho Aoyama, is calling for the submission of cartoon works that convey messages to the world that "Manga Kingdom Tottori exists here" in Japan, the birthplace of comic art. Prizewinners will be invited to visit Tottori Prefecture for an award ceremony. The prefecture also plans to publish a collection of prizewinning works.

For further information, please visit the following website:

    http://www.pref.tottori.lg.jp/246798.htm

Theme

   "Heroes and Heroines"

1. Entry Categories

   Works will be accepted under the following three categories:

    (a) 1-frame manga

    (b) 4-frame manga

    (c) Manga story (4 to 36 pages)

An artist may submit works in multiple categories. Co-produced works are acceptable. Entries must be original works that have not been previously published or released in public. Works posted in fan magazines are acceptable.

2. Eligibility

Artists of all ages and nationalities may submit their works regardless of  whether they are professional or amateur cartoonists.

3. Submission Deadline

Submissions must arrive by August 31, 2016.

4. Prizes

(a) Grand Prize: Certificate and cash prize (500,000 yen) for one work

(b) Excellence Prize: Certificate and cash prize (100,000 yen) for two works each

(c) Special Jury Prize: Certificate and cash prize (50,000 yen) for about three works each

(d) U-15 Prize (for artists aged 15 and under): Certificate and commemorative gift (worth 30,000 yen) for about three works each

5. Announcement of Prizewinners and Award Ceremony

(a) Announcement of Prizewinners:  Around December 2016

(b) Award Ceremony: To be held around February 2017 in Tottori Prefecture. All winners will receive invitations to visit Tottori Prefecture for the award ceremony.

Source: Tottori Prefectural Government

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