|The Fourth International MANGA Awards
Guidelines for Applicants
To promote MANGA overseas.
Conditions of Entry
The MANGA works (24 or more pages) must be produced in countries outside Japan. Both published and unpublished works are eligible except works which have previously received Manga Awards.
The MANGA works must have been produced within the past three years.
As a rule, the works must be submitted in printed form.
Overseas publishing companies are permitted to apply for the Fourth International
MANGA Award only if they confirm that their MANGA artists consent to their
works being submitted.
How to Apply
31 May 2010 (entries must arrive by 31 May)
Applications should be sent to either i) or ii) below.
The Fourth International MANGA Award Executive Committee,
Tokyo Toranomon Building 1F, Toranomon 1-1-18, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001
ii) Japanese Embassies or Consulates General (See the website for addresses.)
Two copies of the works must be submitted. (Additional copies may be requested for works which win the award.)
Please ensure the entry form, filled in either in English or Japanese, is attached to the works.
Return of Works
The submitted works will not be returned to applicants. Therefore, if works have not yet been published, the original should be retained by the artist. We reserve the right to donate submitted works to public organisations.
The Fourth International MANGA Award Evaluation Committee is in charge of the selection procedure.
(1) The Gold Award of the Fourth International MANGA Award will be given to the best MANGA and approximately three works of merit will receive the Silver Award. Winners of the Gold Award and the Siler Awards will receive a cup and a diploma. Winners of the Bronze Awards and the Special Awards will receive a diploma and a gift.
(2) As a supplementary prize, winners (except for those receiving Bronze Awards) will be invited to Japan for around 10 days for the award ceremony.
7. Award Ceremony
The award ceremony will be held in Tokyo in January 2011. (END)