| The Ninth International MANGA Award
Guidelines for Application
To Spread MANGA culture overseas and promote international cultural exchange through MANGA.
The Gold Award of the Ninth International MANGA Award will be conferred upon the best MANGA work and the Silver Award will be granted to the next three excellent works.
The Gold Award and the Silver Award winners will be invited to Japan on the occasion of the award ceremony for around 10 days as complementary prize.
Conditions of Entry
The MANGA works (24 or more pages) must have been produced outside Japan. The works which have received the past International Manga Awards are excluded.
Both published and unpublished works are eligible, but the MANGA works should have been produced within three years proceeding the date of application(2012-2015).
The works must be submitted in printed form (In certain instances, submission of data may be required later on.).
Publishing companies overseas can also apply for the Ninth International MANGA Award only after confirmation that their MANGA artists agree to their works being submitted.
Each applicant can submit only one work
under one title (or series).
In case your submission is a collection of short stories, you can submit only one story.
Duplicate application will be invalid.
How to Apply
April 27, 2015 – June 12, 2015 (entries must arrive by this date)
(2)Applications be sent to either i) or ii) below:
i) Japanese Embassies or Consulates General (Please check the website for the relevant address.)
ii) P. O. Box
MBE335 The Ninth International MANGA Award Executive Committee
1F MOF Kandaiwamoto-cho Bbldg.
3-8-16 Iwamoto-cho Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, JAPAN, 101-0032
(3) The number of copies
Two copies of your work must be submitted.
(Additional copies may be requested for works being considered for an award.)
Please ensure the entry form, filled in either English or Japanese, is attached to your work.（Write in Block Letter）
Please ensure that the page number is indicated on every page.
If your work is not in the form of a booklet please indicate clearly if there are
any specific two-page spreads in your work.
Return of Works
The submitted works will not be returned to applicants. Therefore, if your work has not yet been published, make sure that a copy is submitted and the original is retained by you. We might donate submitted works, or exhibit them.
The Ninth International MANGA Award Evaluation Committee is in charge of the selection process.
7. Award Ceremony
The award ceremony will be held in Tokyo in January, 2016. (END)