Participants must submit a completed entry form and two nonreturnable hard copies of their own manga work of more than 16 pages. (Include page numbers on every page of the printed material.)
An English or Japanese translation must be provided if the manga is written in the artist’s local language.
Only one work per applicant and only entries produced in the last three years (2014-2017) will be accepted. Both published and unpublished works may be submitted.
The 11th Japan International Manga Award Evaluation Committee will set the selection procedures.
A Gold Award will be given to the best manga work and the Silver Award to three other excellent works. Gold and Silver Award winners will be invited to Japan for an awarding ceremony in February 2018.
Entries will be accepted until June 16.
Visit www.manga- award.mofa.go.jp.