This International Manga Award was established in May 2007 upon the initiative of the then-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Taro Aso with the aim of awarding Manga creators who contribute to the spread of Manga culture overseas and international cultural exchange through Manga.
Both published and unpublished works are eligible, excluding the past winning works of Japan International Manga Awards. Manga works should have been produced within three years proceeding the date of application (2014-2017), and must have been produced outside Japan.
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. Works have to be composed of minimum of 16 pages and must be submitted in printed form.
There is no entry fee for this competition.
No Entry Fee!There is no entry fee to participate!
Who can participate? ⇣
This competition is open to anyone worldwide.