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The 5th Kitakyushu International Manga Competition - Awarded Works

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Introducing the Grand Prize and other award-winning creations!

We are going to introduce 4 award-winning works here: the Grand Prize, the Overseas Participant Award, the Manga Museum Award, and the asianbeat FUKUOKA, JAPAN Award! However, the other award-winning works are announced at the official website of "Kitakyushu International Manga Competition" so don't forget to check! (>> HERE!)

Grand Prize

Title: Room-Proud / 自慢の部屋
Manga artist: Tulip / ちゅーりっぷ

- Look at the characters' expressions and the trembling knees in the 4th frame! Every detail is well depicted!

Grand Prize

Comments from the organizer

The funny double punchlines just make you can't stop laughing. The pictures match the story perfectly and you will probably get the feeling of "you got me!"

Overseas Participant Award

Title: DIY
Manga artist: Phaitoon Thien-Ngern

With the excellent depiction of feeling cold in the snow and enjoying knitting, as well as the straightforward punchline, it is indeed an interesting piece without using a single word.

Overseas Participant Award

Comments from the organizer

The idea of using a spider is quite creative, and we like how it turns over and lies down on the net, enjoying the knit in a relaxing way.

Manga Museum Award

Title: Yoo-hoo / おーい
Manga artist: Soudamiku / ソウダミク

After the 3rd TOKIWA Creator Award and the 4th Grand Prize, Soudamiku has ben awarded for 3 consecutive years including this year's work! The cute characters and the humour are the most attractive elements!

Manga Museum Award

Comments from the organizer

Not only the good drawing skills, the brilliant "sandan-ochi / three-part joke". Please keep up the good work and create more interesting 4-frame manga.

asianbeat FUKUOKA, JAPAN Award

Title: A Wish / 願い事
Manga artist: new sarawut

Congratulations for winning the asianbeat FUKUOKA, JAPAN Award! Keep up the good work!

asianbeat FUKUOKA, JAPAN Award

Comments from the organizer

It's perhaps a wish that most people have thought of before. It's interesting how the angel's halo's been related to the punchline!

"The 5th Kitakyushu International Manga Competition"

- Application period: Monday 1st June 2020 - Wednesday 2nd September 2020
- 1,259 applications: [General Division] Japan: 688, Overseas: 284 [Junior Division] Japan: 284, Overseas: 3
- Theme
General Division : Free
Junior Division : Run
- Genre: Four-panel manga
[Chief Judge] Matsumoto Leiji (Manga artist/Honorary Director of the Kitakyushu Manga Museum)
Ueyama Tochi (Manga artist)
Hagiiwa Mutsumi (Manga artist)
Tabuchi Koji (Editorial Department at Kodansha's Morning)

* Award Winning Works / artists
[General Division]
Grand Prize: "Room-Proud" by Tulip / "自慢の部屋" ちゅーりっぷ (Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan)
Overseas Participant Award: "DIY" by Phaitoon Thien-Ngern (Thailand)
Manga Museum Award: "Yoo-hoo" by Soudamiku / "おーい" ソウダミク (Kyoto Prefecture, Japan)
asianbeat FUKUOKA, JAPAN Award: "A Wish" / "願い事" by new sarawut (Thailand)
TOKIWA Creator Award: "Spreading" by Yoyo / "広がって" ヨヨ (Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan)
Chief Judge Special Award: "Memories of Summer 2020" / "夏の想い出~2020~" by Kanos (Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan)
Ueyama Tochi Special Award: "Covid-19 Test" by Yuki Renji / "コロナ検査" 結城れんじ (Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan)
Hagiiwa Mutsumi Special Award: "A Parcel from Auntie" by Kintoto / "叔母から荷物" きんとと (Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan)
Kodansha Special Award: "Dango-3 Uncle" / "だんご3おじさん" by makiko (Osaka Prefecture, Japan)

[Junior Division]
- Junior Award -
"Onigiri Marathon" by Yurin / "オニギリマラソン" ユウリン (Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan)
"Mr. Mayonnaise" by Ranri / "マヨネーズくん" ランリ (Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan)
"A Rivalling Pair?" by Ouchi Café / "2人はライバル?" おうちカフェ (Tokyo, Japan)
"Cinderella" by Ikumi❤︎ / "シンデレラ" いくみ❤︎ (Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan)
"Run Again Today" by Ishikawa Hikaru / "今日も走る" 石川晃 (Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan)
"My Race" by Fwang Eun-hyo / "私のかけっこ" 환은효 [ファンウンヒョ] (South Korea)



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