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The 6th Kitakyushu International Manga Competition is calling for entries!

The 6th Kitakyushu International Manga Competition
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Collecting masterpieces from all over the world again!

The 6th Kitakyushu International Manga Competition
Organized by Kitakyushu City (Fukuoka, Japan), the "Kitakyushu International Manga Competition" gathers numerous masterpieces from all around the world. Call for entries for the 6th competition this year has officially started on 1st June 2021 (Tuesday). The theme for this year is "Eat" (same for General Division and Junior Division)! The application is open until 14:00 JST on 1st September 2021 (Wednesday). Judges for the competition include professional manga artists! What are you waiting for? Put your inspiration of "Eat" into four frames and apply now!

- Previous award-winning works and events -

The Kitakyushu International Manga Competition
Award-winning works of the 5th competition
The 4th Kitakyushu International Manga Competition
The 4th awards ceremony@KPF2019
The 3rd Kitakyushu International Manga Competition
The 3rd Awards ceremony and award-winning works
The 2nd Kitakyushu International Manga Competition
The 2nd Awards ceremony and award-winning works
The 1st Kitakyushu International Manga Competition
The 1st Awards ceremony and award-winning works

The 6th Kitakyushu International Manga Competition Outline

[Division]
- General Division
- Junior Division (Age 12 or under *As of April 1, 2021)
*Open for professionals and amateurs

[Theme]
"食べる / Eat" (same for General Division, Junior Division)
* Contest for this year does not accept free choice themes.

[Genre]
Four-panel manga

[Application period]
Tuesday 1st June 2021 - to 2:00 PM (Japan Standard Time) - Wednesday 1st September 2021


For further information on how to apply, click "Kitakyushu International Manga Competition" Official Website >> HERE!


[Inquiry]
Inquiry about the submission of your work: manga@kitakyushu-mangataisho.com
Other inquiries: manga@city.kitakyushu.lg.jp

[Organizer]
Kitakyushu Manga Museum

* Due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the schedule and organizing method of the competition are subject to change.

Message

松本 零士Guest Judge Matsumoto Leiji
(Manga artist/Honorary Director of the Kitakyushu Manga Museum)

The City of Kitakyushu has a history that produced many manga artists. The Kitakyushu Manga Museum opened in the City of Kitakyushu with the mission of transmitting the passion of current manga artists to future generations and inspiring young people to hold ambitions and follow them. We look forward to receiving great works from everyone who feels pleasure in creation and has passion.

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