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The 2nd "MCPO AWARD 2018" - Report from the public screening of applicants works & award ceremony! (1/13)

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The 2nd MCPO AWARD had over 3,600 entries! But which works were selected?

This year's competition accepted 3,678 applications (294 pieces of manga and 3,384 illustrations) from all over the world. A total of 16 pieces of manga and 46 illustrations were selected to advance to the final stage, which included a public viewing and feedback from the judges. Panelists Tochi Ueyama, Haruhiko Mikimoto, Takahiro Seguchi, Koushi Rikudou, and Eisaku Kubonouchi provided valuable insight during the critique. The judging panel gave their professional opinion to the audience, providing advice on how artists can attract readers by working on the content, composition, dialogue, and overall balance of their creations. Keep reading to find-out more about the topics that were discussed by the judges, this year's award-winning pieces, and the entries that caught the attention of the asianbeat editorial department!


The 2nd "MCPO AWARD 2018" Applications (breakdown)

- Period: 12 January 2018 to 31 March 2018
- Applications: 3,678 works (Illustration section: 3,384 pieces, manga section: 294 pieces) from Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, United States, Brazil, Spain, Russia, Italy, Poland, Iran and more.
- Final Screening: : 46 pieces from the illustration section, 16 pieces from the manga section

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