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Put all your power into the four panels.

Purpose of Kitakyushu International Manga Competition

Widely disseminating the charm and potential of Manga
from Kitakyushu in order to spread manga culture throughout Japan and abroad.

Application Requirements

Division
General Division
Junior Division (Age 12 or under *As of April 1, 2022)
*Professional and amateur
Theme
“Eat” (theme for the general and junior categories)
*We are not accepting free choice themes this year.
Genre
Four-panel manga
Work
Original, unpublished work of your own
* Works posted in noncommercial media, including coterie magazines,
SNS sites, and image posting sites, are considered unpublished works.
There are no limits on how old your work is, but your most recent
creation is preferred.
Application period
From Tuesday, June 1, 2021, to 2:00 PM (Japan Standard Time) on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
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Final screening Judges

Leiji Matsumoto

<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.

  • Tochi Ueyama
    <Manga artist>
  • Mutsumi Hagiiwa
    <Manga artist>
  • Koji Tabuchi
    <Editorial Department
    at Kodansha’s Weekly Morning>

Inquiry

Organizer
Kitakyushu Manga Museum
5F/6F Aru Aru City, 2-14-5 Asano,
Kokura Kita-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture
Cooperation
Kodansha Ltd.,
The Nishinippon Shimbun,
asianbeat FUKUOKA, JAPAN,
COLT
Culture City of East Asia Kitakyushu Execution Committee
東アジア文化都市
文化庁