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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

Theme
Free (Create your manga under your favorite theme)
Genre
Four-panel manga (Each applicant can submit a maximum of five strips)
Work
Original, unpublished work of your own
Qualification requirements
None (professional and amateur)
Application period
From Monday, September 5, 2016, to 2:00 PM on Friday, November 18, 2016
(Japan Standard Time)
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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. The Kitakyushu International Manga Competition has been established for people who have a passion for manga and enjoy manga creation. We look forward to receiving your passionate works.

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

Inquiry

City of Kitakyushu
<the Kitakyushu Manga Museum>

2-14-5 Asano, Kokura
Kita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi,
Fukuoka Prefecture

5F/6F Aru Aru City

TEL.093-512-5077
manga@city.kitakyushu.lg.jp