15th Japan International Manga Award Applications Open
Applications are now open for the 15th Japan International Manga Award! Each year, this award helps spread the culture of Japanese Manga throughout the world by encouraging artists to create and submit their own manga stories. Applicants have the chance to win an award to be given at a ceremony in Tokyo. For more information about the contest, application guidelines, and application documents, please view the links below.
- To spread MANGA culture overseas and promote international cultural exchanges through MANGA.
- The Gold Award of the Japan International MANGA Award will be given to the best MANGA work, the Silver Award to three excellent works, and the Bronze Award to other eleven works.
- The Gold Award and the Silver Award winners will be invited to Japan approximately for 10 days on the occasion of the award ceremony as an extra prize (the Bronze Award winners are not entitled).
Conditions of Entry
The deadline for entrance is July 8th, 2021.
Submission to the Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville
Applicants from Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, or Tennessee should submit their application to the Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville by emailing application documents to INFO@nv.mofa.go.jp. If applying in digital format, PDF files must be smaller than 10MB. After sending email with application documents please either send a second email without attachments (to INFO@nv.mofa.go.jp) or phone the Consulate (at 615-340-4300) to confirm that the submission was received. Printed materials will not be returned.
Mailed documents should be sent to:
Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville
ATTN: International Manga Award
1801 West End Ave Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37203