The silent manga audition organises a manga drawing contest with a theme tears. The silent manga audition open application to international artists to show their talent. This opportunity opens the road to start a career in Japanese manga series. Tell your story through images alone and take part in the contest.
People are brought to TEARS for a variety of reasons: happiness, sadness, frustration, and even more! Try to clearly express through your drawings the emotions that bring your characters to tears
Deadline: 3rd April 2023
Grand Prix ¥500,000,
Grand Prix Runner-Up ¥300,000
Excellence Award ¥100,000
Excellence Award Runner-Up ¥30,000
Honorable Mention ¥10,000
The anime drawing contest is organized by MediBang, a company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Medibang organises a Monthly Illustration Contest. September edition theme is “Worker”.
“ Profession could be any time even a YouTubers.
You may submit as many illustrations as you like.
11 October 2022
Application are open to anyone.
Free to enter.
• Excellence Award (1 winner max): 50,000 yen
• Selected Winner (3 winners max): 10,000 yen
• Nice-Idea Award (3 winners max): 10,000 yen
• Nice-Pasison Award (3 winners max): 10,000 yen
• Nice-Worker Award (3 winners max): 10,000 yen
24 June 2022, 1pm Japan Standard Time
Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.
The contest is organized by MediBang, a Japanese company headquartered in Tokyo.
The theme for ART street Monthly Illustration Contest for April is “Strike a psoe”.
Striking a pose is really important when you take a photo or draw an illustration, right?
You may submit as many illustrations as you like.
The competition is free to enter.
Excellence Award (3 winners max): 50,000 yen
Selected Winner (5 winners max): 10,000 yen
Rookie Award (1 winner max): 10,000 yen
For further information visit the official competition website.
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This contest is organised by Medibang. Medibang Paint is a cross-platform freeware that allows you to create digital drawings and paintings for your manga, comics, illustrations, etc.
Submit your artwork here.
1st Prize: 50,000 Yen
2nd Prize: 10,000 Yen
3rd Prize 5,000 Yen.
Silent manga audition is manga and anime drawing contest organised by COAMIX.Winners of this edition will have the chance to kick off their career in the manga and anime drawing.
The theme of this edition will Happiness and affection or tears.
Coamix Co., Ltd. is a Japanese manga and anime production company headquartered in the Kichijoji Zizo Building in Kichijōji, Musashino, Tokyo.
Deadline: 1st August
Submit your anime drawing through the Application link:
Kick off your career in anime drawing.
Access to Coamix Co., Ltd. network a Japanese manga and anime production company.
About: Theme for February’s ART street monthly anime drawing and manga drawing contest will be “Men” ! Age doesn’t matter here. You can draw a little boy, a young guy, or an old man. Be creative in your drawings, such as the situation, facial expression and pose, and apply for this contest with your wonderful illustration.
Deadline: March 7, 2022
- Excellence Award 50,000 yen
- Selected winners 10,000 yen
- Rookie Award 10,000 yen
Status: applications are closed;
It is an illustration ranking system with 7 LEVELS (anime, Manga, drawings).
When the number of views, comments, favourites, shares, and likes increases, it LEVELS UP!
The game period is 6 weeks, chances of going to LEVEL 7 is 0.1%!
In addition, it is connected to Creators Rank. If you manage to stay in LEVEL4〜LEVEL7 you will receive a creator badge
Entry Period: September 24, 2021 (Fri) 〜 January 11, 2022 (Tue)17:00 * Japan time
These points will be given to you depending on the final LEVEL that you reach.
LEVEL1: 1 point
LEVEL2: 2 points
LEVEL3: 3 points
LEVEL4: 4 points
LEVEL5: 5 points
LEVEL6: 6 points
LEVEL7: 7 points
The final points will be determined 42 days after the contest registration period.
1st place: 50,000 yen
2nd place: 40,000 yen
3rd place: 30,000 yen
4th place: 20,000 yen
5th place: 10,000 yen
The winners will be in order of the creators with the most points.
If the total points earned is tied, the creator with the highest level illustration will win first prize. If the level and the number of illustrations are equal, the creator with the highest number of likes will win the first prize. If all of the above is the same, the winners will be tied.
How to Claim the Prize:
Prize money will be credited to your Medibang account you applied with. To receive the prize money, you need to register either a PayPal account or a bank account information. (The transfer fee is not included).
Application deadline: 1 July 2022;
Prizes: Prizes may include art supplies, art books, or manga volumes.
Status: applications are open.
All you need to do is to visit the Manga Lounge to learn more about the contest.
The contest will be announced during the event.
The participants have to create three or more manga styled of three or manga styled panels.
All required supplies will be provided (paper, coloured pencils and markers)
Fill in the application form provided during the event.
Entries will be accepted until 5pm on Day 3 of Anime Expo.
-After 6pm on Day 3,
-Prizes may include art supplies, art books, or manga volumes.
About the event:
Anime Expo (AX) started in 1991 as “Anime Con” by the members of UC Berkeley’s anime club, Cal Animage Alpha. While AX has grown drastically over the years, the core goal has remained the same: to welcome attendees for a fun and memorable experience. Each year, Anime Expo brings together fans and industry from Japan, the US, and all over the world for the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America. Anime Expo features the best in Japanese entertainment, music, fashion, and video games. Anime Expo is organized by SPJA, a 501c3 non-profit organization with a mission to inspire the world through Japanese animation and culture.
Application deadline: 1st April 2022,
Status: Applications are open,
Prizes: will be announced soon.
The Drawing Contest is one of the most popular contests at DoKomi. Talented artists can take this chance to prove and improve their skills. The winners will receive valuable and high-quality prizes from sponsors.
The theme for 2022 will be food passion. The presentation is completely free of your imagination. We are looking forward to receive your pictures.P
The prizes will be published soon.
Only for the art contest: Your picture and all parts of it have to be designed by yourself. Plagiarism, known as fanarts, are not allowed. Excepted are all mascots of the DoKomi. They can be used freely.
The forms for participation have to be filled out true. Only full particulars can be regarded.
You can submit several works, but only one work per person can win a prize
Submitted works can be printed and shown at the DoKomi or can be published at theDoKomi website. We will use the full names of the persons who submit the works!
The works won’t be used by anybody else than DoKomi.
Submissions of the winners will be shown at the stage program during the prize-giving.
Winners will be announced for the first time during the prize-giving at the convention.
Participants who win and are present during the prize-giving can pick up their prizes locally.
If the winner is not present he or she can send a delegate who can pick up the prize.
The winner or delegate has to show a photo ID of himself in order to receive the prize.If nobody is present to pick up the prize, it will be posted to the winner after the con.
Posting can take a few weeks because of organizational reasons