Calling out Cebu MANGA Artists and Enthusiasts! Join the Manga Mania!
Be a Manga Master and Join the Manga Mania!
Calling All Filipino Manga Artists to
the 6th International MANGA Awards
The Embassy of Japan is inviting all creative and innovative Filipino manga artists to intensify their imaginative skills and make their own original masterpieces and join the 6 th International Manga Awards.
Now on its 6th year, the International MANGA Awards was established to share Japanese pop culture and to further promote understanding of Japan. It was created to recognize the contribution of manga artists and their significant role in the promotion of manga worldwide.
Manga is the Japanese word for “comics” consisting of caricatures and print cartoons. At present, manga has remarkably reached its ultimate hype and popularity and still continues to influence many comic book artists from around the world.
In the Philippines, Filipino manga artists continue to take pride in creating unique masterpieces that eventually lead to global recognition. For two consecutive years, 2007 and 2008, Filipino artists received recognition from the International Manga Awards.
This year, the 6th International MANGA Awards Committee will give the Gold award to the best manga and approximately three works of merit will receive the Silver Award. Winners will be invited to Japan for around Ten (10) days as supplementary prize for the award ceremony. The Awarding Ceremony will be held in Tokyo in January 2013.
Entries to the 6th MANGA Awards can be submitted until June 5, 2012 to the following addresses:
|Japan Information and Culture CenterP.O. Box 414 Pasay Central Post OfficeEmbassy of Japan in the Philippines2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City1300 Philippines|
| The Sixth International MANGA Award Executive Committee
P.O.Box MBE 703
Yanagiya Taiyo Building 1F, 4-3-16 Nihombashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022, JAPAN
Further information regarding the previous International MANGA Awards can be read at www.manga-award.jp . Please click the links below to download the application guidelines and the registration form:
download here→Application guidelines
download here→Application form
Application Period: 15 June 2012
■１：Entries will be accepted for the 6th International MANGA Award from April 27.
Guidelines for application and entry forms is available attached below.
(See downloadable attachments below)
■２：The International MANGA Award was established
to share Japanese pop culture and to help promote understanding of Japan.
It was created to honor MANGA artists who have contributed
to the promotion of MANGA overseas. This is the 6th such award,
the selection of which was officially decided to be carried out
at the 6th International MANGA Award Executive committee.
■３：The Golden Prize of the 6th International MANGA Award will be given
to the best MANGA from all the entries and three distinguished works
will receive the Silver Prize. In addition, the Japan Foundation will invite
the prize winners to Japan to attend the award ceremony.
They will also have meeting with Japanese MANGA artists
and visit publishing companies, etc., in Japan.
The 6th International MANGA Award Guidance for Application／English（PDF）
The 6th International MANGA Award Guidance for Application／Japanese（PDF）
The 6th International MANGA Award Entry Form（Microsoft Word *Zip archive）