Start of Entries for the Second International MANGA Award

December 21, 2007
Japanese

  1. The Second International MANGA Award Executive Committee starts to accept entries for the Second Award from December 21 (Fri).  Guidelines for application and entry forms are available on the following website.
  2. http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/culture/exchange/pop/manga/index.html

  3. The Award was established this May to honor MANGA artists who have contributed to the promotion of MANGA overseas.  On November 26 (Mon), the Second International MANGA Award Executive Committee was set up and it formally decided as a second event.
     
  4. The Golden Prize of the Second International MANGA Award will be given to the best MANGA from all the entries and about three distinguished works will receive the Silver Prize.  In addition, the Japan Foundation will invite prize winners to Japan for about 10 days including the award ceremony.  They will also meet with Japanese MANGA artists and visit publication companies in Japan.
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