The Sixth International MANGA Award

April 27, 2012

Entries for the Sixth International MANGA Award will be accepted from April 27. Guidelines for application (attached) and entry forms will be available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a New Window.

  1. 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 Sixth such award, the selection of which was officially decided to be carried out at the Sixth International MANGA Award Executive Committee.

  2. The Golden Prize of the Sixth 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 a meeting with Japanese MANGA artists and visit publishing companies, etc., in Japan.

Information about the 1st to 5th International MANGA Awards a New Window

    • (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)