These are the upcoming comic/manga contests
Silent Manga Audition 2016
These are actually TWO contests with different deadlines!
Theme: Friendship & Communication Tool,
Deadline 31st March 16
Theme: Sakura” (Japanese Cherry Blossom), plus one of the following:“Keep on Smiling” / “Returning a Favor,
Deadline: 01st March 16
The second contest is an 'extra-round' that is co-operation with “Fukushima SakuraMori Project”, a non-profit organization with the goal of supporting children in Fukushima in the wake of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake.
GRAND PRIX : JPY 500,000
GRAND PRIX RUNNER-UP : JPY 300,000
EXCELLENCE : JPY 100,000
EXCELLENCE RUNNER-UP : JPY 30,000
HONOURABLE MENTION : JPY 10,000
And winners will have a chance to have their works exhibited and even get to visit Japan!
Do check out their website to learn more!
p/s: I managed to win a 'Honourable Mention' for last year's contest, so this year I hope to get a higher win! :D
Jump Plus x MediBang Manga Contest
If you have been reading manga, you should be familar with Shonen Jump, one of the biggest weekly manga magazine in Japan. Although they have an ongoing submission, this contest is a special event by Jump and MediBang.
The feedback for those who do not win will not only come from MediBang but Shonen Jump as well. This means that the people overseeing mangas such as One Piece, Naruto, Bleach, Nisekoi, Gintama, and other Jump mangas, and work closely with their respective (and legendary) mangaka, will be the ones giving you feedback. So even if you lose, you might get to hear advice from guys editing your favorite Jump mangas.
Deadline: 17th Mar 2016
Grand Prize: 1 million yen, publication in Jump + , and feedback from editors. Second Place: 300,000 yen , publication in Jump + , and feedback from editors. Third Place: 100,000 yen, and feedback from editors.
Check it out here!
ACG Comic/Animation/Game Contest
This is organized by http://www.gamer.com.tw/, A Taiwanese company/publisher.
The content are in Chinese so great for those who can read/write Chinese :D Prizes from NT50,000 to NT5,000, Wacom Intuos, Clip Studio software and trophies.
Deadline: 27th Apr 16
Can Read more about it here.
So these are the coming contests for the next few months. There are always opportunities out there waiting to be explored!
If you have any questions, just post them here! :)