▼About the game Arknights
Arknights is a full-fledged tower defense game depicting a battle around “originium”,
a mineral left behind by Catastrophes, and the infected, idiosyncratic entities born from the illness spreading from the ore.
The magnificent and overwhelming setting is colored by beautiful illustrations and characters voiced by skilled voice actors.

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Arknights Battle Illustration Contest 受賞 posts
Here are the results for the Arknights Battle Illustration Contest, which closed on June 7th (Sun).

This contest was held in the form of a battle in which contributors and viewers worked together to defeat common enemies and clear all stages. The event was a great success and counted about 4,500 entries. Thanks to everyone's efforts, you managed to clear all stages and get a wallpaper as a reward. Thank you very much for participating in such a large number!
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First Prize
Prize: 300,000 JPY
Special Prize
Prize: 100,000 JPY
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Yostar, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “the Organizer”) will hold Arknights Battle Illustration Contest (hereinafter referred to as “the Contest”) with pixiv Inc.on pixiv from April 24th, 2020(Friday).

▼About the game Arknights
Arknights is a full-fledged tower defense game depicting a battle around “originium”, a mineral left behind by Catastrophes, and the infected, idiosyncratic entities born from the illness spreading from the ore. The magnificent and overwhelming setting is colored by beautiful illustrations and characters voiced by skilled voice actors.

Official Website
Official Twitter

【About Raid Battle】
■How to enter
1.Draw and post illustrations featuring operators appearing in the game Arknights.
When posting your work, please include the official contest tag and the tag of the faction to which your operator belongs.
2. Every day at 12:00 p.m. JST, damage will be inflicted on the enemy corresponding to the total number of views on the participating works.
3. When the enemy's HP reaches zero, the stage is cleared! You will move on to the next stage.

Let's work towards clearing all the stages!

* Official contest tag: #アークナイツバトルイラコン

* Faction tags:
1. Rhodes Island: tag #ロドス
2. Lungmen: tag #龍門
3. Rhine Lab: tag #ライン生命
4. Penguin Logistics: tag #ペンギン急便
5. Karlan Trade: tag #カランド貿易
6. Ursus Student Self-government Group: tag #ウルサス学生自治団
7. BSW (BlackSteel Worldwide): tag #BSW
8. Other factions: tag #他勢力

■MVP
At the end of each stage, the work that has contributed the most to each faction will be regarded as each faction's MVP.

* However, once a work becomes the MVP, the author shall be excluded from other MVP selections.
* If you post a work featuring operators of multiple factions, we will prioritize the faction tag that was added first.
* To learn which faction your operator belongs to, please refer to the in-game illustrated guide or to each operator's profile. If the faction to which your operator belongs to remains unclear, please include the tag for either ""他勢力"" or ""ロドス"".

■Notes
・ It may take some time to count the total number of views.
・ The number of views is counted only for illustrations with the contest tags.
・ Works without a faction tag will be counted if they include the official contest tag.
・ If you add the official contest tag at a later date, the number of views from the period preceding the inclusion of the tag will not be counted.
・ Once the enemy's HP reaches zero, any residual damage will be carried over to the next foe.
Theme
Draw and post illustrations featuring operators appearing in the game Arknights.
Period of event
4/24/2020〜6/7/2020 23:59
Uploading format
There are no restrictions on the number of artworks an applicant can submit. However, please do not submit multiple postings for the same artwork.
There is no restriction on the size of the artwork.
Awards
First Prize
2 winners
Prize: 300,000 JPY
Award of Excellence
3 winners
Prize: 100,000 JPY
Honorable Mention
5 winners
Prize: 50,000 JPY
Special Prize
3 winners
Prize: 100,000 JPY
* All winning illustrations may be used for exhibitions, printed materials, and goods related to Arknights.

* The winners may be introduced to Yostar, the developer Hypergryph Co., ltd., or pixiv Inc. for other future projects.

* Overseas applicants are welcome. The award money can be transferred to an overseas account, but please note that the amount you receive may differ from the one advertised because of remittance fees, etc.

※If any of the following is applicable, the submission will be disqualified from the Contest.
・Submitted artwork does not match the theme.
・Designated hashtags are missing.
・Submitted artwork’s privacy setting is not set to public.
・Submission that is not between the Contest period.
・Re-submission of past entry.
・Other terms as specified in 「Terms & Conditions(1)」below.
・Contest period is in accordance with Japan time.
・All winning artworks will be announced in pixiv notification board and contest page, please refrain from deleting your submission or make it to private.
○Contest Requirements
Individuals (no group entries or corporate entries will be considered) who own a pixiv account and have agreed to all this application guidelines.
※Applicant who is under the age of 18 must have the consent of its parents/guardians.

○ Screening method
All the submissions for the competition will be reviewed thoroughly and the best work will be determined.

○How to Participate?
Each Applicant may post the illustration/ comic using their own pixiv account. Please do make sure to include the designated hashtags in your submission."

○Terms and Conditions
Please read and acknowledge the following terms and conditions before taking part in the Contest.
By taking part in the Contest, you are deemed to have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
(1)Artwork (including nickname) that apply to the following will not be subject to review. In addition, winning artwork(including nickname) may be disqualified if any of the below has become recognized by the Organizer.
・Those that infringe any rights (including but not limited to any intellectual property rights, copyrights, honor, credit and/or privacy) of the Organizer, pixiv, pixiv`s users,or any third parties.
・Those that are equivalent to obscenity, cruelty, discrimination, and/or others that give discomfort to third parties.
・Those that are against public order and morals.
・Those that are judged to be inappropriate by the Organizer.
・Those that are licensed, or planned to be licensed.
・Those that have been submitted to other contests
・Those that have won in other contests.
・Required particulars are missing or inaccurate.
・Others that the Organizer judge as inappropriate.
(2)Copyright of the submitted artwork shall belong to the applicant. However, in relation to the winning artwork, the applicant shall agree to transfer copyright of such artwork to the Organizer at no additional cost.
(3)Winners shall agree not to exercise any moral rights of authors to the Organizer as well as third parties designated by the Organizer.
(4)We will not inform each applicant individually in regards to the contest`s result. Public announcement will be released on pixiv as well as other official media managed by the Organizer. Winning work and profile name of the applicant will be published on pixiv and other official platforms such as Twitter, Facebook page as well as other official media managed by the Organizer.
(5)Regardless of whether the applicant is selected as a winner, the applicant shall agree in advance that submitted artwork, comment or applicant`s nickname may be showcased in pixiv official Twitter, Facebook, other official SNS accounts, the Organizer`s website, event, or exhibited in the event etc. Part of the content may be adapted or modified.
(6)If a post that was posted once is cancelled, it will be excluded from selection.
(7)No reimbursement of any costs in relation to the creation of the artwork and submission for the Contest will be offered.
(8)Any information received from the applicant will only be used for the purpose of contacting the applicant. The Organizer will handle personal information of each applicant in accordance with the Organizer's privacy policy as referred to by the URL below.
(https://www.yostar.co.jp/privacy-policy.html)
(9)The Organizer may contact award candidates separately via pixiv message. Please note that the award candidates may be forfeited if we do not receive any reply within the determined period.

○ Disclaimer
(1)Applicant shall take part in the Contest at his / her own risk.
(2)The Organizer shall not be liable for any responsibility regardless of any dispute caused by posting to the Contest by the applicant itself, or any dispute between the applicant and other third parties.
(3)The Contest will be paused without prior notification when the Organizer or pixiv decides that system maintenance is needed.
(4)The Organizer is not liable for any damage received by the applicant with respect to the Contest (including, but not limited to, interruption, suspension or cancellation of the Contest)
(5)Disclaimer stipulated in this application guideline shall not be applied in cases where the reasons directly attributable to the occurrence of damages are due to the Organizer`s intentions or gross negligence.

○ For further inquiries
(1)If you have any comments/ inquiries about the Contest, please kindly contact us via pixiv inquiry form(pixiv問い合わせフォーム
(2)Information needed in the inquiry form
・an email address that we can contact you,
・Nickname
・Inquiry contents.
・Please include [アークナイツバトルイラストコンテストについて」in the title
(3)Please refrain from inquiring by phone call.
(4)We will not reply to any inquiries about the result of application.

○Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Japanese law will be applied to matters concerning the contest and application guideline. The Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive jurisdiction court of the first instance over all disputes arising out of or in connection with this contest or application guidelines between the Organizer and the applicant.

Kind regards
1. Confirm your application
Entry conditions are different for each contest.
Make sure to read them carefully before planning your submission(s).
2. Create something along this theme
Draw and post illustrations featuring operators appearing in the game Arknights.
Period of event:4/24/2020〜6/7/2020
Uploading format
There are no restrictions on the number of artworks an applicant can submit. However, please do not submit multiple postings for the same artwork.
There is no restriction on the size of the artwork.
3. Use the tag "アークナイツバトルイラコン" on your illustration and post it!
Please check if your work meets the conditions required for application before uploading.
4. Applications complete!
Please wait till the judging is finished.
You will receive a notification regarding the contest results.
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