▼ About Azur Lane

A shoot'em up RPG feat. pretty girls inspired by warships! The naval-battle romance you've been waiting for.
Azur Lane is an exciting shooting roleplaying game in which you control cute anthropomorphic girl characters based on warships from around the world!
The universe of Azur Lane is woven with a plethora of unique characters. Let's set sail!




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Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Illustration Contest 受賞 posts
We will announce the results of the Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Illustration Contest held until August 8, 2022 (Monday). Thank you very much for your many applications.

It is here that you have won the award-winning crown from among the many wonderful works.
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First Prize(2 winners)
Prize: 300,000 JPY (approx. 3000 USD)
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Starting on Friday, June 24th, 2022, Yostar Games (hereinafter referred to as "the Organizer") will hold the Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Illustration Contest (hereinafter referred to as "the Contest") on pixiv, operated by pixiv Inc.

▼ About Azur Lane
A shoot'em up RPG feat. pretty girls inspired by warships! The naval-battle romance you've been waiting for.
Azur Lane is an exciting shooting roleplaying game in which you control cute anthropomorphic girl characters based on warships from around the world!
The universe of Azur Lane is woven with a plethora of unique characters. Let's set sail!

Official website: https://azurlane.yo-star.com/
Theme
Draw an illustration featuring one or more characters appearing in the game Azur Lane.

Tag: アズレン5周年イラコン
Period of event
6/24/2022〜8/8/2022 23:59
Uploading format
○ Entry requirements
Number of posts: You may post more than one entry. However, you cannot post the same entry more than once.
Image size for entries posted online: No size restrictions.

* However, if you win the contest, you will be asked to submit your work data in the following format: A3 size (3508 x 4961 pixels), PSD file with characters and background on separate layers. Both portrait and landscape works are accepted.
* Any color mode (RGB, CMYK) is accepted.

* Your entry will be considered invalid if:
・It does not match the theme of the contest.
・It does not have the contest tag attached.
・The privacy level of your entry is set to “My pixiv” or “Private”.
・It is a work created as a request by a third party (including commissioned artworks).
・It is a repost of a previous illustration or is not submitted within the time frame of the contest.
・Rules listed in “Contest Terms (1)” apply to your entry or entries.
Awards
First Prize
2 winners
Prize: 300,000 JPY (approx. 3000 USD)
Award of Excellence
3 winners
Prize: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD)
Honorable Mentions
5 winners
Prize: 50,000 JPY (approx. 500 USD)
Special Award
3 winners
Prize: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD)
* All winning works may be used within the game Azur Lane, for real-life event exhibits, as advertising materials for various media, and as sellable goods, as well as be printed onto promotional materials and published on social media. It's possible that the works may be altered to fit such purposes.

* Participants outside of Japan are also welcome. If a winner outside of Japan is selected, it's possible for the prize money to be remitted to foreign bank accounts, but please note that the amount may be less than what's stated above due to remittance and handling fees.

▼ About the Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Fan Art Collection
To celebrate the game's 5th anniversary, in addition to awarding the winning entries we also plan to produce a digital fan art collection featuring works selected among the contest's entries!
As a commemorative gift to celebrate this significant anniversary, every artist featured in the Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Fan Art Collection will receive a free download key (to be sent via pixiv message in the fall of 2022).
We'd like to include as many artworks as possible, so we look forward to your participation in the contest!
* The fan art collection may be made available free of charge to other people who have not had their artwork selected.
* All artwork submitted to this contest may be published in this fan art collection. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
○ Who Can Participate
This contest is open to all registered pixiv users who have read and agreed to these Application Guidelines. (Entries from companies and multiple creators will not be accepted)
* Underage contestants should obtain the consent of a guardian before entering.
○ Selection Process
Entries will go through a rigorous judging process before winners are decided.
○ How to Participate
Draw one or more artworks, tag them appropriately, and post them to pixiv.
○ Contest Terms
Your submission will serve as an acceptance of the terms outlined throughout this entire document. Please be sure you have read them before submitting your works.

(1) If your entry, including your nickname, falls into the statements below, it will be considered invalid. Furthermore, if a work is determined to be in violation of the rules even after having been selected as a winner, it will be disqualified.
・Works that violate the ownership rights of the Organizer, pixiv Inc., pixiv users, and other third parties; as well as intellectual property rights, including copyright, privilege, trust, and other privacy rights.
・Works that contain obscenity, torture, discrimination, explicit sexual themes, and other elements that are potentially offensive.
・Works that violate public order and morals.
・Works that are unsuitable for public display will have the Organizer decide if it qualifies for the Contest or not.
・Any works based on existing work/goods, works/goods scheduled to be released, works/goods that have already been submitted for/won other contests.
・Works that miss/break a rule or miss a requirement.
・Works that the Organizer finds disagreeable with adequate reason.

(2) Contestants own all rights to their artwork/creations. However, the Organizer will claim the rights for all winning works. Furthermore, the right to use the artworks for the ""Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Fan Art Collection"" (including sublicensing) is granted free of charge for the limited purpose of publication in this fan art collection.

(3) Winners will not exercise “author’s personal rights” against the Organizer, pixiv Inc. as well as pixiv Inc. related parties.

(4) Contestants will not be informed directly when the selection results are announced. The winners will be announced on websites and official social network accounts managed by the Organizer and pixiv. Winners may have their entries and pixiv nicknames posted to the Organizer’s website and both the Organizer's and pixiv's official social network accounts.

(5) Contestants, regardless if they win or not, may have their entries, comments about their entries, and pixiv nicknames (either in their entirety or partially), posted to pixiv’s official Twitter, Facebook, and other social network accounts, the Organizer's website, displayed at exhibitions, and published in magazines or books. The work may be adapted or edited.

(6) Contestants who remove their entries during the contest will forfeit the contest and their work will no longer be accepted as an entry.

(7) The Organizer will not be responsible for any charges contestants may incur during the submission of their entry.

(8) The Organizer will use the contestant's information solely for the purpose of communicating with the contestants during the selection process. The Organizer will protect individuals’ information according to their privacy policy.

(9) Winners may be contacted separately regarding the selection and the procedure to receive their prize. If winners do not respond within a certain period of time after being contacted, they may not be able to receive prizes.
○ Disclaimers
(1) Contestants assume responsibility for their own submissions.
(2) The Organizer will not be responsible for any disputes that may happen between the contestants and other individuals, regardless of the reason.
(3) The Organizer and pixiv Inc. reserve the right to suspend or terminate the Contest if they deem it necessary for any reason, including system maintenance.
(4) The Organizer will not be liable for any damages incurred by the contestants, including but not limited to contest interruption, suspension, or cancellation.
(5) Determined by the true terms and conditions including the disclaimers, the Organizer will be not responsible for any direct damages caused by willful misconduct or gross negligence caused during the contest period, regardless of immunity.
○ Contest Related Inquiries
(1) If you have any questions or feedback about the contest, feel free to contact us here.
(2) Please include your e-mail address, nickname, inquiry, and the subject “About Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Art Contest"" before submitting your inquiry.
(3) Replies will not be given to any phone calls regarding support issues.
(4) Replies will not be given to any questions regarding the Contest results.

○ Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The Contest and its terms shall be governed by Japanese law. Furthermore, the Tokyo District Court shall be the mutually-agreed court for any proceedings, with jurisdiction for the preliminary trial in the case of any disputes over contest terms or matters between the Organizer and the contestants.
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 an illustration featuring one or more characters appearing in the game Azur Lane.

Tag: アズレン5周年イラコン
Period of event:6/24/2022〜8/8/2022
Uploading format
○ Entry requirements
Number of posts: You may post more than one entry. However, you cannot post the same entry more than once.
Image size for entries posted online: No size restrictions.

* However, if you win the contest, you will be asked to submit your work data in the following format: A3 size (3508 x 4961 pixels), PSD file with characters and background on separate layers. Both portrait and landscape works are accepted.
* Any color mode (RGB, CMYK) is accepted.

* Your entry will be considered invalid if:
・It does not match the theme of the contest.
・It does not have the contest tag attached.
・The privacy level of your entry is set to “My pixiv” or “Private”.
・It is a work created as a request by a third party (including commissioned artworks).
・It is a repost of a previous illustration or is not submitted within the time frame of the contest.
・Rules listed in “Contest Terms (1)” apply to your entry or entries.
3. Use the tag "アズレン5周年イラコン" 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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