▼ About Identity V

Identity V is an asymmetrical multiplayer mobile game developed by the Chinese company NetEase Games.
This game will bring you a breathtaking experience, with its gothic art style, grotesque vibe, and mysterious storylines.
Under detective Orpheus, you're requested to investigate a strange disappearance.
Through Orpheus's profiling ability, players become hunters or survivors and resolve this strange incident.
The truth gradually becomes clearer as the story progresses, but at the end of the tunnel...






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Fan Art category
Draw an illustration depicting one or more characters from Identity V.

Category tag:IdentityV3周年イラコンFA
Manga category
Draw a manga featuring one or more characters from Identity V.

Category tag:IdentityV3周年イラコンマンガ

* Feel free to pick any genre; it can be a slice-of-life, action, 4-koma manga, etc.
* The story must conclude within the posted work.
* Coloring level isn't considered; manga can be in full color, monochrome, etc.
First Prize
1 winner per category
Gold Medal Award
3 winners per category
Silver Medal Award
5 winner per category
Popularity Award
100 winners per category
Prize money: 200,000 JPY (approx. 2000 USD)
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
Prize money: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD)
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
Prize money: 50,000 JPY (approx. 500 USD)
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
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Identity V 3rd Anniversary Illustration Contest (hereinafter referred to as "the Contest") will be held on pixiv starting on April 30th, 2021, (Fri) by NetEase Games (hereinafter referred to as "the Organizer").

▼About Identity V
Identity V is an asymmetrical multiplayer mobile game developed by the Chinese company NetEase Games.
This game will bring you a breathtaking experience, with its gothic art style, grotesque vibe, and mysterious storylines.
Under detective Orpheus, you're requested to investigate a strange disappearance.
Through Orpheus's profiling ability, players become hunters or survivors and resolve this strange incident.
The truth gradually becomes clearer as the story progresses, but at the end of the tunnel...

Official URL: https://idv.163.com/
Theme
Draw works according to each category's theme, tag them appropriately, and post them to pixiv.
Period of event
4/30/2021〜6/13/2021 23:59
Application category
Fan Art category
Draw an illustration depicting one or more characters from Identity V.

Category tag:IdentityV3周年イラコンFA
Manga category
Draw a manga featuring one or more characters from Identity V.

Category tag:IdentityV3周年イラコンマンガ

* Feel free to pick any genre; it can be a slice-of-life, action, 4-koma manga, etc.
* The story must conclude within the posted work.
* Coloring level isn't considered; manga can be in full color, monochrome, etc.
Uploading format
Feel free to post more than 1 entry. (However, you cannot post the same work more than once)
There are no restrictions on the size of the artwork for web submission.
Awards
First Prize
1 winner per category
Prize money: 200,000 JPY (approx. 2000 USD)
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
Gold Medal Award
3 winners per category
Prize money: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD)
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
Silver Medal Award
5 winner per category
Prize money: 50,000 JPY (approx. 500 USD)
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
Popularity Award
100 winners per category
Prize: One in-game portrait frame and graffiti (limited to this contest's design)
* In-game icon and sketch: participants can set the design to anything they like, and the playable in-game designs will increase.

* All winning artworks may be printed on merchandise or publications, used in promotion, media, real-life and in-game sales for Identity V. Please note that the original artwork may be altered to fit into each occasion.

* International applicants are also welcome. Prize money can be sent to foreign bank accounts. However, please note that due to remittance fees and taxes, there is a possibility that the received amount may differ from the amount stated above.

* 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 only”, “Private”, or ""URL restricted"".
・It is a work created as a request by a third party (including commissioned artworks).
・It has been posted outside of the event period or it is a reposted work.
・Rules listed in “Contest Terms (1)” apply to your entry or entries.
○ 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 works (illustrations/manga) according to each category's theme, 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 rights for the works that win the First Prize, the Gold Medal Award, and the Silver Medal Award will have their rights transferred to the Organizer. Additionally, contestants that win the Popularity Award consent to their works being used by the Organizer (including the sublicense) without compensation, for display at exhibits, published in a compilation book, etc.
(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 ( http://ir.netease.com/privacy-policy-terms-and-conditions).
(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 the Identity V 3rd Anniversary Illustration 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 works according to each category's theme, tag them appropriately, and post them to pixiv.
Period of event:4/30/2021〜6/13/2021
Uploading format
Feel free to post more than 1 entry. (However, you cannot post the same work more than once)
There are no restrictions on the size of the artwork for web submission.
3. Upload your work
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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