The iOS/Android game HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! is holding an illustration contest on pixiv,
including all members of the in-game world: the virtual singers, Leo/need, MORE MORE JUMP!,
Vivid BAD SQUAD, Wonderlands × Showtime, and Nightcord at 25:00.
We're waiting for your submissions of illustrations on the theme of characters who appear in the game!


 ▼About HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! 


This rhythm adventure game for iOS/Android was created through a collaboration between
SEGA Corporation, which created the "Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA" series,
and Colorful Palette Inc., a member of CyberAgent Group.
This title incorporates Hatsune Miku,
the virtual singer based on the vocaloid software developed by Crypton Future Media, Inc.



  Official website: https://pjsekai.sega.jp/   
  Official X (Twitter) account: https://twitter.com/pj_sekai   



 ▼Contest theme▼ 


Freely draw illustrations on the theme of characters who appear in the iOS/Android game HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE!.
List of eligible characters: https://pjsekai.sega.jp/character/index.html


Contest tag: pjsekai_contest2024

First Prize
1 winner
Award of Excellence
5 winners
pixiv Award
multiple winners
・Deluxe bundle of Project SEKAI merch
・Winning work exhibited at Project SEKAI-related event
・Winning work published in the artbook "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Creator Fanbook pixiv COLLECTION (tentative title)", and a free copy of the artbook
・E-money (2000 JPY value)
・Mini bundle of Project SEKAI merch
・Winning work exhibited at Project SEKAI-related event
・Winning work published in the artbook "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Creator Fanbook pixiv COLLECTION (tentative title)", and a free copy of the artbook
・E-money (2000 JPY value)
・Winning work published in the artbook "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Creator Fanbook pixiv COLLECTION (tentative title)", and a free copy of the artbook
・E-money (2000 JPY value)
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SEGA Corporation, Colorful Palette Inc., and Crypton Future Media, Inc. are holding the event "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Illustration Contest 2024" (hereinafter: the Contest) on pixiv, the service operated by pixv, Inc.

By entering this contest, it means you have read and agreed to all the terms and conditions.
Please make sure you have read all the terms and conditions before entering this contest.

・Organizers: SEGA Corporation, Colorful Palette Inc., and Crypton Future Media, Inc. are the Organizers of the Contest.
・pixiv, Inc: pixiv, Inc. is a co-Organizer of the Contest.
・pixiv: the service (https://www.pixiv.net/) operated by pixiv Inc.
・Contest: "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Illustration Contest 2024"
・Application Guidelines: "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Illustration Contest 2024" Application Guidelines
・Terms of Use: pixiv Inc.'s Service Master Terms of Use https://policies.pixiv.net/
・Contestants: Users who participate in the Contest
・Entries: Works submitted as entries for this contest
Theme
Illustration category
Freely draw illustrations on the theme of characters who appear in the iOS/Android game HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE!.
List of eligible characters: https://pjsekai.sega.jp/character/index.html
Period of event
1/24/2024〜2/25/2024 23:59
Uploading format
Please post your work to pixiv with the contest tag attached.
Tag: pjsekai_contest2024

・You can participate by posting illustrations.
・There are no size specifications for posting works. Winners will be asked to submit a PSD file (B4 size, 350 dpi resolution, CMYK color mode) for publication in a special anthology, so please bear this in mind when creating your artwork.
・Valid submissions are limited to All-Ages artworks.
・You can post more than one artwork. However, you cannot post the same work multiple times.
Awards
First Prize
1 winner
・Deluxe bundle of Project SEKAI merch
・Winning work exhibited at Project SEKAI-related event
・Winning work published in the artbook "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Creator Fanbook pixiv COLLECTION (tentative title)", and a free copy of the artbook
・E-money (2000 JPY value)
Award of Excellence
5 winners
・Mini bundle of Project SEKAI merch
・Winning work exhibited at Project SEKAI-related event
・Winning work published in the artbook "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Creator Fanbook pixiv COLLECTION (tentative title)", and a free copy of the artbook
・E-money (2000 JPY value)
pixiv Award
multiple winners
・Winning work published in the artbook "HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE! Creator Fanbook pixiv COLLECTION (tentative title)", and a free copy of the artbook
・E-money (2000 JPY value)
Eligible Participants
This contest is open to all registered pixiv users who have read and agreed to these terms and conditions. (Entries from companies and multiple creators will not be accepted.)
* Underage contestants should obtain the consent of a guardian before entering.


Contest Results
The results of the Contest will be announced by pixiv and the Organizers. Winning works, including winners' pixiv nicknames, may be featured on the official X (formerly Twitter), Facebook, and other social media accounts, and official websites of pixiv Inc. and the Organizers.
Contestants will not be individually notified of the contest results.


How to Enter from Outside of Japan
(1) Contestants from outside of Japan are welcome to participate. Please make sure to read the Application Guidelines.
(2) 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.
(3) In certain cases, it may not be possible to ship the prize outside of Japan.


Elligible works
Works that do not meet the following requirements will not be eligible. These requirements will include but not be limited to the work's title, description, tags, and the creator's nickname. The ineligibility of submitted work will be determined by pixiv Inc. and the Organizers, and ineligible works may be removed from the various contest pages. Additionally, if it is discovered that a winning work should have been disqualified for any of the following reasons, the prize will no longer be given out and actions may be taken to retrieve prizes already given out.
If you win, but you do not respond to pixiv Inc. and the Organizer within the required time frame, your work will be disqualified.

① Works that do not meet the participation requirements
(The following is a limited set of examples)
・Works that do not match the theme of the contest.
・Works that do not have the contest tag attached.
・Works with a privacy level set to “My pixiv” or “Private”.
・The work falls under the viewing restrictions of R-18 or R-18G.
・Works that have been posted after the entry period has ended, or works that have been edited after the entry period has ended. This also includes minor edits to fix typos, etc.
・Works posted by companies or multiple creators.
・Works posted by underage contestants without the consent of a guardian.

② Works that violate pixiv's Terms of Use, Article 14 "Prohibited Conduct".
(The following is a limited set of examples)
・The work may infringe upon the intellectual property rights, (as defined in the Terms of Use, Article 21 Subsection 1), or any other rights of pixiv Inc., the Organizers, or a third party.
・The work contains obscenity, torture, discrimination, or other elements that are potentially offensive.
・The work may infringe on the property or privacy rights of pixiv Inc., the Organizers, or a third party.
・The work slanders, defames, unjustly discriminates against, or promotes the unjust discrimination of, pixiv Inc., the Organizers, or a third party, or the work damages those parties' reputation or trust.
・The work violates public order and morals.
・The work is determined to fall under any other item in Article 14 of the Terms of Use.

*As laid out in Article 15 of the Terms of Use, "Treatment of violating work", and as determined by pixiv and/or the Organizers, pixiv Inc. may take the stated measures against works that would be covered by ② regardless of whether or not they were submitted for this contest.

③ Others
・Works that have been posted multiple times.
・Works that were requested by a third party, or works created via the pixiv Requests feature (including Request rewards).
・The work is intended to be sold, or is already being sold, has been posted in another contest, or has already won another contest.
・The creator's pixiv nickname violates public order and morals.
・The work violates the Application Guidelines.
・The work is determined by pixiv Inc. to not be suitable as a submitted work.
・The work uses images or text that was automatically generated in whole or in part by AI.

Also, please check the "Guidelines on Derivative Works" (https://pjsekai.sega.jp/news/article/index.html?hash=4294aa774d50be788fcaed45092491c17f9e163d) set forth by the Organizer. Please create your works in accordance with these guidelines.


Ownership Rights
The copyright of submitted works (limited to those parts newly created by the creator and excluding anything that the original copyright holder had already created) belongs to the creator. However, the Organizer will claim the rights (including the rights dictated in Articles 27 and 28 of the Japanese Copyright Act; the same as below) for all winning works at the time that the winners are determined (considered to be the time at which the winning contestant has completed submission of the information required to claim their prize, hereinafter, "Time of Winning"). Winners waive the right to use the winning work for their own purposes without receiving prior consent from the Organizers, or licensing the winning work to be used by another third party.


Handling of Information
pixiv Inc. and the Organizers will use the contest information solely for the purposes of the selection process, and for communicating with winners.

Personal information collected for the purpose of sending winners their prizes will be appropriately deleted after the winners have received their prizes. For more information on our handling of personal information, please refer to pixiv's privacy policy (https://policies.pixiv.net/#privacy).
Some personal information may be shared with the Organizers and KADOKAWA, the scheduled publisher for the artbook, for the purposes of confirmation and shipping prizes. Thank you for your understanding.


Disclaimer
(1) Contestants assume responsibility for their own submissions.
(2) The Organizers and pixiv Inc. will not be responsible for any disputes that may happen between the contestants and other individuals, regardless of the reason.
(3) pixiv Inc. reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Contest if they deem it necessary for any reason, including system maintenance.
(4) The Organizers and pixiv Inc. will not be liable for any damages incurred by the contestants, including but not limited to contest interruption, suspension, or cancellation.
(5) As determined by the true terms and conditions including the disclaimers, the Organizer and pixiv Inc. will be not responsible for any direct damages caused by willful misconduct or gross negligence caused during the contest period, regardless of immunity.
(6) The Organizers and pixiv Inc. will not be responsible for any fees or expenses incurred by contestants when participating in the Contest.


Contest Related Support Issues
(1) If you have any questions or feedback about the contest, feel free to contact us here.
(2) Please include your email address, nickname, inquiry, and the subject “プロジェクトセカイ イラコンについて" before submitting your support request.
(3) Replies will not be given to any phone calls regarding support issues.


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 pixiv Inc. 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
Illustration category
Freely draw illustrations on the theme of characters who appear in the iOS/Android game HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE!.
List of eligible characters: https://pjsekai.sega.jp/character/index.html
Period of event:1/24/2024〜2/25/2024
Uploading format
Please post your work to pixiv with the contest tag attached.
Tag: pjsekai_contest2024

・You can participate by posting illustrations.
・There are no size specifications for posting works. Winners will be asked to submit a PSD file (B4 size, 350 dpi resolution, CMYK color mode) for publication in a special anthology, so please bear this in mind when creating your artwork.
・Valid submissions are limited to All-Ages artworks.
・You can post more than one artwork. However, you cannot post the same work multiple times.
3. Use the tag "pjsekai_contest2024" 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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