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2.5 Dimension TV: 2nd Magica Wars Illustration Contest

Starting November 28th, pixiv and 2.5 Dimension TV presents the 2nd Magica Wars illustration contest!

2.5 Dimension TV is a program created by 2.5 Dimension TV Co., Ltd which focuses on expanding “2.5 Dimensional Content” through free informational variety TV shows. It’s live broadcasted every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.

Through the program and pixiv, the Magica Wars series is now getting an anime! To celebrate, we’re holding this contest.

This contest is also looking for magical girls that represent local areas. The grand prize winner will get their design implemented into the anime!

For more details, please read the Terms and Conditions (Japanese) and Contest Outline (Japanese).

We’re looking forward to your designs!

■ What is 2.5 Dimension TV?

To inspire more derivative work and have everyone enjoy Otaku Culture, 2.5 Dimension focuses on “2.5 Dimensional Content” such as games, anime, moe personification, voice actors, VOCALOID, cosplay, and the like. On every second and fourth Thursday at 9pm to 10pm JST, 2.5 Dimension TV Otaku Culture variety show program is studio broadcasted live for free to viewers. The show can be commented on immediately by viewers, allowing for spontaneous live interaction with staff. Check it out for more interesting developments.

2.5 Dimension TV and pixiv will continue working together to bring you more countless original projects!

【Contest Period】
Thursday, November 28th 2013 to January 29th 2014 23:59 Japan Standard Time

【How to Enter】
Draw a magical girl that represents your local area. The character needs to have a magical girl stick-type weapon and needs to have some sort of magical pet or minion.

Upload the illustration to pixiv and attach the two contest tags noted below.
Contest Tag: 第二次魔法少女大戦イラコン NameOfYourPrefectureOrCountry
For Example (Gunma Prefecture): 第二次魔法少女大戦イラコン 群馬県
For Example (United States): 第二次魔法少女大戦イラコン USA

【Submission Format】
Number of Submissions: You may submit more than 1 entry, as long as they are not duplicate entries.
There are no size restrictions for submission, however, winners will need to submit a 3508 pixel by 2480 pixel, A4 sized, 300 dpi file. It can be in any orientation.

■Grand Prize Winner
 Your character appearing in the new Magica Wars animation
 Prize money of 50,000円 (About $500 USD)

■At least 20 Prize Winners (Could be more!)
 Prize money of 25,000円 (About $250 USD)

◆Contest Outline (Japanese)
◆2.5 Dimension TV Official pixiv Account (Japanese)
◆Submitted Entries
◆Terms and Conditions (Japanese)
◆2.5 Dimension TV Official Website (Japanese)
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