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Get Published: First MANGA pixiv Awards Competition

Starting Wednesday, April 16th 2014, pixiv will be holding a comic competition called MANGA pixiv Awards.
This will be the first time pixiv has held a contest like this and the topic for your entries will be about “short-cut/easy shounen comics” or comics in the shounen style of comic-writing.

We are looking for original comics and you can draw as many pages as you’d like or feature a comic from any genre.

【Submission Period】
Wednesday, April 16th 2014 to Wednesday, June 11th 2014 23:59 Japan Standard Time

【How to Enter】
1) Create a comic with the theme of short-cut or easy Shounen comics: a comic that easily fits into the theme of what a “shounen comic” is.
2) Submit your comic to pixiv with the below contest tag attached.
Contest Tag: MANGApixiv王道少年マンガ

【Submission Format】
・Submit your comic using the pixiv Manga/Comic upload function.
・There are no restrictions to your submission size.
・Page count: Either a complete one-shot comic or the first chapter of your comic.
*You don’t have submit a complete story of your comic if you plan to submit a chapter.
・There are no restrictions to number of submissions, however submissions cannot be duplicates.

【Selection Process】
After a strict judging of all the entries the winners will be decided by our judges.

・1 Grand Prize Winner: Awarded 200,000 yen (About $1900 USD) and their work published or serialized in MANGA pixiv.
・3 First-Place Prize Winners: Awarded 50,000 yen (About $480 USD)
*Prize Winner will have full support to have their work published or serialized in MANGA pixiv including editor support.

■What’s MANGA pixiv?
MANGA pixiv is a project that allows people around the world read free, pixiv original, digital comics. Regardless if creators are pros or amateurs, pixiv is looking for fresh new talent to publish on its MANGA pixiv service. MANGA pixiv will offer comics in multiple languages to allow people around the world to be exposed to, discover, and enjoy comics from Japan.

◆Contest Outline
◆Submitted Entries
◆Terms and Conditions (Japanese)
◆MANGA pixiv
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