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The Original Work Contest: "Nacchan's Summer Vacation" is underway!

Greetings from pixiv.

Starting today, July 27th, 2020, pixiv will hold the Official Contest "Nacchan's Summer Vacation".

For this contest, we invite you to submit an original work (illustration, manga, Ugoira, or novel) portraying the fictional character Nacchan enjoying their 2020 summer vacation to the fullest. Refer to the plans written in Nacchan's agenda and imagine their summer memories.

Contest Period
From July 27, 2020 (Mon) to August 24, 2020 (Mon) 23:59 JST

How to Participate
Create a work inspired to the fictional character Nacchan spending their summer vacation and post it on pixiv. Take a look at Nacchan's agenda and their plan over the 4 weeks of vacation to draw inspiration for any activity to depict them.

E.g.: Going to a summer festival, visiting their grandma back home, going to the beach, etc.
* When you post something, you might get a comment from Nacchan's mom!

Post your work to pixiv and attach the following tag.
Tag: なっちゃんの夏休み

Entry Format
・Illustration and Manga category
You can post either an illustration, manga, or Ugoira.
There is no restriction on the size of the artwork for web submission.
* There are no restrictions on the number of artworks an applicant can submit. (However, please do not submit multiple postings of the same artwork)

・Novel category
There are no format restrictions (short story, long story, series, etc.) on the novel you submit. There is no upper limit to the length of the submissions; however, they must be at least 400 characters.
* There are no restrictions on the number of works an applicant can submit. However, there should only be one work (one series) per submission.

Summer Vacation was a Blast! Award
Illustration & Manga categories: 5 winners; Novel category: 3 winners
・All prizes were carefully picked by the pixiv Staff
 3 watermelons
 3kg of sōmen noodles
 A set of 12 bottles of Ramune from your area
 Kakigōri making machine
* Pick one of the above
* For winners outside of Japan, please consider that some of the prizes can not be shipped internationally.

Please read the application guidelines before submitting your work.
We are looking forward to seeing your entries.

◆pixiv (Illustration and Manga category)

◆pixiv (Novel category)
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