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[pixiv SUKI1] August contest "Kokon Yōkai Chronicles" is underway!







Greetings from pixiv.

pixiv SUKI1's August contest "Kokon Yōkai Chronicles" will be held from August 24th, 2020 (Mon).
In this contest, we invite you to submit works on the theme of yōkai (Japanese monsters, spirits, and demons) that appear in folklore and urban legends.

The modern yōkai faction, the "Gense tō party", is an organization which is favorable to the coexistence of yōkai and humans in the developed modern society.
The traditional yōkai faction, the "Yōkai tō party", is a group that respects the traditions of the yōkai and refuses the association with humans.

Side with one of the two factions and submit your yōkai-themed works.

Give space to creativity and post your yōkai-themed work to pixiv. They can feature yōkai from old tales and ghost stories, spirits from urban legends, and even original yōkai of your own creation.
Anything goes as long as your work is yōkai-themed.
We're looking forward to seeing your entries!

■ About pixiv SUKI1
pixiv SUKI1 is a submission project held monthly (ツキ1, tsuki ichi) on pixiv, where creators can convey their likes (スキ, suki) on a variety of themes.

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

How to Participate
1. Create a work on the theme of yōkai.
2. Post your work with the following tags.

・Contest tag
古今妖怪録

・Faction tags (only use one)
Modern yōkai: 現世党
Traditional yōkai: 妖怪党

Get featured on pixiv SUKI1 official Twitter account.
Contest entries may be picked up by pixiv SUKI1 and introduced on their official Twitter account!
https://twitter.com/suki1pixiv

Entry Format
<Illustration and Manga category>
You can post either an illustration, manga, or Ugoira.
There are no restrictions 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 novels you can 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.

Prizes
<Illustration and Manga category>
Kokin Yōkai Jikketsu Prize: 10 winners
Amazon gift card: 10,000 JPY
* 5 winners in each faction.

<Novel category>
Kokin Yōkai Jikketsu Prize: 10 winners
Amazon gift card: 10,000 JPY
* 5 winners in each faction.

For more details, check the Application Guidelines from the Entries page.
We are looking forward to your entries.

◆Contest Overview
https://www.pixiv.net/artworks/83791147

◆Entries page
◆pixiv (Illustation and Manga category)
https://www.pixiv.net/contest/kokon_youkairoku
◆pixiv (Novel category)
https://www.pixiv.net/novel/contest/kokon_youkairoku
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