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The Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Illustration Contest is underway!

Greetings from pixiv.

Starting from Friday, June 24th, 2022, we're holding the Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Illustration Contest.

▼ About Azur Lane
A shoot'em up RPG feat. pretty girls inspired by warships! The naval-battle romance you've been waiting for.
Azur Lane is an exciting shooting roleplaying game in which you control cute anthropomorphic girl characters based on warships from around the world!
The universe of Azur Lane is woven with a plethora of unique characters. Let's set sail!

Official website: https://azurlane.yo-star.com/
App Store
Google Play

【Contest Period】
From Friday, June 24nd 5:00 pm JST to Monday, August 8th, 2022 11:59 pm JST

【How to Participate】
Draw an illustration featuring one or more characters appearing in the game Azur Lane.

Tag: アズレン5周年イラコン

【 Entry requirements】
Number of posts: You may post more than one entry. However, you cannot post the same entry more than once.
Image size for entries posted online: No size restrictions.

* However, if you win the contest, you will be asked to submit your work data in the following format: A3 size (3508 x 4961 pixels), PSD file with characters and background on separate layers. Both portrait and landscape works are accepted.
* Any color mode (RGB, CMYK) is accepted.

【Contest prizes】
First Prize - 2 winners
Prize: 300,000 JPY (approx. 3000 USD)

Award of Excellence - 3 winners
Prize: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD)

Honorable Mentions - 5 winners
Prize: 50,000 JPY (approx. 500 USD)

Special Award - 3 winners
Prize: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD)

* All winning works may be used within the game Azur Lane, for real-life event exhibits, as advertising materials for various media, and as sellable goods, as well as be printed onto promotional materials and published on social media. It's possible that the works may be altered to fit such purposes.

* Participants outside of Japan are also welcome. 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.

* Your entry will be considered invalid if:
・It does not match the theme of the contest.
・It does not have the contest tag attached.
・The privacy level of your entry is set to “My pixiv” or “Private”.
・It is a work created as a request by a third party (including commissioned artworks).
・It is a repost of a previous illustration or is not submitted within the time frame of the contest.
・Rules listed in “Contest Terms (1)” apply to your entry or entries.

▼ About the Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Fan Art Collection
To celebrate the game's 5th anniversary, in addition to awarding the winning entries we also plan to produce a digital fan art collection featuring works selected among the contest's entries!
As a commemorative gift to celebrate this significant anniversary, every artist featured in the Azur Lane 5th Anniversary Fan Art Collection will receive a free download key (to be sent via pixiv message in the fall of 2022).
We'd like to include as many artworks as possible, so we look forward to your participation in the contest!
* The fan art collection may be made available free of charge to other people who have not had their artwork selected.
* All artwork submitted to this contest may be published in this fan art collection. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Contest Overview
Contest Page
Official Website

Please check the Application Guidelines on the Contest Page at the time of submission.

We look forward to seeing everyone's entries!
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