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1st Genshin Impact Illustration Contest: A Midsummer Aria of Cicadas is underway!

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1st Genshin Impact Illustration Contest: A Midsummer Aria of Cicadas will start on July 11st, 2022.



▼ About the Genshin Impact Illustration Contest
The game Genshin Impact plans to hold several illustration contests on pixiv on the topic of "spending seasons together." The theme of this first contest is "A Midsummer Aria of Cicadas." What would you like to do in Teyvat this summer to escape the heat? An exciting Waverider race in the Golden Apple Archipelago? Or would you rather cool off in Liyue Harbor, enjoying the sunset while listening to the storyteller's tales? Or attend a fireworks festival in Inazuma while sipping on some Dango Milk? Think of all the friends you've made in Teyvat, and let your imagination run free!

▼ About Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact is an open-world RPG that combines stunning 3D anime graphics and seamless open-world exploration.
Available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, PC, and smartphones, players can not only travel through the vast environment on their own, but also enjoy cross-platform multiplayer adventures with friends.
Set in the fantasy world of Teyvat, the game features an open world that can be roamed seamlessly with a team of up to four characters, strategic battles that let you harness the power of the elements, and a gripping story.
The player takes on the role of a mysterious "Traveler" and embarks on a journey through the secrets of Teyvat to find their lost twin.

Official Website: https://genshin.hoyoverse.com/en/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/GenshinImpact
Official YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/genshinimpact


○ Contest Period
From Monday, July 11, to Sunday, August 21, 2022, 11:59 pm JST


○ Theme
1. Fan Art category
Draw how you'd like to spend the summer in Teyvat with your favorite Genshin Impact characters.

Tag: 原神イラコン夏FA

2. Costume Design category
Draw a new summer-inspired outfit for a character appearing in Genshin Impact.

Tag: 原神イラコン夏衣装


○ Entry Requirements
Feel free to post more than 1 entry. (However, you cannot post the same work more than once.)
There are no restrictions on the size of the artwork for web submission.


○ Contest Prizes
First Prize (1 winner for each division)
Prize: 150,000 JPY (approx. 1,500 USD) + 5,000 Primogems

Award of Excellence (1 winner for each division)
Prize: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1,000 USD) + 3,000 Primogems

Popularity Award (5 winners for each division)
Prize: 50,000 JPY (approx. 500 USD) + 1,500 Primogems

Special Award (10 winners for each division)
Prize: Genshin Impact merchandise


*All award-winning works may be used in promotional materials, media, or other marketing materials for the game Genshin Impact. Artwork may be cropped and edited to fit the 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 only," "Private," or "URL restricted."
・It is a work created as a request by a third party (including commissioned artworks).
・It has been posted outside of the event period or it is a reposted work.
・It has been posted or will be posted to other contests, in or outside Japan.
・Rules listed in "Contest Terms (1)" apply to your entry.



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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