The contest is held twice a year, and this time will be the 100th anniversary. For it’s 100th anniversary, we are going to look for wonderful talents around the world. With many amazing judges, we will look for artwork that will be the future of “Jump”!
What is “TEZUKA MANGA CONTEST”? It is a manga award for new artists established by “Shonen Jump” by Shueisha publisher since 1971 with the aim of finding new talents. The Prize is named after Osamu Tezuka who was a pioneer in manga history after the war. Many professional manga artists who still work this day, were found through this award.
Manuscript : Horizontal reading, open to the right, monochrome only. Only completed manuscript. (Scenario, name not allowed)
Number of pages: up to 55 pages
Size : Not specified
Resolution : 600dpi or more is recommended
*Winners may be asked to make a version that is 600dpi or more with a specified size.
Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified / Traditional) and Korean only
Any genre. It must be a story completed in one issue that is original.
Deadline : 1 September 2020
Who may enter ?
The competition is open to manga artists from around the world.
here is no entry fee to participate!
Participation in the “Tezuka Manga Contest ” Award contest is free
• 1st prize: 2 million yen + published on “Weekly Shonen Jump” (paper or electronic) + invited to the award ceremony in Tokyo
• 2nd prize: 1 million yen + published on “Weekly Shonen Jump Special Edition” + invited to the award ceremony in Tokyo
• Honorable mention : 500,000 yen + invited to the award ceremony in Tokyo