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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan is pleased to announce that The 15th Japan International Manga Awards is now OPEN for submission! Filipino manga artists are invited to submit their entries to win a trip to Japan for approximately 10 days for the awarding ceremony (for Gold and Silver Awards)!
Entries and the filled-up Application form can be submitted in three ways:
  1. Hardcopies - 2 copies
  2. PDF format via email
  3. Both Hardcopy (1 copy) and PDF format
Hardcopies send via courier addressed to:
         15th Japan International Manga Awards
Japan Information and Culture Center
Embassy of Japan in the Philippines
2627 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

PDF files:
          Entry via email:
Email to: jicc-mnl@ma.mofa.go.jp
Subject: 15th Japan International Manga Awards
Note: Embassy email has an attachment limit of 10mb only. If you did not receive an acknowledgment email for your entry, please follow-up with the embassy.
For detailed guidelines and to download the Application form, please visit the 15th Japan International Manga Awards page:

DEADLINE of submission will be on JULY 8, 2021 (THURSDAY)
*Regarding the invitation of winners to Japan and the Award Ceremony, the MANGA Award Executive Committee will make the decision based on the situation of COVID-19 infections.
For inquiries, email jicc-mnl@ma.mofa.go.jp or call 8551-5710 loc 2311 and 2312