17th Japan International Manga Award


Bring out your drawing tools and start creating!

Application is now OPEN for the 17th Japan International MANGA Award! Founded in 2007 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, this award honors foreign manga artists whose works not only promote Japanese comic books, but also contribute to creating better cultural exchanges and mutual understanding between Japan and the world.
Interested artists should submit the following:

           1. Electronic Application form
           2.  Manga work, which can be submitted in three ways:
                    a.) Printed – 2 hard copies
                    b.) PDF Format
                    c.) Both hardcopy (1 copy) AND PDF format.

Please visit the website of the 17th Japan International Manga Award at https://www.manga-award.mofa.go.jp/en/application/17/index.html for the Application form, guidelines and additional instructions regarding the submission of entries.
Application DEADLINE is on JULY 7, 2023.

Hardcopies send via courier addressed to:
           17th Japan International Manga Awards
           Japan Information and Culture Center
           Embassy of Japan in the Philippines
           2627 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

For inquiries, email jicc-mnl@ma.mofa.go.jp or call 8551-5710 loc. 2311