In order to “Widely disseminate the charm and potential of Manga from Kitakyushu in order to spread manga culture throughout Japan and abroad“ the Kitakyushu International Manga Competition is held annually. This year’s application deadline is November 18th. Entries from both amateurs and professional artists are welcome. Apply and you might have the chance of winning either an amount of up to 500,000 JPY or gaining support with your manga career.
For further information visit: https://kitakyushu-mangataisho.com/en/