Both published and unpublished works are eligible, but Manga works should have been produced within three years proceeding the date of application ( 2012-2015 ), and must have been produced outside Japan .
Each applicant can submit only one work under one title ( or series ). In case your submission is a collection of short stories, you can submit only one story.
Works have to be composed of minimum of 24 pages and must be submitted in printed form.
There is no entry fee . Eligibility This competition is open to anyone worldwide. Prize The best Manga among the submitted works will be awarded the Gold Award . The next three best Manga shall receive the Silver Award .
Recipients will be invited to Japan by the Japan Foundation to attend the award ceremony. During the stay in Japan, they will also exchange opinions with Japanese Manga creators, make an excursion and visit publishing companies and other places.
The award ceremony will be held in Tokyo in January, 2016 .