'GIGAZINE Manga Award' recruitment started in December 2020 & Manga Award announcement other than GIGAZINE looks like this

At the GIGAZINE Manga Awards, which is still in January in 2020, we have started recruiting the last works of the year. Please take this opportunity to apply so that you can start a new manga serialization path from the beginning of the year. The announcement of the GIGAZINE Manga Award is also made in addition to the article of GIGAZINE, so what is there? Please check

here as well.

◆ Click here for the application guidelines for the 'GIGAZINE Manga Award'

I have already read the application guidelines, so apply anyway! Please use the application form .

◆ Click here for the original script application guidelines

If you are thinking of applying in the form of a novel or screenplay, please check the application guidelines from the link above.

◆ The announcement of the Manga Award other than GIGAZINE looks like this
Since the GIGAZINE Manga Award is being recruited with a monthly deadline, we will announce it in the GIGAZINE article at the beginning of each month.

You can also check the application requirements on the Manga Awards dedicated site ' manga.gigazine.net ', which makes it easy to check the application requirements at any time.

At manga.gigazine.net, we are planning a renewal such as making it easier to access the information you want to know and making it possible to obtain bonus information beyond GIGAZINE articles, so please access it when an update is announced. Please try.

It is also posted on Mannavi , a manga award / carry-on portal site operated by CELSYS, which provides the paint tool CLIP STUDIO PAINT . You can check the recruitment requirements from the list of 'Monthly' that recruits monthly.

In addition, posters are created using the illustrations received for the announcement of the Manga Award, and are posted at schools related to manga production, mainly in the Kansai region.

The photo below was posted by

Kobun Gakuen Girls' High School in Osaka City. We can post it in this way! If you have any opinions, please contact us.

◆ 'GIGAZINE Manga Award' application guidelines

・ When you serialize manga on GIGAZINE ...?
・ Completely remote and work timing

・ Since the serialized manga will be published in GIGAZINE, you can read it first.

・ There is no strict deadline and it is easy to schedule

・ There are no restrictions on genres or targets, anything is OK as long as it is interesting.

・ Equipped with an assistant who can handle coloring and background (no need for own expense)

・ Because it is a young label, it is easy for opinions and requests to pass like a venture company!

etc. If you have any other questions, please click here to contact us.

・ Basic conditions:
・ It is assumed that it can be read on a smartphone (no spread, vertical scrolling standard)

・ Full color, full digital (in the case of black and white, it may be treated as the 'original', but the application itself is welcome)

-The genre is free and the completed manuscript of 'Episode 1' and its making material . For making materials, please send the character design and settings, as well as the outline of the entire story in the range of 200 to 800 characters. Please note that the examination may not proceed if the application content is insufficient.

・ Manuscript format:
Please refer to ' Princess and Gamer ' for aspect ratio, file size, and resolution.

・ Number of manuscripts:
freedom. Any number of pages is OK.

・ Others:
・ Primary creation OK that has already been announced on other media and platforms

・ It is also OK to have a work that was published in a magazine but was not made into a book or was discontinued due to unforeseen circumstances. Please do not give up.

・ For 'drawing only', please show the URL of the portfolio and the collection of works. The portion that passed the 1st stage examination will be actually drawn in the trial original in the 2nd stage examination, and after passing, it will be sent to the final stage voting examination.

·The deadline:
Thursday, December 31, 2020, 23:59:59

・ Examination process:

After the first selection by the editorial department, the following screening process is planned.

Stage 1: Evaluation in a closed environment that can only be viewed by GIGAZINE secret club members + Evaluation including making materials by the editorial department

Second stage: Judging after adding necessary items such as 'Episode 1 manuscript' and 'Plot until the final episode' in a format that is more conscious of serialization. At the stage of advancing to this point, I promise to serialize in almost some form.

Final stage: A serialized manuscript will be judged by the editor-in-chief of GIGAZINE + evaluation by GIGAZINE secret club members + guest judgment such as writers serialized in GIGAZINE to determine the grand prize winner comprehensively. In addition, we promise to serialize when it remains in the final stage.

・ Reward:

In commemoration of the new development of GIGAZINE manga from March 2020, the rewards including the prize amount have been renewed as follows. We have clarified the question, 'How far can we serialize?', So please do not miss it. The left side of the arrow is the conventional setting, and the right side is the reward from March 2020.

Everyone who passed the first screening and was selected for the first stage:
Prize money 10,000 yen → Prize money 30,000 yen

Stage 2 advancement:
Additional prize money of 20,000 yen → Additional prize money of 20,000 yen + editing in charge for serialization

Final stage advancer:
Prize money is only for winning and grand prize selection → Additional prize money of 50,000 yen (total 100,000 yen) at the time of advancing to the final stage + serialization promise after brushing up the submitted work

Prize money 50,000 yen → Prize money 100,000 yen + serialization commitment

Grand Prize:
Prize money 100,000 yen → Prize money 500,000 yen + commitment to serialize the submitted work as it is

・ Selection result of submitted works
For works that will proceed to the first stage screening, we will contact you with the details of the screening to the email address at the time of application by the end of the month following the application month.
In other cases, please note that we basically do not notify you of the examination results.

・ Flow after receiving the award
After finishing the serialization format on GIGAZINE, it will be converted into an electronic book and sold on Amazon. We will pay the prescribed manuscript fee and royalties for each. GIGAZINE is also responsible for selling and promoting e-books.

・ Question reception form:
If you have any questions about applying, please click here to contact us. If similar questions continue, we will summarize them in the FAQ, so we ask for your understanding and cooperation.

・ Manga Award application form:

Click here

◆ Original script application guidelines

・ In addition to the first episode manuscript , prepare a plot (synopsis) from the first episode to the final episode . For the synopsis, please describe the flow of the entire work in detail on the first page of the manuscript in 100 to 800 characters.

・ In the first screening, we will see the fun of a simple story and the completeness of one story. If you proceed from the second screening to the final screening, we will judge 'whether you can constantly create a script written in To' with an awareness of actually creating the original manga.

・ If you are applying for 'original only' and only text, it is okay if you paste the text in Google Docs and then enter the address of the shared link in the application form. In that case, please do not edit the document after applying.

-Make sure that Google's sharing setting is 'Everyone who knows the link'. If it remains 'restricted', you will not be able to read the submitted work. For more information, check 'Share files publicly' in Google Docs Help .

Click here for the application form

There is 'GIGAZINE Secret Club (GSC) Closed Judgment' in the selection flow of the Manga Award. Not only GSC members, but also those who are not yet members, please take this opportunity to become a member of GSC and witness the birth of future masterpieces. Click here to register for GIGAZINE Secret Club.

Well then, we are looking forward to your application from the bottom of our hearts. Thank you.

in Manga,   Pick Up, Posted by log1e_dh