'GIGAZINE Manga Award' January 2021 recruitment start & manga that can be read from GIGAZINE for free is like this

Thank you to those who applied for the work in 2020 and those who checked the serialized manga. The GIGAZINE Manga Awards are still looking for works in 2021, so please do not hesitate to apply. Also, I have listed the GIGAZINE manga that you can read for free from the New Year, so

please check it out here.

◆ 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.

◆ GIGAZINE manga that can be read for free looks like this
As of January 2021, ' Ameame Fure Fure Usoyande ', which is being serialized, is open to the public for free up to the first part of the sixth episode.

'Ameo / Ameonna' …… A person who always gets rainy when going out or attending an event. It is said to be derived from the youkai 'Ameonna' who is said to call rain. Superstitions, rumors.
Kai, who has transferred to a junior high school attended by Nao Sasakura, a girl who loves rain, said to Nao, who was pleased with the rain, 'I hate rain.' Kai tells Nao, who is confused, that he is a 'rain man.'
A boy who came with the rain that continued to fall, and a girl who loved the rain. The story of two people who met in a small town for only two weeks.
Episode 1 'Rain-loving Girl and Rain Man'
Episode 2 'How to show the sun to the rain man?'
Episode 3 'Chasing the Blue Sky'
Episode 4 Part 1 'Wish in the Sky'
Episode 4 Part 2 'Airplane to the Rain Man'
Episode 5 Part 1 'Rain and Sunny'
Episode 5 Part 2 'Ameo and Haruo'
Episode 6 Part 1 'Beyond Disappointment'

In addition, the first episode of a single-story comic that includes the full name of the original author is also on sale at the Kindle store. If you are a Kindle Unlimited member, you can read it for free at any time, so please check it out.

Come on Rain Episode 1: Rain-loving Girl and Rain Man (GIGAZINE) | Torataro, Yumeki, GIGAZINE | Kindle Store | Amazon

'A hero and a company slave's side business life ', in which a bad hero straddles a different world and works concurrently as a game company and a hero business, is being serialized up to the first part of the second episode.

Kuzuru, a bad hero in the world 'Conam' where monsters are infested. Kuzuru, who managed to get rid of the monsters with the help of his strict and reliable friends, is now working for a Japanese game company for some reason. Apart from my beloved companions, there are no demons or monsters here. Instead, there's a pile of work, a blind colleague, and a boss who's scarier than a monster ... isn't this worse? However, the real hell awaiting Kuzuru was from here--!
Death March 1 'I've started a side job!'
Death March 2 Part 1 'The hero who is a company slave ...'

You can also get the Kindle Comics ' Madosho Exchange Diary ' and ' Madosho Exchange Diary Spin ' released in 2020 for free at any time with Kindle Unlimited. You can see what kind of world the spellbook and the story of the girls are like in an exchange diary by looking at 'I tried to explain two spellbooks and two sisters while looking back on two works '. increase.

Madosho Exchange Diary (GIGAZINE) | Shoio, 392kyo, GIGAZINE | Fantasy | Kindle Store | Amazon

Grimoire Exchange Diary Spin (GIGAZINE) | Yumeki, 392kyo | Fantasy | Kindle Store | Amazon

' Princess and Gamer ', which is a live game where 'Princess' meets a great gamer and plans a ghost play to increase the number of views, is also on sale at the Kindle store. This is also free for Kindle Unlimited, so be sure to get a comic with lots of extra pages.

Princess and Gamer (GIGAZINE) | Shoio, 392kyo, GIGAZINE | Manga | Kindle Store | Amazon

In addition, a new manga series is planned around the spring of 2021. Information will be lifted little by little, so please look forward to it.

◆ '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 to pass opinions and requests 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 it must be the completed manuscript of 'Episode 1' and its making materials . For making materials, please send the character design and settings, as well as the outline of the entire story in the range of about 200 to 800 characters. Please note that it may not be possible to proceed with the examination if there is a shortage in the application content.

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

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

・ 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.

・ 'Drawing only' is OK if you 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:
Sunday, January 31, 2021, 23:59:59

・ Examination process:

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

Stage 1: Evaluation by 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 will be conducted to determine the grand prize winner comprehensively. In addition, we promise to serialize when it remains in the final stage.

・ Reward:

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

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

Final stage advancer:
At the time of advancing to the final stage, an additional prize of 50,000 yen (100,000 yen in total) + a commitment to serialize after brushing up the submitted work

Prize money 100,000 yen + serialization promise

Grand Prize:
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 of judging, we will contact you about the details of the judging by the end of the month following the month of application to the email address at the time of application.
In other cases, please note that we basically do not notify you of the examination results.

・ Flow after receiving the award
After finishing the publication in the serial 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 appreciate 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, you will be conscious of actually creating the original manga, and will judge 'Is it possible to constantly create a script written by To?' Until the final episode.

・ 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 to the public' in Google Docs Help .

Click here for the application form

The selection flow for the Manga Award includes 'GIGAZINE Secret Club (GSC) Closed Judgment'. 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