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Manga Jiman 2011 Competition Shortlist Announced

Position of shortlisted entrants to be announced at invite-only awards ceremony in February or March.

The Embassy of Japan in the U.K. has posted the following announcement on its website.

Manga Jiman Competition 2011 Shortlist

The judging panel have selected the manga below as the winning entries for this year's competition. The following entries are only listed in alphabetical order by first name and the exact position of each entrant will be announced at an invitation-only awards ceremony in February or March 2012.

Anya Zhuravskaya - ‘Storyteller Sisters’

Ami Clark - ‘The Flower That Held Its Breath’

Byron Reynolds - ‘Crash Course’

Dean McKnight & Jade Sarson - ‘Shear Brilliance’

Elena Vitagliano - ‘The Deep Needs Train’

Gillian Ha - ‘To The Girl With The Butterfly Ears’

Lorenzo Fruzza - ‘Heart's Orbit

Megan Wheeler - ‘A Harvest Love’

Rebecca Burgess - ‘Letters From England’

Sarah Burgess - ‘The Man and his Shadow’

Vivian Truong - ‘Moving On’

All of the above entries will be displayed at a special exhibition at the Embassy of Japan in the spring of 2012 and this page will be updated with the final positions once the announcement has been made. We would like to thank all those who entered.

The theme of the 2011 Manga Jiman contest was "new beginnings." The name 'Manga Jiman' means 'Having Pride in Manga.'

Via Manga UK's twitter feed.


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