Silent Manga Audition 2014: Entry is Open
Kichijoji, Tokyo, JAPAN - November 1, 2013
“Silent Manga Audition” is a Manga (Comic) award organised by established masters of
manga (Japanese Comics). Lead by Nobuhiko Horie ( CEO, Coamix corp. / the former
chief editor of world record holding Weekly Shonen Jump ), with authors of major Manga
franchises such as “Fist of North Star” and “City Hunter”.
The event's aims are simple : 1. Raise awareness about Manga around the globe. 2. Find and assist great talents around the world, providing award winners necessary training and exposure to professional publishers.
“Silent Manga” is a unique concept in which “spoken words” are not allowed. Resulting
in Manga that is not only enjoyable across language barriers, but also a great trial in
author's drawing abilities. Entries will be judged solely on the excellence in graphical
execution of story telling.
There were over five-hundred entries for the first year of international edition of Silent
Manga Audition. From which there were twenty-eight award winners, eight of whom had
their manga published in Monthly Comic Magazine in Japan, along with popular authors.
For ambitious Manga artists this is one opportunity not to be missed.
Entries for 2014 year round of Silent Manga Audition is now open to the public. This
year's theme is “The Finest Smile”. Entries will be closed by 31st of March 2014.
Winners will be announced Early Summer 2014.
For more information on the award entry, please visit of!cial website www.manga-audition.com . Along with entry details, all of 2013 year round entries are available for
viewing, with guest works by professional Manga artists.
For enquiries about the event, please contact Tsukasa Haneda or Taiyo Nakashima at the Silent Manga Audition Committee at manga-audition (at coamix.co.jp).