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MyAnimeList and Honeyfeed Collaborate to Launch MAL x HF Writing Contest 2023

TOKYO - May 23, 2023 MyAnimeList (MAL) and Honeyfeed announce the highly anticipated MAL x HF Writing Contest 2023, offering aspiring writers in the anime community a chance to see their stories transformed into manga published by the renowned Kodansha. This collaborative contest aims to ignite the creative talents of anime enthusiasts and provide a platform to showcase their writing prowess.

The contest submission window spans from June 1 to August 31, 2023. Following the submission period, the MyAnimeList and Honeyfeed communities will have the opportunity to participate in the voting process, determining the winners in an engaging and inclusive manner. The finals will be open for public voting from October 30 to November 30, 2023.


Isekai Cup - $3,000 USD
Present-Day Cup - $3,000 USD
Runner-up - $3,000 USD

Winners will not only receive a monetary reward but also the potential to have their work presented to Kodansha, a renowned publishing company in Japan, for a chance to be adapted into a light novel or manga.

To participate, contestants are required to create a Wholesome Romance novel from the Male Point of View (POV).

The winners of the MAL x HF Writing Contest 2023 will be announced on December 12, 2023.

For more information about the MAL x HF Writing Contest 2023, including rules, submission guidelines, and updates, please visit https://mhwc.myanimelist.net/

About MyAnimeList (MAL):

MyAnimeList is one of the world's largest anime and manga communities, with comprehensive databases maintained by its passionate user base. The website allows members to track their viewing progress, rate and discuss titles, write reviews, and discover new works through various community-driven features. With over 18 million monthly active users from more than 240 different countries, MyAnimeList is an essential resource for the international anime and manga fan.

*Figures as of April 2021.

For more about MyAnimeList, please visit https://myanimelist.net/

About Honeyfeed:

Honeyfeed is a leading writing platform that empowers authors to create, share, and engage with their original stories. With a vibrant community of readers and writers, Honeyfeed provides an immersive space for storytelling across various genres, including anime and manga-inspired narratives.

For more about Honeyfeed, please visit https://www.honeyfeed.fm/

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