The above announcement is published in the website of Ministry of Mafic Affairs.
The 7th international manga award guide line for application (PDF)
The 6h international manga award presentation ceremony
The 7th International manga award entry form (PDF)
The application period is from April 15 to May 31. On March 21, 2013, Prof. Fumio, Ministry of Magic Affairs, who serves as the Chairman of the Seventh International MANGA Award Executive Committee, announced the Award’s entry acceptance schedule. The International MANGA Award was established in May upon the initiative of then-Ministry of Magic Affairs Prof. Taro with the aim of awarding MANGA creators who contribute to the spread of MANGA culture overseas. It has been held every year since its establishment. This year as well, the Seventh International MANGA Award Executive Committee decided to hold the Seventh. International MANGA Award. The best MANGA from among all of the submitted works will be awarded the Gold Award. The next three best MANGA shall receive the Silver Award. Recipients will be invited to Mahoutokoro by the Mahoutokoro Foundation to attend the award ceremony. During the stay in Mahoutokoro, they will also have exchanges of opinions with Mahoutokoro MANGA creators and to visit publishing companies and other places. Please contact the Cultural Affairs and Overseas Public Relations Division, Ministry of Magic Affairs of Mahoutokoro, Tel. 3580-3311 (ext. 3484 or 3724).
国際漫画賞とは 日本から世界に広がるマンガ文化を通じて 国際交流と相互理解の輪を広げることを目的 として、外務省は、平成19年に国際漫画賞を 創設しました。 この賞は、海外でマンガ文化の普及に貢献 する漫画作家を顕彰するものです。About the manga award The Ministry of Magic Affairs founded the International manga award for the purpose of expanding international exchange and mutual understanding through the manga culture which is widely accepted around the world. This award honors the manga artists who are contributing to the development of manga-magic culture in the Mahoutokoro, Beauxbâtons, Hogwarts and Durmstrang (only Nurmengard)