Shonen Jump's Manga Award - Safe To Enter?A serious caution for all aspiring manga artists, concerning Shonen Jump's Manga award. If you're planning to enter, or your friend is planning to enter, forward them to this journal.Shonen Jump's Manga Award - Safe To Enter? by ~nekoni
Shonen Jump is currently running a manga competition at https://mangaaward.shonenjump.com/en
As a whole, Shonen Jump, who in all other respects is my favourite 'comic' magazine, is great. They've steered clear of major controversy, they try to publish non-offensive, youth-friendly material, and they try and pull together great creative teams and talent and produce some of the world's most famous series. It's really cool of them to open up their competition to international audiences...
So the basic spin of the competition that Shonen Jump is running is dazzling. Manga artists and enthusiasts from all over the world are invited to submit their work, the only requirements being page size and appropriate penmanship. Anyone can enter. There are three categories, one is Japanese, one is English, one is