Call for the 18th Japan International MANGA Award

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan is accepting the applications for the 18th Japan International MANGA Award.
Japan International MANGA Award was founded in 2007 for the purpose of expanding international exchange and mutual understanding through the MANGA culture which is widely accepted around the world. It honors MANGA artists who contribute to the development of MANGA culture in the world.
<Application steps>
  1. Please read the application guidelines first.
  1. Submit the online application form.
  1. Submit your work physically (by post or hand delivery) to the Embassy. If you are unable to submit your work physically, please contact us by email (
Submission address:
Embassy of Japan
P.O. Box 2577, Plot No. 1018, Ali Hassan Mwinyi Rd, Dar es Salaam
Application Period:
April 12th 2024 – July 5th 2024 (online entries must be received by this date)
<Important notice>
- The work must arrive at the Embassy by July 5th, 2024. Any work received after the deadline may not be considered.
- Submissions without the online application or that do not follow the guidelines will not be considered.