Manga Jiman competition winners revealed

The judging panel for this year’s Manga Jiman competition has selected the manga below as the winning entries for this year – and manga fans have a chance to be at the invitation-only awards ceremony at the Embassy of Japan in London next month.

This year, the Embassy is holding a competition for a limited number of its web site visitors to attend this exclusive event. For a chance to win, e-mail your full name, the name of the organisation you represent and your position to manga@ld.mofa.go.jp with “Webmagazine” as the subject.

Winnerss will be notified by e-mail no later than 31 January 2013.

Entries are listed in alphabetical order by title and the exact position of each entrant will be announced at the ceremony.

Title

Entrant(s)

A Comic Book
Joshua Green
Bon Appetite
Tammy Taylor
Ganbare, My Son
Wei Tran
I Love You
Sara Ferreira and Gisela Martins
Invidia
Katja Hammond
Kumakop
Zuhaib Dalvi
Moving House
Susan and Steven Cook
Saying and Doing
Dean McKnight and Jade Sarson
Sky Riders
Rhiannon Tate
The Boy Who Flew
Kieran Blue Walton
The Lady In White
Dounia Chanchorle

All of the above entries will be displayed at a special exhibition at the Embassy of Japan in the spring of 2013 and the website will be updated with the final positions once the announcement has been made.

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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