Magic International Manga Contest
Since 2017, Shibuya Productions and SHUEISHA Inc. are sponsoring a manga creation contest as part of the Monaco Anime Game International Conferences (MAGIC) in partnership with Shibuya International.
To be valid, these have to be initialled and signed!
Entry forms should be submitted by email to email@example.com, along with a scanned image file of these signed terms and conditions and a link to a server where we can download your full work.
- From June 15 to October 27, 2020: Registration session and drawing boards submissions
- November 16, 2020: Announcement of the 10 pre-selected stories
- January 14, 2021: Announcement of the 5 selected stories which will proceed to the finals
- February 27, 2021: MAGIC: Finalists’ stories presentations, jury deliberation and winner announcement
The winner and the runner-up will get their awarded work published online on Shônen Jump (http://plus.shonenjump.com/).
Moreover, the winner will also have the chance to spend a month in Japan, where he/ she will meet with mangaka, a Shueisha publisher (tantô), and get the opportunity to extend the partnership with the publisher for one extra year!
Back to our 2020 winners:
Dreamers by Charles Compain (France) is the great winner and is online on Shônen Jump + HERE
Truffle Pig by Kine Gunot (France) won the second place and is online on Shônen Jump + HERE
Back to our 2019 winners:
MAGIC INTERNATIONAL MANGA CONTEST FINALE took place on the 9th March at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco during the 5th anniversary of MAGIC. This year the jury rewarded the work Mara- The Advocate of the Parallel Universe and its author Tanatach Chokcharoensup (Thailand).
Gunter of Fabien Ronteix (France) won second place,
Back to our 2018 winners:
We are happy and proud to announce that Runtime by Joanne Kim, MAGIC 2018 manga contest big winner is now on Shônen Jump + !
Dream Maker and Nako, the runner-up and the favorite, are also available since april.
We are happy and proud to announce that Hyper Shiritori by vinhnyu, MAGIC 2017 manga contest big winner is now on Shônen Jump + !
The Witcher in the City by Dhafer, the runner-up, is also available.
Registration for the eventRegistrations for MAGIC 2021 will open soon.
What an honor for Shibuya Productions to celebrate the sixth anniversary of our event the Monaco Anime Game International Conferences (MAGIC) on the 7th of March.
Who could have believed, that a Gala Dinner, which was initially organized to celebrate the creation of the company, was going to transform into an inevitable yearly pop culture event in the Principality of Monaco.
Who would have thought that after only 4 years, MAGIC will be exported to Japan, in Kyoto, Japanese culture’s heart.