The official website of the Japan International Manga Award launched on Friday that the 16th opponents is open for entries. Entries shall be open until July 8.

Artists and publications can enter every revealed and unpublished works throughout the opponents, excluding ones that obtained any earlier Japan International Manga Awards. The entries ought to embrace a manga of higher than 16 pages that the artist has produced all through the earlier three years. Either the artist or writer of the entry must be a Non-Japanese nationwide.

The website describes the opponents:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs primarily based the International MANGA Award in 2007 for the purpose of accelerating worldwide commerce and mutual understanding by means of the MANGA custom which is extensively accepted everywhere in the world.

This award honors MANGA artists who contribute to the occasion of MANGA custom on this planet.

The award ceremony for the fifteenth Japan International Manga Award befell on the Tokyo Convention Hall on March 4. Aimée de Jongh won the Gold award for Days of sand. The award ceremony for the 16th iteration will occur in Tokyo in February 2023.

Sources: Japan International Manga Award’s website, Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata’s Facebook page