The Accidental Gaijin #8: Wasamon by Royal Appointment

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The long awaited Mother-in-Law visit has dawned and I’m still busy searching for entertaining activities that will firmly establish me as “Son-in-law #1”. Thankfully, my Kyushu born, architecture loving Japanese mother has taken matters into her own hands with a list of outstanding Tokyo landmarks to goggle at. Topping the list is an intriguing building […]

The Accidental Gaijin #6: Eclectic Electric Town Part 3

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With bargains in mind and flushed with enough sugar to rot the teeth of a small country, I slowly amble my way back to Akihabara’s main drag. Instantly regretting not asking my fellow Maid Cafe patrons about the location of this fantastic record sale, I did however gleam a name…Super Potato.   “Retro-futurist” paradise! Flickr/Danny […]


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It has been brought to our attention that some of you eager manga creators are experiencing problems uploading your lovely manga for SMA9. Well, can’t have that! Luckily, our tech boffins are on the case with a quick and easy alternative.   Please continue to use the usual uploader, but if in doubt, click the […]

The Accidental Gaijin #5: Eclectic Electric Town, Part 2

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Electric Town! Z. Gallant   “My God, it’s full of stars!”…and with that, I plunged into the madness of Akihabara. With a main expressway, overshadowed by towering skyscrapers, a walk along Electric Town’s “main drag” conjures up visions of Luke, hurtling along the trench of a certain planet destroyer, but in place of an exhaust […]

SMA8 Interview #17 – REDJET (Honourable Mention Award Winner)


The need for speed is strong for Honourable Mention Award winner RedJet. The Italian creator abandoned a career with a respected tire manufacturer to hurtle towards his dreams of becoming a professional Mangaka. A journey that brought him to the very home of manga itself, Japan! RedJet talks to us about the importance of healthy […]

SMAC! Announces FREE trip to JAPAN to attend exclusive MANGA CAMP!!


SILENT MANGA AUDITION® Committee is inviting YOU to Japan for a spectacular, FREE Manga extravaganza!! Not even young manga creators in Japan have it this good!!!   “Manga Master’s Camp KUMAMOTO 2018” will be the sixth event held by SILENT MANGA AUDITION® (SMA), where the SMA Committee invite manga creators from around the world to […]