SMA-EX4 KitKat Round 2018 – Hints & Tips!!

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In Japan, the much-loved KitKat chocolate bar has enjoyed an incredible boom in popularity over the years, so much so that Nestlé decided to create specially flavored ones unique to the Japanese market. In fact, the reason behind their newly acquired popularity is deeply linked to the theme of this round! In Japanese,  the word “KitKat” has […]

SMA11 – “SILENT MANGA AUDITION® Round ELEVEN” 2019 MARCH

SMA11 – SILENT MANGA AUDITION® ROUND ELEVEN 2019 MARCH “SMA is the perfect opportunity to prove yourself!” Kickstart your professional MANGA making career with generous cash prizes, along with the chance to work with Japanese manga pros! SMA11 Theme: “Promise” A promise that allows your protagonist to overcome their limitations, or a promise made to […]

CELEBRATING MANGA IN… ?

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Hello Silent Manga Audition Community! We are overjoyed to announce the “Celebrating Manga in…” campaign! But what is this exciting new event you may ask? Well, it’s a chance for us to look back at the wonderfully entertaining manga of past SMA entries, with regular SNS updates of course! This retrospective walk down memory lane […]

SOME WORDS FROM THE NEWEST JUDGE OF SILENT MANGA AUDITION®

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Dear SMA Community! We are delighted to officially announce the appointment of manga legend, not to mention indispensable SMAC! manga consultant, Jun Tomizawa sensei to the position of SILENT MANGA AUDITION® judge! From SMA10 onwards, Tomizawa sensei will be joining Tetsuo Hara sensei, Tsukasa Hojo sensei, Ryuji Tsugihara sensei and CEO Nobuhiko Horie in assessing […]

SILENT MANGA AUDITION® EXTRA ROUND FOUR (EX4) – Kit Kat Round 2018

SILENT MANGA AUDITION® EXTRA ROUND FOURKit Kat Round 2018 On this very special occasion, SILENT MANGA AUDITION® have teamed up with Nestlé JAPAN to present “SMA EXTRA ROUND FOUR – Kit Kat Round 2018”!! In Japan, the act of sitting an exam or studying for one, is considered nothing less than a major turning point […]

MASTERCLASS ONE-SHOT Showcase Vol.2 | 2018 Summer

Voting has now closed.Thank you very much for your support. SYNOPSYS: Angie, an ordinary woman suffering from a recurring nightmare is plunged once again, into a lonely world of fear. In an effort to end her endless torment, she enlists the help of the mysterious Victor. Can Angie bring an end to her pain? A […]

Manga Readers Questionnaire!

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Hello there, readers! We at SMAC! would LOVE to know more about the state of manga in your country! There’s nothing we’d love more than to deepen our understanding of manga on the global stage, and further build the wonderful community that is so precious to us all.   That’s where YOU come in!   […]

2 WEEKS LEFT TO WOW US WITH WASAMON!

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The deadline for the SILENT MANGA AUDITION® EX-3 Round is fast approaching, but you still have plenty of time to create and submit your WASAMON manga or illustration!   SMAC!’s third Kumamoto Extra Round to date, is all about embracing new and interesting ideas. This trailblazing attitude towards innovation, an aspect the people of Kumamoto excel […]