The Day of Judgment: SMA8

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The day has finally dawned. A day eagerly anticipated, with equal lashings of dread, by the world’s most talented mangaka. Today, 14th December, 2018, is the final judging of SILENT MANGA AUDITION® 8. In an innocuous room in Coamix HQ, nestled in Kichijoji, a vibrant suburb of Tokyo, we editors of ‘SMAC!’ frantically finish prepping. As […]

…For All the ‘Manga’ in China

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New SMA Regional Rounds set to roll out in China Hi, As the newest member of the SILENT MANGA AUDITION® editorial team, I thought I’d introduce myself, along with some show-stopping news! SMAC!, the international event aimed at discovering the world’s hottest new comic book talent will now be holding exclusive, Region Only Events! The […]

MANGA AT YOUR FINGERTIPS! 
Manga HOT app worldwide launch (Japanese only)

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Exciting new app from COAMIX Inc. & Comic Zenon, available FREE for Apple and Android.  Manga HOT is a game-changing new app for all things MANGA! Available for both iOS and Android devices, this pioneering new resource allows you to explore the exciting world of Japanese and International Manga, all from the comfort of your […]

Vietnamese Silent Manga Sensation Reborn In Japan with Comic Zenon!

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Tracing the incredible roots of an international collaboration!   New Series “The Grim Reaper Can Love, Too” In 2016, a 13 page silent manga took the world by storm. “Thirty and a Half Minutes” by Vietnamese artist Snippy MJ won the 4th SILENT MANGA AUDITION® Grand Prix sponsored by Coamix, and garnered significant worldwide attention, including […]

Kenshiro Kasumi has returned! FIST OF THE BLUE SKY REGENESIS

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KENSHIRO ON MANGA AGAIN! RE:GENESIS! A new of chapter Hokuto Shinken begins! From October 25th on Comic Zenon, Hara Tetsuo celebrates his masterpiece “Fist of the North Star”‘s 35th anniversary, with the continuation of its sequel “Fist of the Blue Sky”! The new series is called “Fist of the Blue Sky REGENESIS”!   ABOUT “FIST […]

第9回 世界サイレントマンガオーディション (SMA9) 募集開始!

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マンガが僕らの共通言語! 求ム!! マンガ日本代表!!! 世界最大級の国際マンガ賞が国内応募を受付開始! 世界106ヶ国、3000人のマンガ家が参加して盛り上がるサイレントマンガの祭典に、 キミの作品を届けよう! 世界をアッと言わせる作品を待ってます!   言葉が通じなくても、マンガなら互いを分かり合える— コミックゼノンでおなじみ「マンガオーディション」の国際版漫画賞「SMA」ー 全世界に広がるムーブメントに成長したこのイベントが2017年、日本に凱旋した! ペンと紙、そしてとびきりのアイディアで世界のライバル達と競い、デビューを目指そう! 集え、次代のマンガサムライ!   こんなあなたは今すぐ応募! ・世界中の読者の反応が見たい! ・作品を実写映像化してほしい! ・プロマンガ家・編集者たちに作品を見せて早くデビューしたい! ・言語の壁を越えて友達を作りたい!     応募要項   テーマ: 「フェアネス(公正さ)」「リスペクト(敬意)」「チームワーク(協力)」のいずれか   ルール: 1. セリフなしのマンガのみ 2. ページは1~16P以内 *2017年10月追加   〆切: 2018年3月31日(土)(郵送の場合は当日消印有効)   結果発表: 2018年7月中旬、公式ウェブサイトにて発表予定   応募方法: Web上の特設ページ、または郵送にて  *特設フォームはこちら *郵送で応募する場合 返送希望の場合は、返送用封筒を同封のこと 郵送宛先: 〒180-0003 東京都武蔵野市吉祥寺南町1-9-9 吉祥寺じぞうビル5F 「SMAC!編集部 SMA係」 宛   賞金: グランプリ 50万円 / 準グランプリ 30万円 / 優秀賞 10万円 / 準優秀賞 3万円 / 努力賞 1万円   審査員: […]

The SMA MASTERCLASS 2017 Special Report: Day 7 Taking Off From Japan on a New Manga Creating Journey!

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It’s the final day in Japan for the SMA MASTERCLASS 2017. We watch them slowly check in to their flights and cry as they pass through security all day. The MASTERCLASS leave their mark on all of us with their beautiful mural and vow to keep on their manga creating journey. But first, they’re going […]