REPORT: KUMAMOTO International MANGA Fes. 2017

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The eagerly awaited 2nd “KUMAMOTO International MANGA Fes” will kick off on September 12~17, so here’s the lowdown on what to expect! A celebration of manga, this exclusive manga festival will feature lectures, workshops, a Manga exhibition, “in conversations” with professional Japanese mangaka and the much coveted manga award ceremony for winners of this special […]

Manga Nutcracker with Vivi #3

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Welcome again to the Manga Nutcracker! With Vivi the nutcracker! This article is all about cracking open a manga, finding their essence and get to their soul! Manga lovers, artists, creators, passerby….  this series is all knowing different stories and exploring new worlds! Now  let’s go to this week cracking! Crack 3 !     […]

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 […]

KAKI-MOJI S.O.S. – #2 The Sound of Rivalry

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Rivalry  ˈrʌɪv(ə)lri/ noun  competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field. “there always has been intense rivalry between the clubs” synonyms: competitiveness, competition, contention, vying; (   How many times has the concept of rivalry been utilised in your favourite movies and comics? What is Batman without the Joker? What is […]


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  With the deadline still a month away (March 31st), you still have a chance to win a top prize in the SILENT MANGA AUDITION® ROUND 9 and kick start your professional manga making career.   We at the SMAC! office know you are passionate about manga. You are brimming with a million ideas in your […]