WHAT IS MASTERCLASS?

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WHAT IS MASTERCLASS? The Masterclass is an incredible opportunity, awarded to manga creators who produce work, above and beyond the expectations of the SILENT MANGA AUDITION® judging panel. Hosted by COAMIX, this exclusive class is open to artists who display the most manga making potential, no matter their level of technical ability, via a ‘point […]

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

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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 […]

SMA8 Interview #08 – Gábor Molnár (Grand Prix Runner Up Winner)

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Succeeding in manga isn’t an easy thing for this Social Media savvy Hungarian, but it’s a fight Gábor Molnár is winning! In country that has embraced the American superhero, while stigmatizing manga, Gábor has had to up his game in self promotion. Today, he talks to us about Hungary’s difficult past, manga’s supposed “bad influence” […]

SMA8 Interview #4 – Sideburn004 (Grand Prix Winner)

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As the first Russian Grand Prix winner of Silent Manga Audition, Sideburn004 has no doubt awoken a keen interest in manga in her Mother Russia, inspiring countless aspiring creators. With her first stab at success way back in SMA2, this tireless Russian Mangaka entered TWO work’s to SMA8, with the enigmatic Checkmate securing her the […]

SMA8 Interview #3 – Akimichi (Honorable Mention Award Winner)

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A native of St. Petersburg, in the Russian Federation, Akimichi has been a regular contributor to Silent Manga Audition. From her experimental debut, Care, way back in SMA3, this prolific Mangaka has submitted a staggeringly impressive ten entries in total, with her latest First! winning her an SMA8 Honorable Mention Award. All this at the ripe old […]

SMA8 Interview #2 – Kachisou (Grand Prix RP Award Winner)

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“For me manga was like love at first sight” Kachisou, SMA8 Grand Prix RP Winner from Portugal sat down with Vivi for a chat about her dreams, inspiration and determination!   Hello Kachisou ! First of all, congratulations! How are you feeling? I was very excited and still cannot believe it. My family doesn’t really […]

SMA8 – SILENT MANGA AUDITION 2017 AWARD WINNERS!

日本語版ページへ(Japanese Page)>> “Half Full” by EUDETENISBrazil “Toe to Toe” by Fabiano FerreiraBrazil “Tears On The Way” by joao eddieBrazil “Vrum! Vrum!” by Jonas LuizBrazil “Typhoon” by Mad Max DuarteBrazil “The Great Race of Life” by Potori is BinhobeepBrazil “Heart Thief” by Renan GarciaBrazil “The game of life” by Ricardo Nask & Felipe HansellBrazil “Not Yet” […]

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 […]

SMA7 – SILENT MANGA AUDITION 2017 AWARD WINNERS!

日本語版ページへ(Japanese Page)>> SMA7 Closing words from the Chairman Shuichi “Mocchi” Mochida: Shuichi “Mocchi” Mochida,Coamix Inc. Board of DirectorsChairman, The SILENT MANGA AUDITION Committee.Chief Editor, SMAC! The WEB/MANGA Magazine. I start by expressing our most sincere gratitude to all those 608 entries from 64 countries, who bravely challenged this round of SILENT MANGA AUDITION®. “Taste” is […]