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: […]

“Missed Mocchi” by Ivan Seelnon

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(Story and Art submitted by Ivan Seelnon) Hello everyone. Looks like I found Mocchi earlier today. I was really surprised to see him in a place like this. But here is the full report of the situation.   11:37 April 1st 2016 Local train station. I was heading to the post office near the train […]

Mocchi MISSING!!! SMA06 CANCELLED!!?

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A wave of uncertainty has swept through the manga world, after SMAC! Chief Editor Shuichi “Mocchi” Mochida was reported missing early on Friday morning. A resident of Kichijoji, Tokyo, and a towering pillar of wisdom in the international manga community, Mochida-san was last seen at his desk late on Thursday evening, buried under a pile […]

Day 4: The bullet train / Mixing with Japanese apprentices

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Farewell Tokyo! On Thursday morning, dragging bags heavily laden with Tokyo souvenirs, the Master Class sleepily boarded a Shinkansen (Bullet Train) headed for Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan.   Arriving in Kyoto, the Master Class dropped off their bags, and then went straight to the first item of business: “Shin-Cho-Sa-Ryou” Shinchosaryou is built on […]

Day 5: The Ancient Capital – KYOTO

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On our second day in Kyoto, we visited the “must-see” spots for any visitor! Our first destination was Kinkakuji – a beautiful temple covered in gold leaf. Everyone was impressed at the sight of the golden monument glittering in the sun! With such lovely weather, the scenery was magnificent. And guess who came along? Nobunaga himself! […]

Day 3: Explore Tokyo!

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With the main event over, it was time for everyone to have some fun!   The first destination was the Ghibli Museum, located in Inokashira Park. Blessed with fine weather, we had a refreshing 30 minute stroll through the park.   On the way to the museum, we passed a Shinto Shrine dedicated to Benzai-ten. […]