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15:56 - 2nd November 2012, by David West

The Manga Jiman Competition 2012 And New ReCon Dates

The Embassy Of Japan has extended the deadline for its annual Manga Jiman Competition to 19 November 2012.

The contest is open to aspiring manga creators aged 14 and over and the prizes are awesome:

1st Prize: Return air ticket(s) to Japan, courtesy of All Nippon Airways!

2nd Prize: A Toshiba laptop computer.

3rd Prize: A digital camera from Ricoh UK Ltd

Runners-up will receive and a selection of manga publications, available in the UK from various UK manga publishers amongst others prizes.

The winners' works will also be displayed in a special Manga Jiman Exhibition at the Embassy of Japan.

All entries should be original creations between six to eight A4-sized pages in length and drawn so that it reads from left to right.

The manga should in some way make reference to the theme which is GANBARE!, the Japanese for 'good luck!', 'do your best!' or 'come on!'

For full details on how to submit your entry click here.

In other manga news, ReCon returns with more gatherings dedicated to celebrating manga, anime, comics and gaming.

The three new dates and venues are as follows:

20 November 2012 - Waterstones Liverpool L1 Branch

21 November 2012 - Swindon Central Library

11 January 2013 - Waterstones Birkenhead

Check out the ReCon Facebook Page for more details.

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