Silent Manga Audition 2023



Posted on 10 October 2022

3 April 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

Short description
The SILENT MANGA AUDITION® is an international competition organized by COAMIX Inc., a manga publisher based in Tokyo, Japan.

Silent Manga is a story told entirely through illustration, without the use of dialogue

The theme of this edition is “Overflowing Tears”. Tell your story through images alone.

People are brought to TEARS for a variety of reasons: happiness, sadness, frustration, and even more! Try to clearly express through your drawings the emotions that bring your characters to tears in your SMA19 entry.

Number of pages: 5 – 17. Reading order from the right to left, monochrome only.

Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

• Grand Prix: ¥500,000
• Grand Prix Runner-Up: ¥300,000
• Excellence Award: ¥100,000
• Exellence Runner-Up: ¥30,000
• Honourable Mention: ¥10,000

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.