The 17th Silent Manga Audition


Published: Thursday, 18 November 2021

31 January 2022

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

Short description
The SILENT MANGA AUDITION® is an international competition organized by COAMIX Inc., a Japanese manga and anime production company.

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

The theme of this edition is “Moments of HASTE, RAGE, or SMILES”. Tell your story through images alone.

We want to see a short, dialogue-free manga that encompasses ONE of these key emotional representations. Let your imagination run wild with stories of any genre that utilizes HASTE, RAGE, or SMILES as their core.

Number of pages: 5 – 17

Manuscript: Reading order from the right to left, monochrome only.

SMA 15 Winners 

Theme: Moments of CRYING, SMILING or LOVE

TITLE: Blossom
CREATOR: Enewald
COUNTRY: Finland

TITLE: Childhood railway
COUNTRY: Philippines

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.