Final 12 months’s Contest Was a Nice Success with over 800 Entries!
What You Must Know:
- MyAnimeList has introduced that it’s going to maintain its 2nd English internet novel writing contest titled “I Was Looking MAL as Standard Then I Realized My Internet Novel Might Change into Manga” or just “MAL x Honeyfeed Writing Contest (2022).” The three immediate boards for this spherical might be College, Rom-Com, and Cyberpunk. There might be a US$3,000 prize for every immediate board, for a complete prize pool of US$9,000. The competition will begin on June 1, 2022, and the profitable entries might be introduced in December 2022.
- The competition might be held in collaboration with Honeyfeed, an English internet novel neighborhood operated by qdopp, Inc., and profitable entries might be chosen by a panel of judges and a person vote. Successful entries can even be reviewed by Kodansha Ltd. for attainable publication and/or comicalization.
- This contest was impressed by the voices of worldwide anime followers on MyAnimeList. Many anime followers really feel that solely Japanese-authored works have a practical likelihood of turning into anime, whereas foreign-authored works stand little to no likelihood. This contest was created as a stepping stone to fulfilling that dream of sometime having one’s concepts made into an anime in Japan.
- This contest can even contribute to spreading Japan’s anime tradition even additional and deeper than ever earlier than. We consider there’s a must create an ecosystem the place abroad anime followers cannot solely watch completed merchandise but in addition contribute to the anime creation course of.
- MyAnimeList’s mission is to create a spot the place anime and manga followers from all around the world can collect day by day, and we’re continually creating our companies to satisfy the wants of abroad customers who love Japanese anime and manga. We’re not content material with the established order and can proceed pushing the envelope to develop our person base.
Contest Schedule (could also be topic to vary)
Entry Interval: June 1 to September 1, 2022
Judges Voting Interval: September 2 to November 2, 2022
Public Voting Interval (Finals): November 3 to November 30, 2022
Winner Introduced: December 12, 2022
Supply: Official Press Launch