Manga Contents Promote Organization- MCPO Award 2019

For a world where content changes at a dizzying speed. The goal of the MCPO (Manga Contents Promote Organization) is to actively research, domestically and internationally, new manga which has the potential for success, and promote it worldwide. A contest for artists aiming at going professional, artists who want to test their own potential, artists hoping to confirm the direction of current trends, artists looking for a challenge, or anyone looking to work in earnest. Both professionals and amateurs are welcome to apply. (Teams are also welcome). Winners will recieve critiques and advice from pros (Manga authors, illustrators, editors, designers, etc.) Show us your potential. We’re here to support your earnest efforts.




  • Manga Section
    • Gold Prize: ¥200,000
    • Silver Prize: ¥150,000
    • Bronze Prize: ¥100,000
  • Illustration Section
    • Gold Prize: ¥150,000
    • Silver Prize: ¥100,000
    • Bronze Prize: ¥50,000


There are two sections: Manga Section and Illustration Section.

  • Manga Section
    • Open theme.
    • You must submit an original and complete story in one issue
    • Maximum of 32 pages (including cover).
  • Illustration Section
    • The theme is “Heart Skips a Beat”.
    • You must submit original/unpublished work.
    • Must be in MDP, JPG or PNG format.
Eligible Regions: Open for All.

Application Process

  • Register as a user on MediBang.
  • Click on Creators Submit here at the top of the MediBang website.
  • Click Submit on the MediBang Creators page.
  • Click on the Comics tab and then upload your file as a MDP, JPG or PNG.
  • Give your work a title, and add the tag「3rdMCPOmanga」 before publishing your work.
  • Click on Submit & Publish.

Application Deadline: May 7, 2019

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