So I’m trying out for the Tezuka award, held by Shonen Jump Weekly magazine. I’ve done a bit of reasearches while doing so, so I wanted to share them with you :) I hope you’ll find this interesting !


international manga contests
-list of all contests
-Morning Manga competition’s winners’ works
-Shonen Jump Weekly International Contest’s winners’ works
-Shonen Jump Weekly Editors’ comments about winning works

Being a mangaka’s assistant
-Jamie Lano’s blog and book
-mangaka assistants jobs

Shonen Jump contests & winners
-Application Guidelines
-Takehiko Inoue Tezuka 1st prize short story(you have to type “kaede purple” in the search bar)
-Eiichiro Oda Tezuka 2nd prize short story
-Hiroyuki Takei Tezuka 3rd prize short story
-Yoshihiro Togashi Tezuka 2nd prize short story
-Masashi Kishimoto Treasure 2nd prize short story
-All Treasure honorable mention works (japanese)

Ever wanted to ask a real manga artist about their craft? Now’s your chance! In celebration of the new season of Kamisama Kiss, we’re taking fan questions for renowned shoujo mangaka Julietta Suzuki, author of Akuma to Dolce, Karakuri Odette, and of course, Kamisama Kiss.

Curious about how she creates Kamisama Kiss? Wondering about her influences and inspiration? How does Suzuki-sensei feel about her American fans? Post your questions for Suzuki-sensei in the comments below. We’ll select 3-5 of your questions, and we’ll post her answers soon!

(If you missed it before, Suzuki-sensei tweeted about her copy of the FUNimation Kamisama Kiss Goddess Edition earlier this year! Click here to see what she had to say!)

You can also enter through the following means:

-          Respond to our blog entry with your question

-          Post your questions on the official Facebook thread

-          Tweet your question on Twitter with hashtag #KamiKissQuestions

-          Reblog this Tumblr post with your question

Send us your question by January 12 and you could hear the response from Julietta Suzuki-sensei herself!

And don’t forget to watch Kamisama Kiss 2, streaming Mondays @ 8AM CST on!