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“Clip Studio Paint” sponsors worldwide creator contest “World Manga Senbatsu”; presents free 3-month Clip Studio Paint EX licenses to applicants.

Celsys,Inc.sponsors “World Manga Senbatsu,” a manga contest aimed at creators around the world.

World Manga Senbatsu site


The “World Manga Senbatsu” is a manga contest held for the past 28 years by Niconico Manga, ComicWalker, and Kochi prefecture’s “Manga Kingdom Tosa promotion council,” and the administrators of the annual “National High School Manga Championship.” The contest has a High School Student Category (1-page manga) and two open categories (1 or multi-page manga), each with different requirements, themes, and formats, and will be open to entries worldwide.

As a sponsor, Celsys will present free, three month licenses of their manga creation software “Clip Studio Paint EX” to all survey respondents to use in their entries. Additionally, Grand Prize winners will receive a copy of “Clip Studio Paint EX,” and Prize for Excellence winners will receive a copy of “Clip Studio Paint PRO.”

Apply for a  Clip Studio Paint EX 3-month license. 

World Manga Senbatsu
September 4 (Sun) - December 1 (Sun) 2019 23:59 (JST)

-High School Student Category (1-page manga)    
-Open Category (1-page manga)       
  Making a Comeback/Revival
-Open Category (Story manga)      
  *No theme

-High School Student Category
  Contestants must be between 15 - 19 years of age as of April 2, 2019
  Contestants must be students enrolled in an educational institution (any country)
-Open Category
  Participation is open to anyone (including high school students)

Preliminary Round: Late January 2020
Final Round: March 7th (Sat), 2020

Official site    

CELSYS supports creators globally in the production, browsing, and distribution of digital art utilizing IT technology.
We provide solutions for content creation, distribution, and browsing, including support of creative activities through our illustration, manga and animation production software “Clip Studio Paint” and web service “Clip Studio”, as well as our e-book solution, “Clip Studio Reader”.

Corporate site: https://www.celsys.co.jp/en/
Clip Studio Paint site: http://www.clipstudio.net/en/
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