PIGMA MANGA CONTEST 2018 PIGMA MANGA CONTEST 2018

ENTRY PERIOD:1st/Mar.-30th/Jun. 2018
Innovative water-based pigment pen, PIGMA since 1982 is a best choice for Manga and illustration drawing. Please draw out your image of your country with PIGMA, and winners will get fantastic prizes!
Entry Guidelines (PDF)

Artwork by PIGMA MANGA CONTEST 2017
winners & finalists
Theme : JAPAN

  • First Prize [My Memory of a Near Future, Japan.]
  • Second Prize [Midnight Youkai]
  • Second Prize [Kokeshi]
  • Third Prize [Wired Wrong]
  • Third Prize [The Sun: Everlasting Source of Life!]
  • Third Prize [Sun Over Akihabara]
  • Third Prize [Seasons]
  • Third Prize [Sakura]
  • Third Prize [Blue Samurai]
  • Third Prize [Girl of the East]

Contest Theme : It's Our Country

Express your image of your country in a one-sheet Manga or illustration with PIGMA series and the other Sakura products. Copyright infringement, such as the use of existing characters, is not allowed.

Qualifications

Anyone who lives outside Japan (regardless of nationality).

Prize

Winners will get special sets of Sakura products! Click to enlarge

First Prize : (1 winner)

Pigma Micron Black 6-pc. set / Pigma Brush 8-color set / Pigma Micron-PN 8-color set / Pigma Micron 005 8-color set / Pigma Micron 01 8-color set / Pigma Micron 05 8-color set / Gelly Roll Moonlight and White 12-pen set / Gelly Roll Metallic 12-pen set / Gelly Roll White 3 Width Line set / Koi Coloring Brush Pen 48-color set & Blender Pen / Koi Watercolors Studio 72-color set / Cushioning Point Mechanical Pencil / Foam Eraser W / Various products in gold color / Japanese gift

Second Prize : (2 winners)

Pigma Micron Black 6-pc. set / Pigma Brush 8-color set / Pigma Micron-PN 8-color set / Pigma Micron 01 8-color set / Pigma Micron 05 8-color set / Gelly Roll Moonlight and White 12-pen set / Gelly Roll Metallic 12-pen set / Gelly Roll White 3 Width Line set / Koi Coloring Brush Pen 48-color set & Blender Pen / Koi Watercolors Studio 60-color set / Various products in silver color / Japanese gift

Third Prize : (7 winners)

Pigma Micron Black 6-pc. set / Pigma Brush 8-color set / Pigma Micron-PN 8-color set / Koi Coloring Brush Pen 24-color set & Blender Pen / Koi Watercolors Pocket Field Sketch Box 48-color set / various products in cooper color

We, SAKURA COLOR PRODUCTS CORP. will inform winners of the result of this contest by e-mail. The e-mails will be sent to an e-mail address which is submitted at the entry. The prize can be cancelled if there is no reply to the e-mail within 7 days.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants are required to submit the following at online entry form:

    • Completed information about the applicant and the artwork.
    • Clear and bright picture in scanned image of artwork in digital format (JPEG, JPG, PNG or PDF, less than.10MB). The width or height must be at least 1080 pixels.
  • Applicants must agree the Entry Guidelines below: Please read the guidlines carefully, agree it by checking the box, and proceed to the next page form the button at the bottom. Then please fill in the entry form and upload a lile of your artwork for the entry.

Criteria

  • Relevance to the theme
  • Artistic excellence
  • Application of the product's special features

Entry Period

March 1st, 2018 to June 30th, 2018

Announcement of Winners

The winners will be announced on the website on August 1st, 2018 (Japan's Standard Time).

Query

Contact us through the web form below for queries.
Please expect a reply within 5 business days.
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Entry Guidelines

  • Please submit a work created using only with PIGMA series of Sakura Color Products Corporation. (hereinafter called "PIGMA") and the other Sakura products.
  • Submitted works will be displayed to the entire world on this gallery’s website.
Works to Be Submitted
Artworks created using PIGMA and the other Sakura Products.
Required Information about Submitted Works
  • Artwork data : Entry must be a clear and bright picture in scanned image of artwork.
  • Artwork format : JPEG, JPG, PNG or PDF
  • Size of Image File : Width or height of at least 1080 pixels, less than 10MB
  • Digital Processing : Didital processing of drawing, painting and coloring is not accepted.
Points to Heed When Applying
  • The submitted artwork and comments will be presented on this website.
  • We may use the artwork on other communications media without your permission.
  • The submitted artwork must be an original work of its creator.
  • Submitted artworks will be displayed on the website only after our company has determined that they meet the entry requirements. Artworks corresponding to those mentioned below, and the accompanying comments, will not be displayed.

    • Artworks that infringe copyrights, artworks that infringe the privacy of other people, artworks that include trademarks, other artworks that infringe legal rights.
    • Artworks offensive to public order and morals, artworks that violate a law or regulation, other artworks which our company judges to be inappropriate for display.
  • Our company’s decision whether to display a submitted artwork will be final. No objections will be accepted.
  • Our company may, without notice, delete or re-display the artwork that has been displayed.
Entry Rules
Rights Related to Submitted Artworks
  • Copyrights and other intellectual property related to submitted artworks shall belong to Sakura. Sakura may use
    the artworks without the applicant's permission in other promotional tools for Sakura products.
  • An applicant may not exercise the creator’s moral rights for the submitted artwork.
  • Data of submitted artworks will not be returned.
Regarding Personal Information
  • Personal information received from applicants will be used by Sakura for marketing, for providing information, etc., but will not be used for any other purpose. Without the applicant’s consent, information received from the applicant will not be provided to third parties other than our company’s business affiliates.
  • For more about our handling of personal information, please visit here.
Miscellaneous
  • Except for what is explicitly stated in. Entry Rule and elsewhere, Sakura shall not bear any responsibility for: damage that occurs for a reason not attributable to the responsibility of Sakura; damage that occurs due to special circumstances, regardless of whether Sakura was able to foresee them; damage to the applicant arising from lost profits or from a demand by a third party for damages.
  • Sakura shall not bear any responsibility for damage to an applicant or a third party that occurs in connection with this solicitation for applications.
  • Sakura shall not bear any responsibility for damage related to the matters mentioned below or to other matters

    • Mistakes or inaccuracies in submitted entry information
    • Disappearance or damage of data, including the submitted artwork
    • Problems related to software, hardware and internet connection (including but not limited to problems related to connection inability, connection speed, and file transmission)
    • Sakura shall not bear any responsibility regarding any complaint or other objection from a third party about a submitted work. The applicant shall be responsible for resolving such matters.