August 6, 2012
- The Sixth international MANGA Award Executive Committee has received 245 entries from 38 countries and regions in the world. Entries were accepted from April 27 to June 15, 2012.
- The Evaluation Committee will choose the Golden Award (the best work), Silver Award (three excellent runners up) and others prizes this winter. The award presentation ceremony will be held around January 2013.
- The evaluation process is carried out with support from the Japan Cartoonist Association and Comic-Jussha kai. Calls and advertisement for the application for the award were supported by various Japanese organizations and 9e Art+ (the organizing body of the International Comics Festival, France).
* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.
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