Jump's Universal Manga Contest!

Use the new JUMP PAINT app to enter a worldwide manga contest! 

By Urian Brown June 23, 2017

Do you draw manga? Do you dream of being in Weekly Shonen Jump? Then have we got a contest for you! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the magazine, Weekly Shonen Jump Japan is holding a massive manga contest called Jump's Universal Manga Contest. And it's open to the entire world! And if you win, not only will you be in a print or digital version of Shonen Jump, but you'll receive a cash prize of one million yen! That's almost ten thousand dollars! 

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And the chairperson of the screening committee is none other than Masashi Kishimoto, the creator of Naruto

50thlogo2To help you realize your dream of becoming a mangaka, Shonen Jump has teamed up with Medibang and has released a new manga-drawing app called JUMP PAINT. This free app comes loaded with tons of tools that will help you draw manga on your PC, tablets or phones. It also includes useful tips from famous mangaka and weekly articles from real Weekly Shonen Jump editors! And it's available in nine languages: Japanese, English, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Spanish, French and Portuguese. 

Best of all, it makes it super easy to submit the manga you create to the Shonen Jump Rookie Site! From anywhere in the world! 

Better start drawing now, because the final deadline for the contest is January 05, 2018! 

To download the JUMP PAINT app, click https://medibangpaint.com/jumppaint

For more info about the contest, go to http://rookie.shonenjump.com/sekai1 and click the language of your choice. 

Good luck, rookies!