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 2016.6.20  The 5th Annual Manga Kingdom Tottori International Comic Art Contest

Tottori is home to a range of natural wonders like the sand dunes of Sanin Kaigan Geopark, national heritage sites Misasa Onsen and Mt. Mitoku, and the towering Mt. Daisen, as well as Japanese pop culture icons like the mangas GeGeGe no Kitaro and Case Closed (Detective Conan).

This comic art contest is an event to help people become more familiar with manga.

The contest is now accepting art submissions (until 31 August 2016)

 

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25 April to 31 August 2016

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“Heroes and Heroines”

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Tottori Prefectural Government

Culture and Tourism Bureau, Tourism Policy Division Manga Kingdom Secretariat

1-220 Higashi-Machi Tottori City Tottori Prefecture 680-8570 JAPAN

 

For moredetails, please visit this site:

http://www.pref.tottori.lg.jp/246786.htm

5th Annual Manga Kingdom Tottori International Comic Art Contest Call for Submissions
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