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Manga Jiman Competition 2019 Winners

Date: 2020 February 26 22:14

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It's that time of year again! Recently the Embassy of Japan in the UK revealed the winners of the prestigious Manga Jiman Competition 2019. The competition often marks rising stars in the UK industry too. Competition prizes range from an amazing two flights to Japan for the 1st place winner, to lovely A3 scanners for second place and so.

This years first place went to Tori Jones for A Heart of Gold or Some Other Metal, while Alexandra Cook took second place with Kiyomi's Prequel. Third place went to Mina Ghosh with The Last Day of Uther Adriss.

Many of the shortlisted artists were first time entrants, showing that the competition has endured for the 13 times it's been run.

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Tori Jones - 1st Place Manga Jiman Winner 2019

Winners as follows:

Position Title of MangaEntrant
1stA Heart of Gold or Some Other MetalTori Jones
2ndKiyomi's PrequelAlexandra Cook
3rdThe Last Day of Uther AdrissMina Ghosh
4thShinjuPamela Lokhun
5thDifferentAisosa Ugiagbe
6thWhen Sea Meets SkyDash Chow
7thRose from the DeadEdward Welch
8thBalanced WorldDanny Martin
9thLET'S GOOrson Coupland
10thBonds of the SeaEnya Chong
Best Youth CreatorCobra EffectSamantha Dent
YonkomaCookie and PizzaTye Lal

Alexandra Cook - 2nd Place Manga Jiman Winner 2019

Mina Ghosh - 3rd Place Manga Jiman 2019

Source: Embassy of Japan in the UK
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