Date: 2020 February 26 22:14
Posted by Joe
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.
Winners as follows:
|Position||Title of Manga||Entrant|
|1st||A Heart of Gold or Some Other Metal||Tori Jones|
|2nd||Kiyomi's Prequel||Alexandra Cook|
|3rd||The Last Day of Uther Adriss||Mina Ghosh|
|6th||When Sea Meets Sky||Dash Chow|
|7th||Rose from the Dead||Edward Welch|
|8th||Balanced World||Danny Martin|
|9th||LET'S GO||Orson Coupland|
|10th||Bonds of the Sea||Enya Chong|
|Best Youth Creator||Cobra Effect||Samantha Dent|
|Yonkoma||Cookie and Pizza||Tye Lal|