Silent Manga Audition Contest

Deadline: 31 January 2020
Open to: all manga artists
Award: cash prizes


Kickstart your professional MANGA making a career with generous cash prizes, along with the chance of winning an all-expenses-paid trip to Bangkok!

In collaboration with UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, the SILENT MANGA AUDITION proudly presents this special Audition Round, focused on the UNESCO project “Together 4 Peace”.

Your entries will be judged on how well you capture the theme, your emotional storytelling and your technical ability by both the SILENT MANGA AUDITION® judging panel and a special UNESCO guest judge.


Call out to all manga artists for entries that encapsulate the foundations needed to build a peaceful society. Each entry must effectively convey one or more of these foundations promoting a positive message about contributing to peace in our society from the ground up!


  • Cash awards:
    -Grand Prix: around USD 4566.39
    – Grand Prix Runner-Up: around USD 2739.83
    – Excellence Award: around USD 913.27
    – Exellence Runner-Up: around USD 273.98
    –  Honourable Mention: around USD 91.327
  • As part of this pioneering collaboration, UNESCO will invite the winner of the UNESCO Award to the opening of a special SMA13 manga exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand in May 2020!

How to apply?

In order to apply, please click here.

For more information, please visit the official web page.