MAGIC International Manga Contest


Since 2017, Shibuya Productions and SHUEISHA Inc. are sponsoring a manga creation contest as part of the Monaco Anime Game International Conferences (MAGIC) in partnership with Shibuya International.



The winner  and the runner-up will get their awarded work published online on Shônen Jump (



Moreover, the winner will also have the chance to spend several weeks in Japan, where he/ she will meet with mangaka, a Shueisha publisher (tantô), and get the opportunity to extend the partnership with the publisher for one extra year!



The contest is free and open to anyone over age 18.



Register right now for the 2024 edition! The terms and conditions are HERE

Send the initialed, dated and signed terms and conditions to the following address:

Key dates for the 2024 competition:

November 9 midnight: Deadline submission of applications
November 23: Announcement of shortlisted stories
January 18, 2024: Announcement of the 5 finalists
February 24, 2024 (MAGIC) - Contest Final





Our 2023 winners :

1/ Miriam of the Skulls

Download the poster  HERE


© Elena Vitagliano / Shibuya Productions / Shueisha

2/ Bookhead

Download the poster HERE


© 2147/ Shibuya Productions / Shueisha



2022 Results:



Like every year, Hiroyuki Nakano (from Weekly Shônen Jump), Kyosuke Fujita and Shuhei Hosono (from Shônen Jump Plus), Sahé Cibot (from Shibuya International) and Hervé Trouillet (from Shibuya Productions) have tried to put their expertise together to select the best works.  Because yes, like every year, the projects presented are all different from one another and come from all around the globe.



We would like to thank, once more, each of our contestants. Even if you’re not selected, you must know that your work has provided us various emotions. Thank you for this present.  It’s important for all of us to remember that acting is necessary to hope, and vital to keep going to succeed!



Our 2022 winners:


1/ Watchaland by Théodore Magloire Ekane Ekane (Cameroon)
Published online on Shônen Jump + HERE


©Théodore Magloire Ekane Ekan/Shibuya Productions/Shueisha 



2/ Re:Coil by Maria Enjelia Villanueva (Philippines)
Published online on Shônen Jump + HERE


©Maria Enjelia Villanueva/Shibuya Productions/Shueisha 





3/ Jury's favorite
True Ikigai by Loïck Ngue (France)
Published online on Shônen Jump + HERE


©Loïck Ngue /Shibuya Productions/Shueisha 







Our 2021 winners:


Imago by Toan Tran and Samuel Van der Veen (France) is the winning artwork!

Published online on Shônen Jump +


©Toan TRAN/Samuel VAN DER VEEN/Shibuya Productions/Shueisha 


Watch out ! Magicaä by Valerie Yugay (Russie) won the second place.

Published online on Shônen Jump +


©Valerie YUGAY/Shibuya Productions/Shueisha 


Back to our 2020 winners:


Dreamers by Charles Compain (France) is the great winner and is online on Shônen Jump + HERE



Truffle Pig by Kine Gunot (France) won the second place and is online on Shônen Jump + HERE



Back to our 2019 winners:



We are happy and proud to announce that Mara by Tanatach Chokcharoensup (Thaïland), MAGIC International manga contest 2019 winner, will be available soon on Shônen Jump + in japoneese and in english !



The runner-up is Gunter by Fabien Ronteix (France) and the special favourite is Quand nos yeux avaient la même couleur by Charles Compain (France).





Back to our 2018 winners:


We are happy and proud to announce that Runtime by the american Joanne Kim, MAGIC 2018 manga contest big winner, is now on Shônen Jump + in japoneese and in english !


To discover Runtime by Joanne Kim cliquez ICI


©Joanne KIM/Shibuya Productions/Shueisha


The runner-up Dream maker by Zilo DMK (France) and the special favourite Nako by Tiers Monde et Max (France) will also be available on Shônen Jump + website in japoneese and in french from 28th March 2018.


©Leila BENSAID/Shibuya Productions/Shueisha                                                 ©Tiers Monde/Max/Shibuya Productions/Shueisha


Back to our 2017 winners:


The manga Hyper Shiritori by vinhnyu, MAGIC 2017 manga contest big winner is on Shônen Jump + website !



The Witcher in the City by Dhafer, The runner-up, is also available since april 2017.



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Sahé Cibot (Shibuya International), Yoshihisa Heishi (Shueisha), Cédric Biscay (Shibuya Productions), Shuhei Hosono (Shueisha)