MyAnimeList x Honeyfeed To Maintain 2nd English Net Novel Contest
The official web site for anime database, MyAnimeList, and internet novel web site, Honeyfeed, introduced to carry its 2nd English internet novel writing contest, “I Was Looking MAL as Regular Then I Realized My Net Novel Might Grow to be Manga” or just “MAL x Honeyfeed Writing Contest (2022)”.
Entries can be accepted from June 1 until Sept 1, 2022.
The prompts are Faculty, Rom-Com, and Cyberpunk, and the competition is free to enter.
The profitable entries can be despatched to manga writer Kodansha for evaluation for potential publishing and/or manga adaptation, along with US$3,000 money prizes for every of the three style classes.
The profitable entries can be introduced on Dec 12, 2022. The judges voting interval will start on Sept 2 until Nov 2, whereas the general public voting interval will start from Nov 3-30.
“This contest was impressed by the voices of worldwide anime followers on MyAnimeList,” says MAL’s press launch. “Many anime followers really feel that solely Japanese-authored works have a sensible probability of turning into anime, whereas foreign-authored works stand little to no probability. This contest was created as a stepping stone to fulfilling that dream of sometime having one’s concepts made into an anime in Japan.”
“This contest will even contribute to spreading Japan’s anime tradition even additional and deeper than ever earlier than. We imagine there’s a must create an ecosystem the place abroad anime followers can’t solely watch completed merchandise but additionally contribute to the anime creation course of.”
Final yr’s winner was Realm Murderer by Pearlyn Mirabella, adopted by The Consequence of Saving the World by Harmonica and The Sequence of Kai by Oscar H.M in second and third place respectively.
The primary MAL x Honeyfeed Writing Contest occurred between July 5 and Sep 5, 2021. It obtained 853 entries in whole, with the winners decided by fan vote.
Supply: MAL x Honeyfeed Press Launch