Aka Akasaka, author of a bestselling book Kaguya-sama: Love is WarHe will be conducting auditions to hire a new manga artist for his next series. It wasn’t long ago that the manga was coming to an end soon. The news and deadline for the exams were revealed in Issues 36 and 37 of Young Jump magazine.
Exams are ongoing and will end on August 31. The winner of the test will be announced about a month after the expected end of the manga, on November 2. The winner will work as an animator for Akasaka’s next manga series.
Kaguya-sama: Love is War It is a romantic comedy film featuring a very exciting cat-and-mouse game between two protagonists, Miyuki Shirogan and Kaguya Shinomiya, who insist on forcing the other hero to confess their love for each other first. Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya are both senior representatives of the student body, and other actors often engage in pranks. Funimation has licensed the English dubbing, and the manga has been worth over 15 million copies sold in April of last year. The manga started in 2015 in Shueisha miracle jumpbut was moved to young jump in 2016.
This quiz can change the life of a manga lover. Working with the author of one of the most popular romantic manga in recent years is an opportunity that few have managed to attempt, let alone win. There is no specification for country of origin, only that artists who want to audition send past examples and hobbyists share their best artwork. This is a tweet from the official Young Jump Comic Award Twitter:
This isn’t the first time Aka Asaka has interacted with his fans. Previously, he participated in both Apex Legends streams, and did a live sketch with Tamaka; The blue-haired v-tuber who is said to be a manga artist in real life.
source: Anime Network
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