The 16th Manga Jiman Competition Results

img1 1st Place: C M Kevin Li
img2 2nd Place: Ewan Gallagher
img3 3rd Place: Alex Brennan-Dent
The results of the 16th Manga Jiman Competition were announced at a reception held at the Embassy on Friday 24 March 2023. Now in its 16th year, Manga Jiman continues to grow in popularity as a comic-writing competition which unearths the brightest talented artists in the UK. Entrants created a short story based on the theme of ‘connect’. Visit our upcoming exhibition to read all of the winning entries.

Full List of Winners

img4 Youth Prize: Otsu Yurika
img5 Yonkoma 14+: Patrick Gordon
Position Title of Manga Entrant
1st Jonathan in Agony! C M Kevin Li
2nd AUX Ewan Gallagher
3rd Signal Alex Brennan-Dent
4th That Mobile Life Andrew Attwell
5th Abella Joshua Sims
6th Family Kyle Charlton
7th 「GLHF」  Agatha Roud
8th Looking for a Missing Piece Yue Guan
9th Interplanetary Hanna Gwynn
10th Can You Hear Me? Samuel Dewick
Youth Prize Flower of Lindo Otsu Yurika


Yonkoma 14+ Beyond the A:/ Patrick Gordon
Yonkoma Youth The Paper People Cornelius Brandreth

Manga Jiman: The Winners' Exhibition

Visitors to the Embassy can enjoy reading all the shortlisted entries in our special exhibition, Manga Jiman 2022.

Manga Jiman: The Winners' Exhibition
Tuesday 11 April - end of April 2023
Open weekdays 09:30 - 17:30, closed weekends
The Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT

Advance tickets: book a timeslot here
Admission is free, but photo ID is necessary to gain entry to the Embassy

We would like to thank everyone who took part in the competition, and also the sponsors of the competition to whom we are very grateful. To be the first to hear about future updates on the competition, follow us on social media, or check the official website.