Celysys, developers of the highly regarded Clip Studio, are providing a 3 month Studio Paint EX license to applicants of the World Manga Senbatsu competition, held yearly and managed by NicoNico Manga, Comicwalker and Kochi prefecture's "Manga Kingdom Tosa Promotion Council".
The contest is open worldwide, with the brief to create a 1 page manga to fit a selected theme. There's a prize for High-Schoolers, and 2 open categories that anyone can enter.
The themes this year are:
- High School Category (1 page manga): Fantastic!/Cool!
- Open Category (1 page manga): Making a comeback
- Open Category (Story manga): No theme
There are cash and software prizes available, but for full details, check out the official website.
To apply for your free 3-month Studio Paint EX license, click here.
If you're entering, good luck!