The sixth International Manga Awards were launched in Vietnam for all artists including Vietnamese and foreigners.

The award is sponsored by the Embassy of Japan for enthusiastic manga artists who have contributed to the promotion of manga overseas.

The selection will officially be carried out by the sixth International MANGA Award Executive committee.

One top work and three distinguished works will receive the golden and silver prizes. The Japan Centre Foundation will invite the winners to Japan to attend the award ceremony. They will also meet with Japanese manga artists and visit publishing houses in Japan .

The international manga awards were established to share Japanese pop culture and promote a greater understanding of Japan.-VNA