Announcing the Results for 4-Koma Manga Contest

We are pleased to announce the results for our first 4-Koma Manga Contest! This contest was held to introduce the Japanese 4-koma (4 cell) comic format and to promote Japanese language, cultural education, and international exchange through manga. A total of 10 schools from Northern California participated.

First, Second, and Third Prize Winners will be awarded a certificate of achievement from the Consulate and prizes courtesy of Kinokuniya Bookstores of America and VIZ Media.

Select works will be displayed in the Japan Information and Cultural Center gallery from June 8 through July 10, 2018. We hope you will visit our gallery.

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Middle and High School Division

1st Place: Hanna A. (10th Grade)
2nd Place: Anastasia U. (11th Grade)
3rd Place: Lori C. (9th Grade)
Honorable Mention:  Shareen C. (6th Grade), Paloma T. (6th Grade)
1st Place
Hanna A. (10th Grade)
2nd Place:
Anastasia U. (11th Grade)
3rd Place
Lori C. (9th Grade)

College Student and Adult Division

1st Place: Jennifer D.
2nd Place: N/A
3rd Place: N/A
1st Place
Jennifer D.

Exhibit Term and Hours

June 8, 2018 – July 10, 2018 (Monday – Friday, except holidays)
9:00 am - Noon; 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Japan Information & Cultural Center
Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco
275 Battery Street, Suite 2100, San Francisco CA 94111

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