Comic magazine Hero's launched its official English website with the announcement that it is now accepting submissions for the second Hero's Comic Award competition.
The website is accepting manuscripts for the summer round of the four-round Comic Award until Sept. 5. With fans all over the world creating Japanese-style manga, the Hero's Comic Award competition could open doors for aspiring overseas artists to make a professional debut in Japan.
The Grand Prize winner will receive 3 million yen ($38,240). The judges include "GTO" manga author Toru Fujisawa and Shinichi Ooka, president of Tsuburaya Productions Co.