Kitakyushu International Manga Competition

Posted on October 24, 2016 | genkijacs

When it comes to Art and Literature, Japan is particularly known for its famous manga and anime. Now is the chance for all the skilled draughtsmen among our Japanese language students to prove their talent:

In order to “Widely disseminate the charm and potential of Manga from Kitakyushu in order to spread manga culture throughout Japan and abroad“ the Kitakyushu International Manga Competition is held annually. This year’s application deadline is November 18th. Entries from both amateurs and professional artists are welcome. Apply and you might have the chance of winning either an amount of up to 500,000 JPY or gaining support with your manga career.


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WIN up to one year of free Japanese study in Japan!

Posted on October 03, 2016 | genkijacs

In celebration of winning the top World Language School 2016 award, Genki Japanese and Culture school is giving away up to one year of free Japanese language study in Japan!


We're so excited, we just can't hide it!!
After having been shortlisted for this award for the past 8 years, winning it has been such a massive honour for our school, we wanted to do something really special for our students. So we decided to run two concurrent competitions with huge prizes - don't miss this opportunity to study Japanese in Japan, totally free!!

Enter the competition here for your chance to win, and good luck!

If you have any questions about the competition, email us at and we'll try our best to help!