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Manga Drawing Contest

Manga Drawing Contest

October 2-31, 2017

Express your creative side and show off your art! Enter your favorite original manga drawing at any Milwaukee Public Library. Entries must be submitted between October 2nd - October 31st to be eligible. Submissions will be displayed and winners announced at the Anime & Manga Night @ Central Library’s Centennial Hall on Tuesday, November 14th.

Manga Drawing Contest Entry Form
Return this form with your entry/entries to any Milwaukee Public Library between October 2-31, 2017.


Judge's Category People's Choice
1st Place - $50 Gift Card 1st Place - $25 Gift Card
2nd Place - $30 Gift Card 2nd Place - $20 Gift Card
3rd Place - $20 Gift Card 3rd Place - $15 Gift Card

(People’s Choice to be determined at Anime & Manga Night @ Central Library).

Rules & Regulations: Must be between 13-18 years of age to participate. Limit of two entries per person. Entries must be original and submitted on 8 1/2” x 11” paper. Submissions cannot be traced or copied from another artist’s work and must be drawn by hand. All entries must include a permission form signed by a parent/guardian. There is no guarantee that submissions will be returned. Participants must be Milwaukee County residents to be eligible. Individuals can win one prize only in this contest.

Anime & Manga Night

Tuesday, November 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Central Library’s Centennial Hall, Loos Room
733 N. Eighth St.

Celebrate your love for Anime and Manga with other fans!


  • Manga Drawing Contest Winner Announcement and People Choice judging
  • Refreshments
  • Costume Contest
  • Anime-inspired activities for teens 13 and up

Come in costume and win a prize for:

  • Best Anime/Manga Costume 
  • Best Other Fandom Costume 
  • Best Group Costume 
  • People’s Choice 

Costumes must be original constructions, and eligibility is at the discretion of the official judges. Bring a picture of your character if you would like to be judged on the accuracy of your costume. Judges’ decisions are final. No concealed or openly visible firearms or other dangerous weapons are allowed. This program is suitable for teens 13 and up.

Sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board (TAB), funded by the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation.