Shueisha Inc is a popular publisher who runs many of Japan’s famous magazines. Their publications include the Jump magazine line like Weekly Shonen Jump, Jump SQ, and V Jump. Shueisha Inc, along with Shogakukan and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, owns Viz Media, one of the biggest publishers and distributors of English translations of mangas and light novels.
The company also functions as a production house and has produced animes like Death Note, One Punch Man, and Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma.
Shueisha has opened recruitment for entrepreneurs with ideas on new cartoon businesses for their co-creation program “Shueisha Startup Accelerator Program Manga Tech 2020”.
Shueisha has assured a prize of right to the accelerator program and the commercialization support fund of 1 million yen.
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The co-creation program’s theme will be “New ideas and businesses that will transform the entertainment industry.”
The company is looking for innovative business ideas related to the manga, character, and publishing fields from start-ups. Shueisha has opened this opportunity for those the company has not met during their business.
They have also revealed that the company is also looking for
- ideas that will allow Shueisha to create new value by freely combining ideas, ideas, technology, and comics (that have never been thought of before)
- traditional cartoons, entrepreneurs who can update the publishing business domain
- entrepreneurs who want to take on the challenge of business
Applicants wishing to apply for the program can apply at the dedicated site by Shueisha till September 30.
This is an excellent opportunity for mangakas and entrepreneurs to work with such a reputed company.
Source: Oricon NewsOriginally Written By Epic Dope