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Last call! Manga/Anime Repeating Contest!

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 2, 2013, 1:25 PM
Monthly Repeating Manga & Anime contest!


Edit: Last call for entries! Judging will be done in 18hours from now! Get your entries in asap! Winners and New theme for the Contest will be announced tomorrow! Hurry up! :D

Hello there again my darling snowflakes!
I'm very excited to announce that from now on, every month we will be hosting our Monthly Repeating Manga and Anime contest! I hope you'll have lots of fun with them! And if you have any idea for a contest theme, feel free to leave a comment here! :la:
A little F.A.Q before we get started :iconjumpingla-plz:

  • How does this work?
    Every month I'll give you a theme and you'll have to create a Manga/Anime styled entry according to it :la:
  • Is Fan Art or Fan Characters allowed?
    I'm afraid not :( Only Original Characters and universes are allowed. Your Naruto based OC, for example, isn't elligible to enter or win.
  • Can we submit pre-existing works that fit the theme?
    Nope. All entries must be made specifically for this contest, old artworks won't be accepted.


Alright! :la: Now that we have the basics down, let's get into serious bussiness! :giggle:

February's Contest: Character Designs!:iconbummy3:

This month your task is to design a character based on the following plants or its names!

  • MidWinter Fire - Cornus sanguinea
  • Bleeding heart -  Lamprocapnos spectabilis
  • Jeweled Shooting Star - Dodecatheon amethystinum
  • Devil's Paintbrush - Hieracum aurantiacum
  • Chinese Lantern - Physalis alkekengi
  • Yellow Archangel - Lamiastrum sp.


You can choose one or more from the list, combine them in one piece or draw them separately, that's up to you! You can design the character based on the name or on the aspect of the plant :la: or both! You have free reign on that aspect! The character needs to resemble the plant or its name, if it doesn't then your entry might not qualify.

Rules :iconweekenddanceplz:

  • Entries must abide by deviantART's Terms of Service and Policies.
  • Entries must be made specifically for this contest. Pre-existing works won't be accepted.
  • Entries must be submitted to your deviantART Gallery.
  • Entries must be drawn in Manga & Anime style, with any media {Digital, traditional, mixed media, 3D...}
  • Entries must be original. Fan Art entries will be ineligible.
  • No collaborations allowed. Merely because we can't split the prizes in this contest.
  • Tracing, eye-balling or heavy-referencing from other artist works won't be allowed.


Deadline: February 28th :iconflowerdanceplz:

Submit your entries <<here!>>  
:iconmarepeatingcontests: will be the new home of our repeating contests! Thank you Damaged927! <3  

Judges! :iconbummy2:

:icondamaged927::iconrydi1689:

Prizes! :iconbummiesplz:


  • First Place - 3 Month Premium Membership
  • Two Runner ups - 1 Month Premium Membership
  • Journal feature from the sweetest Astrikos! :love:

    • Extra prize 1: If we get at least 20 valid entries I'll raffle 100:points: among the participants!

    • Extra prize 2: Fave this journal! Everytime 20 new people fave this journal I'll raffle 50:points: among the deviants who faved it!

      • :new: Update: The second winner of the raffle is...rikutto!!! Congrats!! You win 50:points:!

        The first winner of our 20 deviants raffle is... EpicStormMage! Congratulations! You win 50:points:!  I used random.org to get a random number from the 26 participants of the fave list!


Last but not least: GOOD LUCK!! :iconbummy1:


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:icongiggles855:
giggles855 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
are we allwoed to draw it on da muro?
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yes! :love:
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:icongiggles855:
giggles855 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
oh ok well i allready tryed drawing it but it did not turn out as good as i hopeted it be so it's probley unlikely to win with and the sad thing is i never winned any contest on d.a.before as long as i been on here and i enterd for many contests so if i don't win i geuss im used to it.....TT-TT if you like to see it here it is i geuss ill' enter this for the contest [link] and then ill' watch my self loose the contest
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't be so hard on yourself :hug: it's a lovely drawing! You only need to specify in which plant you based your character in order for your entry to qualify :C Let me know <3
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:icongiggles855:
giggles855 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
which u mean by You only need to specify in which plant you based your character in order for your entry to qualify :C Let me know <3
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rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This contest's theme is to create a character based on the name or the appearance of one of the plants mentioned in the journal. If your character is not based on any of those plants, then it's not a valid entry. So tell me which plant you based your entry in :)
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:icongiggles855:
giggles855 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
what are the plant optchins?
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Please read the journal entry, they are written there :)
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:iconnestofdreams:
NestOfDreams Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
may I ask if semi realism is accepted? ^w^'
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can you show me a sample of what you consider to be semi-realism? Just to be sure if it'd be elligible :)
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:iconnestofdreams:
NestOfDreams Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've just finished the piece I want to enter with ^w^ here it is [link] :) I hope it's accepted otherwise I must edit it xD
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah that's perfectly fine! :love: Go ahead and submit it to the contest folder :la:
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:iconnestofdreams:
NestOfDreams Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you very much!! :love: I shall go and do it right away! :D
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:iconnestofdreams:
NestOfDreams Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i'll enter ^w^ very interesting and unique challenge ^w^/ sounds like fun! :D
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
good luck!!!! :la:
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:iconyanahiro:
YanaHiro Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013   Traditional Artist
I like character designing.
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:iconyanahiro:
YanaHiro Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013   Traditional Artist
Very challenging and exciting!:-)
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:glomp: good luck!!
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:icondaywo:
Daywo Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Saludos! me apunto al concurso :3
Lo que no tengo muy claro es como mandar el dibujo, te lo mando por mp???
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Súbelo al grupo que pone en el journal ^^ donde pone "submit here", le das al boton de añadir a la carpeta y listo :D si tienes problemas mandamelo por privado y ya lo subire yo.
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:iconkurohii:
kurohii Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
done and submitted
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for participating >w<
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:iconkurohii:
kurohii Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
it was/is fun :D
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:iconkuroalis:
KuroAlis Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Can we have more than one entry?
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep but only one prize! :D you can only win with one entry
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:iconkuroalis:
KuroAlis Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
Cool. Thanks :)
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:iconrikutto:
rikutto Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student General Artist
oh my...thank you so much :3 I'm gonna join it XD~
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:iconezzygezzy:
EzzyGezzy Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student General Artist
what does Yellow Archangel - Lamiastrum sp. mean?
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What part do you not understand? Yellow archangel or is it Lamiastrum? If you ask about Lamiastrum, it's the genus of the plant, whose common name is Yellow archangel :meow: This is the Yellow Archangel plant [link]
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:iconezzygezzy:
EzzyGezzy Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student General Artist
it was the lamiastrum i was confused about >_<
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:icongreeceskitty:
Greeceskitty Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Can i participate?
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course you can :la:!!! Go for it and good luck!!! :eager:
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:icongreeceskitty:
Greeceskitty Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yay! Thank you!
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:iconastrikos:
Astrikos Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013   General Artist
:la: :la:
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconjumpingla-plz:
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:iconastrikos:
Astrikos Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013   General Artist
:eager:
Want a journal feature as a prize?
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why yes :flirty: Shall I add your prize then?
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:iconastrikos:
Astrikos Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013   General Artist
:la: Yus!
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
added :iconsupertackleplz: many thanks dear!!!
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:iconastrikos:
Astrikos Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013   General Artist
:tighthug: My pleasure!
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:iconmortalshinobi:
mortalshinobi Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
not sure if my style is manga/anime. (i kinda have an influence from both anime and western) but i think it'll be fun to work on these and i can design some new oc's for my warriors to battle. :)
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well it's more western than manga but you can try to manganize it a bit for the contest ^^ just a bit, not too much. Good luck, dear :glomp:
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:iconmortalshinobi:
mortalshinobi Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
heh. we'll see what i can do. thanks. :) hope to have fun here.
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:iconkurohii:
kurohii Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
nice idea :)

would it be allowed for me to enter?>.>
I'm not sure if I'm really up to it but I'd like to try
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
of course! As long as you follow the rules you are more than welcome to enter :eager:!!
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:iconkurohii:
kurohii Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
oh cool thanks :excited:

since it's "character design" is appearance enough or should there be things like name,age,...(i suck at this kind of stuff.__.)
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
As you wish :D Appearance is enough but you can develop them as much as you want!
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:iconkurohii:
kurohii Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
okay thanks :D
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:iconirenukia:
irenukia Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me encanta el tema *A* A ver si me da tiempo a participar jujuuu
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:iconrydi1689:
rydi1689 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aii ojala puedas participar neni! me encanta tu arte!!
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