AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival is brought to you by the Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA)

Short Anime Film Competition

2019 Winner

Hachiko and the Professor by Mauricio Barra (Australia)


4-Koma Manga Competition

Our inaugural 4-Koma Manga Competition was a success, with entries received from around Australia!

A huge thank you to our four industry judges:

Queenie Chan: Published Manga artist, well known for her 3-volume mystery-horror series called “The Dreaming” for LA-based manga publisher TOKYOPOP.

Dr Aaron Humphrey: Lecturer in Media and Digital Humanities at the University of Adelaide
David Blaiklock: Program Director, Bachelor of Design (Illustration and Animation) at the University of South Australia

Thomas Calder: Flinders University

2019 Winner

Different yet the same by Stella Arhontoulis