Japan Media Arts Festival  

22nd Summary of Entries

The 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival closed entries on October 5, 2018. As last time, the festival saw enthusiastic participation with a total of 4,384 works submitted. 2,453 international entries from 101 countries and regions reached record high, while the entries for the Art Division also marking a record high of 2,501. These numbers reflect the festival’s increasing international recognition as a showcase that widely presents diverse and contemporary artistic expressions in the field of “Media Arts.”

  • Total number
  • Entries from Abroad

Total number: 4,384

Art Division

Interactive art: 230
Media installations: 250
Video works: 603
Video installations: 208
Graphic art: 1,073
Internet art: 55
Media performances: 82
Total: 2,501

Entertainment Division

Games: 61
Video / sound works: 271
Multimedia productions: 98
Gadgets, electronic devices: 58
Websites: 25
Application software: 34
Total: 547

Animation Division

Animated feature films
Animated series: 57
Animated short films: 401
Total: 458

Manga Division

Comics published in book form
Comics published in a magazine: 708
Comics published online: 49
Self-published comics: 121
Total: 878

Entries from Abroad: 2,453 works from 101 countries and regions

(last time's festival received 2,262 works from 97 countries and regions)

Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Canada, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Syria, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe (Alphabetical order)

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