How to apply:

1. Design your original Kanji that fit to this year's theme, and prepare the drawing in a PDF or JPG file (under 1 MB).

2. Go to submission form page below (entry form has been closed. please email if your entry plan were impacted by covid.), upload file and fill the information of

Your Name:

Your School name and Grade (Junior 6th-8th, Senior 9th-12th):

Your Email Address:

Parent Email Address (optional):

Pronunciation of your original kanji:

Meaning of your original kanji:


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Only one entry per person please!

Winners will be notified via email in January 2020.