"Otoyo-cho Yutori Farm" in Kochi Prefecture operated by a university student group "Niji Yasai Koubou" (roughly means Rainbow Vegetable Workshop) has been holding a moe girl illustration contest since March 2012. The winning illustrations are featured on the packages of the vegetables they sell. Right now four moe girls based on snap peas, eggplant, tomato and cucumber are helping to promote their business widely.
Following the two successful contests, Kochi Prefecture Office announced the details of the third contest. The vegetables selected as the themes are Chinese cabbage and lettuce. In addition to the packages, the group is also planning to sell picture books and character figures featuring the girls. Of course they welcome entries from foreign artists. The deadline is on September 13 and the winners will be announced on September 24. If you are interested, please check the guideline below.
Size: A4 (width 210mm x height 297mm)
Format: JPEG, Adobe® Illustrator®
Compression format: zip
You need to submit three illustrations:
1&2. standing posture for each character, Chinese cabbage and lettuce
3. scene illustration includes both characters
Please write your name, pseudonym (if you need), country, email address
1st winner's prize: gift certificate worth 50,000 yen
Deadline: September 13, 2013
Please attach your arts and send it in e-mail.
mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Saya Midorino (snap peas girl)
Shino Ayasaki (eggplant girl)
Riko Matoma (tomato girl)
Yuuri Kanzaki (cucumber girl)