Via Comic Natalie: Shueisha has announced the winners of the new manga competition “MILLION TAG“! The tag team of Naoki Fujita and Shihei Rin have officially won the cash prize of JPY 5M, serialisation of their winning work “BEAT & MOTION” in Shonen Jump +, and an original Netflix animation series.
“MILLION TAG” is a manga competition in which six candidates selected by editors of Shueisha’s manga magazine team up to compete in four gruelling challenges. A reality TV show documenting the process was streamed weekly on Jump’s official YouTube channel from 2nd July.
The eighth and final episode — which also revealed the winners of “MILLION TAG”, was aired on 20th August. Judges included Shonen Jump + Editor-in-Chief Shuhei Hosono, Deputy Editor-in-Chief Yuta Momiyama, Guest Judges Tatsuki Fujimoto (“CHAINSAW MAN”)and Yuji Kaku (“Jigokuraku”), and Netflix anime producer Kohei Ohara.