Japan's First Annual Manga Proficiency Test Takes Place in 40 Locations Nationwide

Japan's first annual Manga Proficiency Test took place on June 17th in 40 locations nationwide. Over 600 people participated in the exam that tests one's ability to draw manga.

The test is divided into many categories and levels aimed at both beginners and professionals. There are 4 levels for the "General" category, 3 levels for "Manga Character," 3 levels for "Manga Story," 3 levels for "Manga-Drawing Technique" and 2 levels for "Manga Assistant."

Results of the test will be announced on July 18th, and those who are qualified to become manga assistant will be announced in August.

Source: Asahi Shimbun