2022.03.17 Thu

The 15th GFF AWARD 2022 – Game Contest Event

[One of the largest game contests in entries]Don’t miss the battle of the best!
Live drawings by Naoki Saito will also be held.

This is an announcement from the Game Industry Promotion Organization.
The Fukuoka Game Industry Promotion Organization is a collaboration consisting of GFF, Kyushu University, and Fukuoka City, engaged in raising talent, market development, public relations, and other projects to make Fukuoka a world-class game city.
The GFF AWARD 2022 will feature a presentation of four works in the game software category and the award ceremony for each category selected by the judges. It will be streamed for free on YouTube.
This year’s guest judge is Naoki Saito, an authorized illustrator for Pokémon cards, the main illustrator for the game “Dragalia Lost,” the colorist for the manga “Baki,” and an active YouTuber. Please take notice of the critiques by our judges at the industry’s forefront.

The special talk show will also include live drawings. Don’t miss how Naoki Saito will draw this year’s theme, “Revolution,” for the Game Graphic Art Division!

For details, see the homepage below.

GFF AWARD 2022 Official Website

1 Date and time
Saturday, March 26, 2022 from 16:00

2 Program
– Opening
– Award of Excellence in each category & Presentation of works / Critiques
– Special Talk Show
– Grand Prize, Awards & Closing

3 Judges
– Akihiro Hino (President/CEO, Level-5 Co., Ltd.)
– Hiroshi Matsuyama (Representative Director, CyberConnect2, Inc.)
– Chikako Yamakura (President, Ganbarion Inc.)
– Hiroyuki Matsukuma (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Art and Design, Kyushu University)

4 Guest Judge
– Naoki Saito
Pokémon Card Authorized Illustrator
Main illustrator for the game “Dragalia Lost” and coloring for the manga “Baki.”
He also provides info such as how to improve one’s drawing skills on his YouTube channel.

5 Contact
Fukuoka Game Industry Promotion Organization (Content Promotion Division, Fukuoka City Hall)
Phone number: 092-711-4329