JManga’s great experiment to discover the next generation of manga translators has moved into its final round! Though the company has gathered an impressive panel of judges, including (among others) manga super-blogger Deb Aoki and translator William Flanagan, fans can put in their two cents by heading over to JManga’s Facebook page and voting on the eleven final submissions.
Three manga were chosen for the aspiring translators to work on—Tomonori Inoue’s COPPELION, Nana Haruta’s Chocolate Cosmos, and Akira Saso’s Shindo—and a winner will be selected from each group to receive a brand new iPad. The best of three will also be named winner of the Grand Prize—a trip to Japan to attend the Japan Media Arts Festival in Tokyo.
Voting is open online until December 2nd, 2012 at 11:59 PM Pacific, and winners will be announced later that month.