Anime Toronto Fanart Contest – Grand Prize is an Artist Alley table for Anime Toronto 2023!

June 2, 2023

🎨🌟 Anime Toronto Fanart Contest: Draw Rona and Shiro in Chibi Style! 🌟🎨

Calling all talented artists and anime enthusiasts! Anime Toronto is thrilled to announce our highly-anticipated Mascot Fanart Contest. We invite you to showcase your creativity and bring to life our beloved characters, Rona and Shiro, in the adorable chibi style!

Mascot Profiles

Award & Prizes

Grand prix (1 winner)

  • A 3-day spot in the artist alley for 2023 or 2024 (your choice)
  • 3-day Weekend Pass for this year

Honourable Mention (Potential of multiple winners)

  • 3-day Weekend Pass for this year



  • Size and Resolution
    • Letter Size (8.5 x 11.0), Full colour, 350 dpi
  • Format (extension)
    • PSD (or equivalent)
  • Note
    • Characters should be on a separate layer from background
    • Do not watermark your submission
  • Submission
    • Up to 3 entries per person (only 1 award per person)
    • Please label your file with this format: FirstName_LastName_mc2023_artworkTitle_artistAlias
    • Please upload your submission to an online storage service such as Google Drive or Dropbox and paste the link in the application form below.


Judging will be completed by the Anime Toronto Art Direction team.


July 15th, 2023 – 11:59pm Eastern Time


  • All artwork may be featured on future Anime Toronto materials (merchandise, Website, SNS etc)
  • If you’d like to post the artwork on your own social media, please use the hashtag #ATMC2023 and #AnimeToronto
  • Submission should be relatively PG. Entries with offensive language, nudity, and/or NSFW content may be subject to disqualification
  • Any plagiarized or AI generated entries and will be immediately disqualified
  • Any non-compliance with above official rules and requirements will result in disqualification / forfeiture at the sole discretion of Anime Toronto

Submission Form: