Give Life to 2D

Message for creators

Marking its 6th time this year, Live2D Creative Awards is an annual international competition for original works made with Live2D.

We are looking forward to seeing great works from around the world and witnessing the birth of this year’s world’s best Live2D creator.

Live2D Creative Awards Team (2019/07/12)

[ Watch winning works of past years ]

How to Enter

1. Create work using Live2D

2. Upload your video to YouTube


3. Submit an entry form!


Awards and Prize

Wacom Intuos Pro Medium

Wacom Intuos Pro Medium


Entry Period:

July 12th (Fri) - November 11th (Mon) 2019 - 23:59 Japan Time

Award Announcement:

Awards to be announced at Live2D Creative Conference "alive 2019" in November in Tokyo.

Call for Entry:

Original work created with Live2D Cubism.

Key Rules:

- There is no particular theme or concept required. Please create your work freely to your imagination.
- You can use any version of Cubism, FREE, or PRO.
- Use of Live2D can be partial but should be primary. You are welcome to integrate it with other visual elements.
- You can use sample models provided by Live2D Inc. or assets you purchased at Nizima (terms   conditions of each asset applies)
- For an interactive content, it can be either a captured video or a brief introduction video.

How to Enter:

Create work using Live2D Cubism, upload to YouTube, and fill out an entry form with the video URL.

Categories of Entry:

Each entry will be judged for one of the following categories:

(1) Video:
Movie, animation, and forms other than (2) or (3).
(e.g. work of story, animated illustration, etc)

(2) Interactive:
Video or captured video demonstrating an interactive content.
(e.g. game, app, signage, etc)

(3) Character or Avatar:
Video or captured video demonstrating an original avatar.
(e.g. Virtual YouTuber, FaceRig, etc. It can be a work you’ve already been using or a video you’ve already published.)


- Indie or Professional (but not business entity)
- All ages and all nations.
- You may participate as a group.
- You may register multiple videos, or your works from the past.
- You may enter your past works.

(Not eligible if the work is:)

- created by a business entity, or
- created for a commercial purpose (except for content minimally charged by indies)*
* “minimally charged by indies” refers to a situation where an indie creator charges or receives minimum amount of compensation for expenses incurred for making the content. To this extent, indie content (e.g. app, video, etc) containing advertisement is eligible.

Judging Criteria:

- Work communicates the characteristic and potential of Live2D.
- Work features attractive 2D graphics.
- Work is excellent in overall quality.
Your presence or absence at "alive" ceremony does not affect the judging.

Feel free to ask us any questions!
Contact Form:


Nobuyuki Kobayashi

Community Evangelist at Unity Technologies Japan, currently in charge of researching 3D modeling tools (Unity, Maya, etc), sharing knowledge in game development, and developing Unity-chan Toon Shader 2.0. He formerly directed IP-based character games and was one of the first members of Unity-chan Project.

Yasuhiro Todoroki

Enterprise & Design Education Evangelist, JPAP Marketing at WACOM. With his extensive knowledge in the field, he holds technical seminars and supports studios for adopting digital painting. He has served as a host and moderator at Animation Creative Technology Forum since its formation in 2015.

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