ねんどろいど10周年フォトコンテスト ねんどろいど10周年フォトコンテスト

It has been 10 years since the Nendoroid series was first created, and in that time Good Smile Company have created well over 500 different Nendoroids that now fill up the collections of fans all over the world.
From simple everyday photos, to photos going on trips with Nendoroids and all sorts of other wonderful Nendoroid memories... we have received so many amazing photos!
We even received a number of carefully composed, artistic works that really shined with effort and love for the Nendoroid series!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the contest!

  • No.00661
  • No.01119
  • No.00517
  • No.00539
  • No.01181
  • No.00496
  • No.00192
  • No.01133
  • No.00635
  • No.00408
  • No.00834
  • No.00480
  • No.01175
  • No.01212
  • No.00944
  • No.00071
  • No.01121
  • No.00244
  • No.00555
  • No.01148

Photo Contest Summary

Applicable Figures for Entry

Photos must make use of Nendoroid or Nendoroid Co-de figures distributed by Good Smile Company that were released before the end of December 2015.
Please see the official product listings below for a list of applicable figures.

Nendoroid Product Listing

※Products listed above include those scheduled for release after December 2015. Certain products may also have their release delayed.

※Photos of scale figures, figma and other categories of figures not listed on the link above will not be accepted in this competition.
Other figures are welcome to feature in the photo, but the main subject of the photo must be a Nendoroid figure.

Photos used for this competition must be original creations, and not have been used or published online or elsewhere in the past.
Photos that have previously been published on blogs and/or social network services (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, flickr, tumblr, etc) should not be entered into the contest.

If you submit multiple similar photos to the contest, we will select only one to be displayed on the website as an entry.

FAQ

Schedule

スケジュールの図 schedule

Prizes

Grand Prize
  • Your Favorite Nendoroid Made into a
    Life-Size Panel as a Prize!
  • Three Nendoroids of Your Choice.

Judge Prizes
  • One Nendoroid of Your Choice.
  • One Nendoroid Recommended by the Judge
Fan Prize
  • One Nendoroid of Your Choice.
Mikudayo-'s Choice Prize
  • Mikudayo Set Including:
  • One Nendoroid Mikudayo-
  • One Nendoroid Sakura Mikudayo-
  • One Nendoroid Snow Mikudayo-

The Fan Prize

Voting Method A selection of photos will be chosen by the photo contest team, and fans will be able to vote for their favorite among those photos.
How to Vote Voting can be done at the following events as well as during the night live broadcast.
6th February: Nendoroid 10th Anniversary Live Event Hall
7th February: Wonder Festival 2016 (Winter)
7th February: NicoNico Live Broadcast WonHobby TV 19 Night Section.
Results Announced during the live broadcast mentioned above!
More details regarding the live broadcast will be added at a later date.
Judges
  • Takanori Aki (Good Smile Company CEO)
  • MAX Watanabe (Max Factory CEO)
  • Hobby Japan
  • Kahotan (Good Smile Company)
  • Kyojin (Good Smile Company)
  • Nendoron
  • Good Smile Company US Team
  • Good Smile Company EU Team
  • Good Smile Company Shanghai Team
  • Mikudayo-

...and maybe other guest judges?

Application Guidelines

Contest Requirements

Photos must make use of Nendoroid or Nendoroid Co-de figures distributed by Good Smile Company that were released before the end of December 2015.
Please see the Good Smile Company website for a list of applicable Nendoroid figures.
The photo must not currently be a part of any other photo contests, and may not be a photo that has won a prize in the past.
You must obtain the permission of all person(s) that is/are in the photo prior to entry. If minor(s) is/are in the photo, you must obtain the permission from her/his/their guardian(s).
You must not violate any copyright or invade the privacy of other individuals. We will not be responsible for any trouble that occurs taking photos for this contest.
If you violate any of these rules, we reserve the right to withdraw your entry at any time.
Collage photos that make use of multiple photos as a single entry will not be accepted. Please only enter the contest with single photos.

How to Enter

Entries will only be accepted via the entry form on the this website.
Multiple entries are permitted, however a maximum of one prize will be awarded per person.
Photos must be less than 5MB in size.
Entries cannot be removed once entered into the contest.

Entry Period

7th December 2015 12:00JST – 5th January 2016 at 23:59JST

Updates

From the 14th December 2015 until the 7th January 2016 the website will be updated once per week with entries that pass the first round of screening.
Winners will be announced at the Nendoroid 10th Anniversary Live, events after that as well as on this website at a later date.
The above schedule may be changed without notice.

Regarding the Usage and Copyright of Entries

The copyright of photos entered into this contest is not passed over to Good Smile Company.
All photos entered into the contest are assumed to be given permission to be used by Good Smile Company. Any copyright issues that arise from these photos being used will be the responsibility of the entrant.
All photos entered into this contest that contain potentially copyrighted items (other than Good Smile Company figures) will be assumed to have permission to be used for all the purposes listed below.
All photos entered into this contest will be assumed to have permission from the owners to be used for all the purposes listed below.

Usage Purposes:
1) Photos may be used on Good Smile Company advertising campaigns (printed material such as newspapers, magazines, posters as well as online content such as our website, blog, etc.)
2) Photos may be used on contest announcement posters and related printed matter.

Other Rules

If entries have previously been publicly uploaded online and judges determine it is difficult to verify that the entrant is the original author, your entry may be withdrawn from the contest.
If you believe one of the entries on our site violates the photo contest rules, please let us know at the following address: nendoro10thphotocon@goodsmile.jp. Please be mindful of others when taking photos outdoors or in public areas.
In the event of any of the following, entry data will be edited or removed from the campaign without notice of the contest admins:

  1. 1) Entries that break the rules of the contest.
  2. 2) Entries that potentially depict offences to public order and/or morals.
  3. 3) Entry data that cannot be read/opened by standard methods.
  4. 4) Entry data that contains personal information.
  5. 5) Entries that could potentially infringe the rights of a third party in any way.
  6. 6) Entries that could potentially slander, or harm the image or privacy of a third party in any way.
  7. 7) Entries that are reported by a third party for infringement.
  8. 8) Any other infringement that the contest admins deem inappropriate for an entry.

Information submitted through the entry form is information required for us to run the contest and contact the winners of the contest. All information gathered for this contest will not be used for any purposes other than those directly related to the contest. When the contest has ended, all information will be deleted.

This photo contest is based in Japan, and it follows Japanese laws. Please note that in the event of misunderstanding, the original Japanese rules are final.

By entering this contest, you agree that you have read and understood all of the above information.

We will not respond to any inquiries into results and judging methods. Thank you for your understanding.

All personal information taken for the contest will be used with utmost caution and will only be used with contact beforehand. This information will not be used for any purposes other than the photo contest.

Submit Photo

Entries are now closed.
Thank you to everyone who submitted their entries.

FAQ

Are you allowed to edit photos with programs like Photoshop?
You are welcome to edit photos however you like, but note that when judging photos we will be focusing on the photos themselves, not the editing.
May I submit multiple entries to the contest?
You are welcome to submit as many entries as you like, however we may select only a few of your entries to be displayed on the site as entries. (At the contest admin’s discretion)
What can I do if I find an entry that I believe is breaking the contest rules?
Please send an email with more details to: nendoro10thphotocon@goodsmile.jp
Please note that any entries that we believe are breaking the rules will be taken down without notice.
Can figures other than Nendoroids be used in my photo?
Other figures are welcome to feature in the photo, but the main focus of the photo must be a Nendoroid.
I sent in a query to the photo contest admins, but I haven't received a response?
There are certain issues we cannot respond to. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.