GENERAL APPLICATION GUIDELINES
We are looking for around 20 contributors. The amount of each type (Artist/Writer) will be determined by application interest.
All pieces for the main zine must be centered around Yoshino Junpei. Ship content will be permitted so long as Junpei-centric ships are the focus. NSFW content may be permitted on a pitch-by-pitch basis. Canon typical violence is permitted.If you are applying to do an NSFW piece, please make sure that at least one of your samples is NSFW.
Please make sure to tag any sensitive content in your samples.We will only be accepting contributors over 18 years of age.You can apply for more than one role but will only be accepted for one.All links in your application must be viewable. If you’re using Google Drive, please make sure that link sharing is turned on. We will not consider applications that we need to request permission to view.
All samples submitted must be your original work. Plagiarism is strictly prohibited and your application will be immediately disqualified.There will be zero tolerance for any involvement in illegal/discriminatory groups or activities (i.e. racial hate groups, homophobic/transphobic groups, illegal businesses, etc.). Any person found to be participating in such activities will be disqualified.
Applicants are required to submit links to at least three of their best works in the style they wish to use for the zine.A portfolio is recommended, but not required.For Page Artists: At least one sample should be a full, completed piece with a background.For Merch Artists: At least one sample should be a full, completed merch piece. It is recommended you submit a sample for the type of merch you want to make.At least one piece featuring Jujutsu Kaisen characters is required. The presence of Yoshino Junpei in one of your pieces is highly recommended, but not necessary.Judging Criteria
Composition, Style, Color, Background(for page artists), Legibility(for merch artists)
Applicants are required to submit links to at least three of their best works in the style they wish to use for the zine.Word counts for the samples may be anywhere between 1.5k and 3.5k. Excerpts from longer works are allowed but at least one sample should be completed.A portfolio is recommended, but not required. The portfolio can be in the form of a Google Drive folder, Archive of Our Own account, Twitter post or thread, so long as viewing permissions are enabled.At least one piece featuring Jujutsu Kaisen characters is required. The presence of Yoshino Junpei in one of your pieces is highly recommended, but not necessary.Judging Criteria
Grammar, Characterization, Pacing, Flow
Social Media / Finance
He/They"I took one look at Junpei, designated him as precious, and then Mappa took him away from me. I haven't recovered since."
Writing / Art / Graphics
They/ Them"Junpei had so much potential and definitely trusted all the right people. He deserves a chance to watch all the movies and have a normal, Mahito-free life. D:<"
|October 25th, 2022||Official Announcement||✓|
|October 26th, 2022||Carrd Created||✓|
|November 1st, 2022||Theme Week Interest Check Opens||✓|
|November 21st, 2022||Theme Week Interest Check Closes||✓|
|November 28th, 2022||Theme Week Interest Check Results||✓|
|December 12th-18th, 2022||Junpei Theme Week||✓|
|January 31st, 2023||Junpei Zine Interest Check Opens||✓|
|February 28th, 2023||Junpei Zine Interest Check Closes||✓|
|March 8th, 2023||Junpei Zine Interest Check Results||✓|
|March 15th, 2023||Junpei Zine Contributor Apps Open||✓|
|April 12th, 2023||Junpei Zine Contributor Apps Close||✓|
|April 21st, 2023||Junpei Zine Contributor Apps Acceptance||✓|
|May 5th, 2023||Pitches Due||✓|
|June 16th, 2023||Check-In 1|
|July 14th, 2023||Check-In 2|
|August 11th, 2023||Check-In 3|
|September 8th, 2023||Final Check-In|
|October 7th, 2023||Preorders Open|
|November 11th, 2023||Preorders Close|
Our goal is to host a Junpei-centric theme week during the month of December! The theme is movie genres in honor of our beloved movie buff Junpei!
|Monday||Comedy||Breaking The Fourth Wall|
|Tuesday||Action||Call To Adventure|
|Wednesday||Horror||Hold My Hand|
|Friday||Sci-Fi/Fantasy||Trapped In Another World|
|Saturday||Romance||Grand Gestures Of Love|
|Sunday||Free Day||Movie Trivia|
1. To participate in this event, simply post your piece to Twitter and tag us (@JunpeiZine) in your post!
You may also use the hashtag #JunpeiThemeWeek
If posting NSFW content, use the hashtag #JunpeiThemeWeekNSFW2. Our account will RT posts as soon as we are able, and will RT pieces up to one month after the theme week has concluded.3. All pieces must adhere to the day's theme in some capacity.4. All posts must be tagged properly. We will not RT content that isn't properly tagged.5. Ships and NSFW content are permitted. Please use the correct hashtag when posting. There will be no harassment between participants over the content they wish create.
The Junpei Cut is a charity fanzine dedicated to Yoshino Junpei of Jujutsu Kaisen. A what-if imagining of what could have been if Junpei had not met his end during the canon events of the series proper._ _
This zine is expecting a digital release._ _
Our zine's Interest Check is coming to theaters near you, so stock up on some popcorn to prepare for the release of the unofficial JJK Junpei Cut!
What is the theme of this zine?
This zine will focus on the character Yoshino Junpei and the life he would have had if Mahito hadn't taken him away from us so soon.
Is this zine physical or digital?
This zine will be digital.
Is this zine for profit or for charity?
It will be for charity! (Charity TBD)
Is this zine spoiler-free?
No, this zine will include manga spoilers as part of the theme is Junpei's continued involvement in the series if he hadn't been killed off.
Are you looking for mods?
Not at this time! We expect this project to be on the smaller side going in, so only two mods are needed.
Can minors participate in this zine?
Contributors must be 18+ years old by the time of application. No previous zine experience is required.
What sort of contributors are we looking for?
We're looking for writers, page artists, and cover artists. The exact number will be revealed when our applications open, but with this being a digital zine, we have a lot of flexibility.
Can I apply as multiple types of contributors?
You can apply for more than one kind of contributor role, but you will only be able to have one role (writer/page artist/cover artist) if accepted.
Is participation in the theme week required to be a contributor for the zine?
No! You may apply for this zine independently of the theme week. Participation in one event will not impact the chances of participation in the other.
What content is allowed in this zine?
Canon-typical violence is allowed. NSFW content may be approved depending on the results of our interest check.
Are ships allowed?
Ships involving Junpei would be the primary focus, but background ships are allowed if they remain in the background.
Are AUs allowed?
Alternate Canon AUs that fit in line with the zine's theme are allowed.
How will contributors be compensated?
All contributors will be given a free e-copy of the zine upon release.