Dec 26
Ryan Gunpla TV

Toy Tengoku Drawing Competition

How To Enter:

Draw/paint by hand a picture of Melon Kuma eating your favorite Anime / Action figure (see reference images below). Then email your entry HERE

Competition Prizes:

We are also adding 3 extra secret judge choice awards, that makes 6 prizes all together.

Kotobukiya Makinami Mari Illustrious Plug Suit Style PVC
Sentinel RIO:Bone Kanchi
MegaHouse Stuffed Collection Kuma from Persona4

To see the current entries click here.

Competition Rules:

– Only one entry per person:
– We will pay for shipping, but not for any customs duties you may incur.
– Competition ends January 31, 2013 at 11:59pm JST ( Japanese Standard Time)
– No digital manipulation, which means no photoshop or other image software. Pens, pencils, crayons, paints or any other natural method of applying a pigment to paper are fine. 
– If you don’t have a scanner you can use a camera, make sure the image is of good quality.

We are not responsible for prizes lost in transit.

Please refrain from using any copyrighted material in any of your submissions. The competition is open to everyone, except for and employees and their relatives, and anyone professionally connected with the prizes offered in this competition. and reserve the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.

By taking part in the competition, you warrant that all information submitted is true, current and complete at the time of submission. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your details and e-mail address are accurate, and that and are informed of any changes to these. and accepts no responsibility for any changes which are not properly notified from the time of submission of your entry to the time of notification that the prizes have been awarded.

All entries images will become the property of Hobbylink. tv and By entering the competition, you thereby assign absolutely the copyright and all other rights in the entry for the full period of the copyright. and reserve the right to disqualify your entry if it is incomplete or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that you have breached any of these rules. and reserve the right reserves the right to move an entry into another category it deems fit.

Prizes are non-transferable. and reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

All taxes, insurances, transfers and other expenses resulting from the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated. Failure to claim a prize by March 30th, 2013 may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternative winner. and reserve the right to alter, amend or close the competition as necessary. In the case of any disputes regarding these rules, the decision of and will be final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into.



  1. I am on it! I love drawing and I haven’t drawn on paper for a long time. I haven’t got a mechanical pencil anymore, so I’m gonna try my PILOT Drawing Pen. Gotta draw my piece without any mistakes! The challenge is ON! Submitting it tomorrow!

  2. Personally I feel it’s a bit narrow-minded to exclude digital artists from something like this. I can’t think of why a rule like that would make sense.
    I mean, if the idea is to prevent skilled digital artists from dominating the competition – nothing prevents a skilled traditional-media artist from dominating the competition.
    If the idea is to stop people from using the digital image software as a way to cheat – there’s nothing to stop someone from cheating via traditional media (i.e. tracing and so on)
    If the idea is to level the playing field for people who can’t afford good digital art software and peripherals (i.e. a tablet) – the playing field can’t be level, because you still need a way to get the image onto the computer eventually.
    I just think we’re past the point where digital art ought to be marginalized in this way. We’re actually at the point where digital art is easier and more accessible for many people, especially when the end goal is to send the image in to a website.

    • I think you are missing the point of the competition, we don’t want picture perfect digital art. Everyone has access to pen and paper and not the latest image manipulation software. The point of this contest is to have fun and not get into an argument about traditional vs digital media.

  3. When will we find out who won?

  4. Do we have to draw them as they are posed as figures, or can we give them different features and expressions? Example: drawing Melon Kuma with realistic proportions

  5. How Do I enter the contest?

  6. Ok never mind lol But I dnt know this guy is that we have to draw, some half cabbage half bear guy?

  7. do we have to draw him eating a figure of the character or can he be eating the (actual) character?

  8. “Competition ends January 31, 2013.”
    Which timezone? Also, does that mean you have to submit your entry before Jan 30 ends? Thanks.

  9. Pardon, Can you answer Barbz´s question?

  10. Ryan, they meant and i’m wondering too, if we have to draw him eating an actual PVC action figure, like D-arts-figma revoltech, etc or the actual character as they are shown in the tv show.

    Example, draw RD evangelion with all the articulations from the toy figure, or just draw evangelion unit X as it appears on the tv show, please clarify this on the post.

  11. Can we draw more than one anime character?

  12. “we’re actually at the point where digital art is easier and more accessible”

    You’re actually trying to argue at a minimum $500 computer is more accessible than a 25¢ pen/pencil and piece of paper.

    I have no clue who this character is, but I’ll see if I can come up with anything good.

  13. What is the email address to submit the entry? Every time I click the “submit your entry HERE” it prompts me to use the Microsoft outlook email set up. Thanks in advance for your help!

  14. Is it possible for the winner to pick the prize?

  15. does he have to eat it or can he look like he is about to?

  16. Only a question…we will receive a notify if you have received the draw? i sent you, but i don’t konw if it’s arrived.

  17. i Checked on FB page. thanks Dario

  18. Is there any file size restriction? Mine is 701 KB is it still ok?

  19. I sent my work for the third time (the same drawing), this time with reduced file size.

  20. I keep recieving rejected mail notice. What happen?

  21. Thanks Ryan

  22. Awesome contest..i hope you receive my entry.. Please inform me if you did. Thanks so much…

  23. Hi! do you post more pictures? I was searching for my drawning and i did’nt find.


  24. Dear Ryan,

    I resend the drawing to you. Can you please confirm if you receive it ?


  25. Hey … when is the results going to be announced?

  26. Who are the winners of the melon kuma drawing contest?

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