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//ABOUT
akamatsu_awards is an icon contest for the works of Ken Akamatsu, famous for Love Hina and Negima. There is a new contest every week with voting running from Friday to Sunday. Please feel free to join if you like making icons or just voting on them!
//RULES
1. Icons must use artwork from any series created by Ken Akamatsu. This includes, but is not limited to: Itsudatte my Santa, Love Hina, Negima and AI Love You (AI ga Tomaranai).
2. Doujinshi and fanart are NOT allowed.
3. Icons can be entered into the contest by replying the the 'submission' entry posted every week. Entries should contain the image, URL, and brush credits.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a14/akamatsu_awards/7492135.png
4. All icons must be less than 40kb and 100x100 pixels. In other words, they must be usable on LiveJournal.
5. Do not solicit votes or tell anyone which icon you made.
6. Icons can not have been posted anywhere before. If you have made an icon and are using it on your LiveJournal, your entry will be disqualified.
7. All submitted icons must have been made by you FROM THE GROUND UP. Icon bases are not permitted in this community.
8. Constructive criticism and icon discussion is highly encouraged in this community. Any threads or comments that are off-topic (such as discussing weekend plans or the like. Hey, it happens. And it's very annoying.) will immediately be deleted.
//TIMELINE
Friday 9:00pm (EST): New themes are announced, submission post put up.
Sunday 6:00pm (EST): Voting ends, results are announced.
Wednesday (any time): Reminder post.
Friday 9:00pm (EST): Lather, rinse, repeat.
//HISTORY
All contests are paired with an additional image theme, sans weeks one and two.

Week 01: Freestyle
   winner: rinkhals (see the full results) (banners)

Week 02: Violence
   winner: melfra (see the full results) (banners)

Week 03: Itsudatte My Santa
   winner: corinn (see the full results) (banners)

Week 04: Love Hina
   winner: melfra (see the full results) (banners)

Week 05: Sports
   winner: sunset_avenue (see the full results) (banners)

Week 06: Kiss
   winner: rebmastu (see the full results) (banners)

Week 07: Lyrical (Don't let me be Misunderstood)
   winner: the_firefly (see the full results) (banners)

Week 08: Monotone
   winner: the_firefly (see the full results) (banners)

Week 09: Name
   winner: baggsofdoom (see the full results) (banners)

Week 10: Community icon
   winner: baggsofdoom (see the full results) (banners)

Week 11: Misunderstandings
    winner: waka_laka (see the full results) (banners)

Week 12: Fall
    winner: ashleybah (see the full results) (banners)

Week 13: Lyrical (Faint)
    winner: baggsofdoom (see the full results) (banners)

Week 14: Costume
    winner: ashleybah (see the full results) (banners)

Week 15: Adventure
    winner: chrnoangel (see the full results) (banners)

Week 16: Emotion
    winner: the_firefly (see the full results)

Week 17: Clichés
    winner: ashleybah (see the full results)

Week 18: Textless
    winner: rebmastu (see the full results)

Week 19: Technology
    winner: glass_prism (see the full results)

Week 20: Pairs
    winner: ashleybah (see the full results)

Week 21: Amicable
    winner: ashleybah (see the full results)

Week 22: The Guys
    winner: random_concepts (see the full results)

Week 23: Magic
    winner: ashleybah (see the full results)

Week 24: Greyscale
    winner: sunset_avenue (see the full results)

Week 25: Winter
    winner: melfra (see the full results)

Week 26: Free For All Redux
    winner: pepsi_boyfriend (see the full results)

Week 27: Quiet
    winner: the_firefly (see the full results)

Week 28: AI Love You
    winner: xsherryflapjack (see the full results)

Week 29: Song Titles
    winner: xsherryflapjack (see the full results)
//AFFILIATES
Awards communities
bishoujo_awards
bleachorus
bleach_icontest
bssmawards
ccs_awards
chrno_icontest
clamp_chorus
dothack_awards
eva_challenge
expectocons
fmp_icontest
furuba_awards
japan_icontest
jump_awards
kenshintest
mkr_icontest
pot_chorus
raw_icontest
rickman_stills
rock_icontest
sailormoon_hush
sku_awards
sly_stillness
tanemura_awards
trc_stillness
ygo_chorus
ygo_offtopicon
ygo_verse

Other icon communities
daisuki_icons
gakuhai_icons
itutorial
potc_graphics
wb_graphics

We currently have twenty-eight affiliates. We're always looking for more, so if you would like to affiliate with us, please respond to this post!
//LINKS + RESOURCES
bishounenawards
Aquastar's Love Hina/Negima site
Magical Negima! (french)
//CONTACT
melfra(mod + upkeep + original idea)
AIM: MitsukainoShikyo
email: matantei.melly@gmail.com

rebmastu(mod + original idea)
AIM: RebmastuArias
email: rebmastu@gmail.com

corinn(mod + pimpage)
AIM: KawaiiPanya
email: corinn12@yahoo.com

Please do not hesitate to contact any of the above mods if you have questions pertaining to the themes or how to submit to icontests. We will try to help you in any way we can =)

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