All non-professionally produced works, regardless of their applicant's status (juridical entity, organization, or individual), are eligible for the awards.
No restrictions are imposed on the age, gender, nationality or status (corporate or organization) with the exception that all applicants must be current residents of Japan. Any number of products can be accepted for entry.
March 1 - June 30, 2017 Application must arrive during the above period.
Several products will be nominated by the judges from the total field of entries during a first-stage (Video review) and a second-stage (trial play) evaluation session. Following this, a final judging session will be held to determine the finalists of the "Grand Award"(1 title), "Award for Excellence"(number unspecified), "Honorable Mention"(number unspecified), and "Individual Award"(number unspecified).