General List of Open Calls


ToRyuMon J
The largest website for open call listings in Japan. From writers, designers, film makers, to artists, this website is constantly updated with information for creatives at all levels. You can also sign up for their newsletter, “Compe Weekly“(Sent out every Friday), to get the latest open call information to your inbox.


Compedia  J
Compedia is a website that provides information on competitions for creative people in all genres.


HAPS – Open Call Listing  J
HAPS (Higashiyama Artist Placement Service) is an organization supporting Kyoto based artists. However, they do have listings where they post open call opportunities from all over Japan.


Tokyo Wonder Site – Open Call & Residency Info Listing  B
Tokyo Wonder Site, an big art center for contemporary art, posts their open call on exhibitions and residencies.


Tokyo Art Byte Critique – Open Call Listing  E
Coming by open call listings in English can be difficult, but Tokyo Art Byte Critique provides you an archival list of big reoccurring competitions with minimal yet basic info in English.


Tokyo Art Navigation – Open Call & Grants Listing   J
List of open calls and grants/artist support you can get around Tokyo.