The Akatsuki Horror Zine is a zine project focused on exploring the Akatsuki of Naruto using themes of horror.This project will be comprised of a main zine, a NSFW zine, and several merch items.Current Phase: Contributor Applications Open

exact shipping dates will be determined by turnaround time of production

PhaseStart DateEnd Date
Interest CheckDec 15, '23Dec 31, '23
Moderator ApplicationsJan 05, '24Jan 15, '24
Contributor ApplicationsJan 20, '24Feb 25, '24
Acceptance LettersMar 01, '24Mar 05, '24
Pitch SubmissionsMar 05, '24Mar 10, '24
AssignmentsMar 15, '24-
1st Check-inApr 15, '24Apr 20, '24
2nd Check-inMay 20, '24May 25, '24
3rd Check-inJun 25, '24Jun 30, '24
Final SubmissionAug 15, '24Aug 20, '24
Final EditsSep 01, '24Sep 05, '24
Pre-ordersSep 20, '24Oct 31, '24

Head Mod

Birdie has run several successful fan events over the years, and is currently in the production phase of the Naruto Cookbook, a zine for which they are the solo mod. Check out their carrd for a full list of events they've moderated.

GENERALWhat is this zine about?
This zine is about the Akatsuki, and will focus on using themes of horror to explore the group.
Is this zine for profit or charity?
This zine is pay for production. This essentially means that the zine will be priced to cover the cost of production and contributor bundles. If there are any profits leftover, they'll be donated to a charity of the contributors' choice.
Will the zine be physical or digital?
The zine will be available both digitally and physically.
Who can apply?
Anyone 18 or older.
May I apply for multiple roles?
Absolutely! However, please keep in mind that being accepted for one role will not guarantee acceptance for others.
What do I get for contributing?
All contributors will receive a full digital contributor bundle.
Sales allowing, contributors will also receive a full physical contributor bundle with free shipping.

CONTENTWill there be any content restrictions?
The following content will not be allowed:
• AI [content created using artifical intelligence]
• OCs/SIs/Reader-inserts
• omegaverse
• Smut involving characters aged 12 or under. Referenced abuse is fine.
What types of horror will be included?
The zine will allow all types of horror, though it will lean toward canon-typical aspects of horror.
Will the zine include non-akatsuki characters?
Pieces must include at least one akatsuki character. As long as that stipulation is met, other characters are allowed.

Still have questions? Ask here!


please read the requirements linked above before applying

Apply Here
Artists Apply Here
Authors/Poets Apply Here
Merchandise Artists
Merch Artists Apply Here