Back to Back: A Haikyuu!! Bokuroo Zine


A romantic pairing zine centered around the chaotic duo of Bokuto Kotaro & Kuroo Testsuro

!!!PRE-ORDERS ARE OPEN!!!

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!!!Mods!!!


Head/Social Media Mod: Chrome


Age: 18
Pronouns: He/They/Lav


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Art/Graphics Mod: Vie


Age: 18
Pronouns: They/She/He


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Writing/Beta Mod: Chewy


Age: 22
Pronouns: They/Them


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Organization/Communication Mod: Preet


Age: 20+
Pronouns: She/Her


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Formatting Mod: Ardett


Age: 18+
Pronouns: She/Her


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Finance Mod: Mai


Age: "closer to 30 than I'd like"
Pronouns: She/Her


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Shipping Mod: Rook


Age: 22
Pronouns: They/He
(art by @skellyjingles)


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!!!Schedule!!!


PhaseDateTime
Interest Check OpensDec.27/202110:00 am AST
Interest Check ClosesJan.19/202211:59 pm AST
Interest Check ExtensionFeb.2/202211:59 pm AST
Interest Check Results:Posted 
Contributor Apps Open:Feb.7/202211:00 pm AST
Contributor Apps Close:Feb.27/202211:59 pm AST
Contributor Apps Extension:Mar.6/202211:59 pm AST
Contributor Emails Go Out:Mar.22/20224:00 pm AST
Creation PeriodDateTime
Concept Pitches:Mar.28/202211:59 pm AST
Check-In 1:Apr.11/202211:59 pm AST
Check-In 2:May.2/202211:59 pm AST
Check-In 3:June.6/202211:59 pm AST
Final Submissions:June.13/202211:59 pm AST
Line Up AnnouncementsDate
Mod Announcements:Finished
Contributor Spotlights:Finished

Pre-Orders Open: TBA


Schedule may be subject to change

!!!Frequently Asked Questions!!!


QuestionAnswer
What is a fanzine?A fanzine is an unofficial, fan-made, collection of works like art and writings!
What is the zine's theme?It's a general theme focused on Bokuroo's romantic relationship. We are AU inclusive!!
What is the Q&A form?The Q&A form is what Back to Back will be using in place of Curious Cat. We've linked it in any place where our curious cat was previously found. We also accept questions through our Twitter, Tumblr and email!
Is this zine for profit?We will be a split profit zine. Our charity is still undecided but our decisions will be announced when finalized!
Will this zine be physical or digital?Back to Back will be Physical & Digital! We will also have a digital only, NSFW side zine.
Will there be NSFW content in this zine?There will be no NSFW content in the main, but we will be hosting a digital only, NSFW side zine! The side zine will be called "Mouth to Mouth"
Can I submit a NSFW sample?Yes as all mods viewing your application are 18+
How old do I have to be to apply?All applicants must be 16+ upon applying for the main zine. Anyone applying for the NSFW zine must be 18+.
Can I apply for more than one position?Absolutely! You can apply for as many positions as you'd like however you will only be selected for one.
Why was the discord link removed?We now have participants in the discord and can no longer leave the discord open to the public. Everyone who needs a link will be sent one with the contributor emails! If you have any questions regarding this or anything else please feel free to DM on twitter/tumblr or send an ask to our Q&A form!!!

Questions will be answered as they arise!

Feel free to ask any questions on our Q&A Form

!!!Contact Us!!!


You can get in contact with us through any of these methods:

Email: [email protected]
Questions: BTB Q&A
Twitter: @back_bokuroo
Tumblr: back-to-back-zine


!!!Application Guidelines!!!

Here is where you'll find guidelines and important information you'll need to apply as a contributor! Please make sure to read through these and send any questions to our Q&A Form


!!!Page Artist Application Guidelines!!!


- All applicants must be 16+ and anyone applying for the NSFW zine must be 18+
- Page artists will need to submit 3 fully finished sample pieces. At least one of these pieces must have a finished background and at least one must be of either Bokuto or Kuroo (or both). Pieces will be judged primarily on lighting, coloring, anatomy, style, and composition.
- If you are applying for the NSFW side zine you must include at least one NSFW sample.
- Traditional submissions will be accepted so long as they are high quality scans.
- Portfolio can be submitted in any manner (Google Drive folder, art tag/thread, etc.) but must be a direct link to the portfolio.
- Make sure all links provided are in working order and publicly available. This can be tested be copying the link and pasting it into an incognito tab.


!!!Merch Artist Guidelines!!!


- All applicants must be 16+ and anyone applying for the NSFW zine must be 18+
- Merch artists will need to submit 3 fully finished sample pieces. At least one of these pieces must be a piece of merch you have produced or designed and at least one must be of either Bokuto or Kuroo (Preferably both). Pieces will be judged primarily on coloring, style, and composition. If you are looking to design a print one piece must include a background.
- Portfolio can be submitted in any manner (Google Drive folder, art tag/thread, etc.) but must be a direct link to the portfolio.
- Portfolio can be submitted in any manner (Google Drive folder, art tag/thread, etc.) but must be a direct link to the portfolio.
- Make sure all links provided are in working order and publicly available. This can be tested be copying the link and pasting it into an incognito tab.


!!!Writer Guidelines!!!


- All applicants must be 16+ and anyone applying for the NSFW zine must be 18+
- Writers will need to submit 3 sample pieces. All sample pieces must be 2k or less and at least one must feature either Bokuto or Kuroo (preferably both). Pieces will be judged primarily on grammar, flow, style, and characterization.
- If you are applying for the NSFW side zine you must include at least one NSFW sample.
- Portfolio can be submitted in any manner (Google Drive folder, Ao3 account, etc.) and can/should include more than your 3 sample pieces.
- Portfolio can be submitted in any manner (Google Drive folder, art tag/thread, etc.) but must be a direct link to the portfolio.
- Make sure all links provided are in working order and publicly available. This can be tested be copying the link and pasting it into an incognito tab.


!!!Shipping Mod Guidelines!!!


- All applicants must be 18+
- Should be from North America
- You will be responsible for the shipment of the zine & ensuring the product are received
- You must be active and reachable


!!!Interest Check Results!!!


Here are our interest check results!