Anime Central 2003 had something for everyone and this year was no exception with more style and panache than ever before.  Opening Ceremonies and Guest Reception Night gathered attention around the packed Guests of Honor list.  The AMV Iron Chef Music Video Contest continued to gather more and more entries as this field grows with more capable technologies for fans to take advantage of digital media.  Masquerade is always the most popular weekend highlight of the year.  And for those with wandering eyes, SWEK and Duel Jewel held big concerts, Iron Guest Competitions dominated the weekend entertainment, and who could miss all those crazy Game Shows like Anime Idol, The Game Show, Anime Match Game, 25,000Y Pyramid, Fanboy Feud, and the world premiere of Anime Press Your Luck!

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Meet the Guests Reception Night saw a great number of fans being able to chat one-on-one with their favorite Japanese and American celebrities!  Featured Guests of Honor for Anime Central 2003 included notable celebrities from the far east to west: Kazuko Tadano, Kouhei Tanaka, Maya Okamoto, Yasunori Ide, Duel Jewel, Hiroaki Gohda, Kazuyoshi Katayama, Satoru Akahori, Takeshi Honda, Yoko Ishida, Hidenori Matsubara, Brett Weaver, Laura Bailey, Tiffany Grant, Monica Rial, Christopher Patton, Richard Cox, Fred "Piro" Gallagher, Robert DeJesus, Scott Frazier, and Bruce Lewis.

SWEK held another great concert for their Midwestern anime fans.

Iron Guest Competitions dominated the Anime Central 2003 weekend entertainment with big names like Fred "Piro" Gallagher, Bruce Lewis, Takeshi Honda, and Hidenori Matsubara all competing for quality and skill in a fight against time in front of a big audience.  Skill, panache, and style all at odds for the title of Iron Guest!

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