|Anime Central 2003
Masquerade brought the house down with such heightened religious momentum and enthusiasm
thanks to the convention's hip-hop coordinators and organizers. It was all about yaoi
and pocky sticks and everything else in between! Feel the love and spirit and be healed!
| 3AM Company presents the Suzaku Awards Ceremony with characters from Fushigi Yugi
announcing the winners for: No Da! Award, Most Beautiful Award, Almost Pretty Award, Baka
Award, and Best Use of Household Item Award.
|| What do you get when you mix
J-Rock six-inch heels with DDR and I'm Too Sexy? You get
Malice Mizer advertising Dr. Scholl's foot soles! Looks like a time to go shopping for
|| Wolfwood and Vash the Stampede demonstrate the most fearsome fight scene ever!
But! Due to time constraints and budget cuts, they presented "interpretative haiku" with
bottom line Hot Yaoi Action flavor.
| It's Weekend at Kakyou's as characters from X the TV series enjoy a "casual"
stay with a few hotel rules: no pets, no swords, and whole lotta pocky.
|| Chobits characters do a little fix-it repair
job only to find a clogged connection due to a couple thousand gigabytes of Fansview.com pictures that needed to be
|| Eccentrically weird Angel Sanctuary Parapara competition with a whole lotta whipping,
slapping, smacking, and angsty satire.
| So Desu Ne Cosplay presented an impressive skit featuring all the characters from the
glorious Vampire Hunter D movie performing a battle and drama reenactment with the VHD
defending mankind's existence with only the Darkness of a fallen world standing in his way.
Masquerade skit performance highlights included: Saving the world against evil bidders with
eBay vs. SNK vs. Capcom, Reiji-san's grand plan to rule the world thwarted by crazy cosplay
fangirls, Slayers characters resorting to anything - even crossplaying - for pocky goodness,
Linna Inverse trying to save another bad skit with her wacky spells, Utena Student Council
recruiting new potential members Street Fighters Ken and Ryu, Bean Bandit making his final
stop after a great 5-year ACen attendance to walk off into the racing sunset, Inu-Yasha
challenges mere mortal fangirls but he does have a weakness..., Vash the Stampede
demonstrates how to be a bishounen, Lupin and the gang decide to relax on the anime con
circuit, Slayers subtitling takes a new level of onstage entertainment with "The Moral
is No Pants", Zeta Gundam's loony Camille Vidan educates the audience on saving the
Haro-chan and "Please Think of the Genki!", more Weib Kreub insanity, proof that
all anime doctors really do have lots in common, guitar entertainer gone bad with anime
video game characters, No Face saves Wolfwood's day without cigarettes with pocky!, Maho Tsu
Katai characters demonstrating some "Parlor Tricks", and a grand Pocky Brigade.
|Judge's Choice Awards included: Best
"Beep-Beep" Award to #34: 3AM Company Fushigi Yugi Group, Revolutionary Girl Utena
and Street Fighter skit, #37 Vash the Stampede and Wolfwood Making Out skit, #9 Ota-Queens
Freddy Krueger mixed with Sailor Moon, Best Use of Riding Whip for Eccentrically Weird Angel
Sanctuary Project skit, #15 Ayane from Dead or Alive, Pokemon Pimpin' Award to that crazy
Pokemon trio, #2 Rayearth girls.
Craftsmanship Awards included: Craftsmanship Novice: #36 Malice Mizer group, Best Craftsmanship:#39 Chobits group, Best of Show Overall Craftsmanship: #12 Paine from Final Fantasy X-2
Presentation Performance Awards included: Best Group Runner-Up Performance: #16 UCJS Witch Hunter Robin vs. Kikkoman, Best Group Performance: #9 Ota-Queens, Special SuperFly Award: #3 SNK vs. Capcom vs. eBay skit, Runner-Up Best Performance Solo: Vampire Standup Comedian Lei-Lei, Best Solo Performance: #20 Trigun's What is a Bishounen?
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