From cosplay to dating games to a whole lotta karaoke, OhayoCon 2003 saw lots of activity from day 'til night and it almost seemed like the weekend would last forever.  What an absolutely awesome way to start of the new year.  LLNN managed to capture some of those highlights for this anime convention, so please enjoy and y'all come back now, ya'hear!  Events for OhayoCon 2003 included: Anime Web Design, Web Comics, Whose Line is it Anime?, Anime Hell, Saturday Morning Anime, and Iron Chef AMV.

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Otaku Family Feud was one of the many cool game shows held across OhayoCon 2003 weekend.  Contestants grouped up in 2 teams of 5 to battle speed and wits for the ultimate in anime knowledge loosely based on the real Family Feud, only in anime-style!  Trivia questions included such anime as Doraemon, Rurouni Kenshin, Card Captor Sakura, Inuyasha, Love Hina, Record of Lodoss War, Vampire Hunter D, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Sailor Moon, Vision of Escaflowne, Saber Marionette J, Gravitation, and much more.

The OhayoCon 2003 Cosplay Contest was filled to capacity as a cosplayer dressed as David Bowie from Labyrinth emceed, and an impressive amount of entries this year participated on stage including: Ritsuko and Pocari Sweat from Evangelion, Edgar, Iron Chef Japan, The Weakest Vampire with characters from Hellsing, Persea Forbes, Silver Star Story, Dark Schneider, Bean Bandit's US Tour, Yuri Cube from Galaxy Fraulein Yuna, Dir en Gray, Rikku from Final Fantasy X, Broken Mobius featuring Sailor Uranus and Saturn, Project A-ko, Majumu, Pretty Sammy and Jurai's Tsunami and Ramia, Dark Chii form Chobits, Behind the Thief with characters from Street Fighter 2 vs. SNK, FLCL vs. Yojimbo, Chinese Tango Martial Arts with characters from Ranma 1/2, Kuja from Final Fantasy 9, Ranma 1/2, Inuyasha, College Years of Utena, Testament from Guilty Gear X, Noir, Final Fantasy Tactics, Inuyasha Sambo, Rikunuku in civilian attire, Super Mario Bros., Vash the Stampede, Sumeragi Subaru, Full Mon Sabeshite, With Hunter Robin, Visions of Sakura, and Seimaden.

OhayoCon 2003 Cosplay Contest Awards
Judge's Award: Pushing the Envelope: Project A-Ko group
Judge's Award: Dead Parrot: Pretty Sammy and Jurai's Tsunami and Ramia
Judge's Award: Dorothy from 10 Chefs "Iron Chef Japan"
Judge's Award: Exercise in Exorcism: Tokyo Babylon group
Judge's Award: Usagi Yojimbo
Judge's Award: Best Censorship: Behind the Thief with characters from Street Fighter 2 vs. SNK

Advanced Presentation: Project A-Ko group
Best Advanced Craftsmanship: Final Fantasy Tactics
Novice Craftsmanship: Yuri Cube from Galaxy Fraulein Yuna
Best Novice Presentation: Broken Mobius featuring Sailor Uranus and Saturn
Best Overall Presentation: Pretty Sammy and Jurai's Tsunami and Ramia
Best Overall Craftsmanship: Seimaden
Best in Show: The Weakest Vampire with characters from Hellsing

Some of the amazing winners can be viewed in the Post-Masquerade Galleries!

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