The 2018 Banpresto World Figure Colosseum has now come to a close! The votes have been tallied, and the winners have been decided! 2018’s best Dragon Ball Z and One Piece figures have been chosen – and it is all thanks to the overwhelming support from our amazing fans around the world.

The 2018 competition was stacked with incredible sculptors from all over the globe. The choices this year for top figure were not easy to decide! But in the end, someone had to come out on top. Without further ado, here are your 2018 BWFC champions!


FAN AWARD WINNER: Jem Gonzales from the Philippines with his Goku Black (Super Saiyan Rose) figure!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Hiroyuki Nakazawa from Japan with his take on Son Goku!


FAN AWARD WINNER: Noriyuki Yamaguchi from Japan with his Monkey. D. Luffy!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Goraesh from Korea with his Usopp!

Congrats to all of our winners and to all of the incredibly talented sculptors who joined this year’s BWFC!

The BWFC is an annual competition featuring the world’s best figure sculptors as they pit their skills against each other with their sensational creations based on Dragon Ball Z and One Piece characters. This year, eighteen world-class sculptors — from all over the world — have been selected to represent their country as they compete for over $25,000 in prize money. Additionally, every sculpture in the contest is made into official Banpresto figures.

The Banpresto World Figure Colosseum 2018 Competitors:

BrandCountryCompetitor, Character

  • One Piece, Spain, Raul, Sabo
  • One Piece, Philippines, Ronald Gebilaguin, Jinbe
  • One Piece, China, Wu Han, Charlotte Katakuri
  • One Piece, Korea, French Doll, Nami
  • One Piece, Korea, Goraesh, Usopp
  • One Piece, Japan, Yuta Fuke, Don Krieg
  • One Piece, Japan, Urota, Sanji
  • One Piece, Japan, Noriyuki Yamaguchi, Monkey. D. Luffy
  • One Piece, Japan, Kengo, Captain Usopp
  • Dragon Ball Z, Mexico, Erick Sosa, Trunks
  • Dragon Ball Z, Spain, MRS, Vegeta
  • Dragon Ball Z, Philippines, Jem Gonzales, Goku Black (Super Saiyan Rose)
  • Dragon Ball Z, Korea, Lee Doo Yeon, Frieza
  • Dragon Ball Z, Korea, G.O, Child Son Goku
  • Dragon Ball Z, Japan, Varoq, Android 17
  • Dragon Ball Z, Japan, Manabu Yamashita, Son Goku
  • Dragon Ball Z, Japan, Hiroyuki Nakazawa, Son Goku
  • Dragon Ball Z, Japan, Ken Matsuura, Piccolo

For more information, including full competitor bios and dates, visit the Banpresto World Figure Colosseum website.

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