Banpresto and the BWFC had an incredible time at this year’s Anime NYC! BWFC 2018 voting continues to barrel ahead, with fans very active with voting in person at this year’s event! We had tons of wonderful people flock to our booth to cast their vote and make their voice heard for who they think should win in both our Dragon Ball Z and our One Piece competitions!

The votes from Anime NYC have been tallied up, and have been added into the existing pool of online votes from around the world. Remember – every vote counts, especially when it could mean your favorite character or sculptor could take home the prize!


Not a problem! You can join in the voting process online at anytime – you can even vote once every single day! Let your voices be heard.

Go here to vote for the Dragon Ball Z Fan Award:

Go here to vote for the One Piece Fan Award:

Banpresto World Figure Colosseum is also holding a sweepstakes where 2 lucky winners will win a set of 2018 Banpresto World Figure Colosseum from either the Dragon Ball Z or One Piece collection. Enter here:


Did you miss out on this year’s Anime NYC? Check out some pictures of how it all went down!



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 are:

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

To participate in the Banpresto World Figure Colosseum Fan Award Vote, visit the following pages:

Dragon Ball Z Voting Page:
One Piece Voting Page:

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

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