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Load the tour case, book their hotels and submit their list of rider demands, because we’re having a music festival. It’s ANIME BATTLE OF THE BANDS!

Turn your favourite anime characters into rockstars! Form bands with unlikely bandmates, put them into the smallest dive bar venues or the biggest stadium with a crushing crowd! Host a street party with an anime rap battle or a dance party in a light strobing festival tent. Give us your duelling guitarists and meanest drum solos.

What special powers will your characters bring to the musical arena? Are they musical at all? What style of music will they play? Who will win the anime battle of the bands?!

Read on for our winners and honorable mentions!



Battle of the Bands-Shonen Jam by Madspacekid

It’s a stadium riot! Amazing detail by Madspacekid to fit so many Shonen Jump characters and to stay true to each, representing a touch of each character and their powers in the most awesome rock concert we’ll never get to see any other way.

Madspacekid wins 1st prize of a $150 Madman store voucher!


Second Place

Anime Dream Girl Band – Melancholy Rose by AJchan

Dreamy is the word with this starry eyed and cosmically cute all girl band from AJChan. The vibrant colours and cool poses make for one hell of a pinup, sure to be on every girl’s wall across the galaxy.
AJChan wins 2nd prize of a $100 Madman store voucher!


Third Place

Ooh Burn! by Big Unit

A nice insight into the backstage shenanigans, you just know at the Battle of the Bands competition there’s going to be some sniping between rivals. Sounds like the Decepticons melted some faces, can the Autobots rock out as well as they roll out?
Big Unit wins 3rd prize of a $75 Madman store voucher!


Fourth Place

One-Mad-Band by Corad

The creepy musical adventures of Corad’s version of our very own Madman logo continue to take a life of their own, this time with a striking and kind of sinister One Mad Band! Love those twinkly toes, great job on those tricky proportions!

Corad wins 4th prize of a $50 Madman store voucher!


Honorable Mentions

There were again so many good pieces out of the many wonderful entries that we wanted to highlight some more strong pieces. All of these honorable mentions will receive a surprise DVD! This month it’s K-ON! Vol 1


Rock on Lulu! by Chane

Come Together by Bijoux

Sweet dreams by Sprucie

It’s a Bisho Band! by HA HORROR

Code Geass Visual Kei by Kuro Neko

Vash the Stampede by macjuvial

6-12 by Vervain

Tsubasa Road Tour by LeeAlchemist


Thanks to all who entered!

Of course there were many more great entries – all worthy of your time, comments and encouragement so Click here to Check them all out!

Keep coming back as we have more great Art comps all the time in the Fanzone!

Get your ideas ready for the ANIME MONSTERFY art comp –online now!

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