MANILA, Philippines – The two champions for this year’s ultimate cosplay battle, the Hero Face Off 2014, had finally been declared during a colossal crossover with The Best of Anime (BOA) 2014 which happened last Sunday (September 21).
Receiving recognition as the Hero Face Off 2014 Grand Champions were Angel Andrea Hernandez from Cainta, Rizal and Richard Brian Cheng from Quezon City. The two depicted themselves as Fatalis from Monster Hunter and King Gojulas from Zoids, respectively.
Meanwhile, in the Kids Squad category, the winners were Bolen Gabrielle Lareza and Ashley Mizaki; while the crews of Andrew Arca and Katrina Mae Rodriguez secured the top spot in the League of Heroes category.
These winners were named by the Hero Face Off 2014 panel of judges,composed of Pinoy Big Brother grand winner and Hero TV Anime Jock Myrtle Sarrosa, Hero TV Channel Head Jojo Neri-Estacio, and celebrity socialite Tessa Prieto-Valdes.
As prizes, the Hero Face Off Grand Champions will be taking home Php 20,000.00 each; while the winners in the Kids Squad and League of Heroes categories will be taking home Php 15,000.00 and Php 20,000.00, respectively.
Hundreds bore witness to the building anticipation as contestants from all over the country brought their A game in showcasing the best of cosplay as Function Rooms 3 and 4 of the SMX Convention Center
at the SM Mall of Asia Complex.
All those in attendance were also in for the special treat of catching My Hero Nation’s Kakki Teodoro and Mikoy Morales on stage, with performances as well by Luiu Aquino, Onnies, Kaika, STARMARIE, heidi., and Joe Inoue.
HERO FACE OFF 2014 one hour TV Special will air on October 4, 2014 – Saturday at 7:00pm. With replays the following day (Sunday) at 12:00am, 12:00nn and 8:00pm.