Animanga returned to the Pomona Fairplex for its second year and many checked out its planned festivities for Day One.

The following photos were taken by Faith Orcino (@pitangawang).

Blackwatch Cosplay MC’d the event, providing words of encouragement to both contestants and audience members.

The judges chose five contestants as honorable mentions.

The Funko Pop Aang placed Third with Umi Sonoda taking Second and the 3D printed Alphonse Elric winning the contest.

Check out our coverage of the rest of Animanga.

Day One

Day Two

Day Two Cosplay Gallery