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Winning videos are described in the form of <Optional Title> "Song" by
Artist; Anime used; Producer/Director received ## of the votes cast.
(Numbers may not add up to the total number of ballots cast because some
members did not vote in all categories.)


ROMANTIC/SENTIMENTAL CATEGORY:
(665 votes cast, mean number of votes per entry was 95)

WINNER: <Transending Love> "Only an Ocean Away" by Sarah Brightman;
Anime: Cowboy Bebop, Macross Plus & City Hunter; Maker: Vlad G. Pohnert;
received 144 (25%) of the votes cast.

RUNNERS-UP:

<The One I Love Is...> "Iris" by Goo Goo Dolls; Anime: Shin Seiki
Evangelion; Maker: the DIGITALGOD; received 135 (20%) of the votes cast.

"Precious Things" by Tori Amos; Anime: Ah! Megami-sama!; Maker: Lee
Sheng; received 102 (15%) of the votes cast.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"Do What You Have to Do" by Sarah McLachlan; Anime: Rurouni Kenshin
Seisouen; Maker: Misty Caldwell

<Light of Day> "Drops of Jupiter" by Train; Anime: Outlaw Star; Maker:
Probability Matrix

<Rose Rhythms> "Only Time" by Enya; Anime: Cowboy Bebop & El Hazard;
Maker: Jason Tennant


SERIOUS/DRAMATIC CATEGORY:
(671 votes cast, mean number of votes per entry was 95)

WINNER: "The Perfect Drug" by Nine Inch Nails; Anime: FLCL (Furi Kuri);
Maker: Astro Glidewell; received 166 (25%) of the votes cast.

RUNNERS-UP:

<Midwinter Night's Dream> "Once Upon a December" by Liz Callaway; Anime:
Cardcaptor Sakura; Maker: Rachel Wise; received 120 (18%) of the votes
cast.

<Faceless Hill> "Land of Confusion" by Genesis; Anime: Heisei Tanuki
Pompoko; Maker: Aluminum Studios; received 119 (18%) of the votes cast.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"Frozen" by Madonna; Anime: Shin Seiki Evangelion; Maker: Derek Lieu;
received 102 (15%) of the votes cast.

<Huntress> "Hunter" by Dido; Anime: Noir; Maker: Petro Productions;
received 98 (15%) of the votes cast.

<The Distant Skies> "Last Stop: This Town" by the Eels; Anime: Macross
Plus; Maker: Steve Pope


ACTION CATEGORY:
(669 votes cast, mean number of votes per entry was 111)

WINNER: <Path of the Deus> "Chop Suey!" by System of a Down; Anime:
Angelic Layer; Maker: Senta Miller; received 310 (46%) of the votes
cast.

RUNNER-UP: "Shining Collection" by Iceman; Anime: Ah! Megami-sama!;
Maker: VicBond007 Productions; received 163 (24%) of the votes cast.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

<Come to Daddy (Bear Mix)> "Come to Daddy (Paffy Mix)" by Aphex Twin;
Anime: Serial Experiments Lain; Maker: Jesse Anderson

"Just Another Day" by Oingo Boingo; Anime: Trigun; Maker: Nic Neidenbach
(Studio Hybrid)


UPBEAT/RHYTHM CATEGORY:
(678 votes cast, mean number of votes per entry was 135)

WINNER: <Beboppin'> "Can't Get You Out of My Head" by Kylie Minogue;
Anime: Cowboy Bebop; Maker: DJ Fritz; received 466 (69%) of the votes
cast.

RUNNER-UP: <The Wickity Wild West> "Wild Wild West" by Will Smith;
Anime: Trigun; Maker: Travis R. Mancour; received 67 (10%) of the votes
cast.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

<Scatman: The Definitive Biography> "Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bap)" by
Scatman John a.k.a. John Larkin; Anime: Dragonball Z; Maker: Rachael
Hessner, Hayley Gordon & Barry Hessner

"New World Man" by Rush; Anime: Tenchi Muyo!; Maker: Scott A Melzer &
Richard Suchenski


HUMOROUS/SATIRICAL:
(678 votes cast, mean number of votes per entry was 96)

WINNER: <commercial exploitation '02> "Butterfly" by SMiLE.dk; Anime:
Bubblegum Crisis 2040, Dragonball Z & Saber Marionette J; Maker: Yonder;
received 263 (39%) of the votes cast.

RUNNER-UP: <This Video Sucks> "Life's Gonna Suck" by Denis Leary; Anime:
Various; Maker: Doki Doki Productions; received 233 (34%) of the votes
cast.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

<The Doom Song Sing-A-Long> "The Doom Song" from the "Invader Zim" TV
Show; Anime: Various; Maker: Baked Potato Sundae Studios

"In These Shoes?" by Kristy MacColl; Anime: Various; Maker: Jason
Galterio


OTAKON would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2002 Anime
Music Video Contest. Congratulations to all who submitted!