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ACW Animania is a mega event from Anime Championship Wrestling. The name is a play on of WWE's Wrestlemania. Instead, to emphasis on Anime, it combines Anime and Mania to simply Animania

It is a co-branded mega event that is ACW's biggest event of the year. It is ACW's Superbowl, ACW's Wrestlemania, ACW's World Series, ACW's World Cup. It has been referred to as "A Legacy's Dream", "The Grandest Stage of Them All", "Anime's Finest Event", and "The Granddaddy of Them All". Animania is one of the "Big Four" events along with Royale Rumble, Fusion, and Anime Revolution. Also, every single title that are in both brands are defended.

Animania

Animania
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Tagline(s) "Keep Your Friends Close, Keep Your Enemies Closer"
Promotion Anime Championship Wrestling
Date May 6, 2007
Venue STAPLES Center
City Los Angeles, California
Theme Song "Ladies and Gentlemen" by Saliva
Last Event Royale Rumble 2007
Next Event High Voltage 2007

Card

ACW Excel Championship
Gaara (c) vs. Miroku the Monk

Triple Threat match for the ACW Impulse Championship
Naruto Uzumaki (c) vs. Nightwing vs. Beastboy

No Disqualification match
Haru Glory vs. Sasuke Uchiha

3 Stages of Hell (1st Stage: Singles, 2nd Stage: TLC match, 3rd Stage If Necessary: Last Man Standing)
Aang vs. Sokka

ACW Television Championship
Speedy (c) vs. Gohan

First Blood match
Akuma vs. Zuko

Road to Destiny match
Monkey D. Luffy vs. Roronoa Zoro vs. Trunks vs. Cyborg vs. Edward Elric vs. ???

ACW Intercontinental Championship
Hotspot (c) vs. Mugen

Results

# Result Stipulation
1 Mugen defeated Hotspot (c) Singles match for the ACW Intercontinental Championship
2 Edward Elric defeated Trunks, Monkey D. Luffy, Cyborg, Roronoa Zoro and Kakashi Hatake Road to Destiny match
3 Zuko defeated Akuma First Blood match
4 Gohan defeated Speedy (c) Singles match for the ACW Television Championship
5 Aang defeated Sokka 3 Stages of Hell match
6 Haru Glory defeated Sasuke Uchiha No Disqualification match
7 Beast Boy defeated Naruto (c) and Nightwing Triple Threat match for the ACW Impulse Championship
8 Miroku the Monk defeated Gaara (c) Singles match for the ACW Excel Championship
  • 2 - Kakashi Hatake was revealed as the sixth participant of the match.
  • 8 - Miroku won from interference from a masked person who used all of Sasuke Uchiha's move set. Later Excel episodes revealed it was Sasuke all along.

Facts

  • Every match was a title match or gimmick match.
  • First mega event to use a Capture Card.
  • MotorHead performed for Zuko's entrance. Lillian Garcia was also scheduled to preform but could not due to travel problems.

Animania II

Animania II
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Tagline(s) {{{Tagline}}}
Promotion Anime Championship Wrestling
Date September 18, 2008
Venue MTS Centre
City Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Theme Song Primary - "Build A Bridge" by Limp Bizkit & Secondary - "I Dare You" by Shinedown
Last Event Royale Rumble 2008
Next Event Genesis 2011

Card

Triple Threat match for the ACW Impulse Championship
Beast Boy (c) vs. Naruto Uzumaki v. Edward Elric

ACW Excel Championship
Miroku the Monk (c) vs. Haru Glory

ACW Intercontinental Championship
Mugen (c) vs. Sasuke Uchiha

ACW Excel Road to Destiny match
Aang vs. Gaara vs. Akuma vs. Zuko

Triple Threat match for the ACW Turbo Championship
Momochi Zabuza (c) vs. KYO vs. Kazuki

ACW Impulse Tag Team Championship
White Tigers (c) vs. Earthbound

Hardcore match for the ACW Television Championship
Kakashi Hatake (c) vs. Broly

ACW Excel Tag Team Championship
Street Fighters (Ken Masters & Dan Hibiki) vs. Team Guy (Rock Lee & Neji Hyuuga)

ACW Impulse Road to Destiny match
Gohan vs. Cyborg vs. Speedy vs. Monkey D. Luffy

Crusierweight Battle Royale for the ACW Crusierweight Championship
Ryoma Echizen (c) v. Dennis v. Ultraman Tiga v. Joe Higashi v. Chaotzu v. Roronoa Zoro

Results

# Result Stipulation Brand
1 Ryoma Echizen (c) defeated Dennis, Ultraman Tiga, Joe Higashi, Chaotzu and Roronoa Zoro Battle Royal for the ACW Cruiserweight Championship Impulse
2 Gohan defeated Cyborg, Speedy and Monkey D. Luffy Impulse Road to Destiny match Impulse
3 Street Fighters (Ken & Dan) defeated Team Guy (Rock Lee & Neji) Tag Team match for the vacant ACW Excel Tag Team Championships Excel
4 Broly defeated Kakashi Hatake (c) Hardcore match for the ACW Television Championship Impulse
5 White Tigers (Rai Chou & Rei Kon) (c) defeated Earthbound (Lucas & Ness) Tag Team match for the ACW Impulse Tag Team Championship Impulse
6 Kazuki Muto defeated Momochi Zabuza (c) and KYO Triple Threat match for the ACW Turbo Championship Turbo
7 Aang defeated Gaara, Akuma and Zuko Excel Road to Destiny match Excel
8 Sasuke Uchiha defeated Mugen (c) Singles match for the ACW Intercontinental Championship Excel
9 Haru Glory defeated Miroku the Monk (c) Singles match for the ACW Excel Championship Excel
10 Beast Boy (c) defeated Edward Elric and Naruto Triple Threat match for the ACW Impulse Championship Impulse
11 Gohan defeated Beast Boy (c) Singles match for the ACW Impulse Championship Impulse
  • 9 - Ken Masters and Sasuke Uchiha tried to interfere but backfired
  • 10 - Elric was injured in the match leaving Beast Boy and Naruto to finish. Gohan helped Beast Boy win then cashed in the Road to Destiny.

Facts

  • First Animania to hold two Road to Destiny matches in the same night.
  • GAMMA took away 2/5ths of the Excel championships
  • Marked the official end of Degeneration X (Naruto & Gohan)

Animania III

Animania III
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Tagline(s) {{{Tagline}}}
Promotion Anime Championship Wrestling
Date December 19, 2014
Venue Madison Square Garden
City New York, New York
Theme Song "Champion In Me" by 3 Doors Down
"Heart Of The City" by Jay-Z
Last Event Anime Revolution 2014
Next Event Genesis 2015

Card

Legend vs. Legend
Goku vs. Vegeta; Loser of the match is gone from ACW for good.

ACW Excel Championship
Zuko (c) vs. Aang

Last Man Standing match
Gohan vs. Naruto Uzumaki

ACW Impulse Championship
Trunks (c) vs. Broly

ACW Intercontinental Championship
Sasuke Uchiha (c) vs. Miroku the Monk

ACW Television Championship
Edward Elric (c) vs. Mugen

Excel Road to Destiny Ladder match
Haru Glory vs. Akuma vs. Kinnikuman vs. Hiei

Impulse Road to Destiny Ladder match
Ryu vs. Sagat vs. Gaara vs. Dark Magician

ACW Impulse Tag Team Championship
Anime 4 Kids (c) vs. Straw Hat Crew

Three Team Tag Team Turmoil match for the ACW Excel Championship
Street Fighters (c) vs. Little Fighters vs. Team Guy

ACW Glamor X Championship
Asuka Kazama vs. Ino Yamanaka vs. Cammy vs. Reiko Hinomoto

Joe Higashi Invitational for the ACW Cruiserweight Championship
Joe Higashi (c) vs. TBA

Results

# Result Stipulation Brand
Pre 1 Dennis defeated Ryoma Echizen Singles match Impulse
Pre 2 Link defeated Solid Snake Singles match Excel
Pre 3 Earbound (Ness & Lucas) defeated Kankuro & Choji Akimichi Tag Team match Impulse
Pre 4 Kakashi Hatake defeated Momochi Zabuza Singles match Excel
1 Dark Magician defeated Ryu, Sagat, and Gaara Impulse Road to Destiny Ladder match Impulse
2 Eren Yeager defeated Joe Higashi (c) Joe Higashi Open Invitational for the ACW Cruiserweight Championship Impulse
3 Team Guy (Rock Lee & Neji Hyuga) are the winners Three Team Turmoil match for the ACW Excel Tag Team Championship Excel
4 Ino Yamanaka defeated Reiko Hinomoto, Asuka Kazama, and Cammy Fatal 4-Way Elimination match for the ACW Glamor X Championship Excel
5 Trunks (c) defeated Broly w/Bulma Singles match for the ACW Impulse Championship Impulse
6 Straw Hat Crew (Monkey D. Luffy & Roronoa Zoro) defeated Anime 4 Kids (Ash Ketchum & Brock) (c)  Tag Team match for the ACW Impulse Tag Team Championship Impulse
7 Sasuke Uchiha (c) defeated Miroku the Monk Singles match for the ACW Intercontinental Championship Excel
8 Akuma defeated Haru Glory, Kinnikuman, and Hiei Excel Road to Destiny Ladder match Excel
9 Naruto Uzumaki defeated Gohan Last Man Standing match Impulse
10 Edward Elric (c) defeated Mugen Singles match for the ACW Television Championship Impulse
11 Aang defeated Zuko (c)  Singles match for the ACW Excel Championship Excel
12 Goku defeated Vegeta Loser Leaves ACW match Impulse

Three Team Turmoil Results

Draw Team Order Eliminated by
1 Street Fighters (Ken Masters & Dan Hibiki) (c) 2 Team Guy
2 Little Fighters (Woody & Davis) 1 Street Fighters
3 Team Guy (Rock Lee & Neji Hyuga) N/A WINNERS
  • 1 - Kankuro GORED Gaara and dragged him to the back.
  • 2 - Eren Yeager (of Attack on Titan fame) answered Joe's challenge. After the match, Eren celebrated with some of the other cruiserweights like Ryoma Echizen, Ness, Dennis and Kai Kiwatari.
  • 6 - Gary Oak tried to help his clients, but got attacked from behind by Usopp.
  • 7 - Little Fighters tried to interfere in the match but failed.
  • 12 - Goku and Vegeta transformed into their various other Saiyan forms.

Miscellanoues

  • Samus Aran announced that she has signed with ACW Excel. During her acception speech, she was attacked from behind by an unknown masked assaliant. The assaliant was escorted out of the arena via handcuffs by security.
  • Adam Sessler made a special appearance and made mockery of ACW in general. Naruto Uzumaki came out and hit him with a Shonen Jump. Anita Sarkeesian came on the entrance stage and the two exchanged words until Hinata Uzumaki put Anita in a crossface.
  • This event marked the official end of the Saiyan Regime Saga.

Animania IV

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Tagline(s)
Promotion Anime Championship Wrestling
Date November 11, 2016
Venue Sun Life Stadium
City Miami, FL
Theme Song "Burn" by Gus G.
"Black Out Days" by Phantogram
Last Event Anime Revolution 2015
Next Event Fusion 2017

Card

Final Battle match - Winner Takes All
Team Goku (Naruto Uzumaki, Trunks, & Dark Magician) vs. Team Tenchi (Frieza, Broly, & Solid Snake); If Team Tenchi wins, JSA has complete control. If Team Goku wins, JSA is gone forever.

ACW Excel Championship
Akuma (c) vs. The Blue Spirit

ACW Impulse Championship
Gohan (c) vs. Sasuke Uchiha

ACW Glamor X Championship
Reiko Hinomoto (c) vs. Sailor Moon

Excel Road to Destiny Ladder match
Edward Elric vs. Haru Glory vs. Choji Akimichi vs. Hiei

Impulse Road to Destiny Ladder match
Sagat vs. Eren Yeager vs. Goten vs. Kankuro</p>

ACW Excel Tag Team Championship - Losing Team Must Disband
Night Raid (c) vs. Team Guy

No Disqualification
Princess Ayeka vs. Ryoko

ACW Impulse Tag Team Championship
Saiyan Elite (c) vs. Shoryuken (Ryu & Ken)

ACW Television Championship
Joe Higashi (c) vs. Ash Ketchum

ACW Direct:

Samus Aran vs. Juri Sanada

Dan Hibiki vs. Vega

SEA Showcase match
Sakura Hagiwara (SEA Women's Champion) v. Mighty Yukiko (BWQ World Champion)

Straw Hat Crew vs. Samurai Jack & Zero

Results

# Result Stipulation Brand
Pre 1 Straw Hat Crew (Monkey D. Luffy & Roronoa Zoro) defeated Samurai Jack & Zero Tag Team match Impulse
Pre 2 Sakura Hagiwara defeated Mighty Yukiko SEA Showcase match SEA
Pre 3 Dan Hibiki w/Asuka Kazama defeated Vega Singles match Excel
Pre 4 Juri Sanada defeated Samus Aran Singles match Excel
1 Kankuro defeated Sagat, Eren Yeager and Goten Impulse Road to Destiny Ladder match Impulse
2 Ryoko defeated Princess Ayeka No Disqualification match Impulse
3 Night Raid (Lubbock & Wave) (c) w/Tatsumi defeated Team Guy (Rock Lee & Neji Hyuga) Tag Team Match for the ACW Excel Tag Team Championship; Team Guy is disbanded for good Excel
4 Joe Higashi (c) defeated Ash Ketchum Singles match for the ACW Television Championship Excel
5 Shroyuken (Ryu & Ken Masters) defeated Saiyan Elite (Raditz & Nappa) (c) Tag Team match for the ACW Impulse Tag Team Championship Impulse
6 Haru Glory defeated Edward Elric, Choji Akimichi and Hiei Excel Road to Destiny Ladder match Excel
7 Sasuke Uchiha defeated Gohan (c) Singles match for the ACW Impulse Championship Impulse
8 Reiko Hinomoto (c) defeated Sailor Moon Singles match for the ACW Glamor X Championship Excel
9 Akuma (c) defeated The Blue Spirit Singles match for the ACW Excel Championship Excel
10 Team Goku (Naruto Uzumaki, Trunks, & Dark Magician) vs. Team Tenchi (Frieza, Broly, & Solid Snake) Final Battle match; If Team Tenchi wins, JSA has complete control. If Team Goku wins, JSA is gone forever. Impulse
  • Pre 2 - SEA Owner Joseph Matos joined Hakeem Johnson on commentary during the match.
  • Pre 3 - After the match, Dan kissed Asuka before carrying her to the back.
  • 1 - Gaara distracted Sagat and suplexes Sagat from the top of the ladder as Sagat was going for the briefcase.
  • 2 - During the match, Videl nails Ryoko with a steel chair. Later in the match, Videl tried to interfered again, but stop by Sasumi. But then Satsumi got assaulted by both Washu and Videl with a chair. And then out of nowhere, Washu clotheslines Videl on the stage!
  • 3 - During the match, Rock Lee was distracted by Esdeath, who later revealed as the leader of Night Raid. After the match, Neji was stunned of how the match happen but he and Rock Lee celebrated for one hell of a ride as a team until Neji attacks Rock Lee for reasons unknown.
  • 4 - After the match, Joe was about to break Ash's ankle with a steel chair until Miroku the Monk made his return! Miroku beat the living heck out of Joe including a Plesant's Elbow and Monk Bottom.
  • 7 - As the referee was distracted by Tenchi Masaki, Gohan nailed Sasuke with the Impulse Title Belt. After the match, Sakura Haruno-Uchiha came in the ring and join with her husband in the ring for the Rouge Loner's huge celebration.
  • 9 - After the match, Akuma unmasked The Blue Spirit as the Blue Spirit was revealed as Zuko. Then Akuma gives another Brimstone to Zuko.
  • 10 - Throughout the entire match, Tenchi Masaki and Goku was watching the match at their respective locker rooms. After the match, Tenchi tried to ruin the celebration until Goku laid him out with the Kamehameha Driver. Goku then said to Tenchi that he's fired then Naruto throw Tenchi out of the ring as both Naruto and Goku celebrated in the ring together.

Final Battle Results

Draw Wrestler Order Eliminated by
1 Trunks 1 Broly
2 Frieza 4 Naruto
3 Dark Magician 2 Broly
4 Solid Snake 3 Naruto
5 Broly 5 Naruto
6 Naruto Uzumaki SOLE SURVIVOR

Miscellaneous

  • Diddy Kong spoke to his uncle Donkey Kong about possibly joining ACW.
  • Demi Lovato performed the National Anthem before the event started.
  • Tenchi was downright pissed of Gohan losing the Impulse Championship that he decided that he's done with Gohan.

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