And The Winning Mega Man Legends Heroine Is...
Capcom announces the winner of the user voted heroine design contest.
The first phase in Capcom's user participation component for the development of Mega Man Legends 3 was a contest to determine a new heroine for the game. Capcom had 10 designers create a heroine drawing. Fans were able to vote for their favorite from 10/11 through 10/25.
Capcom gathered 23,163 votes over the voting period. And the winning design, with 6,202 votes, is:
This design was created by Shinsuke Komaki. You might remember Komaki from such illustrations as this cover from a Mega Man EXE 6 strategy guide:
Komaki has worked on Mega Man EXE, Mega Man Starforce, Mega Man 8 and other Mega Man games.
In comments shared at the contest page, Komaki asked that the Mega Man Legends 3 team properly "Dashinize" his design (Dash as in the series' Japanese name, Rockman Dash).
Getting the fewest votes was this design:
It looks like fans didn't like this submission, which came from Mega Man mastermind Keiji Inafune.
For the full results, visit Capcom-Unity.