Nineteen-year-old,  Rhianna Floresca was hailed ANIMAX newest Ani-mate in the Finals of the ANIMAX Ani-mate Search held in Manila.

The DLSU graduate has bested other 6 finalists – Maronne, Mayumi, Kat, Een, Ira and Rachelle in the final round of the competition during the ANIMAX Carnival Philippines at Robinsons Place Manila last December 9.

The winner was decided by a panel of judges whom Cosplay Queen Alodia Gosiengfiao was one of them.

TEARS OF JOY: Rhianna Floresca cries as she receives the award along side Cosplay Queen Alodia Gosiengfiao

Rhianna took home a cash prize of P25,000 and will join  Alodia Gosiengfiao as co-host in ANIMAX’s events and shows.