Well this is the first year for it right? I'm sure people were itching to get them in. I'm also curious about trailer/parodies
Technically yes, technically no. The "Drama" category is kinda where they usually ended up landing in.
As you probably would gather, a Romance vid competing in the same category as a Horror or Theatric-type AMV isn't exactly right. Also, the drama category had always been massive each year, so I split them off, and it's proving to have been a very wise decision. Most other cons had long since already done so as well.
So far, Drama and Rom/Sen are now tied for first place in submission count, with Action nipping close on its heels. Comedy, Fun, and Trailers are a bit lower (which is typical), but doing better than they did last year.