Upcoming Event: Cosplay Carnival 2017


It’s already March and very soon the carnival will be in town—Cosplay Carnival!  Come one, come all this March 25-26, 2017 at Function Room 5, SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.  Already on its second year, Cosplay Carnival by Cosplay.ph, promises to be even bigger than before! The event features some of last year’s favorites mixed in with some new additions, and with international cosplayer Haoge joining the festivities for an affair you should not miss.


arkadymac.com is their official media partner for the second straight year.  For an idea of what to expect, do visit our website for our coverage of last year’s event at  http://arkadymac.com/2016/02/21/cosplay-carnival-day-1/



So step right up! It’s time to get ready for the Cosplay Carnival!  If you’re up for some competition, there’s Cosplay Karaoke, Cosplay OTP and Cosplay Group Dance Battle! If you’re looking for some great deals or want to sell your own items to the highest bidder, there’s Cosplay Auction and Storage Wars!  Plus, they’ll have activities for everyone like Out-of-the-Box photo booth, Cosplay Con Quest, Cosplay Shootout and Anime Ring Toss!  It’s one of the most significant changes in the cosplay scene in the past 10 years. It’s a universe of fun and



All this, plus dozens of booths filled with your favorite merchandise with a Fan Fair area filled with original, fan-made items!



And coming to Cosplay Carnival is none other than one of China’s most eye-popping cosplayers, HaoGe.  For the very first time, this unbelievable cosplayer will be coming to the Philippines and you’ll have the opportunity to see HaoGe in person! Plus, there won’t be any hefty Meet-and-Greet fees! This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet one of the most amazing cosplayers in the world.



Get a chance to meet with HaoGe, grab some exclusive merchandise and have a tremendous time only at Cosplay Carnival 2017. These items will be in limited stocks only plus, you will be able to get an autograph at no extra cost!  These limited-edition posters (11.69 inches x 16.54 inches) will be available to everyone who attends Cosplay Carnival with no additional costs for the Meet and Greet sessions. Photographs will also be available with our special guest.  Supplies extremely limited. Available only while supplies last.



Early Bird Ticket Sale! Grab your tickets at only P199 at any SM Tickets outlet in any SM Cinema nation-wide! Hate long lines? Grab your tickets early and you can skip the ticket-selling line and walk into the convention like a boss.

You can also purchase your tickets online through here:


But, hurry because the Early Bird Ticket Sale will only last until March 15, 2017!  Just in case you made a mistake and bought a ticket for the wrong day, you can also swap your tickets for the correct date at the SM Tickets outlet you bought them at for FREE, but only until March 15, 2017 so finalize your plans as early as you can.


These and more await at Cosplay Carnival 2017, so make sure to get your tickets now and see you this March 25-26, 2017 at Function Room 5, SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.  The arkadymac.com coverage team will be thwere in full force for a special coverage, so catch you there at the best carnival to hit the metro.




Xtian Mack

Xtian Mack

Xtian Mack took up AB English Studies, Major in Creative Writing at UP Diliman. Currently works for a medical transcription company. He is the Creative Director of The Cosplay Cafe: arkadymac.com, doing photography, writing, and reporting for the website. His line of photography specializes in cosplay event coverage, having covered 300 events in a span of 3 years. Loves cute and furry things.