Bataan Anime Convention 2017


A fun and promising Japanese pop culture event up north  took place last  May 7, 2017 at Bataan Anime Convention 2017 at the Pilar Convention Center (LTO), Ala-uli, Pilar in Bataan.  It got to be an interactive convention where con-goers and guests were free to get to know each other as they even got to wear name tags at the event for other people to get to know them by.  With special guest cosplayers Eiri Mina, SUZUME, Irumi, Gibs and Saber Reinana headlining the event, Bataan Anime Convention 2017 was nothing less of an engaging event for everyone in the north who love anime, cosplay, and Japanese pop culture. is Bataan Anime Convention 2017’s official media partner, so we got to bring you some of the highlights of the event, with many exciting and interesting contests, games and features the crowd definitely liked.  Please watch out for our full article on the event soon.  In the meantime, please enjoy some of the scenes we have taken from the event.




Making Bataan Anime Convention 2017 possible were their event partners:
Suki Hana Japanese Cuisine
RCC Works Digital Printing and Cutting Services
Sushi Cafe Gotchi
JJ Yuka’s Anime Collection
Nitrojon Food Station Burgos St.
BPSU Filipino – Nihongo Cultural Society
Tim’s Toy Store ToysforLess Authority
Pandayan Bookshop Balanga Branch


We truly appreciate events from enthusiasts from other places in the Philippines trying to promote and share the love for cosplay and Japanese pop culture, so we were glad to support Bataan Anime Convention 2017.


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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:, 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.