Upcoming Event: The Best of Anime-BoA 2017


Going strong on its 8th successful year, BoA, The Best of Anime, will once again treat Japanese pop culture fans and enthusiasts of anime, cosplay, and music to a spectacular event this coming September 9 ad 10 at the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia.  With a well-known and greatly admired cast of special guests from international cosplay and music set to appear and perform in front of Filipino fans, the stage is about set for BoA 2017, perhaps the biggest anime-themed convention to date.

The Best of Anime has long been a much-anticipated event by fans and enthusiasts in the community, evidenced by the almost 30,000 visitors who eagerly attended “The Best of Anime’s” showcases and attractions, which include an impressive roster of talents, cosplayers, activities, and much more.

Highly-anticipated activities during the Event include the different competitions held namely the All-Star Cosplay Competition, Inter-School Cosplay Competition Championship, the Best of Anime Superstar Karaoke Competition, and the Battle of the Bands. The Convention also holds various demos and workshops like Voice-Dubbing Workshop, Cosplay Makeup Workshop, and Kendo Demo, among others.

This year, international cosplayers Reika, Yuegene Fay, and Liu&Hana will showcase their talents and skills at cosplay for their many Filipino fans, and will indulge them in stage appearances and fan meets.

Fantasy idol group STARMARIE made up of Nozomi, Shino, Monya, Hiroka and Kaede have been regular and much-awaited performers at Best of Anime, ad this year they’re out to thrill and enthrall their Filipino fans once again with their tireless, enigmatic performances.

Topping off these amazing list of talents is one of Japan’s foremost bands SPYAIR, which has a big and active base of fans locally, and they will be performing live in the Philippines for the very first time, and tickets have already been sold out.

With all these and more, BoA 2017 will definitely be the biggest anime-themed convention to date so don’t miss out being a part of history.

arkadymac.com has been The Best of Anime’s official media partner for the fourth straight year, and we look forward to seeing you there as we have a special coverage of the event.  Thank you.

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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: 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.