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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.
Experience how your favorite game comes to life as Hourglass presents Magenta: A Mystic Messenger event + Cafe this Sunday, March 5, at Warehouse Eight in Makati. Fans of the game will be sure to enjoy the attractions at this interactive cafe set on White Day, with their specially invited butlers portraying the endearing characters from the game and serving MCs to their hearts’ content. The event will also showcase a wide variety of booths and exhibitors offering some of the best Mystic Messenger merchandise and art in the metro.
Love Live fans are sure to go wild with this announcement from SM Cinemas as the “Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours First LoveLive! ~Step! ZERO to ONE~” Concert! will be shown via live broadcast on February 25, 2017, 4:30 PM at SM Megamall Cinema 3. See you there for this rare anime event.
Tickets will soon be available via bit.ly/LoveLiveAtSMCinema.
Another breakthrough in friendship and cooperation between countries awaits as The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the University of the Philippines Film Institute will be holding an exchange program for film students in Asia entitled …and Action! Asia #03 in the Philippines from February 26 to March 10, 2017, in cooperation with Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde. Here, nineteen film students from the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia will come together and co-produce short films within an eight-day production schedule in Quezon City.
Fantastic February at Animax with www.working!!, Scared Rider Xechs, First Love Monster and Kindaichi
The month of love just became even more special as our friends from Animax Asia bring us four great new series to watch: www.working!!, Scared Rider Xechs, First Love Monster and The Files of Young Kindaichi R. These series will be aired all month on Animax so make sure to mark your calendars for the showing of these wonderful new shows.
A sweet event like no other for all the MC’s out there. Get ready to be served by your favorite Mystic Messenger characters in the afternoon and meet Bishounen Society in the evening. Loving Rainbow Garden Events brings you Mystic Messenger Fans Day: RFA Party X Valentine Matsuri on February 18,2017 in Loving Rainbow Garden.
An enchanting evening of mystery and grandeur marked the very first Moonlight Masquerade at Loving Rainbow Garden in Quezon City. This intimate affair with offered something for everyone as attendees were treated like royalty with attractions that have never been seen in any event the cosplay community has ever seen before.
As a tribute to the Filipinos passion for gaming, Smilegate of GBPlay/Gameclub presented Project Mocha to the press just recently at SMX Convention Center at SM Aura. Project Mocha brings the likeness of popular dancer/model/blogger Mocha Uson into the phenomenal online first-person shooter online game CrossFire, and the new character skin will initially be made available exclusively to Filipino gamers, setting another milestone as Filipinos make their mark in the digital world.
Already a yearly tradition for us, the arkadymac.com coverage team went to Binondo, Manila to welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster amid frenetic dragon and lion dances, bright lanterns, loud firecrackers, spectacular fireworks, and, more importantly, Chinese delicacies you’d only get to enjoy on that particular day. So Happy New Year, everyone! 恭喜發財，身體健康！祝大家一個新年快樂。希望你們有一個很好的二0一六! Please join us in our adventures as we took part in the festivities with our friends at what is thought to be the oldest Chinatown in the world.
In an act of strengthening friendship and cultural exchange through football, The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Japan Professional Football League (J. League) will be holding football clinics for kids in the Philippines on February 3 to 5, 2017, welcoming three coaches from J. League club Shonan Bellmare. The Japan Foundation Asia Center, J. League and the Japan Football Association have taken this initiative to encourage various exchange programs in the field of football since November 2014. Its aim is to provide opportunities for people-to-people exchange in the area of football to further strengthen friendship between Japan and other countries and develop the football culture in the Asian region.