Category Archives: Announcements

“Kiss that Kills” Episode in Hong Kong on GEM this Sunday

 

While Kento Yamazaki was in Hong Kong for the drama promotional event Kiss that Kills – Up Close and Personal with Kento Yamazaki , he filmed some scenes in Tsim Sha Tsui which will be aired on GEM on 11 Feb, Sun, 9.30PM.

The Search for New Pinoy Superheroes is on with Project X with 150,000 php Top Prize

 

Cosplayers have always looked to superheroes for inspiration.  More than just their fabulous, colorful and flashy costumes, superheroes exude the many admirable qualities and aspirations of humanity, things that cosplayers also emulate when they portray their favorite heroes.  But this time, cosplayers and artists won’t be the one doing the imitating, they will be the ones creating their very own superheroes as DV Tech Media Corp., along with their partners, present Project X,  the search for new Pinoy superheroes with an astounding 150,000 php top prize.

Back to School at 35, Grab the Chance, and Koshoku Robot this February on GEM TV

 

The best of Asian TV storms February with three fresh shows from GEM.  An unexpected new student changes the lives of her classmates in Back to School at 35.  Strangers throw boring routine out the window in the
reality show Grab the Chance.  Finally, cute and extraordinary robots help their owners change
their lifestyles for the better in Koshoku Robot.

Fiery February on Animax with Two New Series

 

Our friends at Animax will be turning on the heat this February with two new shows: What do you do at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us? and Armed Girl’s Machiavellism.  They will also be taking part as the Official Channel Partner! for the 10th anniversary of Otakufest 2018.

AsiaPOP Comicon Manila Coming Back Bigger this July on its Fourth Straight Year

 

The organizers of AsiaPOP Comicon Manila have announced that they will definitely be back even bigger this July for their fourth straight year in the country.  With impressive response from thousands of fans from all over the region during it’s first three editions, AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018 will be back on July 27 to 29 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. 

Comic Con Asia 2018 Press Conference

 

It’s barely the start of the year and yet pop culture fans around the country are already ecstatic as an unbelievable line-up of guests was announced by the people behind Comic Con Asia 2018 at their press conference recently.  No less than legendary comic book icon Stan Lee will be gracing the event, slated for March 24 and 25 at the SMX Convention Center, along with a bewildering cast of pop culture personalities, cosplayers, artists and creatives.  The announced special guests, activities and features have made Comic Con Asia 2018, brought together by PSL Entertainment and Nam Entertainment Group, one of the most anticipated pop culture events of the year almost overnight.  arkadymac.com is a media partner for the event, and we’re glad to bring you great news from the press conference.

RETIRE-MEN, a Collaborative Theater Play by Japan, Philippines and Thailand at the CCP

 

The Japan Foundation Manila invites everyone to watch RETIRE-MEN, a collaborative theater play by Japan, Philippines and Thailand on January 27 and 28, 2018 at the Tanghalang Jose Batute (Studio Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.  RETIRE-MEN is a humorous play about the trial and errors of Thai, Filipino and Japanese people who share their countries with one another.

Upcoming Event: Voltes V Run Manila 2018

Spanning many decades of devoted viewership in the country, Voltes V has become of the lives of several generations of Filipinos, becoming even more popular here than it was in Japan, and on it’s 40th anniversary, Voltes V Run Manila 2018 will bring together fans in a healthy and lively event at McKinley West, Bonifacio Global City on February 10, 2018.

Globe Telecom and MET To Introduce the Country’s Largest Multi-Title Esports League

Local esports starts off the year with exciting news as MET, Southeast Asia’s #1 esports tournament organizer, has partnered with Globe Telecom, the Philippines’ #1 mobile brand, to produce the Globe Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL) 2018.  The Globe PPGL 2018 will be a nationwide esports tournament featuring major esports titles across multiple gaming platforms: Dota 2 (desktop), Tekken 7 (console), and a mobile game soon to be announced.

Set to be the largest multi-title esports league in the Philippines, the Globe PPGL 2018 will be a milestone for the country’s esports industry and marks the beginning of a new era of esports entertainment in the country.

Upcoming Event: RE/PLAY Dance Edit

 

The local scene for performance and the arts starts off in spectacular fashion this January as MNLLikha x Sipat Lawin Ensemble, in collaboration with Offsite Dance Project (Japan),  present “RE/PLAY Dance Edit,” at the Power Mac Center Spotlight, Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati, on January 13 and 14 at 7pm. This production brings together dance artists from the Philippines, Japan and Cambodia to create a version of the work especially for Manila audiences.