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Top dancers from across Asia will be performing an exciting collaborative street dance show in Manila at DANCE DANCE ASIA on April 28, 2017 (Fri) 8:00pm and April 29, 2017 (Sat) 3:00pm at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle University, Manila, FREE Admission for everyone.
Enjoy the summer with the best and latest anime straight from Japan as Animax airs My Hero Academia Season 2 and Alice & Zouroku the same day as it is broadcast in Japan. Both series will be available in localized subtitles for the enjoyment of anime fans in the Philippines and all across Asia.
Setting a record last year for being the biggest nationwide series of cosplay competitions ever with 12 legs all over the country and giving away more than 20,000 pesos in cash each leg, Cosplay Craze comes back even bigger and better than before, with even bigger cash prizes and more attractions in store for everyone. Just imagine, at every event, the cosplayer in 3rd Place receiving P8,000 cash, 2nd Place winning P15,000 cash and the grand prize winner taking home a staggering P30,000 cash and securing a slot in the Cosplay Mania Cup 2017, may just give you an idea how huge Cosplay Craze 2.0 will be.
Start off this summer with a cool event this coming weekend as Otaku Connection presents TOMODACHI NO WA (Circle of Friends), a Japanese School Fandom Event, Day 1-March 31 2017 (Friday) and Day 2-April 1 2017 (Saturday), from 11AM onwards at the
Event Center, 2nd Floor of Starmall Edsa-Shaw, Mandaluyong City. For only 80 pesos as an admission fee, get to enjoy a lot of fun activities throughout the day with friends and fellow Japanese pop culture enthusiasts.
The biggest event of the summer is almost here as Ozine Fest 2017 TokuSpirits will happen on April 7, 8 and 9, 2017 at the Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall. This year’s Ozine Fest will also be one of the most historic as two legends from the Japanese anime and music industry are set to perform live for the first time in front of their Filipino fans: Mitsuko Horie, the voice behind the hit theme songs of Voltes V, Sailormoon, Doraemon, and Takayuki Miyauchi, one of the most well-known Tokusatsu performers notable for his top singles: Choudenshi Bioman, Uchuu Keiji Shaider “Shaider Blue” Kamen Rider Black RX.
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.
Animax Kicks Off 2017 with Re: Zero and Fairy Tail Season 6, and Two Same-day Telecasts: Gabriel Dropout and BanG Dream!
It will be another new and exciting year for anime as our friends from Animax Asia have lined-up a series of exceptionally strong and compelling anime – from hit blockbusters close to our hearts to brand new anime series airing on the same day as Japan’s telecast. All are sure to satisfy the desires of all anime fans in the Philippines.
Founders Christian Mack and Bryan will be stepping down from their responsibilities from arkadymac.com after four years of service. They wish to thank everyone for all the support they have shown in making the Cosplay Cafe a website that has been trusted to cover all the major cosplay, anime and gaming events in the country while as well featuring small but meaningful events that matter to the community.