Category Archives: Announcements

Upcoming Event: Ozine Fest 2017, featuring Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi

 

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.

Japanese Football Club Shonan Bellmare Holds Football Clinics for Kids in PH

 

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.

MATA Expo 2017 Press Conference at Plantation Bar in Makati

 

Mata Expo will be coming back to the Philippines after three successful events in the country, the last one being in Cebu last year.  This unique event celebrates cultural diversity through a trade show with exciting features and attractions, and once again it will open its gates at One Esplanade SM Central Business Park this coming  weekend, February 4, 2017.  A press conference was held recently at The Plantation Bar in Makati to unveil the many great things in store for all attendees.

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.

Rin Lim named as New Creative Director of arkadymac.com

 

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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.