Category Archives: Announcements

Upcoming Event: Bataan Anime Convention 2017

 

An exciting and promising event up north  is just waiting this coming May 7, 2017 at Bataan Anime Convention 2017 at the Pilar Convention Center (LTO), Ala-uli, Pilar in Bataan.  As an interactive convention where con-goers and guests are free to get to know each other, and with special guest cosplayers Eiri Mina, SUZUME, Irumi, Gibs and Saber Reinana headlining the event, Bataan Anime Convention 2017 promises to be a fun and engaging event for everyone in the north who love anime, cosplay, and Japanese pop culture.  arkadymac.com is Bataan Anime Convention 2017’s official media partner, so we hope to catch you there for our special coverage.

Top Dancers from Across Asia to perform in Manila at DANCE DANCE ASIA

 

 

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.

Animax Airs My Hero Academia Season 2 and Alice & Zouroku the same day as Japan

 

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.

 

30,000 Pesos Top Prize at Cyberzone Cosplay Craze 2.0: The Biggest Nationwide Cosplay Competition

 

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.

Upcoming Event: Otaku Connection Special 3-Tomodachi No Wa (Circle of Friends)

 

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.

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.