Category Archives: Cosplay Events

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 2

 

Extreme gaming action reached fever pitch as ESGS 2016 had its second successful day at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia (for our coverage of Day 1, click here).  Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit,  came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at this exciting three-day event.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 1

 

Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit, came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at its opening day at Halls 1, 2 and 3 of the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

Extreme Moments 5 at Corregidor: Day 1

 

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One of the biggest cosplay projects ever assembled in the country had come to its 5th and what could be final installment. The Extreme Moments Out-of-Town Cosplay Project Series started over a year ago, and from its audacious start at Capones Island it has since spanned some of the most beautiful locations in the Philippines, and it has made what would most likely be its final stop at historic Corregidor.  After months of extensive and careful preparations, TeamXM, the organizers behind the Extreme Moments Out-of-Town Cosplay Project Series, got to pull off another amazing feat with Extreme Moments 5, “The Final Wrath,” where 88 talented cosplayers, photographers and their supporters went on a cosplay adventure of a lifetime to the fortified island south of Manila Bay. arkadymac.com was there as the media team to have covered all five installments of the series.

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TOEI Philippines 30th Anniversary Cosplay Contest

 

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Having helped create some of the most well-loved anime in the world  for 30 wonderful years, TOEI Animation Philippines got to share in their joy of this milestone with fans, cosplayers and Japanese pop culture enthusiasts with an exciting cosplay event at the ICITE Auditorium at Eastwood Cyberpark in Quezon City.  TOEI Philippines 30th Anniversary Cosplay Contest was a way for the studio to respond to the community’s love and shared passion with a simple yet intimate gathering with wonderful surprises, performances and prizes for everyone.  arkadymac was a media partner for the event, and we are glad to bring you the highlights of the event.

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Loving Rainbow Garden Cosplay Festival

 

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With cosplay and anime events being churned out endlessly but with the same old content, it is encouraging to know that there are still those from the community who are willing to step up and offer something more relevant and closer to the heart of those who have long nurtured the passion for cosplay.  Far from the usual mall venues where events have become all so common, Loving Rainbow Garden Cosplay Festival took a bold move in having a new but refreshing  venue to accommodate those who had so much passion for cosplay and anime.  The result was a fun new event that left everyone happy, fulfilled and pleasantly surprised.

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Throwback: TOEInty Anime!

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Back in November 18, 2006, TOEI celebrated their 20th anniversary and here are scenes our unwitting correspondent captured back then:
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Romarinda Spooky Friday

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The student government of Romarinda International School invited the arkadymac.com team to cover their first ever “Spooky Friday” and judge their Cosplay & Halloween Costume Contest. We greatly admire schools that support the interests of their students. There to help us with the event is our very first correspondent Steph.

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UST Photoshoot for a Cause: Larawan Tulong sa Pamarawan

 

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Historic University of Santo Tomas became the scenic setting for UST Photoshoot for a Cause: Larawan Tulong sa Pamarawan, as cosplayers, photographers, and enthusiasts show that they are always eager to lend a helping hand.  A good number of them got to take part in the event, and more importantly, got to give back to the broader community they belong to.  arkadymac.com is the official media partner of the event and we are happy to being you the highlights from last weekend.

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Animax Carnival Philippines 2016: Day 2

 

It was the second exciting day for the biggest and most celebrated event of the year for anime fans, Japanese music lovers, and cosplay enthusiasts.  Animax Carnival Philippines 2016, Animax channel’s on-ground signature event, opened its doors to the excited public for Day 2 of this weekend-long event running from October 15-16, 2016 at Halls 1 and 2 of the SMX Convention Center. Already on its fifth year, Animax Carnival Philippines 2016 was bigger and better than ever, offering a variety of interactive games and fun-filled activities with exciting prizes for all ages.

Animax Carnival Philippines 2016: Day 1

 

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The biggest and most celebrated event of the year for anime fans, Japanese music lovers, and cosplay enthusiasts is here!!  Animax Carnival Philippines 2016, Animax channel’s on-ground signature event, opened its doors to the excited public Saturday, October 15-16, 2016 at Halls 1 and 2 of the SMX Convention Center. Already on its fifth year, Animax Carnival Philippines 2016 has promised to be bigger and better than ever, offering a variety of interactive games and fun-filled activities with exciting prizes for all ages.

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