Category Archives: Events

Tokyo-Manila Jazz and Arts Festival (TMJAF) Workshops and Concert

 

Music and art lovers are in for a rare treat this November as The Japan Foundation, Manila presents the Tokyo-Manila Jazz & Arts Festival Workshops and Concert at UP-Diliman and UST.

Multi-awarded Filipino and Japan-based jazz singer Charito together with renowned Japanese jazz musicians are coming to Manila to conduct workshops and perform with workshop participants!

AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2017 Press Conference

 

Giving everyone a glimpse of the many exciting things in store for fans of pop culture this weekend, AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2017 held its press conference at the C Lounge of Conrad Hotel at the Mall of Asia Complex.  Presented to the media were stunning American cosplayer Haiden Hazard, our very own outstanding cosplayer Jin Joson, exceptional visual artist Quiccs, American comic book writer, artist and teacher Carl Potts, revered Filipino comic book artist Whilce Portacio, and creative director and co-founder of tokidoki, Simone Legno.  All of them were thrilled to meet fans and enthusiasts from all over this weekend.

Cosplay at History Con 2017

 

We at arkadymac.com are grateful that History Con gave cosplay a bigger role this year as they have vowed to be bigger, better and bolder than ever.  In just two years, History Con has established itself as Manila’s biggest entertainment convention ever, and as conventions go, cosplay has become a colorful and fascinating part of the festivities.  History Con 217 has been very receptive and appreciative of cosplay, being very generous with prizes, privileges and benefits to attending cosplayers through all four days of the event.

History Con 2017: Manila Makes History for 2nd Straight Year

 

Promising to be even bigger, better and bolder than its historic first year in the Philippines, History Con captured everyone’s attention and imagination over the course of four days, laying rightful claim as Manila’s biggest entertainment convention.  With its bewildering array of distinguished guests, incredible attractions and a multitude of booths, activities, and exhibits, History Con 2017 had something for everyone and more as one of the most anticipated events of the year.

Superman of the Series Supergirl is coming to AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2017

Get ready ladies and gentlemen (well, mostly ladies) as this hot Superman and Teen Wolf actor is coming to Manila as AsiaPOP Comicon 2017 is bringing Tyler Hoechlin to this year’s biggest pop culture event.

Who is Tyler Hoechlin? He is an American actor who got his big break starring as Michael Sullivan, Jr. in the film Road to Perdition (2002). For television he is known for playing the role of Martin Brewer on 7th Heaven and the role of Derek Hale on the MTV series Teen Wolf. In 2016, Hoechlin was cast as Superman on the CW show Supergirl.

Supergirl — “The Last Children of Krypton”

History Con 2017: Opening Day and Press Conference

 

After indeed making history on its very first year last 2016, History Con came back bigger than ever this year and has laid rightful claim as Manila’s biggest entertainment convention, even better, and bolder than before.  Kicking off this grand affair was its opening day and press conference where their fabled guests were presented to the media and the public.

A Glimpse of Manila Masters Cosplay


It’s been months since the Manila Masters, the first Dota2 event held in the Philippines for 2017, almost a year after the Manila Majors where a lot of pro gamers were invited from around the world.  Again our very own Filipino cosplayers showed their talents once again to the world what they can do for the Manila Masters Cosplay Competition.

The Cosplay Competition was held on the third day of the event after the Semi-Finals of the Dota2 Game between Evil Geniuses vs Team NP, where EG battled it out for the Finals.  The competition was judged by Dota2 shoutcasters Toby “TOBIWAN” Dawson and SirActionSlacks, along with our very own cosplayers, Fred Vinas and Kang Dupet.

 

Bacchus concludes in Rampage ‘League of Legends’ 2017

Rampage 2017 was once again a huge success as the biggest Esports gaming in partnership with Bacchus, the number 1 energy drink in South Korea. Bacchus is a non-carbonated South Korean energy drink.


For the second consecutive year, Bacchus, the No. 1 Energy Drink of Korea, successf ully hosted the return of Rampage 2017, which is now on its sixth run and is touted as the biggest and grandest annual convention among LoL (League of Legends) community diehards.

The number one energy drink brand from Korea brought a whole new level of fully energized gaming experience to the more than 10,000 enthusiasts who came to the biggest one day one game event in the Philippines as Bacchus delivered great gifts and amazing news to one of the the biggest online gaming communities in the Philippines and in the world.

Filipino e-sports fans trooped in full force to take part in the ultimate gathering, which indeed brought a leveled-up interactive gaming experience like no other. Summoners of all ranks and specialties enjoyed the jam-packed, day-long event, which featured fun activities like the fan-favorite cosplay competition, a Merchandise Caravan (for limited edition and exclusive LoL items), a Celebrity Show Match that showcased the hottest stars namely cosplay queen Ashley Gosiengfiao, Jack Reid, Sam Concepcion, Riot Spiffy, and Sinio Cagasan, among the heavy hitters.

Celebrity Alert: AsiaPop Comicon 2017 brings in Cyborg

 

Once again the most anticipated western event of the year is coming, AsiaPOP Comicon is just around the corner and a lot of surprises are about to be dropped!  AsiaPOP Comicon released its first wave of guests a few weeks ago which includes the Artgerm, Alan Quoh, Simone Legno of Tokidoki and many more. A few days ago, AsiaPOP Comicon dropped a major celebrity which will be coming this year’s event and many others are currently spazzing on the said Hollywood celebrity.  Who would have thought that AsiaPOP Comicon could bring the one and only Cyborg from the upcoming DC Movie, Justice League?  Yes, Ray Fisher will be coming to Manila!

 

Wargods Shares Love for Gaming at Rampage 2017

Sharing the love of gaming at the biggest one-day one-game event in the Philippines, Wargods Pro Gaming Arena made another successful return to Rampage 2017 and having avid League of Legends from all over country flock over to their booth from start to finish. arkadymac.com is privileged to have been asked to cover this occasion for the gaming and cosplay community for Wargods, the most awarded internet cafe franchises in the industry.