Category Archives: Events

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.

Upcoming Event: HistoryCon 2017

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Everyone is very  excited as History Con, Manila’s biggest entertainment convention is back and promises a bigger, better, and bolder showcase at the World Trade Centre Manila from August 10 to 13.  This year’s attendees will definitely enjoy over 300 exciting exhibits and experiences, from historic and classic displays of traditional, as well as contemporary and popular cultures; including the first-ever ‘FYI Home & Living Fair’ and exclusive talks and workshops by your favorite stars.

Get Creative: AsiaPOP Comicon Manila Announces First Batch of International Artists

 

From international artists’ Stanley Lau aka artgerm, Quiccs, Alan Quah, Simone Legno, to Jason Freeny, these creative geniuses are set to share their talents and insights to thousands of pop culture fans from all over the region who will converge at the country’s biggest pop culture convention.  And joining the first roster of guests are Cosplay Authority Global Challenge (CAGE) stalwarts Haiden Hazard, Philip Odango, Pion Kim, and Jin “behindinfinity”, to share their passion for bringing their favorite characters to life. The CAGE is one of the biggest cosplay competitions of its kind in the region.

Vietnamese Cosplayer and Illustrator Miu Meet and Greet at Red Monster

 

The love for art and cosplay transcends countries and nationalities, which is why it is always welcome news to have international cosplayers and artists visit the country to meet up and spend time with those of the same mind.  We were glad to catch up with prominent Vietnamese cosplayer and illustrator Miu a while back for a special Meet and Greet session at Red Monster Shop in Maginhawa, Quezon City, with our Cosplay Model and Correspondent Nicole helping us cover the event.

Manga Hokusai Manga: Free Manga Exhibition at Ateneo Art Gallery from June 17-July 28

Get to know more about Japanese manga through exhibitions, demonstrations, lectures, and a manga reading corner at the Ateneo Art Gallery  from June 17 to July 28 with Manga Hokusai Manga.  All of these are for free, so make sure to take this rare opportunity to experience an art form that has become a worldwide phenomenon.

Animax Bloggers’ Night: Hanami!

 

Our good friends at Animax got to hold a special evening for us bloggers to keep us updated on the new and exciting things the leading anime cable channel has in store for their audience for the next couple of weeks.  The were fun games, lots of nice food and great updates regarding the amazing lineup of current and upcoming shows on Animax.

Joey The Anime Man and Aki Dearest Meet & Greet


Aki and Joey were pleasantly surprised at the turnout of their ‘kind of impromptu’ Meet & Greet held at the SM Megamall Bowling alley lobby. Fans eagerly waited in line to ask for autographs, photos and give them gifts. We’re posting here unedited and mostly stolen shots, just for documentation. Thanks for visiting, Joey and Aki! 🙂

TsuNAMICon 2017 at Philippine Normal University

 

Celebrating the local studentry’s love and admiration for Japanese culture, TsuNAMICon 2017, held at Philippine Normal University in Manila, got to showcase the colorful variety and burning passion of Filipinon enthusiasts from all over the metro earlier this year.  Organized by PNU NAMI, a university organization that bridges both Filipino and Japanese culture together, TsuNAMICon 2017 featured a festival of creativity and talent, highlighted by wonderful performances. attractions and contests.  arkadymac.com is their official media partner, and we are happy to bring you our coverage of their event.