Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Comic Con Asia 2018 Press Conference

 

It’s barely the start of the year and yet pop culture fans around the country are already ecstatic as an unbelievable line-up of guests was announced by the people behind Comic Con Asia 2018 at their press conference recently.  No less than legendary comic book icon Stan Lee will be gracing the event, slated for March 24 and 25 at the SMX Convention Center, along with a bewildering cast of pop culture personalities, cosplayers, artists and creatives.  The announced special guests, activities and features have made Comic Con Asia 2018, brought together by PSL Entertainment and Nam Entertainment Group, one of the most anticipated pop culture events of the year almost overnight.  arkadymac.com is a media partner for the event, and we’re glad to bring you great news from the press conference.

RETIRE-MEN, a Collaborative Theater Play by Japan, Philippines and Thailand at the CCP

 

The Japan Foundation Manila invites everyone to watch RETIRE-MEN, a collaborative theater play by Japan, Philippines and Thailand on January 27 and 28, 2018 at the Tanghalang Jose Batute (Studio Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.  RETIRE-MEN is a humorous play about the trial and errors of Thai, Filipino and Japanese people who share their countries with one another.

Upcoming Event: Voltes V Run Manila 2018

Spanning many decades of devoted viewership in the country, Voltes V has become of the lives of several generations of Filipinos, becoming even more popular here than it was in Japan, and on it’s 40th anniversary, Voltes V Run Manila 2018 will bring together fans in a healthy and lively event at McKinley West, Bonifacio Global City on February 10, 2018.

Upcoming Event: RE/PLAY Dance Edit

 

The local scene for performance and the arts starts off in spectacular fashion this January as MNLLikha x Sipat Lawin Ensemble, in collaboration with Offsite Dance Project (Japan),  present “RE/PLAY Dance Edit,” at the Power Mac Center Spotlight, Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati, on January 13 and 14 at 7pm. This production brings together dance artists from the Philippines, Japan and Cambodia to create a version of the work especially for Manila audiences.

Upcoming Event: TsuNAMIcon 2018

 

The local Japanese pop culture community starts off the year with a school event with TsuNAMIcon 2018 on January 6, 2018 at the PNU Quadrange in Manila.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.  With the theme “Bijutsu at Sining: Expanding the Horizon of JaPinoy Arts,” this event is committed to promote and share the different Japanese culture to the PNU community as well as integrate Filipino culture for better understanding and appreciation of the two different nations.  arkadymac.com is PNU NAMI’s media partner for the third straight year, so we hope to catch you there as we have a special coverage of the event.

PLAYPARK XP!: The Biggest Christmas Party for Gamers on Dec 10, 2017 at the SKYDOME

 

Calling on all gamers!  Playpark is taking Christmas celebrations to the xtreme by hosting the biggest Christmas party for gamers on December 10, 2017 (Sunday) at The SKYDOME SM City North EDSA for the much-awaited PLAYPARK XP!

Upcoming Event: TokyoManiLove this Nov25 at Fisher Mall

 

An outpouring of love and culture from two friendly cities is all set to happen on November 25, 2017, Saturday at the Activity Center of Fisher Mall in Quezon City with the first ever TokyoManiLove event which will feature great talents and celebrities, FREE admission.  arkadymac.com is TokyoManiLove’s media partner, so we hope to catch you there as we have a special coverage.

Upcoming Event: ESGS-Esports and Gaming Summit 2017

 

Gamers and enthusiasts everywhere rejoice as one of Southeast Asia’s biggest gaming events returns for its fourth straight revolutionary year, with thousands of attendees and an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world are set to converge this weekend, October 27 to 29, 2017, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Compound, Pasay City.

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!

Upcoming Event: Kontrabida Ball

 

Have a wickedly unique experience this Friday the 13th where you’re actually expected to play the villain and enjoy an evening at the first-ever Kontrabida Ball at One Cafe and Events Place, One Corporate Center in Ortigas.

From the creative team behind Born To Make History: A Yuri on ICE Fan Gathering and internationally acclaimed cosplayer Liui Aquino comes an invitation to do your worst.  Kontrabida Ball 2017 will be a villains-themed Halloween cosplay-costume party, happening this October 2017, Friday The 13th, at the One Cafe and Events Place, One Corporate Center, Meralco Ave. cor. Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas CBD, Pasig City. As an event for the anime and cosplay community for this wicked Halloween season, there will be food, drinks, DJs, and a line-up of featured guests from the cosplay and K-Pop community. Buy your tickets now at http://kontra.boxfiveph.com/