Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event: Natsu Matsuri, A Japanese Summer Festival at Ateneo on March 31

 

Summer is almost here, and what better way for lovers of Japanese culture to welcome the season than to enjoy a fun-filled festival.  Coming this March 31 is Hinomoto’s Natsu Matsuri: A Japanese Summer Festival at Ateneo de Manila University’s Bellarmine Field.  With free entrance to to the event, everyone can get to experience a traditional Japanese summer festival through fun games, great food, and exciting live performances.

Hear My Heartbeat: YOICONPH2017 Pre-party on March 10 at SM Megamall Skating Rink

 

Be a part of history with fellow Yuri on Ice fans at one of the very first anime-themed events on an Olympic-sized skating rink at the Hear My Heartbeat: The #YOICONPH2017 Pre-party on March 10, 2017, 6-10PM at SM Megamall.  Get to skate and live out the experience from last year’s smash anime hit Yuri on Ice, with a great program and raffle prizes for attendees.

Upcoming Event: Cosplay Carnival 2017

 

It’s already March and very soon the carnival will be in town—Cosplay Carnival!  Come one, come all this March 25-26, 2017 at Function Room 5, SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.  Already on its second year, Cosplay Carnival by Cosplay.ph, promises to be even bigger than before! The event features some of last year’s favorites mixed in with some new additions, and with international cosplayer Haoge joining the festivities for an affair you should not miss.

Magenta: A Mystic Messenger event + Cafe Coming this March 5 in Makati

 

Experience how your favorite game comes to life as Hourglass presents Magenta: A Mystic Messenger event + Cafe this Sunday, March 5, at Warehouse Eight in Makati.  Fans of the game will be sure to enjoy the attractions at this interactive cafe set on White Day, with their specially invited butlers portraying the endearing characters from the game and serving MCs to their hearts’ content.  The event will also showcase a wide variety of booths and exhibitors offering some of the best Mystic Messenger merchandise and art in the metro.

Film Students from Asia Gather in the Philippines to Co-produce Short Films

 

Another breakthrough in friendship and cooperation between countries awaits as The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the University of the Philippines Film Institute will be holding an exchange program for film students in Asia entitled …and Action! Asia #03 in the Philippines from February 26 to March 10, 2017, in cooperation with Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde.  Here, nineteen film students from the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia will come together and co-produce short films within an eight-day production schedule in Quezon City.

 

Upcoming Event: Mystic Messenger Fans Day: RFA Party and Valentine Matsuri

 

A sweet event like no other for all the MC’s out there. Get ready to be served by your favorite Mystic Messenger characters in the afternoon and meet Bishounen Society in the evening. Loving Rainbow Garden Events brings you Mystic Messenger Fans Day: RFA Party X Valentine Matsuri on February 18,2017 in Loving Rainbow Garden.

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.

Upcoming Event: OKEfest: Ongaku Festival

 

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Experience an extreme Japanese music extravaganza on December 18, 2016 at Loving Rainbow Garden in Quezon City as OKEfest: Ongaku Festival hits the metro.  This will be is the first-ever gathering of the members of the group #TeamOKEGakuen, organized in cooperation with Loving Rainbow Garden Events., and is a must-attend event for performers and enthusiasts alike.

Upcoming Event: Xtreme Paskuhan by Playpark XP

 

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Light up your Christmas candles, ring the bells and prepare your hot cocoa because PLAYPARK XP is coming to town.  Join Playpark in celebrating in their year-ender event – the biggest Christmas party for gamers, PPXP. All are invited to be part of the Xtreme Paskuhan happening on December 17 at SKYDOME SM City North EDSA to experience Christmas the Playpark way.

Upcoming Event: TOEI Philippines 30th Anniversary Cosplay Contest

 

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Celebrating 30 wonderful years of helping create some of the most well-loved anime in the world, TOEI Animation Philippines will be having its anniversary with everyone who have supported them with fun, entertainment, games and a huge cosplay competition with some of the biggest prizes to date.  Set for November 26, 2016, 3-7 pm at the ICITE Auditorium at Eastwood Cyberpark in Quezon City, this is an event anime lovers, cosplayers and Japanese pop culture enthusiasts would not want to miss, with the entrance fee at only 100 pesos.   arkadymac.com is an official media partner for this event, and we will be bringing you the highlights with our coverage team.