Upcoming Event: Bataan Anime Convention 2017

 

An exciting and promising event up north  is just waiting this coming May 7, 2017 at Bataan Anime Convention 2017 at the Pilar Convention Center (LTO), Ala-uli, Pilar in Bataan.  As an interactive convention where con-goers and guests are free to get to know each other, and with special guest cosplayers Eiri Mina, SUZUME, Irumi, Gibs and Saber Reinana headlining the event, Bataan Anime Convention 2017 promises to be a fun and engaging event for everyone in the north who love anime, cosplay, and Japanese pop culture.  arkadymac.com is Bataan Anime Convention 2017’s official media partner, so we hope to catch you there for our special coverage.

Cosplay Carnival 2017: Day 1

 

Come one, come all as Cosplay Carnival is back in town for its second straight year. Lots of activities, merchandise, contests, and special guests like Haoge and Alodia Gosiengfiao, were there for everyone to see.  This activity-filled event’s first day was held at SMX Convention Center, Function Room 5 last March 25.

Top Dancers from Across Asia to perform in Manila at DANCE DANCE ASIA

 

 

Top dancers from across Asia will be performing an exciting collaborative street dance show in Manila at DANCE DANCE ASIA on April 28, 2017 (Fri) 8:00pm and April 29, 2017 (Sat) 3:00pm at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle University, Manila, FREE Admission for everyone.

Animax Airs My Hero Academia Season 2 and Alice & Zouroku the same day as Japan

 

Enjoy the summer with the best and latest anime straight from Japan as Animax airs My Hero Academia Season 2 and Alice & Zouroku the same day as it is broadcast in Japan.  Both series will be available in localized subtitles for the enjoyment of anime fans in the Philippines and all across Asia.

 

30,000 Pesos Top Prize at Cyberzone Cosplay Craze 2.0: The Biggest Nationwide Cosplay Competition

 

Setting a record last year for being the biggest  nationwide series of cosplay competitions ever with 12 legs all over the country and giving away more than 20,000 pesos in cash each leg,  Cosplay Craze comes back even bigger and better than before, with even bigger cash prizes and more attractions in store for everyone.  Just imagine, at every event, the cosplayer in 3rd Place receiving P8,000 cash, 2nd Place winning P15,000 cash and the grand prize winner taking home a staggering P30,000 cash and securing a slot in the Cosplay Mania Cup 2017, may just give you an idea how huge Cosplay Craze 2.0 will be.

Upcoming Event: Otaku Connection Special 3-Tomodachi No Wa (Circle of Friends)

 

Start off this summer with a cool event this coming weekend as Otaku Connection presents TOMODACHI NO WA (Circle of Friends), a Japanese School Fandom Event, Day 1-March 31 2017 (Friday) and Day 2-April 1 2017 (Saturday), from 11AM onwards at the
Event Center, 2nd Floor of Starmall Edsa-Shaw, Mandaluyong City.  For only 80 pesos as an admission fee, get to enjoy a lot of fun activities throughout the day with friends and fellow Japanese pop culture enthusiasts.

Vaynard Darkhearth: Freedom

arkadymac.com highlights not only the best events in the Phillipines but also its cosplayers. We are fortunate enough to get a small interview with her. Here is our feature on one of the best crossplayers in the Philippines, Vaynard Darkhearth.

Vaynard Darkhearth came from a king – Lord Vaynard, the White Wolf of Norgard who is her favorite character in a classical RPG game Brigandine. The other name, ‘Darkhearth’ pertains to a more personal note. She has a birthmark shaped like a flame, which equates to the “hearth” plus her fondness to ‘dark’ colors. Her real name is Rachel.

Upcoming Event: Ozine Fest 2017, featuring Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi

 

The biggest event of the summer is almost here as Ozine Fest 2017 TokuSpirits will happen on April 7, 8 and 9, 2017 at the Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall.  This year’s Ozine Fest will also be one of the most historic as two legends from the Japanese anime and music industry are set to perform live for the first time in front of their Filipino fans: Mitsuko Horie, the voice behind the hit theme songs of Voltes V, Sailormoon, Doraemon, and Takayuki Miyauchi, one of the most well-known Tokusatsu performers notable for his top singles: Choudenshi Bioman, Uchuu Keiji Shaider “Shaider Blue” Kamen Rider Black RX.

Hear My Heartbeat: The YOICONPH2017 Pre-party

 

Yuri on Ice fans from all over the country definitely made history as a couple hundred of them converged at Hear My Heartbeat: The #YOICONPH2017 Pre-party last March 10, 2017 at the skating rink of SM Megamall.  Being one of the very first anime-themed events on an Olympic-sized skating rink in the Philippines, if not the world, fans got to skate and live out the experience from last year’s smash anime hit, with a terrific program and some nice prizes for attendees.

Upcoming Event: ITamGameCon ’17 at FEU

 

Experience the latest in technology and gaming this March 23 to 24 as Far Eastern University Institute of Technology presents iTamGameCon17, a two-day convention to raise funds for an outreach event in Cavite.  Organized by the Computer Engineering Organization in coordination with the Junior Philippine Computer Society and the Alliance of Information Technology Students, iTamGameCon17 will serve as a venue for rising indie game developers, current trend of gaming peripherals, aspiring home grown cosplayers, FEU IT’s finest LoL players, exclusive game releases, seminars, and exhibits from various companies that made gaming in the Philippines a boom.