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Chinese New Year 2017 at Binondo

 

Already a yearly tradition for us, the arkadymac.com coverage team went to Binondo, Manila to welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster amid frenetic dragon and lion dances, bright lanterns, loud firecrackers, spectacular fireworks, and, more importantly, Chinese delicacies you’d only get to enjoy on that particular day. So Happy New Year, everyone! 恭喜發財,身體健康!祝大家一個新年快樂。希望你們有一個很好的二0一六!  Please join us in our adventures as we took part in the festivities with our friends at what is thought to be the oldest Chinatown in the world.

Christmas Toys & Collectibles Fair 2016: Day 2

 

Toys of all kinds still appeal to both young and old as we got to find out as the arkadymac.com team got to drop by the first day of the Christmas Toys & Collectibles Fair at SM Megatrade Hall 2 of SM Megamall during a very busy (and traffic-filled) weekend this side of the metro.  It’ has become a traditional toy convention and a Christmas party venue of sorts for all hobbyists, geeks and otakus.

Christmas Toys & Collectibles Fair 2016: Day 1

 

Toys of all kinds still appeal to both young and old as we got to find out as the arkadymac.com team got to drop by the first day of the Christmas Toys & Collectibles Fair at SM Megatrade Hall 2 of SM Megamall during a very busy (and traffic-filled) weekend this side of the metro.  It’ has become a traditional toy convention and a Christmas party venue of sorts for all hobbyists, geeks and otakus.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 3

 

An exciting weekend of local gaming  drew to a close as ESGS 2016 had its third triumphant day at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia (for our coverage of Day 1, click here, for Day 2, click here).  Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit,  came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at this exciting three-day event.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 2

 

Extreme gaming action reached fever pitch as ESGS 2016 had its second successful day at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia (for our coverage of Day 1, click here).  Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit,  came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at this exciting three-day event.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 1

 

Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit, came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at its opening day at Halls 1, 2 and 3 of the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

TOEI Philippines 30th Anniversary Cosplay Contest

 

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Having helped create some of the most well-loved anime in the world  for 30 wonderful years, TOEI Animation Philippines got to share in their joy of this milestone with fans, cosplayers and Japanese pop culture enthusiasts with an exciting cosplay event at the ICITE Auditorium at Eastwood Cyberpark in Quezon City.  TOEI Philippines 30th Anniversary Cosplay Contest was a way for the studio to respond to the community’s love and shared passion with a simple yet intimate gathering with wonderful surprises, performances and prizes for everyone.  arkadymac was a media partner for the event, and we are glad to bring you the highlights of the event.

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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.

Maid and Butler Cafe at UP Diliman: Shiroshitsuji no Kissaten by UP Tomo-Kai

 

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At UP Diliman, even if it were just for a day, guests became masters pampered and cared for by the ardent maids and butlers from UP Tomo-Kai at their Shiroshitsuji no Kissaten: Maid Special event.  Complete with good food, soothing music, fun games and great service from the hosts, its was definitely an enjoyable taste of Japanese pop culture right at the heart of the premier state university.

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Shiroshitsuji no Kissaten: Maid Special by UP Tomo-Kai

 

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Our friends at UP Tomo-Kai are offering a unique experience at their Shiroshitsuji no Kissaten: Maid Special event this Friday November 4, 2016 at PH 400, University of the Philippines, Diliman.  With successful cafes this year already accomplished, their ardent team of maid and butlers are very much ready to give great treats and service to attendees.

 

Celebrate the season of scares with UP Tomo-Kai as we bring you Shiroshitsuji no Kissaten: Maid Special!  Shiro (城) or “castle” is the setting for this year’s cafe, so feel your heart tremble in both fear and excitement as the gates to this seemingly haunted manor creak open, and be welcomed by our butlers and maids ready to serve you in their full costumes.  A unique crossover of cultures, Shiroshitsuji no Kissaten will be held on 4 November at PH 400, University of the Philippines, Diliman to serve thrill-seeking hime-sama and ouji-sama who will be indulged by their personal butlers and maids with delightful treats and tricks.