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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.

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.

Upcoming Event: UPD Japanese Night 2016




Get the chance to experience the fun, colorful and interesting aspects of Japanese culture for free as Japanese exchange students of the University of the Philippines Diliman will be having their official annual event, JAPANESE NIGHT 2016 “FURUSATO” on the 12th of February 2016, at the UP International Center. Already on its 11th year, Japanese Night  aims to promote cultural exchange of Japan and the Philippines through food and cultural activities, and everyone is invited, free admission, to this exciting event.

Japanese Cosplayer Usagi Meet & Greet at Hobby Japan Booth at Cosplay Mania




Cosplay fans will be in for a big treat on October 3-4 as sensational Japanese cosplayer Usagi will be having her very own Meet and Greet Session at the Hobby Japan booth at Cosplay Mania ’15.  See her live as she visits Manila to be with her avid Filipino fans.


No need to buy additional tickets for her meet and greet.  Just visit the Hobby Japan booth!  She will have an autograph session and her exclusive merchandise will be put on display and sale at the booth. She will also have a wig styling session for all to see at the booth.  She will then be having an exclusive free makeup tutorial for three lucky people who support their booth.  Details to follow.  She will also be putting in a stage appearance to have a life-size poster of her auctioned.

Liui Aquino First Photobook Signing at Cosmic Bytes at O-kun Fiesta


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Internationally renowned cosplayer Liui Aquino was at the Cosmic Bytes Cosplay Shop booth last weekend at  the O-kun Fiesta event to do autograph signings for his first photobook, Liui Aquino’s Cosplay Journal.  Liui has become quite the prominent cosplayer, being invited to many international cosplay and anime events in many different countries because of his splendid cosplays.

Uli-Uli: A Cultural Night, Japanese Summer Festival-Style at UP Diliman


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With the feel of a Japanese summer festival right at the heart of the UP-Diliman campus, UP Tomokai’s Uli-uli was indeed the rich and exciting cultural night it was envisioned to be, bringing together the best aspects of Filipino and Japanese culture by showcasing the talents of local and invited studentry, and having attendees enjoy a great time together.  arkadymac.com is glad to be an official media partner for Uli-uli, and we are pleased to bring you the highlights of this wonderful event.

Japanime 2015 at PUP Sta. Mesa

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In only its second edition, Japanime has become one of the biggest and most exciting Japanese-themed campus events in the country, rocking the PUP Sta. Mesa Manila Campus last March 20, 2015. Organized by Otaku U Rule, a network of campus-based student organizations aimed to promote youth development through Japanese pop culture, Japanime 2015 was filled with games, booths, bands, cosplay, art displays and contests for the fun and excitement for Japanese pop culture enthusiasts from all over the metro. arkadymac.com is the proud media partner for Japanime 2015, and we bring you all the great highlights of the event with our special coverage with our correspondent Ami.

Upcoming Event: Japanime 2015 at PUP Sta Mesa on March 20


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Japanime is one of the biggest and most exciting campus anime events in the country, and it will be rocking the PUP Sta. Mesa Manila Campus this March 20.  Organized by Otaku U Rule, a network of campus-based student organizations aimed to promote youth development through Japanese pop culture, Japanime 2015 will be filled with games, booths, bands, cosplay, art and contests for the fun and excitement for Japanese pop culture enthusiasts from all over the country.  For scenes and photos from the last Japanime event, click here.

Cosplayers at the PTAA Travel Tour Expo 2015

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We caught up with some cosplayers promoting the Visit Japan booth at the PTAA Travel Tour Expo 2015 last weekend at the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia.  Cosplay figures prominently in modern Japanese culture and our cosplayer friends have been selected to help extend Japan’s invitation to visit their country.