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Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2016: Day 2

 

It was the second straight exciting day for what is traditionally the last major event on the local anime and Japanese pop culture calendar.   Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special holds particular significance to enthusiasts, cosplayers, collectors,  and congoers everywhere as an affair to wrap up a busy year with friends and to indulge in the myriad hobbies and interests that make their lives fun and interesting and was already on its second day.  For our coverage of Day 1, please click here.

Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2016: Day 1

 

On the opening day of what is traditionally the last major event on the local anime and Japanese pop culture calendar, Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special holds particular significance to enthusiasts, cosplayers, collectors,  and congoers everywhere as an affair to wrap up a busy year with friends and to indulge in the myriad hobbies and interests that make their lives fun and interesting.

Great Toys at Great Prices only at GreatToysOnline

 

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We never really outgrow our love and fascination for toys, and we are glad the people at GreatToysOnline are always ready to satisfy our cravings.  Established in 2001 by fellow collectors, GreatToysOnline has gone on to be one of the leading Philippines online toys and sports superstores, delivering quality original and genuine US and Japan toys to their fellow enthusiasts.  We are then excited to announce that arkadymac.com will be partnering with GreatToysOnline in showcasing the best and  latest in toys this season with help from our photographer and cosplay model Mitch.

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Bishounen Society: An All-Male Cosplay Photoshoot

 

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In the cosplay photoshoot world where females dominate and have become the norm, a determined group set out on a collaborative effort to feature what male cosplayers can offer to the community.  Bishounen Society, a special project headed by Alphard Penetrante of photography outfit Snapshot Fantasy, went out on an endeavor to showcase the skills and talents of some of the best male cosplayers in the country in front of a wider audience.  arkadymac.com is glad to have bee invited to take part in this project as we bring you their story.

Extreme Moments: Castaways

 

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A total of 61 intrepid souls sailed off to distant Fortune Island off the coast of Batangas for one of the most ambitious collaborative efforts the Philippine cosplay community has ever seen. Extreme Moments: Castaways pushed the limits of creativity, skill and imagination of cosplayers and photographers alike in an out-of-town outdoor adventure of a lifetime.

Upcoming Event: Collecticon 2015

 

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A celebration of the many interesting hobbies people just cant get enough of, Collecticon will be on its eighth straight year of showcasing the best of collectibles, toys and comics, with fun attractions and side events added in this two-day affair.  Brought together by Hobbiworx and PinoyToyKolektor,  Collecticon 2015 will run from September 26-27, 2015 at Megatrade Hall 3 of SM Megamall.  With lots of exhibitors of all manner of hobbies slated to show off their best and latest products and creations, it’s an event worth dropping by for.  arkadymac.com is a media partner for Collecticon 2015, and we will be doing coverage of the event.

Date and Venue for Extreme Moments 3 Out-of-Town Cosplay Project Series Announced

 

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Excitement and high expectations have been going around the community as the third edition of successful Extreme Moments Out-of-Town Cosplay Project Series has been announced. Filling entire buses of cosplayers and photographers for fun and amazing shoots in distant but spectacular locations outside the city, having shot at Capones Island in Zambales (click for our coverage of Day 1 and Day 2) and at Mt. Samat in Bataan (our coverage can be found here) for the first two editions both earlier this year, Extreme Moments has become a highly anticipated event for the community for its efforts to provide a refreshingly unique experience far different from the usual conventions people have gotten used to.

 

Rochelle: Resolute

 

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“I love serious and mysterious types,” Rochelle tells us, referring to the characters she chooses to portray through cosplay.  She has only been cosplaying for roughly two years, but she has come to love it wholeheartedly.  We of course admire that attitude, which was why we have decided to invite her for the website.  Presenting our latest Cosplay Model Rochelle in her first online feature for arkadymac.com as Nagato of the wildly popular game and anime Kantai Collection.

Extreme Moments Out-of-Town Cosplay Project Series 2: Mount Samat, Bataan

 

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Pushing the limits of having a unique and exhilarating experience for cosplayers and photographers,  the Extreme Moments Out-of-Town Cosplay Project Series once again set off on another grand adventure after a wildly successful first installment in Capones Island, Zambales earlier this year (click for our coverage of Day 1 and Day 2).  Again filling an entire tourist bus with eager intrepid participants, the team set off to Mt. Samat in Bataan for yet another memorable trip.

Jeff and Joan’s Wedding: Best Wishes from Photographers, Cosplayers and Friends

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For man and a woman who have promised their love for one another, no other event would match the joy, the anxiety, the rapture, and the excitement of their wedding day.  Our good friends Jeff and Joan finally got to tie the knot and say their vows in front of the many gathered who were all genuinely happy for the newly wedded couple.  We their friends in the photography and  cosplay community came in full force to support the pair and celebrate this most special of occasions, and we at arkadymac.com wish to share this event with our friends who have known this admirable couple over our many adventures together.