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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.

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: The 9th Philippine Cosplay Convention

 

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As one of the biggest long-running free cosplay events in the country, the 9th Philippine Cosplay Convention will again be showcasing the best and latest in local cosplay as enthusiasts gather and celebrate this wonderful hobby with each other. Organized by Hobbiworx, the event will have fun and interesting attractions like a grand cosplay competition across many categories that will be the highlight of this event, with details below.  arkadymac.com is glad to be an official media partner for this event, so we hope to see you there as we do coverage with our team.

UP AME Fair XI: Itadakimasu at Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman

 

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On its eleventh edition, AME Fair once again gave fans of Japanese anime, manga, games, and pop culture a treat to relish as UP AME Fair XI: Itadakimasu rocked the University of the Philippines Diliman campus last weekend.  As a Japanese expression said before meals, itadakimasu expresses gratitude and appreciation, making it an apt title for this year’s food-themed fair.  arkadymac is an official media partner for this delightful event, and we are glad to bring you the highlights from our coverage.

Upcoming Event: AME Fair XI: Itadakimasu

 

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Itadakimasu! UP AME presents its 11th AME Fair: Itadakimasu, at its humble roots at Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman Campus, on February 20,2016. Lots of things to do, so many things to see and experience at this year’s event so make sure to drop by and check it out.  arkadymac.com is an official mediam partner for this event

Otaku Expo 2016: Day 1

 

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The very first major Japanese pop culture event of the year opens with much fanfare as international cosplayers Luffy and Tsubasa got to meet their Filipino fans at their special meet and greet session free for attendees at Otaku Expo 2016, an annually anticipated event.  With thousands of revelers coming to enjoy the booths, games, bands and competitions, it was a great start for another fun year for anime fans, congoers and cosplayers alike.

Otaku Expo 2016: Day 1 Featuring Luffy and Tsubasa

 

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The very first major Japanese pop culture event of the year opens with much excitement as international cosplayers Luffy and Tsubasa got to meet their Filipino fans at their special meet and greet session free for attendees at Otaku Expo 2016, an annually anticipated event.

Manila Hobbies & Collectibles Convention 2016: Day 2

 

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On its second straight day of welcoming hobbyists, enthusiasts and collectors from all over, Manila Hobbies & Collectibles Convention 2016 opened another fun year of events for the community last weekend at Megatrade Hall 3 of SM Megamall. The inaugural event showcased some of the best in collectibles, toys and comics from here and beyond, with fun attractions and side events adding to the fun and festive atmosphere of this two-day affair. For our coverage of Day 1, click here.

Manila Hobbies & Collectibles Convention 2016: Day 1

 

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Opening another fun year of events for the community was the first ever Manila Hobbies & Collectibles Convention last weekend at Megatrade Hall 3 of SM Megamall.  The inaugural event showcased some of the best in collectibles, toys and comics from here and beyond, with fun attractions and side events adding to the fun and festive atmosphere of this two-day affair.