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Bataan Anime Convention 2017

 

A fun and promising Japanese pop culture event up north  took place last  May 7, 2017 at Bataan Anime Convention 2017 at the Pilar Convention Center (LTO), Ala-uli, Pilar in Bataan.  It got to be an interactive convention where con-goers and guests were free to get to know each other as they even got to wear name tags at the event for other people to get to know them by.  With special guest cosplayers Eiri Mina, SUZUME, Irumi, Gibs and Saber Reinana headlining the event, Bataan Anime Convention 2017 was nothing less of an engaging event for everyone in the north who love anime, cosplay, and Japanese pop culture.

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.

O-kun Fiesta 2: Day 2

 

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The second straight day of end-of-summer otaku fun was even more intense as thousands of Japanese pop culture enthusiasts from all over the country gathered at the SMX Convention Center for O-kun Fiesta 2 (for our coverage of O-kun Day 1, click here.).  Organized by Otaku Asia Anime Magazine, O-kun Fiesta 2, now a two-day event, had a Japanese lantern festival as its theme and this year they promised to have even more special guests, tutorials, panel discussions, magazine signings and contests in order to emulate the magazine’s contents into a two-day fun-filled event at Function Room 1 of the SMX Convention Center.

 

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O-kun Fiesta 2: Day 1

 

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End-of-summer otaku fun was back at O-kun Fiesta 2 where thousands of Japanese pop culture enthusiasts from all over gathered at the SMX Convention Center for an entire weekend.  Organized by Otaku Asia Anime Magazine, O-kun Fiesta 2 had a Japanese lantern festival as its theme, and this year they promised to have even more special guests, tutorials, panel discussions, magazine signings and contests in order to emulate the magazine’s contents into a two-day fun-filled event at Function Room 1 of the SMX Convention Center.

 

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Upcoming Event: O-kun Fiesta 2 Special Guests Announced

 

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Otaku Asia Anime Magazine has announced their lineup of special guests for their upcoming O-kun Fiesta 2.  With a fun and varied mix of skills, talents and specialties, these personalities are sure to bring in more excitement even as O-kun Fiesta 2 will already be brimming with tutorials, panel discussions, magazine signings and contests, all happening on June 4 and 5, 2016, at Function Room 1 of the SMX Convention Center.

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Upcoming Event: O-kun Fiesta 2

 

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After the success of their first event last year with thousands of Japanese pop culture enthusiasts from all over gathering at the SMX Convention Center, Otaku Asia Anime Magazine brings O-kun Fiesta 2, with the Japanese lantern festival as its theme.  This year they promise to have even more tutorials, panel discussions, magazine signings and contests in order to emulate the magazine’s contents into a two-day fun-filled event happening on June 4-5, 2016 at Function Room 1 of the SMX Convention Center.  arkadymac.com is an official media partner, so we hope to see you there as we do our coverage of both days.

Eiri’s Night Out

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After an event that had horribly gone wrong (again), Eiri and Nyanbu tried to make the best out of it and had a pictorial.  Well, that’s how it ended up happening anyway.  I apologize for my very amateur photos.  We didn’t have our great photoman that night and I had to take them myself and I still have much to learn. Much.  Good thing Eiri is gorgeous enough for the two of us.  Will post more photos and higher res photos later, okay?  Just need to make this post for that Monday morning rush.  Thanks, and do visit us again.

To know more about Eiri, please do visit her official page at:  https://www.facebook.com/EiriMina?group_id=0

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Candyshop Superclub 1st Anniversary Cosplay Competition

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When you get to be famous, you get to be invited to all the best parties in the metro because your mere presence is enough to make news on tomorrows paper.  But if you’re not famous like me, not yet anyway, you gatecrash your way into parties and hope they don’t notice that clubber in a cat mask.  Xtian Mack brings to you EXCLUSIVE coverage of the  Candyshop Superclub 1st Anniversary Cosplay Competition in Quezon City last February 1, 2013.

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Although a handful of cosplayers were in attendance because of such short notice, Xtian Mack as Nyanbu nevertheless faced tough competition coming from seasoned cosers like:

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Eiri Mina, a certified stunner, famous in and around the cosplay circuit.  She whipped the club into a frenzy in her smashing get-up as Inori Yuzuriha of Guilty Crown.

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And Xtian Mack and Obito-kun’s personal idol, Christian Umali, arguably one of the most distinguished and decorated cosplayers in the Philippines today.  As War Machine, he certainly showed those clubbers what a little imagination and some RC motors can do.

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Admittedly, Nyanbu hasn’t been inside a club in ages, and it shows as he forgot a cardinal rule of clubbing: it’s okay to arrive late.  Ah well, at least he got pictures of the venue as they were setting up.

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The contestants showed off their mettle in front of a sold-out crowd.

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Of course Nyanbu just had to have a photo with the irresistible Eiri Mina, who said that cosplaying and clubbing don’t usually mix.  But hey, she was in the mood to party a bit.

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Of course I just had to take a pic with my idol, War Machine, who admits that it is quite difficult to dance with that much gear on him.

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Well, this chance may not happen again, so…

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Eiri Mina on the catwalk and charming the crowd.

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War Machine is impressive as always, wowing the crowd with his customized weaponry.

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Bam!

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There was also a Mr. and Ms. Candyshop contest, but I’m pretty sure you don’t want me commenting on that.

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It would appear that the club scene hasn’t changed much since Samson and Delilah in Philistine.

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Claiming the Championship at the Candyshop Superclub 1st Anniversary Cosplay Competition is Eiri Mina via unanimous decision.  Congratulations to her as she deserves the honor.

As for Nyanbu, for his efforts as a finalist, he won a sizable gift certificate at a spa, which he used the very next day because of the aches and pains he sustained from partying all night, with the event ending at 6am the very next day.

All in all a fun event.  Again, much love and adulation to Eiri Mina for winning, and we hope you’ll visit again for another cosplay coverage.

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