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Comic Con Asia 2018 Press Conference

 

It’s barely the start of the year and yet pop culture fans around the country are already ecstatic as an unbelievable line-up of guests was announced by the people behind Comic Con Asia 2018 at their press conference recently.  No less than legendary comic book icon Stan Lee will be gracing the event, slated for March 24 and 25 at the SMX Convention Center, along with a bewildering cast of pop culture personalities, cosplayers, artists and creatives.  The announced special guests, activities and features have made Comic Con Asia 2018, brought together by PSL Entertainment and Nam Entertainment Group, one of the most anticipated pop culture events of the year almost overnight.  arkadymac.com is a media partner for the event, and we’re glad to bring you great news from the press conference.

Upcoming Event: Voltes V Run Manila 2018

Spanning many decades of devoted viewership in the country, Voltes V has become of the lives of several generations of Filipinos, becoming even more popular here than it was in Japan, and on it’s 40th anniversary, Voltes V Run Manila 2018 will bring together fans in a healthy and lively event at McKinley West, Bonifacio Global City on February 10, 2018.

Upcoming Event: TsuNAMIcon 2018

 

The local Japanese pop culture community starts off the year with a school event with TsuNAMIcon 2018 on January 6, 2018 at the PNU Quadrange in Manila.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.  With the theme “Bijutsu at Sining: Expanding the Horizon of JaPinoy Arts,” this event is committed to promote and share the different Japanese culture to the PNU community as well as integrate Filipino culture for better understanding and appreciation of the two different nations.  arkadymac.com is PNU NAMI’s media partner for the third straight year, so we hope to catch you there as we have a special coverage of the event.

Upcoming Event: TokyoManiLove this Nov25 at Fisher Mall

 

An outpouring of love and culture from two friendly cities is all set to happen on November 25, 2017, Saturday at the Activity Center of Fisher Mall in Quezon City with the first ever TokyoManiLove event which will feature great talents and celebrities, FREE admission.  arkadymac.com is TokyoManiLove’s media partner, so we hope to catch you there as we have a special coverage.

Upcoming Event: ESGS-Esports and Gaming Summit 2017

 

Gamers and enthusiasts everywhere rejoice as one of Southeast Asia’s biggest gaming events returns for its fourth straight revolutionary year, with thousands of attendees and an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world are set to converge this weekend, October 27 to 29, 2017, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Compound, Pasay City.

Cosplay: The Art of Awakening, Keeping Olongapo’s Cosplay Community Alive

 

In an admirable show of unity, cosplayers in Olongapo had managed to keep their community alive and well by pooling together their time, talents and resources together to put on a show they can share and be proud of.  With local cosplay group Otaku Maru partnering with Metamorphosis, a receptive events outfit, they presented Cosplay: The Art of Awakening Cosplay Competition, an event that brought their community together as they celebrated the hobby and passion they all shared and loved.

Upcoming Event: Kontrabida Ball

 

Have a wickedly unique experience this Friday the 13th where you’re actually expected to play the villain and enjoy an evening at the first-ever Kontrabida Ball at One Cafe and Events Place, One Corporate Center in Ortigas.

From the creative team behind Born To Make History: A Yuri on ICE Fan Gathering and internationally acclaimed cosplayer Liui Aquino comes an invitation to do your worst.  Kontrabida Ball 2017 will be a villains-themed Halloween cosplay-costume party, happening this October 2017, Friday The 13th, at the One Cafe and Events Place, One Corporate Center, Meralco Ave. cor. Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas CBD, Pasig City. As an event for the anime and cosplay community for this wicked Halloween season, there will be food, drinks, DJs, and a line-up of featured guests from the cosplay and K-Pop community. Buy your tickets now at http://kontra.boxfiveph.com/

Upcoming Event: The Best of Anime-BoA 2017

 

Going strong on its 8th successful year, BoA, The Best of Anime, will once again treat Japanese pop culture fans and enthusiasts of anime, cosplay, and music to a spectacular event this coming September 9 ad 10 at the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia.  With a well-known and greatly admired cast of special guests from international cosplay and music set to appear and perform in front of Filipino fans, the stage is about set for BoA 2017, perhaps the biggest anime-themed convention to date.

Upcoming Event: FANDOM FEST Cosplay Competition at MIBF

 

The Manila International Book Fair or MIBF has been one of the biggest and the longest running fairs in the country, with about 120,000 visitors over the five-day event.  This year the organizers will be holding its first-ever FANDOM FEST Cosplay Competition, making it one of the major highlights of the children’s section in the Book Fair. FANDOM FEST  will cater to the many western geek culture and fandoms in the country.  The event aims foster camaraderie among different fandoms and share their interests and knowledge with others. It will be held at the Stage Area, Function Room 1, on Sept. 16 for the Pinoy Cosplay, and Sept. 17 for the Western Cosplay.

Cosplay at History Con 2017

 

We at arkadymac.com are grateful that History Con gave cosplay a bigger role this year as they have vowed to be bigger, better and bolder than ever.  In just two years, History Con has established itself as Manila’s biggest entertainment convention ever, and as conventions go, cosplay has become a colorful and fascinating part of the festivities.  History Con 217 has been very receptive and appreciative of cosplay, being very generous with prizes, privileges and benefits to attending cosplayers through all four days of the event.