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Tokyo-Manila Jazz and Arts Festival (TMJAF) Workshops and Concert


Music and art lovers are in for a rare treat this November as The Japan Foundation, Manila presents the Tokyo-Manila Jazz & Arts Festival Workshops and Concert at UP-Diliman and UST.

Multi-awarded Filipino and Japan-based jazz singer Charito together with renowned Japanese jazz musicians are coming to Manila to conduct workshops and perform with workshop participants!

Free Japanese Film Screenings during the 2nd ASEAN – Japan TV Festival



The Japan Foundation, Manila and The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines are pleased to announce Free Japanese Film Screenings at Cinema 5 of Trinoma Mall from September 7 to 10, 2017.  This event coincides with the 2nd ASEAN – Japan TV Festival 2017 (AJTVF2) to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN.

Upcoming Event: Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2017 – Danketsu


Already on its fourth successful year of bringing our local flavor of love for Japanese pop culture,  Pinoy Otaku Festival will be bring a lot of fun and surprises at Fairview Terraces in Quezon City over two straight days, May 20-21, 2017.  With the theme “DANKETSU,” the Japanese term for “unity,” its organizers will be bringing together together everyone who loves Otaku culture in the Philippines which includes cosplay, manga, music, games and more. Through the many planned activities, features and competitions, Pinoy Otaku Fest 2017 invites  individuals and organizations to collaborate with them and show a message of unity towards achieving positive endeavors.

Upcoming Event: Natsu Matsuri, A Japanese Summer Festival at Ateneo on March 31


Summer is almost here, and what better way for lovers of Japanese culture to welcome the season than to enjoy a fun-filled festival.  Coming this March 31 is Hinomoto’s Natsu Matsuri: A Japanese Summer Festival at Ateneo de Manila University’s Bellarmine Field.  With free entrance to to the event, everyone can get to experience a traditional Japanese summer festival through fun games, great food, and exciting live performances.

Loving Rainbow Garden Cosplay Festival



With cosplay and anime events being churned out endlessly but with the same old content, it is encouraging to know that there are still those from the community who are willing to step up and offer something more relevant and closer to the heart of those who have long nurtured the passion for cosplay.  Far from the usual mall venues where events have become all so common, Loving Rainbow Garden Cosplay Festival took a bold move in having a new but refreshing  venue to accommodate those who had so much passion for cosplay and anime.  The result was a fun new event that left everyone happy, fulfilled and pleasantly surprised.


Upcoming Event: OKEfest: Ongaku Festival



Experience an extreme Japanese music extravaganza on December 18, 2016 at Loving Rainbow Garden in Quezon City as OKEfest: Ongaku Festival hits the metro.  This will be is the first-ever gathering of the members of the group #TeamOKEGakuen, organized in cooperation with Loving Rainbow Garden Events., and is a must-attend event for performers and enthusiasts alike.

Upcoming Event: Loving Rainbow Garden Cosplay Festival



A fun new event with cosplayers and enthusiasts at the very heart and organized by fellow cosplayers and individuals who have loved and have been in the community for many years, Cosplay Festival promises to be the freshest breakthrough event of 2016 at an entirely new venue where there will be an exciting program with special guests,  contests, indoor and outdoor photoshoots, karaoke contests, booths, a cafe, and many other surprises.  For only 100 pesos, one can enjoy cosplay, anime, Jpop and Jrock to their hearts content at Loving Rainbow Garden Cosplay Festival, coming this September 24 – 25 at Loving Rainbow Garden in Tandang Sora, Quezon City.


Pinoy Gaming Festival Summer Assembly 2016


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It was a huge and exciting weekend for the local gaming community as one of the biggest and longest-running eSport events in the Philippines touched down at Cyberzone SM North EDSA last May 6-8, 2014.  Touted as the eSport Event Of The Summer, Pinoy Gaming Festival Summer Assembly 2016 was an extravaganza of the great games and hobbies and the groups, teams and communities that have grown around them.


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Hiyaw: A Cultural Night, Japanese School Festival Style at UP Diliman


As the culminating event for their 25th anniversary celebration, UP Tomo-Kai’s Hiyaw was indeed the rich and exciting cultural night with just the feel of a Japanese summer festival right at the heart of the UP-Diliman campus.  The event brought 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 Hiyaw, and we are pleased to bring you the highlights of this wonderful event.

Cool Japan Festival 2015: Day 2 with AKB 48, Alodia and AkiShibu Project


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The spectacular display of Japanese culture with its unique and engaging music, artistry, food, innovation and tradition continued on its second exciting day at Cool Japan Festival 2015  at the TriNoma Activity Center in Quezon City.  For the second straight day Filipinos from all over got to experience how fun and interesting Japanese culture can be  as dynamic Japanese multinational company Hallohallo Inc. makes history in bringing amazing celebrity performers and artists together for a weekend of cultural and economic exchange and friendship.