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APCC Manila 2017 Event Guide and Details

 

The biggest pop culture gathering in Asia is back as your favorite celebrities, cosplayers, artists and personalities come to AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2017, happening this August 25-27 at the SMX Convention Center.  All the activity listings, dates, times, venues, and all other important details here to help you fix your schedule and make the most out of this awesome weekend, so feel free to copy, save, print and share.

Vietnamese Cosplayer and Illustrator Miu Meet and Greet at Red Monster

 

The love for art and cosplay transcends countries and nationalities, which is why it is always welcome news to have international cosplayers and artists visit the country to meet up and spend time with those of the same mind.  We were glad to catch up with prominent Vietnamese cosplayer and illustrator Miu a while back for a special Meet and Greet session at Red Monster Shop in Maginhawa, Quezon City, with our Cosplay Model and Correspondent Nicole helping us cover the event.

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.

Cosplay Mania ’16: Day 1

 

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Already on its ninth spectacular year, the biggest cosplay event in the country just can’t be stopped as it opened to much fanfare October 1 at the SMX Convention Center.  Cosplay Mania has become an institution in the Philippines which has stepped up its offerings to its devoted followers in record numbers year after year.  Cosplay Mania ’16 has promised to be the biggest ever, further raising the bar on how cosplay events are done in the country as it launched the Cosplay Mania Event Series and partnering with Sozo to bring I Love Anisong to the Philippines for the first time in history.

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International Cosplayers Tsubasa and Misaki Meet Filipino Fans at Otaku Expo Reload 2016

 

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Otaku Expo Reload 2016 has always been a favorite among cosplayers and congoers as the year starts winding down, and headlining the event were a pair of prominent international cosplayers who have flown to Manila to join in the festivities and meet their ardent Filipino fans and fellow cosplayers.  Tsubasa from Hong Kong and Misaki from Thailand had a number of meet and greet sessions over the two-day affair, something they and their fans got to enjoy.

Joe Inoue Meets Filipino Fans at Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center

 

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International musician and artist Joe Inoue took time off his vacation to meet his ardent fans at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City.  “Wildlife” is widely known to cosplayers as a place to do photoshoots, but this afternoon it became an unlikely but very accommodating place for the popular singer to get up close and personal with those who have been nothing but supportive of him.

 

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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.

Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2015: Day 2

 

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Drawing in cosplayers, collectors, and congoers by the thousands, Day 2 of Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2015 lived up to expectations of being the last major event on the local cosplay and Japanese pop culture calendar.  Attendees from all over the country got to close a busy year among friends and fellow enthusiasts, indulging in the many varied hobbies and interests that made their lives fun and interesting.  For our coverage of Day 1, click here.