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We had the unexpected but nevertheless fortunate opportunity to meet some of our really great cosplayer friends while covering an unrelated event early this year. They tell us that they just got to know of each other online and had decided to meet up and probably have a shoot together. They have become prominent cosplayers of characters from the wildly popular Japanese webcomic, manga and anime One Punch-Man, and they have had much fun portraying some of their quirky but memorable cast.
Best of Anime/BOA 2015 happens this weekend, and with arkadymac.com as an official media partner, we were there to give our readers a sneak peek into what to expect for this much-anticipated yearly event for fans of Japanese pop culture everywhere.
The local cosplay and otaku community is sustained by groups who have been reaching out to individuals who would have otherwise remained alone in their own small worlds. Otakus and cosplayers often feel estranged from other people because of what others consider as unusual hobbies and passions, but groups, either live or online, offer acceptance to those looking for a place to belong.
Kawaii has become more than just about cute things. It has become more than just a passing fancy or a fashion fad. Kawaii has become a way of life for individuals who have sought to express themselves in an outlook and style all their own, with frills, pastels, ribbons, teddy bears and rainbows, all exuding that positive, happy vibe that they wish to impart to others. Beyond the Cutest Dreams: The Kawaii PH Book Launch got to celebrate this admirable Kawaii lifestyle in an event that showcased the bright, friendly and colorful world that Kawaii has opened for everyone from all over the world.
The summer season for Japanese culture enthusiasts was off to a hot and exciting start with Tamashii Con 2015 last March 28, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia. With the theme “Igniting the Japanese spirit,” organizers Nihon Kenkyuu Kai brought the experience of a Japanese summer and cultural festival to a new level as thousands flocked to take part in the festivities.
The Pinoy otaku summer season opens with a blazing start with Tamashii Convention 2015, an event that’s sure to ignite the Japanese spirit of enthusiasts longing for a unique experience with others who share the same passion. Coming this March 28 at SMX Convention Center at SM Mall of Asia, TamaCon will definitely make a mark in the cosplay and otaku events scene with an amazing lineup of unique activities and attractions guaranteed to please anyone who can’t get enough of Japanese pop culture.