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AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2017 will be Asia’s Biggest Pop Culture Convention

 

Filipinos are once again excited as August heralds the coming of one of the biggest pop culture experiences in the whole world happening right here in Manila.  After staging two successful events with impressive response from thousands of fans from all over the region, the Universal Events & Entertainment—a subsidiary of the Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG)—recently confirmed that it is bringing a bigger and geekier AsiaPOP Comicon Manila (APCC Manila) for the third time, partnering with Marvel and Netflix to elevate Filipinos’ pop culture experience

$250,000 at Stake as ESL and Mineski Bring Manila Masters this May

 

Manila will once again be the center for esports in Southeast Asia as ESL and Mineski-Events Team with PLDT and SMART bring Manila Masters this May at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.  With a hefty $250,000 prize pool, eight of the best teams from all over the world  will be battling it out for supremacy over three days of grueling DotA 2 action.  As the spiritual successor of last year’s successful ESL One Manila, Manila Masters is shaping up to be another defining moment for esports in the country as well as for the region.

 

SM Cyberzone Cosplay Craze 2.0 Launch at SM City BF Paranaque

 

Setting a record last year for being the biggest  nationwide series of cosplay competitions ever with 12 legs all over the country and giving away more than 20,000 pesos in cash at each leg,  Cosplay Craze comes back even bigger and better than before, with even bigger cash prizes and more attractions in store for everyone as it had its official launch at upscale SM City BF Parañaque.  With competitors and casual cosplayers making their way to the venue from all over the metro, the first of many legs of Cosplay Craze events all around the country turned out to be an exciting, fun and competitive afternoon for the cosplay community.  And best of all, every Cosplay Craze event is FREE.

30,000 Pesos Top Prize at Cyberzone Cosplay Craze 2.0: The Biggest Nationwide Cosplay Competition

 

Setting a record last year for being the biggest  nationwide series of cosplay competitions ever with 12 legs all over the country and giving away more than 20,000 pesos in cash each leg,  Cosplay Craze comes back even bigger and better than before, with even bigger cash prizes and more attractions in store for everyone.  Just imagine, at every event, the cosplayer in 3rd Place receiving P8,000 cash, 2nd Place winning P15,000 cash and the grand prize winner taking home a staggering P30,000 cash and securing a slot in the Cosplay Mania Cup 2017, may just give you an idea how huge Cosplay Craze 2.0 will be.

Upcoming Event: ITamGameCon ’17 at FEU

 

Experience the latest in technology and gaming this March 23 to 24 as Far Eastern University Institute of Technology presents iTamGameCon17, a two-day convention to raise funds for an outreach event in Cavite.  Organized by the Computer Engineering Organization in coordination with the Junior Philippine Computer Society and the Alliance of Information Technology Students, iTamGameCon17 will serve as a venue for rising indie game developers, current trend of gaming peripherals, aspiring home grown cosplayers, FEU IT’s finest LoL players, exclusive game releases, seminars, and exhibits from various companies that made gaming in the Philippines a boom.

MATA Expo 2017 Press Conference at Plantation Bar in Makati

 

Mata Expo will be coming back to the Philippines after three successful events in the country, the last one being in Cebu last year.  This unique event celebrates cultural diversity through a trade show with exciting features and attractions, and once again it will open its gates at One Esplanade SM Central Business Park this coming  weekend, February 4, 2017.  A press conference was held recently at The Plantation Bar in Makati to unveil the many great things in store for all attendees.

Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2016: Day 2

 

It was the second straight exciting day for what is traditionally the last major event on the local anime and Japanese pop culture calendar.   Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special holds particular significance to enthusiasts, cosplayers, collectors,  and congoers everywhere as an affair to wrap up a busy year with friends and to indulge in the myriad hobbies and interests that make their lives fun and interesting and was already on its second day.  For our coverage of Day 1, please click here.

Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2016: Day 1

 

On the opening day of what is traditionally the last major event on the local anime and Japanese pop culture calendar, Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special holds particular significance to enthusiasts, cosplayers, collectors,  and congoers everywhere as an affair to wrap up a busy year with friends and to indulge in the myriad hobbies and interests that make their lives fun and interesting.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 3

 

An exciting weekend of local gaming  drew to a close as ESGS 2016 had its third triumphant day at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia (for our coverage of Day 1, click here, for Day 2, click here).  Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit,  came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at this exciting three-day event.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 2

 

Extreme gaming action reached fever pitch as ESGS 2016 had its second successful day at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia (for our coverage of Day 1, click here).  Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit,  came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at this exciting three-day event.