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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.

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.

Cosplay Mania ’16: Day 1



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.


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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10th TAGCOM: Day 2 Cosplayers


We took the time to take photos of the cosplayers at the 10th TAGCOM. Hope you enjoy them 🙂

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10th TAGCOM Toys and Hobbies Convention: Day 2




On its second straight day, TAGCOM continued to bring its loyal attendees to the best of toys, hobbies, games, comics  and collectibles the season had to offer.  Coupled with activities, games, contests, special guests and surprises for a great many fandoms,  Megatrade Hall 3 of SM Megamall was bustling with excitement and activity for everyone involved. arkadymac.com is an official media partner for the event and we are glad to bring you the highlights this year’s TAGCOM had to offer.



Upcoming Event: 10th TAGCOM (Toys and Hobbies Convention 2016)




Already on a decade of existence in bringing delight to collectors, hobbyists and enthusiasts in the Philippines and beyond, Hobby@Worx proudly presents The Gathering 10th TAGCOM (Toys and Hobbies Convention) this coming April 16-17, 2016 in SM Megatrade Hall 3. As an annually anticipated event, TAGCOM will be two-day festivity and gathering of collectors and toy enthusiasts all sharing their passions to the hilt.

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.