Tag Archives: Philippines

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.

Film Students from Asia Gather in the Philippines to Co-produce Short Films

 

Another breakthrough in friendship and cooperation between countries awaits as The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the University of the Philippines Film Institute will be holding an exchange program for film students in Asia entitled …and Action! Asia #03 in the Philippines from February 26 to March 10, 2017, in cooperation with Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde.  Here, nineteen film students from the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia will come together and co-produce short films within an eight-day production schedule in Quezon City.

 

Japanese Football Club Shonan Bellmare Holds Football Clinics for Kids in PH

 

In an act of strengthening friendship and cultural exchange through football, The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Japan Professional Football League (J. League) will be holding football clinics for kids in the Philippines on February 3 to 5, 2017, welcoming three coaches from J. League club Shonan Bellmare.  The Japan Foundation Asia Center, J. League and the Japan Football Association have taken this initiative to encourage various exchange programs in the field of football since November 2014. Its aim is to provide opportunities for people-to-people exchange in the area of football to further strengthen friendship between Japan and other countries and develop the football culture in the Asian region.

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.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 1

 

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 its opening day at Halls 1, 2 and 3 of the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

TOEI Philippines 30th Anniversary Cosplay Contest

 

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Having helped create some of the most well-loved anime in the world  for 30 wonderful years, TOEI Animation Philippines got to share in their joy of this milestone with fans, cosplayers and Japanese pop culture enthusiasts with an exciting cosplay event at the ICITE Auditorium at Eastwood Cyberpark in Quezon City.  TOEI Philippines 30th Anniversary Cosplay Contest was a way for the studio to respond to the community’s love and shared passion with a simple yet intimate gathering with wonderful surprises, performances and prizes for everyone.  arkadymac was a media partner for the event, and we are glad to bring you the highlights of the event.

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