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Upcoming Event: Natsu Matsuri, A Japanese Summer Festival at Ateneo on March 31

 

Summer is almost here, and what better way for lovers of Japanese culture to welcome the season than to enjoy a fun-filled festival.  Coming this March 31 is Hinomoto’s Natsu Matsuri: A Japanese Summer Festival at Ateneo de Manila University’s Bellarmine Field.  With free entrance to to the event, everyone can get to experience a traditional Japanese summer festival through fun games, great food, and exciting live performances.

Romarinda Spooky Friday

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The student government of Romarinda International School invited the arkadymac.com team to cover their first ever “Spooky Friday” and judge their Cosplay & Halloween Costume Contest. We greatly admire schools that support the interests of their students. There to help us with the event is our very first correspondent Steph.

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Animax OO-kun School Tour Adventure at Chiang Kai Shek College

 

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The fun and engaging nature of anime has contributed to the popularity of Japanese culture in the Philippines, and we at the site are happy to see that schools can foster this enthusiasm among their students.  We got to witness this firsthand as Animax, Asia’s first channel brand specializing in Japanese animation, got to hold OO-kun School Tour Adventure at Chiang Kai Shek College in Manila.  With lots of games, giveaways, contests and surprises, it was indeed an adventure into learning, fun and excitement as the studentry shared its fascination for anime, cosplay, and Japanese culture.

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Hiyaw: A Cultural Night, Japanese School Festival Style at UP Diliman

 

As the culminating event for their 25th anniversary celebration, UP Tomo-Kai’s Hiyaw was indeed the rich and exciting cultural night with just the feel of a Japanese summer festival right at the heart of the UP-Diliman campus.  The event brought together the best aspects of Filipino and Japanese culture by showcasing the talents of local and invited studentry, and having attendees enjoy a great time together.  arkadymac.com is glad to be an official media partner for Hiyaw, and we are pleased to bring you the highlights of this wonderful event.

BOA Interschool Cosplay Competition at TIP-QC 2015

 

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We were glad to have taken part in covering some great campus cosplay action at the  Best of Anime Interschool Cosplay Competition at Technological Institute of the Philippines Quezon City Campus.   Anime Holics Organization (AHO) in cooperation with Primetrade Asia brought an afternoon of fun and bonding to students and guests to TIP.

A Public High School Supports Cosplay as a Hobby for Students

 

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Cosplay has been around in the Philippines since the early 2000s, and although the general populace still has some apprehension or resistance towards this hobby, times have been changing and we are happy that public perception toward cosplay has been improving over the years.  We were then pleasantly  surprised to have found a public high school in Las Pinas that supports cosplay as a hobby for its students.

NCP Photoshoot for a Cause 2015: Pictures of Hope

 

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Cosplayers, photographers, and enthusiasts once again show that they are always eager to lend a helping hand as over a hundred of them participated at National Cosplayers of the Philippines’ Photoshoot for a Cause 2015: Pictures of Hope last weekend at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife in Quezon City.  arkadymac.com is the official media partner of the event

Uli-Uli: A Cultural Night, Japanese Summer Festival-Style at UP Diliman

 

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With the feel of a Japanese summer festival right at the heart of the UP-Diliman campus, UP Tomokai’s Uli-uli was indeed the rich and exciting cultural night it was envisioned to be, bringing together the best aspects of Filipino and Japanese culture by showcasing the talents of local and invited studentry, and having attendees enjoy a great time together.  arkadymac.com is glad to be an official media partner for Uli-uli, and we are pleased to bring you the highlights of this wonderful event.

Alimbukay: An AcousTKafe of Japanese and Filipino Music at UP Diliman

 

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It was a pleasant afternoon of music, friendship and hearty treats and drinks as we were invited to experience UP Tomo-Kai’s Alimbukay: An AcousTKafe recently at UP Diliman.  Held at the PH 400 classroom in Palma Hall, students and guests were treated to Filipino and Japanese music by young but talented performers as attendees are served free treats and drinks, all for a uniquely refreshing experience.   arkadymac.com is an official media partner for Alimbukay, and we are glad to be able to bring you our coverage of this event organized by UP Tomo-Kai.

Japanime 2015 at PUP Sta. Mesa

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In only its second edition, Japanime has become one of the biggest and most exciting Japanese-themed campus events in the country, rocking the PUP Sta. Mesa Manila Campus last March 20, 2015. Organized by Otaku U Rule, a network of campus-based student organizations aimed to promote youth development through Japanese pop culture, Japanime 2015 was filled with games, booths, bands, cosplay, art displays and contests for the fun and excitement for Japanese pop culture enthusiasts from all over the metro. arkadymac.com is the proud media partner for Japanime 2015, and we bring you all the great highlights of the event with our special coverage with our correspondent Ami.