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The 60th year of Philippines-Japan Friendship was indeed a milestone event for the two countries as both have had a close and remarkable cultural relationship. Helping celebrate this landmark occasion were members of Japan’s premiere idol group, AKB 48, represented by their Team 8, with a program organized by the Embassy of Japan with co-organizer Hallohallo Entertainment Inc. The group had flown all the way from Japan to perform live in front of their eager Filipino fans for the second time since last year’s Cool Japan event (for our coverages, click here for Day 1 and click here for Day 2). A press conference for them was held just before their scheduled performance at the Market!Market! Activity Center. Our Photographer and Correspondent Ianah was there for arkadymac.com’s coverage as officialomedia partner for the event.
Beyond the intricate helmets and armor and gaudy outfits, costumers and cosplayers wish to bring their unique talents and skills to bring happiness to the ones who need it the most. More than just a hobby they are passionate about, they have sought to make a difference in society as they banded together with altruistic groups to bring an early Christmas to the children confined at the East Avenue Medical Center in Quezon City.
Tuna, one of South Korea’s most prominent cosplayers, gave fans an afternoon to remember as she featured in her Meet & Greet Madness by cosplay.ph. Cosplaying as Ranko Kanzaki of Idol M@ster Cinderella Girls, she indeed showed us why she is is admired by thousands of people all over the world.
With her spectacular concert still fresh and alive in our minds, we happily share exclusive and official photos from last weekend’s LiSA – Another Great Day in Manila Concert from cosplay.ph. It was an affair to remember as LiSA performed her best hits in front of an eager and enthusiastic Filipino audience. She candidly admitted she was afraid that nobody knew about her in the Philippines, but when LiSA got to see firsthand the almost-full Samsung Hall at SM Aura, she knew she was pleasantly wrong as hundreds of fans and supporters turned up to watch her perform at her first-ever concert in Manila.
She candidly admitted she was afraid that nobody knew about her in the Philippines, but when LiSA got to see firsthand the almost-full Samsung Hall at SM Aura, she knew she was pleasantly wrong as a throng of fans and supporters turned up to watch her perform at her first-ever concert in Manila.
It’s not often that we get to have high-caliber Japanese performers come to the country for a concert, and yet this year we are graced with a tremendous opportunity to get up close and personal with one of the best new artists in recent times. LiSA, one of Japan’s most watched up-and-coming singers, will be coming to the Philippines for the first time, and it’s definitely a rare chance to experience such amazing talent live.
It’s confirmed! LiSA, one of Japan’s most watched up-and-coming singers, will be coming to the Philippines for the first time on June 27 to meet her fans and perform a special acoustic set at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier, Taguig. LiSA is a modern-day pop princess, with her voice, style, and personality captivating both Jpop and anime fans alike, and Filipinos can finally get to see her live for an event that shouldn’t be missed.
Months of careful preparations an an entire week of excitement culminates with the Henshincon 2015 Main Event at Function Room 5 at the SMX, SM Mall of Asia. As JEFusion’s way of reaching out to its readers and to promote and celebrate the Japanese entertainment and pop culture, they promised a unique opportunity for Japanese Culture enthusiasts to connect, interact and share their ideas with fellow enthusiasts. Those promises were fulfilled in good measure as attendees got to enjoy a day filled with attractions, activities and special guests that truly catered to them. arkadymac.com is proud to be an official media partner for this event as we bring you the highlights of Henshincon 2015.
As one of the most anticipated events this year, Henshincon 2015 opened with a classy but roaring launch party at stylish social venue One Esplanade at the Mall of Asia Complex on March 21, Saturday afternoon to evening. Honored guests Red Mask Ryousuke Kaizu and Five Blue Kei Shindachiya were there to share an engaging and fun-filled evening with fans who have been yearning to see their heroes in the flesh. arkadymac.com is an official media partner for Henshincon 2015, and we are of course glad to bring you the highlights of the event.
An entire weekend of tokusatsu fun kicked off to a spectacular start as special guests Red Mask Ryousuke Kaizu and Five Blue Kei Shindachiya met up with the media for a press conference not long after their arrival from Japan. The two iconic sentai actors will be headlining Henshincon 2015, a huge gathering for Filipino tokusatsu fans.