Author Archives: Xtian Mack

Wandering Amidst Miasma: Tower Of Fantasy Celebrates 6th Month Anniversary with Version 2.3 Update

Fans and players of Tower of Fantasy celebrate a milestone as publisher Level Infinite and developer Hotta Studio announced details for the upcoming 2.3 Update, Wandering Amidst Miasma, launching on February 2, 2023. Tower of Fantasy is the hit free-to-play, open-world MMORPG, and with this update, Wanderers can expect a new story, a new map including detailed landforms and creatures, new bosses, and new challenges. 2.3 will also celebrate Tower of Fantasy’s six-month anniversary with tons of events and rewards for players, such as nuclei, dark crystals and more. Tower of Fantasy recently won the Best for Tablets award from Google Play, was nominated for Best Mobile Game at The Game Awards, and is available now for free at the official site, as well as on the App Store, Google Play and Steam.

Cosplay Re:Connect “A Year to Remember”

While our website has covered more than 500 events in ten years, we all appreciate events organized by the community itself. This is why we really admire the feelings behind Cosplay Re:Connect A Year to Remember”, held last January 15, 2023, 1pm-7pm, at Jackman Emporium in Caloocan City. As a cozy and friendly event that invited fans of cosplay, anime, J-music and pop culture to reconnect this new year, this event by YoUnite Production was a welcome change of pace for the community.

Japanese Film Festival 2023 Opens on January 20

The grand return of on-site screenings of award-winning and highly regarded films begins this weekend at the opening night of the Japanese Film Festival. Avid fans of Japanese cinema and culture will finally get to celebrate as The Japan Foundation, Manila brings 10 incredible must-see full-length films from January 20 to February 2022 at various venues in the Philippines.

Anime Fair and Out of the Box Pop Convention at Ayala Malls Manila Bay

Making its mark on the cosplay and hobby community with its successful initial run November last year, Anime Fair was back even bigger than before as part of the Out of the Box Pop Convention last January 13-15, 2023 at Ayala Malls Manila Bay. The event got to open another exciting year for the community, with many attractions, games, contests, and entertainment, including crowd favorites such as Anime Singing Contest and the Cosplay Competition. Thousands of cosplayers and anime enthusiasts once again got to enjoy the fun, lively and festive mood and the amazing locations at Ayala Malls Manila Bay.

Sticky Expo Pop-up

On the heels of their successful event last year, Sticky Expo welcomed 2023 and their fans to a very special pop-up event last January 13-15 at Ayala Malls Manila Bay as part of their Out of the Box Pop Convention along with Anime Fair. This was their follow-up to the biggest sticker event of last year as Sticky Expo once again drew everyone with a discerning eye for pop art or was just plain crazy about stickers. Best of all, admission was free.

Manila Hobbies & Collectibles Convention 2023

Celebrating its live, on-site return for its sixth sensational year, Manila Hobbies and Collectibles Convention once again welcomed the hobby, geek and collector community at Megatrade Hall 3 of SM Megamall last January 14-15, 2023.  With over 60 booths by toy sellers, retailers and exhibitors, the event once again got to showcase the best in collectibles, toys and comics from here and beyond, with fun attractions and side events adding to the fun and festive atmosphere of this two-day affair.