Announcements

Upcoming Event: Japan Fiesta 2023

Getting to know more about the majestic sights, culinary wonders, and delightful pop culture of the Land of the Rising Sun has never been so much fun with the much-awaited live, on-site return of Japan Fiesta, happening this February 18 and 19, 2023 at the Glorietta Activity Center and Palm Drive Activity Center.

Upcoming Event: Otaku Expo Anime & Manga Drawing Special

Appealing to the thousands of fans of cosplay, anime and art, Otaku Expo makes its spectacular return as one of the first major community events of the year. Otaku Expo Anime & Manga Drawing Special will be happening this January 28-29, 2023 at SMX Convention Center Manila Function Rooms 1-2. With lots of exciting activities and art-related attractions plus special guest cosplayer Miu from Vietnam, this year’s Otaku Expo promises to be another exciting event for our many fandoms. Tickets are only 250 pesos and will be available at the venue.

POPTV Bento Anime Festival

A fresh new anime streaming channel, POPTV Bento, geared to excite and satisfy the Filipino taste, gave a casual screening of simulcast episodes of their latest highly anticipated anime titles to the local anime content media last January 22 at their headquarters. arkadymac.com was thrilled to be invited to the event, and our Correspondent Nina got to experience what POPTV Bento is all about.

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.

Upcoming Event: Japanese Film Festival 2023

Avid fans of Japanese cinema and culture will finally get to celebrate the on-site screenings of award-winning and highly regarded films as The Japan Foundation, Manila brings back the Japanese Film Festival this 2023. It will get to feature 10 incredible must-see full-length films on January 20 to February 2022 at various venues in the Philippines.

Upcoming Event: Cosplay Up! 2023

After a very successful inaugural event celebrated June of last year, Cosplay Up! will once again be connecting fans with their idols on March 11 and 12, 2023, at the Malabon Grand Hotel Events Place from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. With guest cosplayers from Hong Kong, Aki and Olivie, already been announced, and with more guests hinted to be joining in the festivities, this year’s Cosplay Up! is sure to be another exciting installment for a truly engaging and memorable event.