Japanese Pop Culture

Cyberzone Geek Con 2023 at SM City Davao

The Filipino’s love and joy of cosplay and all things geek truly goes nationwide with one of the biggest series of celebrations of geek culture in the country. Cyberzone Geek Con 2023 fascinated and impressed fans and the curious alike last August 26, 2023 at SM City Davao as part of SM Cyberzone’s Cybermonth. Presenting an exciting battle of cosplay skills called Cosplay Contenders as its highlight, cosplayers, enthusiasts and mall patrons got to experience a thrilling display of cosplay and the many different fandoms.

Upcoming Event: Cosplay Mania 2023 to take Fans into the Chronosphere

Blasting off to its 15th cosmic year, the biggest cosplay and J-culture event in the Philippines returns this year with a bang. Cosplay Mania 2023 will be coming live from Halls 2-3 and Function Room 4 of SMX Convention Center Manila. With “Into the Chronosphere” as its theme, this year’s CosMania will be having a multiverse of attractions as well as prominent international guests to delight fans from all over the world.

Authors You Shouldn’t Miss at MIBF 2023

The Manila International Book Fair is just around the corner! If you’re a bibliophile making up your book list, add in these signings you shouldn’t miss – after all, the MIBF is not just the biggest showcase of printed literature in the country; it’s also the best place to meet and greet authors, illustrators and comics creators, and get your books signed and dedicated.

Slated on Sept. 14-17 at the SMX Convention Center, the MIBF has lined up some star-studded author events that you should definitely pencil in your book fair calendar. The Indie Village, MIBF’s one stop shop for Philippine independent publishers, also showcases events in their pavilion at the fair.

Upcoming Event: Manila International Book Fair 2023

Still the Ultimate Book Experience

For 40 years now, the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) has earned the reputation of being the ultimate book haven in the country. A one-stop shop for book and educational needs, MIBF is simply known as the Bookfair, calendared year after year for all the books Filipino want to read and own.

The Best in “Revenge Travel” Books at MIBF 2023

The most amazing travel books and guides will be showcased at the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), the country’s biggest and longest running book fair, on Sept. 14-15, SMX Convention Center Manila, Pasay City. From old Manila destinations, hallyu-chasing in Seoul, to the urban jungle of Tokyo and other ultimate bucket list destinations, check out these page-turners that will surely transport you across the globe and help you plan your next adventure in revenge travel.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Brings the World of Teyvat to SMX Aura

ROG Phone 7 Powers the Genshin Impact Tournament

ASUS Republic of Gamers Philippines has announced their upcoming Genshin Impact Tournament – the ROG Phone 7 Philippines Championship 2023, to create and bring the next generation experience to the Filipino Community, determined to foster connection, technology, and youth. Create a space for the student population around the nation to meet friends and develop their future professions in the esports, entertainment, and technology industries by using Genshin Impact, regarded as the most well-known RPG game in the Philippines.