AsiaPOP Comicon announces Hayley Atwell as first Hollywood headliner

The official website for the AsiaPOP Comicon  has revealed its first Hollywood headliner for this year’s Manila event. British American actress Hayley Atwell is set to come to Asia Pop Comicon Manila 2016 slated this August 26 to 28 at SMX Convention Center Manila. Atwell is known for her portrayal as Peggy Carter in the first two…

AsiaPOP Comicon Manila is Back!

AsiaPOP Comicon Manila is Back with Wider Unique Content, First Announcement of Hollywood Headliner to Start Next Week Get ready for another round of pop culture epicness as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila is back—bigger and better, geekier than ever! Impressed by the sheer amount of fan response and to the country’s infectious enthusiasm for pop culture, Universal…

TOYCON 2016 Gets Bigger on its 15th Year

  Dubbed as Asia’s longest running convention for collectibles, toys, anime, comics, cosplay, gaming and anything related to hobbies and collections, the Philippines Toys, Hobbles and Collectibles Convention (Toycon) will be celebrating their 15th year in a new venue, SMX Convention Center in Pasay. Aside from the moving to bigger venue, TOYCON also promises a…

Interview with FLOW at Ozine Fest 2016

For the first time, Japanese rock band FLOW visited Manila last April 16 for their live performance and fan meet & greet at Ozine Fest 2016. Some members of the online media were given an opportunity to interview them. Check them out after the jump: How do you find your Filipino fans so far? They haven’t met them yet. In…

Cosplay Mania 2016: First wave of Guest Reveals!

Cosplay Mania is the Philippine’s premiere event for cosplay and cosplaying enthusiasts — with more than 25,000 attendees for last year’s two-day event. This year, Cosplay Mania celebrates over fifteen years of Philippine cosplaysince the hobby’s humble local beginnings in 2000. The First Wave of Cosplay Mania 2016 guests are here! LIKE, SHARE and TAG your…

O-kun Fiesta 2

After the success of their first ever event held last year with thousands of Japanese enthusiasts gathered and magazine supporters and readers, Otaku Asia Anime Magazine brings O-kun Fiesta 2, with the Japanese lantern festival as its theme.This year they  have even more tutorials, panel discussions, magazine signings and contests that will be happening in the…

Anisong World Matsuri makes American Debut at Anime Expo 2016

  Anisong World Matsuri makes American Debut at Anime Expo 2016 World-class Japanese music series unveils summer lineup for Anime Expo’s 25th Event Santa Ana, CA – (May 19, 2016) Anime Expo, produced by The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), will present the U.S.’s first Anisong World Matsuri event on July 2…

ONE OK ROCK performing tonight in Manila

Make some noise as Taka Moriuchi, Toru Yamashita, Ryota Kohama, and Tomoya Kanki widely known as ONE OK ROCK will be rocking Manila in their first ever concert tonight at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. The four member Japanese rock band has announced last year that they will be performing live in Hong Kong,…

“Boku dake ga Inai Machi” live-action movie trailer streamed

The official website for the upcoming Boku Dake ga Inai Machi  live-action film has streamed the full movie trailer featuring the its theme song “Hear ~Shinjiaeta Akashi~” (The Proof to Have Believed Each Other” by Chise Kanna. The movie is directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa and will be released in Japan on March 19. Its anime adaptation is currently airing this season. Source

First Fil-Jap drama Halo Halo House premieres in PH

Nippon Television Network Corporation is set to broadcast first Filipino-Japanese drama series “Halo Halo House” starting January 16, 2016, every Saturday and Sunday at 5PM on Philippines’ government television network People’s Television Network, Inc. The cast is lead by Filipino model Paul Alvin Magsalin portraying as Jose who can’t seem to forget a certain Japanese girl whom…

Tokusatsu event TokuSpirits reveals venue and guests

The official Facebook page of TokuSpirits has announced its special guests and venue for its tokusatsu event. It will be held at The Partyland Restaurant located at Km 69 McArthur Highway, Dolores, City of San Fernando, Pampanga. The confirmed guests of the event are Ryousuke Kaizu (Red Mask from Hikari Sentai Maskman), Kei Shindachiya (Five Blue…

FIRST LOOK: Outer Guardians revealed in new visual for Sailor Moon Crystal

The latest issue of Animedia magazine has revealed a new key visual for the upcoming third season of Sailor Moon Crystal. It features all the Sailor Guardians, including Sailor Uranus, Sailor Neptune and Sailor Saturn in a group shot though in black and white. It was earlier announced that the new season of Sailor Moon will have…

Sailor Moon Crystal S3 gets new director, character designer

The third season of Sailor Moon Crystal anime is getting a new director and character designer as it premieres this coming Spring according to the official website. Golden Time director Chiaki Kon will replace Munehisa Sakai in directing the anime while Precure character designer Akira Takahashi will replace Yukie Sako (Code Geass). The third season of the series will…