After the success of PUP Otaku Xperience early this year, Otaku U Rule, withThe PUP College of Communication and the Communication Society (COMMSOC) will again be having anime convention entitled AKIBACON on December 10, 2011 at the Bulwagang Balagtas, Ninoy Aquino Learning Resources Center.
AkibaCon is a benefit anime convention and the proceeds of the event will be for the upgrading of the facilities of the classrooms of the College of the Communications and the Child Haus Foundation.
This 1-day event will feature two major activities. Animarketing, the first part of the event which is held in the morning, is a marketing seminar designed to study the current market of the Philippine Anime Scene.
The other part is the anime convention that will start at 12 noon. Some of the event highlights at the convention includes Cosplay Catwalk, Jrock Band Performance, Anime Trade Fair, Touhou Tournament, JFashion Show by the PUP Runway, Voice Dubbing Contest, Anime Fun Games and Cosplay Photography.
And of course, there will be the usual individual and group cosplay competition which will be held at around 3PM. Winners of the cosplay competition will receive cash prizes. Group cosplay competition rules and mechanics here. Individual cosplay rules and mechanics here.
Otaku U Rule is a otaku-oriented youth development program composed of Polytechnic University of the Philippines students.