Now on its 8th year, one of this year’s biggest and most anticipated anime convention is here once again, the Ozine Fest 2012.

Organized by the editorial staff Otakuzine Anime Magazine, this year’s Ozine Fest will be held on April 13-15, 2012 at Megatrade Hall 1 & 2, 5th Flr Building B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.

Event will feature various activities like the Battle of the Bands, Ozine Maid Cafe, Ozine Host Club, Individual and Group Art Competitions, Gaming Tournaments, Auctions of Toys and even posters, Photo Contest, Gundam Building and Detailing Contest and various Eating Contest.

Also this year, Ozine Fest will be having its first School Festival-inspired area called Gakuensai wherein differents booths will be decorated similar to a typical Japanese school festival. A re-designed Matsuri area dedicated for playing games, eating food or any activities that a Japanese matsuri enthusiasts would enjoy is also in place.

Some of your favorite JRock/JPop cover bands like Asian Chicken Fest, Do’ahou, Haponesang Dilat, Himitsu Heiki, Moonspeak, PPF All-Star, Stigma of Disgrace, and Trance are also going to perform on stage.

Are you prepared to sing to your heart’s content? This year’s  karaoke contest comes with an added twist. If you win the contest three days in a row for a particular category, you will win Php 1,000 worth of cash.

Let us not forget the highlight of this year’s event, the individual and group cosplay competition. Here are the rules and guideline for the both competitions.

[Individual] [Group] Cosplay Competion Rules and Guidelines

Ticket price is only at Php100.00 per day that includes souvenir program of the event and other freebies courtesy of Otakuzine Anime Magazine

Ozine Fest 2012 is brought to you by Yakult and,with this year’s media partner, ANIMAX.

Ozine Fest 2012 Promotional Video

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