Anime cable channel ANIMAX, in cooperation with Department of Tourism and Robinsons Place Manila, will be holding its grandest anime event here in the Philippines, ANIMAX Carnival 2012.

It will be held this coming December 9, Sunday at Robinsons Place Manila, Midtown Atrium in Ermita, Manila.

The event will feature various activities like Ani-chan games, Photo booths, Carnival Games and Dubbing Booths.

The event will be also holding the ANIMAX Carnival Cosplay Competition.

Registration for the cosplay competition is now open online until NOVEMBER 16. Five finalist from each of the 3 categories (Anime/Manga, Games/Film & Original Design) will be walking on the stage on December 9 and have the chance to win cash prize of PHP 15,000.

Full mechanics here.

The Finals of the awaited ANIMAX Ani-mate Search will be held also at the ANIMAX Carnival Philippines 2012 .The 7 finalist , (from left) Een Mercado, Rae Redecio, Rhianna Floresca, Kat Langomez, Mayumi Gomez, Ira Orduña , and Maronne Cruz, will be  showing off their beauty, costume and personality on stage with the winner will receive cash prize of PHP25,000 and be the next “Alodia” of ANIMAX.

The event is free admission. For information and further details on the different activities in the event, you can go to the official event website or Animax Philippines official Facebook