Cosplay Mania 2017: Cosplayer guests announced

Cosplay.ph has announced last Sunday, March 26 during Cosplay Carnival 2017 the cosplayer guests for the upcoming Cosplay Mania 2017. Guests include Angie from Malaysia, Siutao from Hong Kong, Knitemaya from Australia, Hikarin from Canada and the cosplay duo Kong and Eki from South Korea. Guests for the JAM concert will be announced soon. Now…

“Voltes V” returns to GMA 7 with new voice cast

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, GMA 7 has announced during channel’s noontime show “Sunday Pinasaya” that classic anime Voltes V is set to return starting next week. The announcement also includes the new voice actors and actresses for the series. The cast are as follows:  Derrick Monasterio as Steve Armstrong, Jak Roberto as Mark Gordon, Hiro Peralta as…

Ozine Fest 2017: Live performance ticket price revealed

Ozine Fest 2017 organizer Otakuzine Anime Magazine has announced the ticket price for the Manila live-performance of Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi. Ticket price is worth Php350 and it sill be sold onsite on April 7-8, 2017 outside Megatrade Hall 2. The live-performance will happen on April 8 at SM Megamall, Megatrade Hall. Takayuki Miyauchi is one of the well-known…

C3 and AFA join forces, events dates revealed

  (PRESS RELEASE) SOZO, organizer of Anime Festival Asia events and Sotsu Co., Ltd, organizer of C3 events, have joined together to create “C3 AFA”. This new event aims to become the regional Cool Japan Event of Asia by developing an B2C event representing various Japanese content such as anime, characters, comics, game, music, novel…

“Koe No Katachi” anime film gets Philippine release

Local film distributor Pioneer Film announced last Friday that anime film “Koe No Katachi” (A Silent Voice) will be shown in the Philippines. The film’s play date has not yet been announced. The film is based on Yoshitoki Oima’s manga of the same name. Anime News Network describes the film’s story: A deaf elementary school girl, Shoko Nishimiya, upon…

“Death Note: Light Up The New World” in Philippine cinemas on March 15

The new Death Note live-action movie “Light Up The New World” is set to premiere in Philippine cinemas next month. The film will be released on March 15, 2017 by Pioneer Films . The story takes places after ten years after the last battle between L and Light. Shinigami sends death notes to the ground and the human world once again falls into chaos….

Legendary singers Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi coming to Ozine Fest 2017

Otakuzine Anime Magazine has revealed that this year’s Ozine Fest will feature legendary singers Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi. The announcement was made by the host during Otaku Expo 2017 last February 5, 2017. The two singer will be performing live on April 8 at Megatrade Hall in SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Takayuki Miyauchi is…

‘Sword Art Online’ The Movie Philippine Premiere detailed

Aside from the premiere date, more details have been released on the Philippine premiere of one of the much awaited anime film adaptation this year, ‘Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale.’ According to SM Cinema, the anime film’s one-time screening  is set on February 18 (Saturday), 5PM at SM Cinema Megamall Cinema 2. There will…

Upcoming Anime, Cosplay and Gaming events this 2017

Here is the list of anime, comics, cosplay, J-culture and gaming events this 2017 in the Philippines. Updated as of 03/09/2017  JANUARY JAN 14-15 2nd Manila Hobbies and Collectibles Convention (SM Megamall Megatrade) JAN 14 TsuNAMICon 2017 (PNU) JAN 26 First Manila Shimbun Cine Club Film Showing (TIU Theater) JAN 28 Moonlight Masquerade PH (Loving Rainbow…

HERO TV announces Nobunagan, Love Live Movie and Beautiful Bones for January 2017 line-up

HERO TV has announced on their official Facebook page its anime line-up for January 2017. On anime channel’s “Very Trendy January” line-up includes Nobunagan, Love Live: The School Idol Movie and Beautiful Bones: Sakurako’s Investigation. Nobunagun premieres on January 20 while Beautiful Bones: Sakurako’s Investigation starts on January 27. Love Live: The School Idol Movie airs this…

Chinese cosplayer “HaoGe” coming to Manila this March

Cosplay.ph has revealed that Chinese “crossplayer” Alice HaoGe (or simply Haoge) will be a guest for Cosplay Carnival event this March 25-26, 2017. The announcement was made by Cosplay.ph Director Jewel Wong during their year-end event Cosplay Matsuri held last December. Haoge is best known for his good crossplays of Minami Kotori from Love Live!, Kasugano Sora from Yosuga no Sora and…

New TV5 AniMEGA to start next week

TV5  has announced last Friday on their official Facebook page that channel’s anime block, AniMEGA will return starting next week.. The new TV5 AniMEGA is set to start on January 9 and it will feature anime titles: Myriad Color Phantom World, Kantai Collection and Attack on Titan: Junior High School. Here is the schedule: TV5 AniMEGA block…

“Gabriel Dropout,” “BanG Dream” to air on ANIMAX same day as Japan

ANIMAX Asia has announced on their official website that anime television network will air Gabriel Dropout and Bang Dream this January same day as Japan. Gabriel Dropout premieres on January 9th, airing every Monday at 11PM. SYNOPSIS An angel at the top of an angel school has descended to the human world! However, she has been acclimating herself to…

“ACCA: 13″,”Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid” and “Trickster” to air on ANIPLUS right after Japan

ANIPLUS Asia has announced on their official Facebook page that Southeast Asian anime channel will air ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. and Trickster one hour after its broadcast in Japan. ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. will premiere on January 10th, airing every Tuesday at 11PM SYNOPSIS The kingdom of Dowa, which is subdivided into 13 states, is celebrating its monarch’s 99th birthday. These…

“Re:Zero” and “Handa-kun” to air on ANIMAX this January 2017

ANIMAX Asia has announced last Monday on their official Facebook page that they will be airing Re:Zero ~Starting Life in Another World~ and Handa-kun next month. Re:Zero ~Starting Life in Another World~ will air every Thursday and Friday starting on January 13 at 10PM (9PM JKT/BKK). SYNOPSIS from AnimeNewsNetwork Subaru Natsuki is an ordinary high school student who is lost in…