PHILIPPINES, MAY 2015 – Animax, Asia’s first channel specializing in Japanese animation, will be bringing its annual flagship event back to the Philippines! Viewers and fans will be treated to two days of fun-filled anime-themed activities at Animax Carnival Philippines 2015, to be held at Hall 4 SMX Convention Center, Pasay City on 30 and 31 May 2015, 11am to 8pm.
Animax is home to some of the biggest anime titles in the world that enjoy great following across the region. In addition, the channel created TV history in April 2009 by becoming the world’s first regional broadcaster to air an anime series at the same time as Japan and followed that with six other simulcast anime series. Currently reaching 40 million viewers in 46 million homes across 17 markets in Asia, Animax aims to offer anime programming for everyone.
Anime lovers can look forward to a bigger event this year with more exciting activities such as special performances by renowned cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao, the Animax Cosplay Competition, exciting activities and sale of exclusive anime merchandise, and special guest performances from Japan. Admission to the carnival comes at the affordable price of Php200.00 each.
Cosplay Icon, model and celebrity, Alodia Gosiengfiao will be performing onstage bringing some of her best costumes and pegs. Her passion for anime, video games and other creative media has led her to contribute to the rise of Cosplaying activities in Philippines so better watch out for her.
Animax Cosplay Competition
Animax Carnival Philippines 2015 will see the return of the acclaimed Animax Cosplay Competition for cosplay lovers! Cosplayers can once again showcase their costume-making talents and emulation of their favorite anime characters with a range of realistic costumes and gravity-defying anime hairstyles to thrill visitors. This year, the competition will feature two categories, a solo category on 30 May, and a group (no more than 5) category on 31 May, both happening at 2pm to 5pm.
Participants of both categories will stand a chance to win cash and exciting prizes and goodie bags, with attractive prizes worth over Php10, 000!
Exciting activities and anime merchandise
Fans will get to be submerged into the world of anime and the Japanese culture through this year’s carnival.
Attendees will be able to play traditional Japanese games and preview all of the anime posters and character artworks that have been featured on Animax. They can experience iconic Japan by learning how to write their names in Japanese and folding Origami for display. There will also be purchasable Japanese fashion pieces and Japanese food from a variety of designer booths and food stalls. Furthermore, fans will also be able to immerse themselves in products and gaming activities sponsored by Sony.
Event goers will also get to have a chance to win various merchandise and premiums from Animax such as drawstring bags, sticky notes, folders, fans and much more.
Special guests and appearances
Animax Carnival Philippines 2015 will also be celebrating Japanese culture with the performances of special guests.
We have performers from Japan namely “Triqstar” , who is known for mixing traditional Japanese Kabuki elements with new-age dance and Tambourine Master “Gonzo” will also be featured in the event. A Jpop dance routine will also be staged by the group, Junior New System.
For more details on the carnival and the cosplay competition, visit the official Animax Carnival Philippines Website (www.animax-asia.com/acph2015); Like Animax Asia on Facebook: (www.facebook.com/animaxasiatv); Follow Animax Asia on Twitter (@animaxasiatv). Fans can also join in the conversation through the official hashtag #ACPH.
Animax Carnival Philipines 2015 is jointly organized by Animax Asia in partnership Royal Tru Orange and Brothers. Animax is available in the Philippines on Skycable Channel 46 and Cignal Channel 34.
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