Nomination for Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2020 is officially open

Nomination for Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2020 is officially open

Nomination for Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2020 is officially open from February 13, 2020, until March 16, 2020.  You have the chance to nominate your choice in this year’s award.  Awarding of trophy and certificates will be during Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2020: Godai at Trade Hall, Robinsons Novaliches on May 22, 2020 (Friday).

OCA 2020 Categories

Some of the previous categories had been removed in order to streamline the awards and focus on key awards.  Since the award also entails cost we limit the awards to nine (9) specific categories which we think is essential to the community.  This year we also remove some awards whose attendance we did not see during previous awards.

Categories this year are as follows:

    1. Otaku Choice: Anime
    2. Otaku Choice: Male Anime Character
    3. Otaku Choice: Female Anime Character
    4. Otaku Choice: JPOP Artist (Singer or Band)
    5. Otaku Choice: Voice Actor
    6. Otaku Choice: Voice Actress
    7. Otaku Choice: Movie or Live Adaptation
    8. Otaku Choice: Online Game
    9. Otaku Choice: Mobile Game
    1. Otaku Choice: Cosplayer
    2. Otaku Choice: Cosplay (New)
    3. Otaku Choice: Event
    4. Otaku Choice: Cosplay Costume Maker
    5. Otaku Choice: Photographer
    6. Otaku Choice: Streamer/Vlogger (New)
    7. Otaku Choice: Media
    8. Otaku Choice: Japanese Cover Singer
    9. Otaku Choice: Organization and Group

OCA 2020 Nomination

To nominate in the categories above all you have to do is fill out the form below and submit it to us.  Total nominations will be counted and the top 5 for the General Awards and Top 10 for the Specific Awards will proceed to the Voting Stage.

Voting Stage will be from April 1-30, 2020. For FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS about the OCA click here.


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Cosplay Championship League 2019 at SM City Valenzuela and SM Sangandaan

Cosplay Championship League 2019 at SM City Valenzuela and SM Sangandaan

As part of SM Supermalls Cyber Month, Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) and Red Cloud Interactive is partnering with SM City Valenzuela and SM Sangadaan for Cosplay Championship League 2019.  It will be another round of exciting cosplay from newbies up to the veteran cosplayers who compete in different categories. Continue reading →

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Collecticon 2019 this September

Collecticon 2019 this September

Collecticon 2019 is happening this September 14-15, 2019 at SM Megatrade Hall 3. It will be the celebration of the 11th year of Hobby at Worx. Join one of the longerst running pop culture convention in the Philippines which focuses on collectors and toy enthusiasts. This year there will be over 50 booths of toy sellers and retailers in the Metro and series of activities that will surely be enjoyed by hobbyists and collectors.

What to expect at Collecticon 2019?

Collectors Display and Exhibit of Life Size Statues.  Collecticon as its name suggest focuses on bring you collections.  Experience and see for yourself what this year’s exhibitors has to offer.

Toy Auctions.  Bid for toys for as low as 1 Peso in one of the first-ever event auction in the history of pop culture events.

Gundam Caravan.  Want a free original Gundam?  If your answer is yes then buy a ticket and build your own Gunpla for free!  Yes indeed, for free!

Triple Chain Game Launching.  One of the main highlights of Collecticon 2019 is the launching of Cubizone’s newest game, Triple Chain.  There will be lots of freebies up for grabs plus a cosplay competition as well.

Artist Alley.  Commission art works or buy existing arts from both indie and established artists.

KPop Competition.  KPop Statis is hosting another KPop event within Collecticon 2019 which include cosplay, singing, dance and giveaways as well.

Performers and Guests.  Watch for awesome guests and performers including the famed and sexy Japh Dolls.

TRIPLECHAIN: Strategy and Puzzle RPG

Triple Chain: Strategy and Puzzle RPG redefines the Strategy and Puzzle RPG genre through its challenging and addictive game play. With a fusion of strategy-puzzle along with RPG elements, the game can be enjoyed by gamers of all ages!


With your team of Heroes, complete quests and story modes. Conquer stages of puzzles by using your heroes’ skills to create chains and defeat enemies. The Heroes in Triple Chain have 6 types of classes with unique skills to enhance. Collect heroes and evolve them to surpass difficult maps.
Triple Chain offers a unique 2D world class action-packed gaming experience.

  • Story Modes and Challenging Maps – Conquer quests and map challenges with your team of heroes.
  • Strategic Gameplay – Create a strategic chain of explosive combos and high-damage attacks.
  • 6 Unique Hero Classes – Warrior, Mage, Healer, Tanker, Specialist, and Dancer. Each class has their own specialization on the battlefield.
  • Wide Hero Selection – Choose more than 25 heroes to join your team.
  • Real-time PvP – Climb your way on the top rank and challenge your friends!

For more details kindly follow us at our Facebook page (Official _ Hobbiworx)


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Anime Explosion Returns this April

Anime Explosion Returns this April

Anime Explosion Reborn returns on April 27 at Ever Manila Plaza in C.M. Recto, Manila.  Like the previous event, it will focus on old school anime and well, some Tokusatsus too if they fall to those that belong in the 90s below era.

2016Anime Explosion Reborn on March 12, 2016.

2017Anime Explosion R2 on March 11, 2017

2019 Anime Explosion R3 will feature both a cosplay competition and a singing contest.  Come and join the event and experience the nostalgia all over again.  Click GOING at the Facebook event page and have fun with us.  This is a FREE EVENT.


Category and Prizes

Here are the category and prizes for Anime Explosion R3:

  • AniOKE 1st Winner – Php1,000 Ever Gift Certificate
  • AniOKE 2nd Winner – Php1,000 Ever Gift Certificate
  • Cosplay Open Category – Php2,000 Ever Gift Certificate
  • Cosplay Best Male – Php2,000 Ever Gift Certificate
  • Cosplay Best Female – Php2,000 Ever Gift Certificate
  • Cosplay Best Mecha – Php2,000 Ever Gift Certificate

Anime Explosion R3 Registration

For those who want to REGISTER for the COMPETITION fill out the form below.


List of Participants

Anioke Cosplay Competition
  1. Kevin John B. Espiritu
  2. Melody dela Rosa
  3. Ernest Joseph Villamil
  4. Jossa G. Manalili
  5. Renzo Alferez
  6. Kaoru Reyes
  7. Auxen Laurora
  8. Jhoenel Marquez
  9. Jayson Tabuzo
  10. Jeremy V. Longakit
  1. Angelica Lamadora
  2. Renzo Alferez
  3. Auxen Laurora
  4. Charie Bagotsay
  5. Antoinette Rampas
  6. Ma. Christina Dosado
  7. Jayson Tabuzo
  8. Jeremy V. Longakit
  9. Phatrick Morales
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Let Us Help Lux Arcadia

Lux Arcadia, the founder of Anime Cosplay Colors needs your help.  ACC is one of the most active partners of Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) and we would like to make this call as a way of showing support for him.  Right now Lux (real name Jabe Villas) needs a portable oxygen tank which can ease his current condition.

Lux is suffering from TV relapse which has already caused a permanent malfunction of one of his lungs.  Medicines for TB are free but the cost of oxygen refills every day is what’s taking the toll on him.  He needs our financial assistance.  He needs this so that he can recover fast and save the remaining lung that he has and the affected air passage will also heal.

 Here is the current status of Lux Arcadia as seen via his Facebook account.

What Can You Do to Help Lux aka Jabe Villas?

Jabe is suffering from Pulmonary Tuberculosis with Bronchitis and Pneumonia and needs Oxygen Tank and Financial assistance for his medication. On a daily basis, he needs 1,500.00 pesos for his medicines.

For anyone who would like to help, you can reach him on his mobile 09950322325 and on his home address at #342 Purok 4 Tanyag, Taguig City. You can also private message him at his Facebook account – Jabe Real Villas.  He accepts medicines as donations. Thank you very much May God bless you indeed.

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Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2019 Voting

Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2019 Voting

Welcome to the official voting site for Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2019.  Please read the following notes before proceeding to vote:

  • You need to have a valid e-mail address to vote.
  • One person, one vote only.
  • Please vote on all of the categories.
  • Voting will be from March 15 – April 14, 2019 only.
  • Awarding will be happening on May 17, 2019 at POF 2019: Asobu
  • Please share this page so that more people can vote.
  • The form responsiveness depends on your screen. This may cause to have another scroll-bar inside the form. We recommend viewing this on the Desktop/Laptop platform.


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POF 2019 Art Attack

📅 DATE: May 17-19, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)
🏬 VENUE: Robinsons Novaliches, Quezon City
🎫 TICKET PRICE: Php100.00 per day

Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu is planning to have 3 art related competition for this year under ART ATTACK.  The drawing competitions are for everyone interested in showcasing their talents through traditional and/or digital artwork. This competition aims to discover talents in design and the arts.

Ready to show off your art to the world?  We are inviting all artists to participate and join.

POF 2019 Art Attack Categories


This is an online competition open until April 30, 2019. Help us create a captivating logo and team for Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2020.  What do you think should be the theme?  What should the logo look like?  Share it to us by means of your design.


May 18, 2019 – Saturday.  We challenge you to create a 4-page comic with the title and short story.  The comics can be a fan fiction of an anime or you can create your own story and impress us.


May 19, 2019 – Sunday. We are inviting all amateur artists to join our TRADITIONAL ON-THE-SPOT ART CONTEST on May 19 . Click here to see the mechanics and guidelines.

The contest is sponsored by ATI American Technologies Inc. and Huion Philippines.

Fill out the form below to officially register for Art Attack 2019.


You can register onsite on the following dates:

  • On-the-Spot Comics Making register on-site on May 18-Saturday
  • Traditional Art Competition register on-site on May 19-Sunday
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POF Game Challenges

POF Game Challenges

📅 DATE: May 17-19, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)
🏬 VENUE: Robinsons Novaliches, Quezon City
🎫 TICKET PRICE: Php100.00 per day

Engaging the audience and the attendees are our top priority for Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) especially this year since the theme is “Asobu” which means “Let’s Play” in Japanese.  Get a ticket for the event, be close to the stage, sit tight and be ready to join our exciting POF Game Challenges.

Important: There will be no registration/reservation for this games, We will get contestants from the available audience at that time slot. Games schedules will be posted, click here


POF Game Challenges
for the Audience

POF 2018 Animazing Race

Follow the anime characters and clues through our various event exhibitors, booths and personalities.  The person with the most number of accomplished tasks per day will get a surprise prize from the organizers.

Are you ready to sing a song once you are called?  This competition will select random members of the audience to sing a song selected from a pre-determined list.  All you have to do is sing and follow the lyrics.  Our judges will determine the ultimate winner.

Patterned from the game, “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” the contestant needs to answer a series of questions and reach the main question at the end.  He will be given 3 lifelines by the host of the contest: Call your Homie, 50/50 and Let the Audience Shout.


You might know the lyrics of the song but would you still recognize the song if you will ask to guess that song by just giving its tune?

POF Game Challenges
for Teams & Otaku Groups


Competing teams will battle it out for the ultimate knowledge in Anime.  This game is divided into categories with varying level of difficulty and points.  The more difficult the question the higher the points.  Team with the highest number of points at the end of the game wins.


Are you ready to win the ultimate cash prize by selecting the right number from our 15 COSPLAYERS or will you agree to the deal by our mysterious Otaku Banker?


You are competing with other Otakus to have the most number of the correct answer in a battle of knowledge in music.  At the end of the game, be the one with the highest score and you win the game.

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Karaoke Battle Royale

📅 DATE: May 17-19, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)
🏬 VENUE: Robinsons Novaliches, Quezon City
🎫 TICKET PRICE: Php100.00 per day
 We have done a lot of singing competition already for various events and we are running out of ideas actually.  This time for Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu, we are borrowing some ideas from the prolific leader of Team OKE Gakuen – Kap Messi Chan Spears. We are introducing KARAOKE BATTLE ROYALE (Greatest Anime Singing Contest as per Messi)

Battle Royale Details

Karaoke Battle Royale will be composed of a maximum of 30 contestants.  There is no audition and all you have to do is register online and confirm at the event venue on Mary 19, 2019 (Sunday).  Those who register and will not show on the event will be perpetually banned in future competitions.

There will only be 1 winner in this exciting competition.


Registered Contestants:

We have a limit of 30 contestants and so far we have 31 registered contestants as of April 11, 2019. The registration is now officially closed.

  1. Heidi Icamen
  2. Renzo Alferez
  3. Melody dela Rosa
  4. Yurina Toyoda
  5. Arvec Palmiery
  6. Kaye Ropal
  7. Jossa G. Manalili
  8. Genevieve Klaire Paredes
  9. Sandra sale
  10. Carl Joseph Lanada
  11. ernest joseph villamil
  12. Adrian Uson
  13. Lea Krishna Valdehueza
  14. Sunshine Melchor
  15. Lorie Anne Laudit
  16. Andrea Liao
  17. Bien Gado Austria
  18. Vaune Roulema
  19. Patricia Louise Yambao
  20. Sky Claudio
  21. Jon Jeric Padrones
  22. Reynald Anthony R. Sengco
  23. Julius Matthews Gutierrez
  24. Emil Belgica
  25. Kaoru Reyes
  26. Mary Antonette Lopez Vargas
  27. Mikka Mizumura
  28. Ronald Jhon Aki Reyes
  29. Jenny-Ann Santos
  30. Jayson Tabuzo
  31. Jeremy V. Longakit

Mechanics and Rules:

  1. Upon confirmation at the event venue, all participants will draw a number from 1-30 which will be their order of performance.
  2. Entry #1 must outscore all 29 contestants or have the four highest score after the contest in order to make it to the Finals
  3. The spot of registered contestants cannot be taken away by other nonregistered contestants.
  4. They can only perform ONCE onstage, except if technical issues would occur)

Karaoke Battle Royale Song of Choice

  1. Songs can be performed are Jpop only, until after first chorus (or 90 seconds, TV size).
  2. Japanese translated songs are allowed to be performed.
  3. A contestant will pick 5 songs, and their first song choice will be performed. If their song is already taken, they will perform the next song as long as it not yet taken.
  4. Song choices of contestants will not be revealed prior to the competition.
  5. Once the song of choice had been submitted upon registration it can no longer be changed.

Judging of the Competition

  1. Contestant’s score will be displayed after their performance, and it will be ranked starting from the highest score.
  2. There will be a selected panel of judges (8-10 judges) that will score their performance from 0-10. All of their score given will be combined, and this will be the contestant’s score throughout the contest.
  3. The contest will commence until all 30 contestants have performed. (There will be a break every after 10 contestants).
  4. In case of a tie in 4th place, they will perform a pre-determined song. Judges and the audience will pick the winner.
  5. Top 4 contestants will face off in the final round, where they will sing a full Jpop song later that night. Scores will be based on 100% criteria.
  6. The winner of the Final Face-off will win the competition and get a CHICKEN DINNER.
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POF 2019 Battle of the Bands Competition

📅 DATE: May 17-19, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)
🏬 VENUE: Robinsons Novaliches, Quezon City
🎫 TICKET PRICE: Php100.00 per day
If you think your band has what it takes to be best, find out. Join this year POF Battle of the Bands Competition.

If your band is interested in competing, registration below now. Spots are limited. Interested bands must submit their completed entry form until by April 01, 2019.

Showcase your band unique style, Songs will be as follows:
(1) JPop or JRock song selected by the band
(2) Pinoy rock or Original Pilipino Music (OPM).


Registered Contestants:

We have a limit of 10 contestants and so far we have met the 10 registered contestants early, March 15, 2019.

  1. Silent Ki-zuna
  2. Nōshi
  3. Tajima no Maboroshi
  4. LookOut
  5. W8
  6. Idolator
  8. Yume*Miru
  9. Takairockz
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