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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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Naruto Day 2019

Naruto Day 2019

Naruto Day is the first-ever celebration of the birthday of Uzumaki Naruto, the main protagonist of the anime Naruto. Join us for the 2nd Year celebration.  Naruto Day 2019 plans to invite more people, cosplayers and feature more Naruto-related events and games.

This is the only event of this kind globally so we want to continue doing it in recognition of the fans around the world. Continue reading →

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Cosplay Idol Season 5

Cosplay Idol Season 5

Cosplay Idol is back with Season 5 launching at SM City Marilao as part of the SM Cyber Month Cosplay Craze on August 24.  This is one of the original events and competitions of Naruto Cosplayers who saw brilliant cosplayers such as Bolen Lareza, Izaiah Luke Buelos, Alexia Clair Sheridan, and Raymart Reyes (Group Cosplay) as Cosplay Idols. Continue reading →

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Otaku Musika Festival 2019

Otaku Musika Festival 2019

Otaku Musika Festival 2019 is back at Tiendesitas, Pasig City on September 21-22, 2019.  Otaku Musika Festival is a celebration of Japanese-themed pop culture music based on Anime, Manga, Games, Movies and more. It is the only full music celebration of its kind in the Philippines and was started in 2018 at Tiendesitas. Continue reading →

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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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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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