NCPH Event

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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Cosplay Championship League (CCL) at POF 2019

Cosplay Championship League (CCL) will be part of Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu.  This experimental, ranking based cosplay competition is inspired by online MOBA games and with the aim to bring a competition that includes all cosplayers.  Through CCL we want to encourage every cosplayer to once again go on stage, show their awesome cosplay to everyone and reward them for their efforts.


There will be 3 categories for the competition with 2 winners each for male and female.

📅 DATE: May 17-19, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)
🏬 VENUE: Robinsons Novaliches, Quezon City
🎫 TICKET PRICE: Php100.00 per day
  • Bronze Division: Newbie Cosplayers and Open for All. This includes those who have not won any cosplay competition in the last 5 years,  and had been cosplaying from 0-3 years.
  • Silver Division: Intermedia Cosplayers and Crafters. This includes cosplayers who have won in any event at least once and/or those who had been cosplaying from 4-5 years. Crafters who have not won any cosplay competition is also included in this division.
  • Gold Division: Experienced Cosplayers and Crafters. This includes those who have won at least 3 cosplay competitions or have won once in a major cosplay competition (Cosplaymania, AsiaPop Comicon, APCC, ToyCon, Cosplay Idol and WCS).
For the Rules and mechanics visit the Facebook event page here


Here are the registered contestants as of April 10, 2019.

  1. Jasmin Abarra Agosto
  2. Charie B. Bagotsay
  3. Wencie.A.Gonzales
  4. Phyrl Jezzyne Day-yo
  5. Reyca Oligo
  6. Mikeee Joven
  7. Vaune Roulema
  8. Raul-Pocholo Ariño
  9. Romel L. Ouano
  10. Juvielyn Arguilles
  11. Xiann Victoria Carpio
  12. John Bernabe
  13. Chantelle Bamba
  14. Juries Pallasigue
  15. Jhay Heramiz
  16. Renzo Alferez
  17. Wil May Wu
  18. Antonia Vienise B. Demition


To register for CCL please click here to fill out the form


You can still register onsite on May 19-Sunday

*** Rules are subject to change without prior notice ***
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POF 2019 Your Cosplay Sounds Familiar

POF 2019 Your Cosplay Sounds Familiar

Are you ready to sing, dance and cosplay the related singer and character to your favorite anime, manga or JPop artist?  If you then join Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2019: Asobu’s YOUR COSPLAY SOUNDS FAMILIAR. Continue reading →

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Fantasm Inter-School Cosplay Competition

We are bringing back FANTASM COSPLAY CHALLENGE.  In this cosplay competition you cosplay as realisitically as possible and impress the judges.  This time we are bringing FANTASM INTER-SCHOOL.  Invite your classmates, inform your school and be part of this exciting new competition. in order to win BE AS CLOSE TO THE CHARACTER AS POSSIBLE ON AND OFF THE STAGE.

It is a timely competition because we also launched our first Fantasm Cosplay Challenge at Robinsons Place.

Registered Contestants:

We have a limit of 20 schools and so far we have 2 registered contestant/s as of April 10, 2019.

  1. Rizal Technological University (RTU)
  2. San Joaquin Kalawaan High School
  3. PNU NAMI (Philippine Normal University)
  4. Sitero Francisco Memorial National Highschool (Valenzuela City)
  5. Tala High School ( Tala Caloocan City)

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

Fantasm Inter-School Basic Mechanics

  1. This cosplay competition is open to all students currently registered and enrolled in their school for SY 2018-2019. Alumni are disqualified.
  2. This is open to all schools nationwide High School, Senior High School and Tertiary.
  3. You need to form a team of 3 representing your school.
  4. We will only accept up to 20 schools and as soon as they are registered it will be posted here.
  5. Each team member will have to perform and cosplay individually.
  6. This is not a group cosplay competition.

Rules and Mechanics for the Competition

  1. There is no categorization for this cosplay competition.
  2. There will be NO ONSITE REGISTRATION.  Pre-registered participants are required to confirm at the event date and venue from 10am up to 2:00pm on Saturday, May 18, 2019.
  3. All cosplayers are required to submit 3 printed copies of their characters reference photo in detail and 1 BGM/VBG. (Failed to submit requirements will have a 10 point deduction on total judges score).
  4. Cosplayers are required to fill out the form honestly specially as regards the make of their costume and who made it.
  5. Each will be given a total of one (1) minute stage performance. (Cosplayer that exceeds the time will have a 10 point deduction on total judges score)
  6. Cosplayers are advised to be in costume at least an hour before the competition starts.
  7. Cosplayers should be in the holding area at least 30 minutes before the event starts.
  8. Acceptance is on a FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED basis.
  9. All competitors will be asked to read the Rules and Mechanics and sign that they have read and understood
  10. Dangerous stunts, metal props and other dangerous objects or props will not be allowed and will result to automatic disqualification of the cosplayer.
  11. In case of destruction or damage due to a contestants cosplay act, the cosplayer will be the one to answer for the said damages.
  12. The decisions of the judges are final.
  13. If you have any complaint please watch out for our feedback form or drop it at the suggestion box/feedback box that we will deploy during the event.
  14. Winners should be present during the awarding ceremony and if not they will forfeit their slot to the next in line.

Fantasm Inter-School Cosplay Qualifications

  1. All character from any genre be it Western or Japanese are welcome to join (comics, anime, movie, manga, game, toy, etc,)
  2. Any type of costume are welcome, be it cloth, rubber sheet, fiber or others.
  3. All National Officers of Naruto Cosplayers PH are disqualified from joining the competition and this includes not only the Top 4 main officers but everyone including Chapter Presidents.
  4. No member of the staff or organizing committee will be allowed to participate in the cosplay event competition.

Judging Details for Fantasm Inter-School

  1. There will be judges per each criteria.
  2. Judges for this competition will be selected based on their knowledge and expertise to judge the particular criteria.
  3. All Judges will be asked to sign a Judge Contract and Agreement and this include the random audience judges too.
  4. The judges will only be concentrating on the criteria which he/she is assigned.
  5.  Seventy percent (70%) of the score for the school winners will be determine from the following criteria for judging:
    • COSTUME – 25% – how similar the costume is to the original character and to the reference photo submitted.
    • REALISM – 25% – how realistic the portrayal of the character is.
    • ENGAGEMENT – 25% – how engaging the character is with the people at the event and with other characters.
    • DIFFICULTY – 25% – how difficult the chosen character is.
  6. Thirty percent (30%) of the score for the school winners will be determined by the number of votes for the school as measured by their attendance during the event.
  7. These criteria is applicable not only on stage but also off the stage.
  8. The total for each school entry will be added up and will form the total score for the school.

Fantasm Inter-School Winners

There will be a total of 4 winners.

  1. Fantasm Inter-School Cosplay Award: highest total school score..
  2. 1st Runner-Up: 2nd highest total school score.
  3. 2nd Runner-up: 3rd highest total school score.
  4. Best Cosplayer: The cosplayer with the highest score and voted by the majority of the judges.  This may mean that he is not necessarily the highest but he was acknowledge as worthy to be the winner based on the criteria for the competition.  To confirm the winner the judge uncharged of that criteria must confirmed and seek the approval of the majority of the judges.
  5. Decision of the Judges is final and irrevocable.


*** Rules are subject to change without prior notice ***
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Anime Haroween Party

Join our first ever ANIME HAROWEEN PARTY this coming October 27, 2018, at Y Cafe from 4PM to 10PM.  Dress up as your favorite superhero, anime character or just be scary and have fun with others in this rare event in an anime-themed restaurant.  Y Cafe is one of the rare restaurants which is based on the theme of anime.  You can enjoy our freshly prepared Halloween inspired food as well. Continue reading →

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Join us and celebrate Naruto Day

Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) in partnership with Greenhills Shopping Center and Red Cloud Interactive will be celebrating the first ever Naruto Day in the Philippines and perhaps the world on October 13, 2018.  The celebration coincides with the birthday of Uzumaki Naruto, the main protagonist in the Manga/Anime series Naruto.  It will be a day of total Naruto fandom for all fans.

Naruto Day 2018

Naruto Day Cosplay Competition

For the first time, a cosplay event which celebrates the anime Naruto will be open to all. . The categories for the competition are as follows:

  • Naruto Hero Character – Php2,000 in cash (all hero character except Naruto)
  • Naruto Villain Character – Php2,000 in cash
  • Best Naruto Look-A-Like – Php2,000 in cash (all Naruto Uzumaki cosplayers whatever version)
  • Open Category Cosplay Champion – Php2,000 in cash

Now is your chance to go in your Naruto character cosplay and showcase it with fellow Naruto fans and the world.

Naruto Karaoke Competition

If you are into singing and karaoke, you can join the Naruto Day Karaoke Competition. Choose your favorite song from Naruto anime series and sing to it during the event.  If you are a fan of the anime, this will be a great time to listen to various songs during the event.  We have big prizes in store for you as follows:

  • Champion – Php1,000 in cash
  • Runner-up – Php500 in cash

Other Events during Naruto Day 2018

Besides the 2 main events above, there will also be a Naruto Quiz where you can join and win Php500 in cash per round.  There will also be a Naruto Art Contest ( Champion, Php2,000 in cash; 1st Runner-Up, Php1,000 in cash, and 2nd Runner-Up, Php500 in cash).

All cosplayers who have Naruto-related costumes are invited to attend and dress up as their favorite characters.  Fans and other cosplayers are also invited to take part in this grand celebration of the anime and the lessons we get from Naruto.  Join us for Naruto Day 2018.

Register and Join Naruto Day 2018

You can join the various events on Naruto Day 2018 by filling out the form below:


There will be an on-site registration on October 13 – Saturday (10:00am to 1:00pm)

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Otaku Musika 2018 Battle of the Bands

Otaku Musika Festival 2018, the first ever pop culture events which center on music and incorporates it even in cosplay will be happening on September 22-23, 2018 at Tiendesitas Food Village.  It will just be one of the largest Otaku-themed battles of the bands.  18 bands are now participating for the  Otaku Musika 2018 Battle of the Bands on September 22, 2018.  Each band will be performing one JPop/JRock music and 2 other songs which can be their original composition, an Original Pilipino Music (OPM) or another JPop/JRock song.

Bands for Otaku Musika 2018 Battle of the Bands


  • Magic knight rayearth ost – yuzurenai negai
  • Fed up – Talata
  • The beginning – ONE OK ROCK

 Zaru Soba

  • F – Maximum the Hormone
  • Gilid – Moonstar 88
  • Deal With – Oldcodex


  • Mighty Long Fall – ONE OK ROCK
  • Sa Ngalan Ng Pag-ibig – December Avenue
  • Deeper Deeper – ONE OK ROCK


  • Start:Dash – LoveLive
  • Akap – Imago
  • Again – Yui

Tomorrow At 1

  • Kimishidai Ressha by One ok Rock
  • The Fight is Over by UrbanDub
  • Silhouette by Kanaboon


  • Rewrite by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
  • Pasubali by Sponge Cola
  • Re:Re by Asian Kung-Fu Generation


  • no thank you – k on
  • tagpuan – Kamikaze
  • shine days – girls demo


  • Dont Say Lazy- K-on
  • Martyr- CHDTR
  • CHAOSMYTH- One Ok Rock


  • Martyr Nyebera – Kamikazee
  • Go – Flow
  • Baton Road – Kana Boon

Tajima No Maboroshi

  • Pride Kakumei – Chico with Honeyworks
  • Murang Budhi – Revelation
  • Haruka Kanata – Asian Kung Fu Generation


  • Taking Off – One Ok Rock
  • Boston Drama by Typecast
  • Kazen Kankaku Dreamer


  • Kiss of Death (Darling in the FranXX) – Mika Nakashima
  • Wag na Wag mong Sasabihin – Kitchie Nadal
  • Bluebird (Naruto Shippuden) – Ikimonogakari


  • Brave Shine – Aimer
  • Ikaw parin – letter day story
  • Harukaze – SCANDAL


  • Unravel by TK
  • Sobrang in love by Chndtr
  • Colors from Code Geass


  • Nanka Shiawase – OYSTARS
  • Torpe – Barbie’s Cradle
  • Awanai Tsumorino Genki De Ne – SCANDAL


  • Black Rover
  • Simpleng Tao ( Rock Version )
  • The Day

Sci-fi Tinapay

  • BACK-ON / 「STRIKE BACK」 fairytale op 16
  • Narda By Kamikazee
  • Jeepney by sponge cola


  • Minutes til midnight – Gospel of throttle (Drifters Anime)
  • Supervillain – orginal composition
  • My Hero (Inuyashiki) – Man with a mission

The Queens

  • Hohoemi No Bakudan
  • Anak
  • Chiisana No Uta

Registration for Otaku Musika 2018 Battle of the Bands

For those who still want to register for Otaku Musika Battle of the Bands, registration is OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2018.


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Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2019

Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2019 is finally here.  We understand that we had not been active in the OCA for quite some time because of some issues that we want to resolve to make Otaku Choice Awards better.  It is sad not to continue this because we had been the only award-giving event to recognize those in the pop culture community related to what we all love.

The OCA 2019 NOMINATIONS are over and the nominees are selected.  You can VOTE FOR OTAKU CHOICE AWARDS 2019 HERE.

Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2019 Nomination

Use the form below to submit your nomination for Otaku Choice Awards (OCA) 2019.  This award nomination covers January 2018 up to December 31, 2018.  It is our objective to give back and recognize these people and events so that they would be inspired to continue what they are doing.  Do not hesitate to nominate yourself as well because no one knows better than you.

Here are the list of Nominees:

📌 Each Specific Awards Nominee will receive a CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION.
📌 Specific Awards Winner will receive an AWARD CERTIFICATE and OCA 2019 TROPHY designed by Tom’s Workstation


✍️ BEST ONLINE MEDIA (Otaku blog and website)

✔️The Cosplay and Anime Cafe –
✔️Keepsakes. –
✔️Anime Pilipinas –
✔️AnimePH –
✔️Choji TV –

✍️ BEST MALE COSPLAYER (Philippines only)

✔️ Renzo Alferez
✔️ Izaiah Luke Buelos
✔️ Chun Wx
✔️ Rafa Umali
✔️ Brent Ibardolaza

✍️ BEST FEMALE COSPLAYER (Philippines only)

✔️ Anika Celestine
✔️ Geneva Cabading
✔️ Jennylyn Castro
✔️ Miera Jane Arreglo
✔️ Charlene Lajada

✍️ BEST LGBT COSPLAYER (Philippines only)

✔️ Jomel Zamora
✔️ Markee Ilano
✔️Juju Colte
✔️ Ian Quinto
✔️ Riese Guillian Luna

✍️ BEST CHIBI COSPLAYER (Philippines only)

✔️ Maka Duran
✔️ Ashley Misaki Hernandez
✔️ Mikyla Manuel
✔️ Armie Magbanua
✔️ Anne Diaz


✔️ Jayson Tabuzo
✔️ Rune Tensai
✔️ Sean Paul Gonzales
✔️ Lloyderz Natividad
✔️ Gelo Grayson


✔️ Messi Chan Spears
✔️ Jhoenel Marquez
✔️ Fred Itachi
✔️ Hino Fujiwara
✔️ Franz Uy

✍️ BEST AIDORU GROUP (PH idol group)

✔️ Seishun Kakumei (青春革命)
✔️ AOS49
✔️ Aidoru Sozai 「 アイドル素材 」
✔️ MNL48


✔️ Team OKE Gakuen
✔️ Anime Corner Philippines
✔️ The Otaku Philippines Cosplay Group
✔️ Genshiken – DLSUD


✔️Anime and Cosplay Expo (ACX) 2018
✔️Cosplay Mania 2018
✔️Ozine Fest 2018
✔️Best Of Anime 2018
✔️Cosplay Matsuri 2018


✔️Okefest 2
✔️Otaku Connection V: Return of the Kings
✔️Tagcom 2018
✔️Extreme Moments 2018
✔️GameCon 2018


✔️ Denise Daryll Aguila Florante (NinjaMedia Ph
✔️ Lambo Problems (‘:/Lambo
✔️ Christian Mack (
✔️ Lourence Roy Lopez Olayres ( Haraya Multishots )
✔️ Kencey Sj ( Lightning Projects ϟ )


✔️ Primetrade Asia, Inc.
✔️ Official_Hobbiworx
✔️ TOYCON PH: The Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention Ph
✔️ Otaku Connection



✔️Steins;Gate 0
✔️Boku no hero academia
✔️Love Live Sunshine
✔️Sword Art Online Season 3 Project Alicization
✔️The Day I Reincarnated As A Slime


✔️Levi Ackerman
✔️Lelouch Lamperouge
✔️Kirito – SAO Alicization
✔️Gintoki Sakata
✔️White Blood Cell


✔️Lacus Clyne
✔️Shiina Mayuri
✔️Julia Persia (Boarding School Juliet)
✔️Violet Evergarden


✔️Ragnarok Online
✔️Mobile Legend
✔️Love Live! School Idol Festival
✔️League of Legends
✔️MIA Online


✔️NBA 2K18
✔️God of War 4
✔️Resident Evil 2 Remake
✔️Tales of Vesperia
✔️Kingdom Hearts 3


✔️One Ok Rock
✔️Wagakki Band


✔️Tomokazu Sugita
✔️Jun Fukuyama
✔️Takuya Sato
✔️Mamoru Miyano
✔️Wataru Hatano


✔️Aika Kobayashi
✔️Ai Kayano
✔️Aoi Yuki
✔️Sakura Ayane
✔️Inori Minase


✔️Kimi No Nawa (Your Name)
✔️Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F
✔️Alita Battle Angel
✔️Your Lie in April (Live Action)
✔️My Hero Academia: Two Heroes


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Cosplay Championship League (CCL)

Inspired by online MOBA games and with the aim to bring a competition that includes all cosplayers, now comes COSPLAY CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE (CCL).  This is not your ordinary cosplay competition because it is more than that.  Through CCL we want to encourage every cosplayer to once again go on stage, show their awesome cosplay to everyone and reward them for their efforts.


The first ever event and launching for Cosplay Championship League (CCL) will be on August 05, 2018 (Sunday) at SM Center Valenzuela and another one on August 19, 2018 (Sunday) at SM City Marilao.  Registration is free and we are inviting you to be among the first to be part of another new competition from us.

Cosplay Championship League (CCL) Continue reading →

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