On October 15-16 (or roughly 10 days from now), Animax, the channel that brings you a barrage of hit Japanese Anime for you to consume, will be having their yearly grand gathering at the SMX Convention Center (Pasay) Hall 1 & 2. Now on its 5th year, the Animax Carnival Philippines 2016 is set to be the grandest in scale and scope.
Here are 6 amazing reasons why that is:
SING YOUR HEART OUT
Four of the hottest anisong artists from Japan will be coming to Manila to perform for you LIVE! Join in with the crowd as ELISA, yanaginagi, Ami Wajima, and May’n serenade you in probably one of the geekiest concerts you’ll ever have in your life! I, for one, look forward to hearing May’n sing the opening of Macross Frontier live (here’s hoping she will).
Oct 15 – ELISA, yanaginagi
Oct 16 – Ami Wajima, May’n
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN JAPANESE CULTURE LIKE IT’S TANABATA ALL OVER AGAIN
Be familiar with the richness of Japanese culture. Go through the con wearing a Yukata (a light cotton kimono) with obi sash as you attend tea ceremonies or play traditional carnival games inspired from the Edo period (like Daruma Otoshi and Kandama). If you’re up to it, you can don yourself in full samurai armor gear worn by noble warriors from as far back as 4th century!
TEST YOUR INNER OTAKU
Are you just an anime fan or almost an otaku? Match your wits with other anime buffs and experience booth activities from your favorite Animax titles at the Anime Pavilion.
ANIME BARGAINS AND WHOLE LOT OF GEEKY SHOPPING
Shop till you drop and get a load of the best deals and discounts with the largest display of anime, cosplay, and OO-Kun merchandise all in one place!
DRESS TO IMPRESS
What anime con would be without its cosplayers? Relieve your favorite anime character and win amazing prizes worth more than Php 25,000 at the Animax Cosplay Competition!
OO-KUN AND FRIENDS
Meet the adorable OO-kun in person and challenge him and his friends to various booth activities for some awesome prizes. Sing at the Karaoke Booth, show your drawing skills and attend workshops on toy photography, cosplay, and revel in the frenzied fun at the Animax Carnival Philippines 2016!
If this is your thang then mark your calendars and better head over to the nearest SM Cinema or SM Ticketing offices or online at smtickets.com to purchase your tickets.