Voltes V 40th Anniversary Marathon Event in the Philippines


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    Its the 40th anniversary of Choudenji Machine Voltes V or simply Voltes V, and Tokyo Gets, is organizing an event here in Manila, Philippines to celebrate this momentous occasion. On December 10, 2017 get your running shoes on because a Character Marathon will commence!

    Whats a character marathon you ask? Well it’s a running event where participants can immerse themselves into the world of the said title or IP through running of course! It will be a Five (5) Km dash where the venue is decorated, embellished, and littered with design elements from the series imitating the world of Voltes V. Runners will get a cool bag and event t-shirt. But it doesn’t stop there, those who finish the course will get their very own medal!

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    BUT WAIT there’s more… Voice actress Horie Mitsuko, the one who sang the opening credit song for the Voltes V series entitled ‘Voltes V no Uta’, well she’ll be performing live as well here in Manila.

    BUT we’re not done yet as more exciting things are in the works, such as a karaoke competition and photo ops for the fans to enjoy at the venue.

    This Super Robot anime series started broadcasting on June 1977 – March 1978 on Asahi TV and is the second part of the Robot Romance Trilogy, following Choudenji Robo Combattler V.

    We all know that Voltes V is a very popular show in the Philippines, but did you know that it has the highest recorded viewer rating of 58% which makes it more well liked here than in Japan! Its fame has lasted for three generations all over the country, heck its practically a national treasure! I cant wait for December and I do hope Tokyo Gets would also do other events for lets say another popular anime series *cough* Daimos *cough*.


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